Canada’s gas supply shifting to new sources

Unconventional gas, Arctic gas, and offshore gas developments hold the greatest promise for reversing Canada’s struggling natural gas production outlook.And liquefied natural gas imports will add to the nation’s gas supply mix.Canada is the No. 3 gas producer in the world, yet it produces over 6 tcf/year-of which more than half is exported to the US-against reserves that have been steadily declining for years. Canada’s reserves of conventional gas, estimated by OGJ at 56.577 tcf as of Jan. 1, 2006, fell slightly from the year before despite a record pace of drilling. And that number is unchanged from what the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) reported as...

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