Nearly one-third of the gas burned in Canada in 2016 was used to produce crude from the country’s oil sands, according to a report published this week by Canadian regulator the National Energy Board.
Nearly 68 million cubic metres per day (MMcm/d) of gas was used for oil sands production in Alberta during the year, an increase of 226% from 21 MMcm/d in 2005. Environmentalists have criticised the move, calling it a waste.
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