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Energy Reports

The National Energy Board, as part of its regulatory mandate, is required to keep under review the outlook for the Canadian supply of all energy commodities including oil, natural gas, NGLs, and electricity, and the demand for Canadian energy commodities in both the domestic and export markets.

Scheduled Energy Market Assessments 2006 [HTML]

Below is a list of available reports:

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Electricity

  • Emerging Technologies in Electricity Generation, Energy Market Assessment - March 2006 [PDF: 4334 KB]
    • Speaking Points [HTML]
    • Fact Sheet [HTML]
  • Outlook for Electricity Markets 2005-2006 - June 2005 [PDF: 6326 KB]
    • Questions and Answers [HTML]
  • Guide to Federal Regulation of Sales of Imported Electricity in Canada, Mexico, and the United States - North American Energy Working Group - January 2005 [PDF: 85 KB]
  • A Compendium of Electric Reliability Frameworks Across Canada - June 2004 [PDF: 1959 KB]
  • Canadian Electricity Exports and Imports: An Energy Market Assessment - January 2003 [PDF: 1363 KB]
  • North America - Regulation of International Electricity Trade - North American Energy Working Group - December 2002 [PDF: 443 KB]
  • Canadian Electricity Trends and Issues  - May 2001 [PDF: 1527 KB]
  • Review of inter-utility trade in electricity: analyses of submissions - April 1994
  • Review of Inter-utility Trade in Electricity - January 1994
  • Export Impact Assessment (EIA) Workshop: A Summary of Discussion, Calgary, Alberta 1 April 1993 - May 1993
  • Inter-utility Trade Review: Inter-utility Cooperation - 1992
  • Inter-utility Trade Review: Transmission Access and Wheeling - 1992

Natural Gas

Canada (natural gas)

  • Natural Gas for Power: Issues and Implication [PDF: 4723 KB]
  • Short-term Canadian Natural Gas Deliverability 2005-2007 - October 2005 [HTML]
  • Short-term Outlook for Natural Gas and Natural Gas Liquids to 2006 [PDF: 3145 KB]
  • Short-term Canadian Natural Gas Deliverability 2004-2006 - November 2004 [HTML]
  • Looking Ahead to 2010 - Natural Gas Markets in Transition - August 2004 [PDF: 3630 KB]
  • Canada's Conventional Natural Gas Resources: A Status Report - April 2004 [HTML]
  • Canadian Natural Gas Market: Dynamics and Pricing: An Update - October 2002 [PDF: 2294 KB]
  • Canadian Natural Gas Market: Dynamics and Pricing - November 2000 [PDF: 1598 KB]
  • Natural gas market assessment: long-term Canadian natural gas contracts: an update - January 1997 [PDF: 478 KB]
  • Natural Gas Market Assessment - Ten Years After Deregulation - November 1996 [PDF: 543 KB]
  • Remaining authorized gas-exports under long-term licences as of 1 November 1995 - November 1995
  • Natural Gas Market Assessment: Canadian Natural Gas Market Mechanisms: Recent Experiences and Development - November 1993
  • Export Impact Assessment - Draft - August 1992 and Board Letter - 3 September 1992
  • Proposed Changes to the Application of the Market-based Procedures - May 1992
  • Comparative Costs of Generation in North America: Canadian Regional Cooperation and Development Opportunities - January 1992
  • Review of Certain Aspects of the Market-based Procedure - March 1990

Western Canada (natural gas)

  • Short-term Natural Gas Deliverability from the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin 2003-2005 - Report and appendices - December 2003 [HTML]
  • Short-term Natural Gas Deliverability from the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin (WCSB) 2002-2004 - December 2002 [PDF: 1426 KB]
  • Short-term Natural Gas Deliverability from the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin 2000-2002 - December 2000 [PDF: 1206 KB]
  • Short-term Natural Gas Deliverability from the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin 1998-2001 - June 1999 [PDF: 604 KB]
  • Natural gas market assessment: producers' response to changing market conditions - 1992-1996 - June 1997 [PDF: 720 KB]
  • Natural gas market assessment: natural gas supply Western Canada: recent developments 1982-1992, short-term deliverability outlook 1993-1996 - November 1993

Alberta (natural gas)

