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Energy Publications
c/o Canada Communication Group
Ottawa, ON
Phone: (819) 995-2943
Toll Free: 1-800-387-2000
Fax: (819) 994-1498

  • Natural Gas. A free booklet which summarizes natural gas as a transportation fuel choice. Grades: 4-12.
  • Conventional Fuels. A free publication which describes the production and use of oil-based fuels. Grades: 7-12.

National Film Board of Canada
Montreal, QC
Toll Free: 1-800-267-7710
Fax: (514) 283-7564

  • HARD OIL! This video tells the story of the early Canadian oil industry from about 1850 to 1900 in Ontario. Cost: $29.95 to $39.95 and is also available on loan from Canadian public libraries.

Saskatchewan Educational Video Duplication Service - Media Group
Saskatoon, SK
Phone: (306) 933-4212
Toll Free: 1-888-682-8808
Fax: (306) 933-3183

  • Natural Gas...The Movie. This video discusses natural gas in Saskatchewan. Grades: 4-9. Cost: $1 per copy, plus charge for the videotape, case and shipping.
  • Horsepower from Fossils. This video outlines the origin of petroleum and how it powers vehicles. Cost: $1 per copy, plus charge for the videotape, case and shipping.

Petroleum Communication Foundation
Calgary, AB
Phone: (403) 264-6064
Fax: (403) 237-6286

  • Did You Know? British Columbia’s Petroleum Industry
    This pamphlet provides an overview of BC’s petroleum industry. Grades: 7-12. Cost: no charge for a single copy, $25 for 100.
  • Backgrounder: Canada Benefits
    A background paper covering the importance of Canada’s petroleum industry and the implications thereof. Grades: 7-12. Cost: no charge for the first copy, additional copies $1 each. Background papers also on: crude oil, gas, natural gas, pipelines, technology for exploration

Geological Survey of Canada (Atlantic)
Dartmouth, NS
Phone: (902) 426-4386
Fax: (902) 426-4848
A 31-page booklet describing Canada’s Atlantic offshore petroleum resources and the challenges faced by offshore drilling. Grades: 7-12. Cost: free.





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