Transport Me!
By the numbers
Alternatives and Substitutes
Boom and Bust
Political matters

100

John D. Rockefeller made a big part of his fortune transporting oil using this method

What is rail?

100

This country has the 3rd largest oil reserves in the world

What is Canada?

100

Wind and solar represent what percent of the global energy mix

What is 10%?

100

This area of West Texas is currently booming

What is the Permian?

100

If there is no pipeline built soon, it is expected that this sentiment will increase in Western Canada

What is separatist sentiment/western alienation?

200

This is the cheapest and safest way to ship oil across long distances

What is a pipeline?

200

This country has the 10th largest reserves of natural gas in the world

What is Canada?

200

This is widely touted as the most effective replacement fuel for coal

What is natural gas

200

According to the US government's Energy Information Agency, the boom in West Texas will last this long

What is forever? Bwahaha!

200

This term is currently the most hated in Alberta

What is social licence

300

Even without pipelines and rail, Canadian oil travels to market on these modes of transport

What is tanker, truck, barge and bucket

300

This industry represents close to 15% of Canada's GDP

What is the energy industry?

300

France has amongst the lowest emissions per capita in the OECD because of its use of this coal substitute

What is nuclear power?

300

In the history of the energy industry, this many booms have lasted forever

What is none?

300

The current price of gas in BC is very high and the premier wants more gas shipped on pipelines. Yet he doesn't want the pipeline expanded. There is an expression for this type of contradiction.

What is sucking and blowing?

400

Since 1950, this many oil tanker spills have occurred in Canada's more than 230,000 km of coastal waters 

What is 11?

400

In the most recent downturn, it is estimated this many jobs were lost in the Canadian energy industry

What is 200,000?

400

There are this many cars in the world

What is 1.4 billion?

400

This historic period was the longest recorded "bust" or downturn in energy producer Alberta's history

What is you're looking at it?

400

This country is seeing energy infrastructure projects delayed by insufficient environmental reviews and inadequate indigenous consultation.

What is the United States

500

This many barrels of oil travel by tanker every day

What is 38 million?

500

As a result of this economic decline, the Canadian Federal Government built this many pipelines to help the industry

What is nada, zilch, bupkus, none

500

Norway leads the world with 40% Electric Vehicle Penetration, but globally, the number is much more sobering

What is 0.5%?

500

According to anonymous bloggers, the current downturn in Alberta will end when

What is it's already over? Get back to work folks!

500

But only this country has allowed itself to be perceived as uninvestible by the energy sector for much of the last four years

What is Canada?