cover image: CEC Fact Sheet  #100    |    October  2023 P R


CEC Fact Sheet #100 | October 2023 P R

9 Oct 2023

protection—$9.4 billion cumulatively from 2018 to 2020— When capital and operating expenses on environmental accounting for 33 percent of total environmental protection protection are combined, out of the $28.6 billion spent expenditures made by business across Canada in those between 2018 and 2020, the oil and gas sector spent $9.4 years. [...] - 1 - Private and public expenditure on environmental protection in Canada, 2023 edition: Comparisons by industry and province In 2020, when capital and operating expenses on gas sector spent $1.8 billion, 48 percent of the all-industry environmental protection are combined, the oil and gas spending on environmental protection. [...] In 2020, the oil and sector spent $2.7 billion, which constituted 27 percent of all gas sector spent $1.4 billion, 42 percent of the all-industry Canadian business spending on the environment that year spending on environmental protection (see Table 1). [...] Conclusion: Environmental spending highest by oil and gas industry, and highest by Alberta in relation to its population Between 2018 and 2020, the oil and gas sector spent $9.3 billion, or 33 percent of the amount spent by all businesses combined on environmental protection. [...] The authors and the Canadian Energy Centre would like to thank and acknowledge the assistance of two anonymous reviewers in reviewing the data and research for this Fact Sheet.
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