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Key tar sand deposits in the world

Alberta and Venezuela

Percentage of undiscovered oil and gs reserves

25%

Where and how much oil did the Russians discover

Lomonlosov Ridge, 70 billion barrels

Size and percentage of Arctic the Russians have claimed

1/2 million miles^2= 50% of Arctic

Energy needed to create 1 barrel of Alberta oil in comparison with conventional oil

3 times more energy is required

Amount of waste created per tonne of oil

1 tonne of Alberta oil= 1/2 barrel of synthetic crude (waste)

Size of Beaufort sea

100 miles ^2

Increased energy insecurity

Exploration of technically difficult and environmentally sensitive areas

Oil/tar sands

Naturally occurring mixtures of sand or clay + water + extremely dense and viscous form of petroleum called bitumen

Players

Canadian government


Locals


Americans (main buyers)


Oil companies


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