Crude Oil Export Summary

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This data is compiled from the CER’s monthly Commodity Statistics reports and Crude Exports by Rail Statistics. For the latest export volume data, including updates and revisions, please see the Commodity Statistics and Crude Exports by Rail pages. Some figures below, such as exports by province, exports by transport mode, and weighted average export prices, use data that is only available in the provided data file.

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Export Volumes

Figure 1: Crude Oil Exports by Type

Source and Description

Source: CER’s Commodity Tracking System as of 28 March 2022, Crude Oil – Total Exports (monthly report) and Crude Oil – Total Exports per Day (yearly report)

Figure Description: This figure shows yearly crude oil exports by type over a five-year period. The data is available in the Excel file at the top of this page. For the latest export data, including updates and revisions, please see the Commodity Statistics page.

Figure 2: Crude Oil Exports by Transport Mode

Source and Description

Source: CER internal data as of 28 March 2022

Figure Description: This figure shows yearly crude oil exports by transportation mode over a five-year period. The data is available in the Excel file at the top of this page. For the latest rail export data, including updates and revisions, please see the Canadian Crude Oil Exports by Rail – Monthly Data.

Figure 3: Crude Oil Exports by Type and Province

Source and Description

Source: CER internal data as of 28 March 2022

Figure Description: This figure shows yearly exports by type over a five-year period from Canadian provinces. The data is available in the Excel file at the top of this page.

Figure 4: Crude Oil Exports to U.S. Regions

Source and Description

Source: CER’s Commodity Tracking System as of 28 March 2022: Crude Oil Exports – Summary by Destination (monthly report)

Figure Description: This figure shows yearly crude oil exports over a 12-month period from Canada to five U.S. Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts. The data is available in the Excel file at the top of this page. For the latest export volume data, including updates and revisions, please see the Commodity Statistics page.

Export Prices

Figure 5: Crude Oil Average Export Prices and Values

Source and Description

Source: CER internal data as of 28 March 2022

Figure Description: This figure shows yearly export values and prices over an eleven-year period. The data is available in the Excel file at the top of this page.

Notes:

Heavy crude oil is defined by the National Energy Board Act Part VI Exports and Imports (Oil and Gas) Regulations. Light crude oil is crude oil as defined by the National Energy Board Act Part VI Exports and Imports (Oil and Gas) Regulations.

The prices in Figure 5 represents the values of many individual transactions exported to the various markets of sale.

Complete data for all figures can be downloaded from the file at the top of this page. For more information about crude oil markets, refer to the CER’s Data and analysis publications.

m3 = cubic metres
10³m³/d = thousand cubic meters per day
106m³/d = million cubic meters per day
MMb/d = million barrels per day
Mb/d = thousand barrels per day
Bbl = barrels

Contact cts-ssp@cer-rec.gc.ca for further information.

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