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External resources for background information about the oilsands
Oil Sands Information Portal This web-based application from the Government of Alberta presents information about the cumulative effects of oilsands development on the region’s air, water, land, climate and biodiversity. The portal has both an interactive map display and a data library.
IEA World Energy Outlook Drawing on the latest data and policy developments the International Energy Agency's 2012 World Energy Outlook presents analytical insights into trends in energy markets and what they mean for energy security, environmental protection and economic development. It sets out updated projections of energy demand, production, trade, investment and carbon-dioxide emissions, broken down by country, fuel and sector, to 2035.
Centre for Energy This website provides a comprehensive and technical overview of the oilsands resource including geology, production technologies, end products and marketing.
Alberta Energy A Government of Alberta website that provides general information about the oilsands resource, production trends and a promotional video.
Oilsands Research and Information Network (OSRIN) An independent organization operating within the School of Energy and the Environment at the University of Alberta that provides information on mineable oilsands reclamation.
National Energy Board (NEB) energy publications Provides links to a number of NEB publications, including a comprehensive oilsands report that includes production projections to 2015 and an overview of the oilsands resource, production technologies, markets and general information on environmental impacts.
Strategy West Inc. Strategy West maintains an up-to-date list of oilsands projects at their website.
Oilsands Environmental Management Bibliography This site, presented by the Cumulative Environmental Management Association, offers a searchable database of resources related to the cumulative effects of oilsands development in the Wood Buffalo region of Alberta.