The Athabasca Oil Sands is a large area of oil sands deposits with over 174 billion barrels of bitumen. This area is the reason Canada is second on the list when it comes to oil reserves behind Saudi Arabia. The oil sands date back to the time of the dinosaurs, which gives them a great history. This mixture of bitumen, water and sand, along with today’s technology provides jobs to the Fort McMurray area.
Athabasca Oil Sands is more than just an area for the recovery of oil. It contains outdoor activities, a discovery centre and you can even take a tour.
This is a very busy play when it comes to the summer months. Many visitors and residents come out to the centre to find out more about Wood Buffalo's fame. Many interactive exhibits…