WATCH: CEC’s Mike Simpson on the importance of oil and gas to Atlantic Canada

'Oil and gas isn't just an Alberta product, it's a national product'

By CEC Staff

Canadian Energy Centre Executive Director of Operations Mike Simpson joined Business Insider host Mario Toneguzzi to discuss the positive impact of the oil and gas sector on Canada’s four Atlantic provinces.

The Fact Sheet examines the direct and indirect impact Canada’s oil and gas sector has on the economy of Atlantic Canada, which includes supporting 20,000 jobs in 2017 and providing billions for regional economies. The research also outlined the close trade ties between Alberta and Atlantic Canada, which is significantly linked to oil and gas.

Watch the full interview here or watch above.