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Canusa Street Episode 35: Stampede to Net Zero

July 22, 2022

Most of Canada’s crude oil supply, which accounted for 62% of U.S. oil imports in 2021, originates from production in the Athabasca oil sands. Chris and Scotty are joined by Cenovus Energy Chief Sustainability Officer Rhona DelFrari, who stepped away from the Calgary Stampede to highlight why six of Canada’s largest oil producers are banding together to reduce carbon emissions in oil sands operations and discuss how the energy industry on both sides of the border can help lead the push to net zero.


Rhona DelFrari Headshot

Rhona DelFrari

Chief Sustainability Officer and Senior Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement, Cenovus Energy


Chris Sands

Christopher Sands

Director, Canada Institute
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Maryscott "Scotty" Greenwood

Chief Executive Officer, Canadian American Business Council

Canada Institute

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