STELMACH RECENTLY met with Wilkins in an effort to convince more U.S politicians of the importance importance of Alberta’s energy supply. supply. Oil from the sands goes only to the U.S. and Canada now. The sands provide 46 percent of Canada’s oil production and that’s expected to be 80 percent by 2020. Mayor Melissa Blake of the Wood Buffalo municipal district, which includes Fort McMurray, also noted Alberta could sell its oil elsewhere if it does not flow south of the border. “We’re still going to have a market somewhere,” somewhere,” Blake said. Dave Collyer, Shell’s chairman in Canada, said world demand means oil companies must exploit exploit unconventional sources of energy.