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The Author

Alberta oil sands book on the future of oil

Sanjay Patel – Author

Sanjay Patel is the author of The Future of Oil, a book addressing the important issues and controversies of Canadian oil sands development in plain language and an easily accessible format.

Sanjay Patel is a Process Manager in the Oil Sands Division at Suncor Energy Inc. Suncor is Canada’s premier integrated energy company. A chemical engineer by education, he has been working in the oil industry for the last 18 years, and spent the last 11 years working exclusively with oil sands, in areas including projects, operations, environment, and energy research. He is also a member of the Community Services Advisory Board, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.

Sanjay enjoys reading and writing about our energy future and the environment, especially issues related to climate change. Sanjay was born and raised in India and moved to Canada in 2000. He lives in Fort McMurray, Alberta with his wife (Rita), daughter (Devki) and son (Ayush).

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