With NIck Kangles, Miles Pittman
In 1998 Scientific American brought to the world's attention, for the first time in a prominent way, the promise of Canada's oilsands situated in the Province of Alberta. The magazine announced to the world what Canadian oil and gas companies had known for decades: the Alberta oilsands hold a tremendous amount of producible oil. It is estimated that Canada has about 175 billion barrels of oil that can be recovered with today's technology. That represents the third largest oil reserves in the wor