Photos

Photo courtesy: STOCK.XCHNG

Need an Alberta oil sands image? Here are links to photos from industry and Flickr users that you can quickly grab when on deadline.

• Darren Kirby – Panorama of Shell Oil Scotford Complex, near Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta (CC BY-SA 2.0)

• Select iStockPhoto.com choices

Aerial shot collection by Dan Barnes

Alberta oilsands

Hands holding oil sand

Mining Dump Truck

Oil Sands

• The Pembina Institute Alberta Oil Sands in Alberta Collection (copyrighted but the following set is usable for media with attribution)

Email davidd@pembina.org for permission for use of photos in other collections.

NASA Earth Observatory – Then and Now Satellite Image of the Athabasca Oil Sands (CC BY 2.0 license)

• Shell Athabasca Oil Sands Collection (CC BY NC ND 2.0), can be used for media purposes. Email photographicservices@shell.com if you have questions.

Syncrude handouts (copyrighted, high-res images can be supplied to media. Note you may be provided a release form by Syncrude to fill out and send when requesting hi-res versions)

• Technology Review (Dec. ’05) – Photo Essay: Dirty Oil

Welcome to Fort McMurray sign (CC BY 2.5) – Wikimedia Commons, Author: Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

Studies on visual representation of the oil sands

• Remillard, Chasten
Picturing environmental risk: The Canadian oil sands and the National Geographic
The International Communication Gazette, 73(1-2) 127–143. DOI: 10.1177/1748048510386745