Invest in Alberta’s strong energy hub

Alberta is home to the third largest crude oil resource in the world and Albertans own 81% of the province’s energy resources. These resources are the backbone of the provincial economy and a vital element of Canada’s economy.

oil pump agricultural equipment in a field against a sunset in the battle river region


Millions of dollars are invested each year by the government and energy industry to advance research and technological innovations in the sustainable development of energy resources.

Battle River’s energy sector is dominated by oil field service and supply companies with reach throughout western Canada. The town of Hardisty is the site of the hub of Canada’s oil pipeline infrastructure.

a worker holding protective hard hat at sunset in the background an oil pump

By the numbers


Natural gas production (cubic metres)


Oil production (cubic metres)


Natural gas reserves (cubic metres)

Success Stories

Tankstore Ltd.

This privately owned company specializes in manufacturing oilfield storage tanks. Single or double-walled, the size of these tanks range from small methanol tanks to 750 bbl production tanks.

Global Fusion Coating Inc.

A small coating shop in Wainwright, Alberta, this company has grown into a large corporation with operating facilities in Wainwright, Leduc, and Medicine Hat. Global Fusion prides itself on being a specialist in applying protective coatings to internals and externals of pipe spooling and small vessels for the oil and gas and municipal water market segments.