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Reality Check Canada s Oil Sands

15 05 2013  The oil sands are changing the economic environmental social make up of Canada Industry is planning to triple production But is it time for a reality c

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Oil Sands

The Oil Sands Another Example of Reckless Exploitation in Canada The high cost of production and the enormous legacy costs of cleanup makes the oil sands a large money loser in the long run for Alberta and Canada High emissions and large tailing ponds make the oil sands an environmental negative from the start

Canadian oil sands diluent demand A 750 000 b/d market

03 02 2021  Meeting oil sands diluent demand has become a large business in western Canada As seen in Figure 1 in 2019 about 1 9 MMb/d of bitumen required about 750 000 b/d of diluent This is a three fold increase from a decade ago when demand was 250 000 b/d Figure 1 Oil sands diluent demand exceeds regional supply and imports from the United States

Sciences Publics Politics A Reckoning for Canadian Oil

09 09 2019  From its earliest days Canada has maintained a resource extraction economy built on trapping logging and fishing Over the past half century its wealth has depended heavily on the oil deposits found in the bituminous sands of the western province of Alberta But Canada known for its vast stretches of wilderness is also dedicated to environmental

Innovation rush in the oil sands

12 09 2018  In fact according to a study by the Canadian Energy Research Institute CERI these emerging technologies are establishing a foundation for the industry to reduce its operational costs by 40 per cent and its emissions by up to 80 per cent There is an innovation rush in Alberta s oil sands and the impacts could be far reaching

A Matter of Fact Canada s oil sands can have a prosperous

04 09 2020  Canada s oil sands projects are competitive with US tight oil or shale oil which thanks to fracking technology has dramatically increased US oil production According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas as of March 2020 tight oil

Canadian Oil Sands

Canada s oil sands represent a significant proven and secure source of supply for North America Oil Reserves Canada s oil sands are one of the largest known reserves of oil second only to Saudi Arabia Canada is the largest supplier of crude oil and petroleum products to the U S 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 S a u d i C A r a b i a

Canadian Natural Resources

Canadian Natural holds some of the best thermal in situ oil sands assets in Canada providing tremendous value and growth potential Our thermal assets are located in two of the major oil sands deposits in Western Canada the Athabasca and the Cold Lake deposits

Canada s top pension funds boost investments in high

26 05 2021  TORONTO Canada s biggest pension managers boosted their investments in the country s major oil sands companies in the first quarter of 2021 raising questions about the funds recent commitments to greening their portfolios The cumulative investment by the country s top five pension funds into the U S listed shares of Canada s

Canada forecast oil sands production 2015 2035

18 08 2021  Canadian oil sands production is projected to continuously rise and be some 4 2 million barrels per day in 2035 Between 2015 and 2035 figures

PDF The Economics of Canadian Oil Sands

We analyze the status of Canadian oil sands and examine future prospects Our analysis suggests sustained activity in the sector in the medium to long term even with challenging changes in the

Environmental impacts of oil sands

The environmental impact of the oil sands is an issue that has been extremely divisive As with the extraction and use of any fossil fuel negative environmental effects arise as a result of the extraction upgrading and processing of bitumen from the oil sands Although some steps are being taken to reduce the severity of these impactssuch as reclamationthere are still associated

Oil sands facts and statistics

Oil sands facts statistics and indicators are subject to change as new information becomes available Oil sands sustainability indicators highlight trends across economic environmental and social topics in Alberta s oil sands areas Unless otherwise stated sources are from the Government of Alberta

Oil Sands Conference Trade Show LEADING CHANGE

Thank you for Participating in the 2021 Oil Sands Conference Trade Show We are already planning for 2022 Join us September 14 16 to celebrate the people the projects and the technology that drive the oil sands industry Announcements The need for Canadian oil remains high and will continue for decades to come

Enbridge to start moving oil sands crude in new pipeline

01 09 2021  Enbridge Inc is getting ready to ship crude from the oil sands in the first new cross border oil sands conduit built between Canada and the U S in years The company is offering 620 000 barrels a day of capacity in its Line 3 oil pipeline in October according to a notice it sent to shippers The Line 3 project will replace and older Line 3

Sustainable solutions in the oil sands

01 02 2011  Canada s oil sands are found below the surface of 142 200 km2 of land an area smaller than the state of Illinois The oil sands are located in the Canadian boreal forest which is as large as 88 percent of the entire United States land area figure 8 The oil sands underlie 4 4 percent of Canada s total boreal forest

North American Oil Sands History of Development

17 01 2008  Canadian oil sands account for about 14 of world oil reserves and about 11 of the world s technically recoverable oil resources CRS 3 5 In situ mining extracts minerals from an orebody that is left in place 6 Canada s Oil Sands Opportunities and Challenges to 2015 An Energy Market

Oil Sands Mining

Oil sands mining involves excavating oil sands using trucks and shovels and transporting it to extraction plants to separate the bitumen from the sand To separate bitumen from Alberta s oil sands mining operations transport materials to large processing and upgrading facilities that require large volumes of readily available water for the bitumen separation process

