Oil sands breakeven price in U.S. and Canada by projects 2015

This statistic shows the breakeven prices for Canadian and U.S. oil sands from selected projects, as of 2015. The Bakken project in Saskatchewan provides the best breakeven price deal with 44.30 U.S. dollars per barrel, while the Eagle Ford project in Texas produces oil sands at a breakeven price of 63.57 U.S. dollars per barrel.

Canadian and United States oil sands breakeven prices as of 2015, by selected project (in U.S. dollars per barrel)*

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Release date

August 2015


Worldwide, Canada

Survey time period

as of 2015

Supplementary notes

* Steam assisted gravity drainage.
** North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska.

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