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Canada's Key Energy Statistics world rank
Total Primary Energy Production
2016
21.177
Quadrillion Btu
5
Total Primary Energy Consumption
2016
14.676
Quadrillion Btu
6
Crude Oil Proved Reserves
2018
171
Billion Barrels
3
Dry Natural Gas Production
2017
5,618
Billion Cubic Feet
5
Total Renewable Electricity Net Generation
2016
430
Billion Kilowatthours
4
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Map of Canada
Map of Canada

Analysis - Energy Sector Highlights Last updated: November 10, 2015

  • Canada is one of the world's five largest energy producers and is the principal source of U.S. energy imports.
  • Canada's oil sands are a significant contributor to the recent and expected future growth in the world's liquid fuel supply, and comprise most of the country's proved oil reserves, which rank third globally.
  • Canada is one of the world's largest producers of dry natural gas and the source of most U.S. natural gas imports.
  • As government policy attempts to lower domestic coal consumption, up to 50% of Canada's increasing coal production is being exported.
  • Canada is a net exporter of electricity to the United States, and most of its power needs are met by hydroelectricity.

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