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 - Sep 28, 2018
Oil production in Alberta was 18.38 million cubic metres in August 2018, up 9.5% compared to July 2017. Non-conventional (or oil sands) production constituted 83.8% of all oil production in Alberta in August 2018. Production of non-conventional oil was up 7.5% while conventional oil production decreased 21.4% on a year-over-year basis.