Boasting 178 billion barrels of proven oil reserves and close to 58 Tcf of proven natural gas reserves as of 2009, Canada is the world's largest reserve holder after Saudi Arabia and the top supplier of U.S. energy imports. Canada is also home to the world's most expansive oil sands deposits, the development of which extracts and processes a heavy, tar-like crude bitumen that comprises the bulk of the country's reserves. Canada's oil and natural gas sector is privatized, with industry regulation occurring at the provincial level.
Environmental, Safety, and Training professionals handle the implementation of policies and procedures to ensure that a surrounding environment such as work areas, laboratories, or facilities are free from dangers. They enforce safety standards by providing training and education necessary to protect the workers’ health to enable them to perform work in a safe environment.