Oil reserves in Canada as of 2018, by type
(in billion barrels)
Canada's oil reserves by type 2018
This statistic depicts the oil reserves in Canada as of 2018, by type. Oil sands account for around 162.5 billion barrels of Canada's total oil reserves, of which some 131.7 billion barrels belong to the in situ process of oil extraction. In total, Canada's established remaining oil reserves amount to 166.7 billion barrels.
Oil reserves in Canada as of 2018, by type
(in billion barrels)
Oil reserves in billion barrels
Oil sands (in situ)131.7
Oil sands (mining)31.8
Conventional**4.2
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Source

Release date

July 2019

Region

Canada

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

* Reserves known to exist and that are recoverable under current technological and economic conditions.
** Reserves also include proved reserves of pentanes plus (a crude-oil equivalent associated with oil production).

Canada's oil reserves by type 2018
This statistic depicts the oil reserves in Canada as of 2018, by type. Oil sands account for around 162.5 billion barrels of Canada's total oil reserves, of which some 131.7 billion barrels belong to the in situ process of oil extraction. In total, Canada's established remaining oil reserves amount to 166.7 billion barrels.
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