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Explore a few of the items in this picture that are made with oil

Countless items that we rely on every day are made with oil

How well do you know oil? Whether you’re sitting in front of a computer, performing surgery, or sending a message with a smartphone, it’s an integral ingredient in the things that make our work possible.

5 Facts About Oil:

  1. Petrochemicals helped produce the electronic device you are reading on right now.
  2. Mobile phones, clothing, heart valves, cosmetics, kayaks and even bubble gum are created using petroleum products obtained during the crude oil refining process.
  3. The International Energy Agency predicts that global oil needs will increase by another 15 per cent to 104 million barrels per day by 2040.
  4. Canadians consume 2.1 million barrels of oil every day.
  5. Canada has one of the world’s strictest regulatory approval processes for new oil developments.

Did You Know?

  • Canada has the world’s 3rd largest oil reserves.
  • The Canadian energy industry employs 550,000 people across the country.
  • $84 billion: That’s the annual contribution new oil sands development is expected to make to the Canadian economy over the next 25 years.

Learn more about the Energy East Pipeline’s commitment to the environment, safety and the community as well as the many benefits it will generate.

Oil even helps make vacations possible.

Find out how by watching this video:

Because we rely on oil in our daily lives, we need to move it safely and efficiently. The more you know about oil, the more the Energy East Pipeline makes sense.

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