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Oil and gas production dropped in May

Ottawa - Domestic production of crude oil and equivalent hydrocarbons decreased 0.1% to 15.5 million cubic metres in May 2013from May 2012, reports Statistics Canada. During the same period, crude oil exports increased 2.6%.


Ottawa – Domestic production of crude oil and equivalent hydrocarbons decreased 0.1% to 15.5 million cubic metres in May 2013from May 2012, reports Statistics Canada. During the same period, crude oil exports increased 2.6%.

Marketable natural gas production was down 3.4% to 10.9 billion cubic metres. Domestic sales of natural gas rose 1.3% while natural gas exports fell 8.7%.