Few sectors are getting as much international exposure as Alberta’s oilsands. With the increasing demand for oil around the world, everyone is looking to the estimated 2.5 trillion barrels of bitumen in place as a solution to their energy woes. It certainly may be ours. At current consumption rates, it is estimated that there is enough oil to meet Canada’s needs for about 250 years. In total, 175 billion barrels may be recoverable with current technologies, ranking it as the world’s second largest oil reserve.