Industry Roots and Evolution

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Industry Roots & Evolution

The Canadian Pipeliner Accreditation Council is pleased to share energy industry video and images. Learn about the history and people who played a significant part in Canada’s energy resources.

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CPAC welcomes videos and/or images from the general public, organizations, and provincial governments that pertain to the history and evolution of the energy industry.

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Drilling rig, Victoria, Alberta, 1898

Home Page Photo: Drilling rig used by the GSC (Geological Survey of Canada) to try to find oil and gas on the Prairies, Victoria, Alberta, 1898.
The drilling pictured here stopped at 1,840 feet because of the primitive equipment being used.
Source & Photo: Natural Resources Canada/1615
Read more from the archives of the GSC

Alberta’s Energy Resources Heritage – Conventional Oil

An introduction to the history of conventional oil, a big part of Alberta’s energy resources heritage.

Video credit and additional reading material:
Alberta Culture and Tourism
http://www.history.alberta.ca/energyheritage/oil

Alberta’s Energy Resources Heritage – Oil Sands

Alberta’s Oilsands – An introduction to the history of oilsands, a big part of Alberta’s energy resources heritage.

Video credit and additional reading material:
Alberta Culture and Tourism
http://www.history.alberta.ca/energyheritage/sands

Natural Gas – Alberta Energy Resources Heritage

An introduction to the history of natural gas in Alberta – a big part of Alberta’s energy resources heritage.

Video credit and additional reading material:
Alberta Culture and Tourism
http://www.history.alberta.ca/energyheritage/oil