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Say good morning Jim Martha imagine if you Willis swimming pool the size of the state of Florida now fill it up full of oil.
That's how much oil there is here in the oil sands of northern Alberta it is the third largest oil reserve in the world.
Behind Saudi Arabia and Venezuela enough as you said for more than a century.
They get -- out of the ground using these huge electric shovels and dump trucks that can hold 400 tons with every load by the way all of that equipment.
Maybe in the United States and transport up here to -- to use in the oilsands they are dramatically increasing production hearing candidate is only too happy.
To ship a lot of that oil south through the Keystone Pipeline to the United States Stephanie sterling is -- Shell Oil here in Canada.
This is a secure reliable source of energy.
Think there's there's no animosity between our countries we're generating economic.
Profitability for both of the country is now the jobs creation is huge.
As is that the business development and investment going on between our countries it's just a natural event.
You know it is estimated that for every two jobs created here in candidate in the oil -- one job is created in the United States Canada currently.
America's largest supplier for a -- two million barrels a day.
The Keystone Pipeline would carry an additional 800000.
Barrels a day down of those refineries on the Gulf Coast Martha.
And with some -- and -- our countries are friends what's the problem so what is their take on what the White House has -- about this time.
You know they they understand the environmental concerns candidates -- very environmentally conscious country not only environmental concerns in the United States -- up here and Alberta is well.
Lot of these big open pit mines here.
Thousands of square miles of territory and it does have an impact on the -- but a lot of this new capacity is going to be brought on using different methods.
A lot of that oil sands -- too deep to reach via mining so what they do is to drill horizontal wells.
Then inject high pressure high temperature steam to liquefy the oil and bring it out that way.
A lot of head scratching here as to why the White House didn't green light the Keystone Pipeline -- -- all of this Travis Davies.
-- with the Canadian association of petroleum producers.
Profound disappointment and some -- -- why you know this this makes sense State Department said as much on all levels.
Should go forward we think it's still going to.
Very unfortunate got caught up to politics and I think it's gonna make good sense economically energy supply from environmental standpoint we're gonna -- -- gulf war.
You know -- the Keystone Pipeline is not built there's a lot of countries like China and India.
Brick breaking down the door here trying to get a candidates -- Canada's prime minister says hey we wanna sell our energy to countries that -- -- buy that it's that simple Martha.
-- a lot at stake after those folks thank you so much.
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