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Oil companies in Canada

Athabasca Oil Corporation

Athabasca Oil Corporation, an Alberta based company, is focused on the sustainable development of oil sands in the Athabasca region in northeastern Alberta and light oil resources in northwestern Alberta, Canada.

ARC Resources Ltd.

ARC is one of Canada’s leading conventional oil and gas companies. Our operations are focused in five core areas across western Canada, and provide us with an extensive resource base of high quality oil and natural gas development opportunities.

Baytex Energy Corp.

Baytex Energy Corp. is a dividend-paying oil and gas corporation based in Calgary, Alberta. Approximately 82% of Baytex's production is weighted toward crude oil and natural gas liquids. Baytex pays a monthly dividend on its common shares which are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BTE.

Bonavista Energy Corporation

We are an intermediate, dividend paying Canadian oil and natural gas producer head quartered in Calgary, Alberta. Since 1997, we have been focused on the creation of long-term value through a balanced approach of production growth and dividend income.

Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance

Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) is an alliance of oil sands producers focused on accelerating the pace of improvement in environmental performance in Canada's oil sands through collaborative action and innovation.

Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers

The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) is the voice of Canada's upstream oil and natural gas industry. We enable the responsible growth of our industry and advocate for economic competitiveness and safe, environmentally and socially responsible performance.

Canadian Heavy Oil Association

Canadian Heavy Oil Association (CHOA) has been the premier forum to obtain heavy oil and oil sands specific technical, business and industry information. The CHOA is a multi-discipline, volunteer-based, not-for-profit association focused on heavy oil and oil sands projects and developments.

Canadian International Oil Corp.

CIOC is a widely held private oil and gas company with its corporate headquarters in Calgary, Alberta and operations in the Alberta Deep Basin where it is developing multi-zone, liquids-rich oil and gas plays. The Company’s development has been focused on the Upper/Middle Montney at Gold Creek and Karr, where delineation activity has proven the repeatability of the laterally continuous liquids rich fairway.

Canadian Natural Resources

Canadian Natural is one of the largest independent crude oil and natural gas producers in the world. The Company continually targets cost effective alternatives to develop our portfolio of projects and to deliver our defined growth plan, thereby creating value for shareholders. We have a proven, effective, value driven strategy that works.

Canadian Oil Sands

Canadian Oil Sands is a pure investment opportunity in light, sweet crude oil. Through our 36.74% interest in the Syncrude project, we offer a solid, robust production stream of fully upgraded crude oil, exposure to future crude oil prices, potential growth through high-quality oil sands leases and an attractive dividend.

Cenovus Energy Inc.

At Cenovus, we’re committed to being a responsible developer of one of Canada’s most valuable resources – the oil sands. We apply fresh, progressive thinking to minimize our impact on the environment while safely producing energy resources the world needs.

Crescent Point Energy Corp.

Crescent Point Energy is a conventional oil and gas producer. But we’re anything but conventional. We’re dynamic, disciplined and driven by results. Learn more about who we are and how we run our business.

Enbridge Inc.

We transport energy, operating the world's longest, most sophisticated crude oil and liquids transportation system. We generate energy, expanding our interests in renewable and green energy technologies including wind and solar energy and geothermal.

Encana Corporation

Encana is a leading North American energy producer that is focused on growing its strong portfolio of diverse resource plays producing natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids. By partnering with employees, community organizations and other businesses, Encana contributes to the strength and sustainability of the communities where it operates.

Enerplus Corp.

Enerplus is a North American energy producer with a portfolio of high-quality, low-decline oil and gas assets, complemented by growth assets in resource plays with superior economics. We are focused on creating value for our investors through the successful development of our properties.

Harvest Operations Corp.

Harvest Operations Corp. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC). Harvest is a significant operator in Canada's energy industry offering exposure to exploration, development and production of crude oil and natural gas (Upstream) and an oil sands project under construction and development in northern Alberta (BlackGold).

Husky Energy

Husky Energy is one of Canada's largest integrated energy companies. It is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, and is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols HSE and HSE.PR.A. The Company operates worldwide with Upstream and Downstream business segments.

Imperial Oil

Imperial Oil is one of Canada's largest corporations and has been a leading member of the petroleum industry for more than a century.

Irving Oil

Our company operates Canada's largest refinery, eight distribution terminals, a fleet of delivery trucks and over 900 fueling locations serving our wholesale, commercial and retail customers throughout our geographic region. We take pride in our operations, but we're about much more.

Lightstream Resources Ltd.

Lightstream Resources is an oil and gas exploration and production company combining light-oil Bakken, Cardium and Swan Hills resource plays. We apply technical innovation to deliver industry leading operating netbacks, strong cash flows and consistent operating results.

MEG Energy Corp.

MEG Energy Corp. is a Canadian oil sands company focused on sustainable in situ development and production in the southern Athabasca oil sands region of Alberta. MEG has acquired a large, high-quality resource base – one that we believe holds some of the best in situ resources in Alberta.


Nexen is an upstream oil and gas company responsibly developing energy resources in the UK North Sea, offshore West Africa, the United States and Western Canada. A wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited, Nexen has three principal businesses: conventional oil and gas, oil sands and shale gas / oil.

Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp.

Pacific Rubiales is a public company listed on the Toronto and Colombian stock exchanges. The Company is the largest independent oil and gas exploration and production company in Colombia. Pacific Rubiales owns 100% of Pacific Stratus and Meta Petroleum Limited, two Colombian oil & gas operators which operate and own interests in, amongst others, the Rubiales and Piriri oil fields in Colombia’s Llanos Basin and the La Creciente natural gas field in northern Colombia.

Pengrowth Energy Corporation

We are a dividend paying intermediate Canadian oil and natural gas producer, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. We have created a history, over the last 26 years, of consistently paying a dividend to our investors.

Penn West Petroleum Ltd.

Penn West Petroleum Ltd. is one of the largest conventional oil and natural gas producers in Canada. Our goal is to be the company that redefines oil & gas excellence in western Canada. Based in Calgary, Alberta, Penn West operates a significant portfolio of opportunities with a dominant position in light oil in Canada on a land base encompassing approximately five million acres.


Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies. With around 90,000 employees in more than 80 countries and territories, Shell helps to meet the world's growing demand for energy in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways.


Suncor is a unique and sustainable energy company dedicated to vigorous growth in worldwide markets through meeting or exceeding the changing expectations of our current and future stakeholders.

Syncrude Canada Ltd.

Syncrude is one of the largest oil sands companies in Alberta. Syncrude operates an oil sands research and development facility in Edmonton. We are committed to being a responsible steward of the Alberta oil sands and are creating new performance benchmarks in oil sands reclamation, biodiversity protection, air quality, water use and tailings management.

Talisman Energy Inc.

Talisman Energy Inc. is a global upstream oil and gas company, headquartered in Canada. Talisman has two main operating areas: the Americas (North America and Colombia), and Asia-Pacific. Talisman is committed to conducting business safely, in a socially and environmentally responsible manner, and is included in the Dow Jones Sustainability (North America) Index.

Touchstone Exploration Inc.

Touchstone Exploration Inc. is a Canadian public oil and gas company with both International and Domestic operations. Through its direct and indirect wholly-owned subsidiaries in the Barbados, Trinidad, and Western Canada, the Corporation is engaged in the exploration and development of its various oil and gas assets.


With more than 60 years experience, TransCanada is a leader in the responsible development and reliable and safe operation of North American energy infrastructure. Our network of wholly owned and affiliated pipelines taps into virtually all major natural gas supply basins in North America. TransCanada leads the North American pipeline industry and the world in system integrity.

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