Vibrant and exciting, Alberta is the heart of Canada's oil and
gas industry. Rich in natural beauty, outdoor activities,
festivals, entertainment and arts, Alberta offers some of the
world's most stunning landscapes and wide open spaces, as well as
urban adventures and cultural pursuits.
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Government of Alberta: Energy
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Alberta Oil and Gas Communities
This city describes itself and its surrounding area as "Bountiful
and Beautiful." Since Brooks is located in one of Alberta's most
active gas fields, many petroleum companies have regional offices
Calgary is the business centre of the Canadian oilpatch, with
close to 200 head offices. All of Canada's oil and gas companies
have their headquarters in this beautiful and vibrant city.
Discover more about working and living in Calgary at Calgary Economic Development.
Cold Lake is a growing community that has benefited from great
economic growth in recent years. The three main industries in the
area are military, oil and gas and tourism.
The City of Edmonton's dedication to theatre, art, dance, music
and sports earned it the title of Cultural Capital of Canada in
2007. The capital of Alberta also boasts a booming economy.
Edmonton is located right in the middle of the province's oil and
gas industry, next to Alberta's Industrial Heartland.
As Canada's major oil sands hub, Fort McMurray is the fastest
growing community in Canada, drawing a diverse population from all
over the world. Its population is expected to grow an incredible
40% by 2008.
One of Canada's fastest-growing cities, Grande Prairie is an
active oil and gas centre, because of its handy location that
serves both the Alberta and BC petroleum industries.
Leduc is the home of Alberta's most memorable and important oil
well, Leduc #1, drilled in 1947. Located just south of Edmonton,
Leduc today is a busy oil and gas centre with a small town
Located on a provincial border, visitors can enjoy the best of
both Alberta and Saskatchewan when in Lloydminster. The city is
central to Canada's heavy oil industry.
Located in southeastern Alberta, the City of Medicine Hat claims
the title of "Canada's Sunniest City" and boasts that it is a great
place to be year-round. Medicine Hat is located in the middle of
southeast Alberta's prolific natural gas region.
Located in northwestern Alberta, along the banks of the Peace
River Valley, Peace River offers spectacular views of the valley
below and countless options for outdoor recreation.
Red Deer provides a seamless blend of urban convenience with the
unrivalled natural beauty of the area. The petroleum service,
supply and manufacturing centre is active in Red Deer, which is
conveniently located halfway between Calgary and Edmonton.