The explosion of oil and gas production flooding North America, caused by the surge in unconventional drilling, is quickly utilizing the takeaway capacity. In Suncor’s recent investor presentation, Steve Douglas, the company’s VP, stated that in under two years, the supply of western Canadian oil and bitumen will start to outpace the pipeline capacity at an increasing rate. While this bottleneck can cause headaches for the production companies, it opens the door wider for the number of midstream’s looking to lock in long-term volumetric contracts. Check out the video below for more information. 

 

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