Shell Cuts Debt With 7 25 Billion Sale of Canada Oil Sands

09 03 2017  Royal Dutch Shell Plc will sell almost all of its production assets in Canada s oil sands in a 7 25 billion deal that cuts debt and reduces involvement in one of the most environmentally

Oil and Gas Prices

15 10 2021  oil sands magazine wcs = western cdn select c5 = edmonton condensate cl = canadian light sco = synthetic crude oil csh = cushing ho = houston md = midland ab = alberta futures curves reflect near month contract c1 and next 5 months

Oil Sands News

23 09 2021  Oil Sands Explorers Restoring Production Wednesday July 08 2020 At least 20 percent of shut in Canadian production is being restored Global E P Revenues to

Canada s oil sands industry is taking a big hit Yale

05 03 2021  Oil sands make up 97 of Canada s proven oil reserves and they have been a major economic driver for Canada But the oil is expensive to extract and process and it has a lower market value compared to U S crude oil The Keystone XL pipeline would add capacity to transport Canadian oil

Canadian oil sands

07 10 2010  The Canadian Oil Sands a different story by Emil Silvestru Published 7 October 2010 GMT 10 Introduction The Canadian oil sands COS a k a tar sands represent the world s largest heavy oil reserves and combined with its conventional oil resources Canada is second only to Venezuela worldwide

Environmental impacts of oil sands

The environmental impact of the oil sands is an issue that has been extremely divisive As with the extraction and use of any fossil fuel negative environmental effects arise as a result of the extraction upgrading and processing of bitumen from the oil sands Although some steps are being taken to reduce the severity of these impactssuch as reclamationthere are still associated

Innovative solutions for sustainable oil Canada s Oil

29 06 2021  Calgary AB Canada Investing in innovation and continuing to improve environmental performance is an imperative that the oil sands industry fully embraces Since Canada s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance COSIA was formed in 2012 industry members have invested a total of 1 8 billion in these efforts In 2020 233 active projects were underway at a total investment of 531 million in

Canadian oil sands secure accessible and affordable

Canada s oil sands represent a tremendous source of secure accessible and affordable energy to help strengthen global energy security The availability of such a resource co located with North American markets is even more attractive today for two reasons First many conventional onshore oil fields are maturing meeting rising energy

Canadian oil sands diluent demand A 750 000 b/d market

03 02 2021  Meeting oil sands diluent demand has become a large business in western Canada As seen in Figure 1 in 2019 about 1 9 MMb/d of bitumen required about 750 000 b/d of diluent This is a three fold increase from a decade ago when demand was 250 000 b/d Figure 1 Oil sands diluent demand exceeds regional supply and imports from the United States

Oil Sands

Oil Sands Kiewit has executed nearly 7 billion in Canadian oil sands related work over the last 10 years Working at both steam assisted gravity drainage and bitumen mining operations our teams have completed general construction and module fabrication for froth treatment plants fine tailings treatment plants pipeline and process facilities

The Future of the Canadian Oil Sands

February 2016 The Future of the Canadian Oil Sands Growth potential of a unique resource amidst regulation egress cost and price uncertainty 5 Preface This research was conceived with two central objectives first to help a global audience comprehend the uniqueness of the massive hydrocarbon resource that is Canada s oil sands

Cenovus chief urges Trudeau to pay for greening of Canada

Canada s government should pay for up to 70 per cent of a proposed C 75bn 60bn project to decarbonise the country s controversial oil sands and protect a critical engine of the country s

Oil sands

Oil sands are a mixture of sand clay water and bitumen that occur naturally Bitumen is the fossil fuel component of this sand and it is a very viscous oil that must be treated and upgraded before it can be used to produce useful fuels such as gasoline Oil sand deposits are found around the globe in the Middle East Venezuela Canada the United States and Russia

Canadian Natural Resources

Canadian Natural s oil sands mining portfolio includes its 70 operated working interest in the AOSP mines and 70 non operated interest in the Scotford Upgrader located north of Edmonton Combined the two mines at the AOSP produce diluted bitumen via a paraffinic froth treatment process

Canadian oil sands running above pre pandemic highs but

23 06 2021  The global oil demand shock of 2020 will have a lasting impact on the future of the Canadian oil sands Although western Canadian oil prices have rebounded even exceeding pre pandemic levels early in 2020 producers are prioritizing rebuilding their balance sheets paying down debt and returning cash to shareholders

Canada total oil sands production 2020

08 10 2021  Oil sands production in Canada 1967 2020 Oil sands production in Canada amounted to 164 9 million cubic meters Since 1967 the production of this unconventional crude oil type has grown

Oil Sands

Oil sands contain a mixture of sand water clay and bitumen an extra heavy oil that is too thick to be pumped without first being diluted or heated In Alberta Chevron Canada is using its vast resources of technology and expertise to help bring this energy source to market Chevron Canada

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