  • Alberta's Ultimate Potential for Conventional Natural Gas - March 2005 - Alberta Energy and Utilities Board (EUB) and National Energy Board [PDF: 779 KB]
    • The Main Excel spreadsheet on the EUB Web site has been corrected. For a description of the changes, see the Errata sheets at the beginning of the report. [PDF: 779 KB]
  • EUB - General Bulletin GB 97-6 - Results of Unconnected Gas Review 96-1 - 11 June 1997
  • Unconnected Gas Supply Study: Phase I Evaluation of Unconnected Reserves in Alberta - January 1995

British Columbia (natural gas)

  • British Columbia's Ultimate Potential for Conventional Natural Gas and Appendices - March 2006 [HTML]
  • The British Columbia Natural Gas Market - An Overview and Assessment - April 2004 [PDF: 1024 KB]
  • Northeast British Columbia, Natural Gas Resource Assessment 1992-1997 - October 2000 [PDF: 361 KB]
  • Analysis of Horizontal Gas Well Performance in British Columbia - October 2000 [PDF: 909 KB]
  • Natural Gas Resource Assessment Northeast British Columbia - Revised November 1999 [PDF: 282 KB]
  • Unconnected Gas Supply Study: Phase II Evaluation of Unconnected Reserves in British Columbia - June 1997
  • Natural Gas Resource Assessment Northeast British Columbia: Working Document - January 1994

Maritimes (natural gas)

  • Natural Gas Prices in the Maritimes - March 2004 [PDF: 2766 KB]
  • The Maritimes Natural Gas Market - An Overview and Assessment - June 2003 [PDF: 1085 KB]

Saskatchewan (natural gas)

  • Non-Associated Natural Gas Resource Assessment Study - Saskatchewan - 1998 [PDF: 172 KB]

Yukon and Northwest Territories (natural gas)

  • A Natural Gas Resource Assessment of Southeast Yukon and Northwest Territories, Canada - June 1996

North America (natural gas)

  • Natural gas market assessment: price convergence in North American natural gas markets - December 1995 [PDF: 360 KB]

Natural Gas Liquids

  • Short-term Outlook for Natural Gas and Natural Gas Liquids to 2006 [PDF: 3145 KB]
  • North American Natural Gas Liquids Pricing and Convergence - May 2001 [PDF: 1403 KB]

Oil

  • Short-term Outlook for Canadian Crude Oil to 2006 - September 2005 [PDF: 2875 KB]
  • Conventional Heavy Oil Resources of the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin - August 2001 [HTML]
  • Horizontal Oil Wells: Economics and Potential Impact on Reserves and Supply of Canadian Conventional Oil: Working Document - 18 June 1993

Oil Sands

  • Canada's Oil Sands - Opportunities and Challenges to 2015: An Update - June 2006 [PDF: 1712 KB]

    NOTE:
    To download the data associated with a particular chart, simply click on the chart, select open, and save the workbook to your own computer. The workbook is in SILK (.slk) format which is compatible with EXCEL (.xls) format.

    • Questions and Answers [HTML]

  • Canada's Oil Sands: Opportunities and Challenges to 2015 - May 2004 [PDF: 2351 KB]
    • Questions and Answers [HTML]
  • Canada's Oil Sands: A Supply and Market Outlook to 2015 - October 2000 [PDF: 2181 KB]
  • Report of an Inquiry into Licensing of Long-term Exports of Oil Sands Production - February 1994
  • Inquiry into Licensing of Long-term Exports of Oil Sands Petroleum Production: Discussion Paper - 18 August 1993

Supply and Demand

  • Canada's Energy Future: Scenarios for Supply and Demand to 2025 - 2003 - Revised [HTML]
    • Report and Appendices
      ERRATA
      : (23 July 2003) An errata has been issued for Canada's Energy Future - Scenarios for Supply and Demand to 2025 which has been included at the beginning of the document. These updates have been reflected on the Web site, but not on the CD-ROMs. In addition, future printings of the hard copy document will also contain an errata notice with the updates. The Board apologizes for any inconvenience caused by these changes.
  • Canadian Energy - Supply and Demand to 2025 - 1999 - August 1999 [HTML]
  • Canadian Energy Supply and Demand, 1993-2010 - July 1994

Transportation

  • Canadian Hydrocarbon Transportation System: Transportation Assessment - June 2006 [PDF: 3863 KB]
    • Questions and Answers [HTML]
  • Canadian Hydrocarbon Transportation System: Transportation Assessment - August 2005 [PDF: 1518 KB]
    • Questions and Answers [HTML]