Conventional and non-conventional oil produced in Alberta. Non-conventional oil includes both unprocessed bitumen and synthetic oil.
Oil Production (thousand m3)
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PUBLISHED - May 4, 2018
Oil production in Alberta was 17.0 million cubic metres in March 2018, up 12.0% compared to March 2017. Non-conventional (or oil sands) production constituted 83.9% of all oil production in Alberta in March 2018. Production of non-conventional oil was up 12.1% while conventional oil production increased 11.6% on a year-over-year basis.