The oil sands are playing an increasing role in North America’s oil supply Alberta’s oil sands are thought to hold about 2.5 trillion barrels of oil. Type your search and press Enter Is there a future for the oilsands after Frontier? The answer is complicated The National Post counted a total of 41 oilsands projects in northern Alberta currently approved by regulators, few of Alberta’s oil sands are the third-largest oil reserves in the world and their value as a source of combustible fuels has few parallels. But the long-term future of the oil sands is uncertain. Governments and industries are contemplating moving their energy sources away from oil. In February, Suncor, which employs about 6,100 people in Alberta's oilpatch, announced it's introducing more than 150 autonomous, 400-tonne heavy-haul trucks at several oilsands mines over the next six years. As these robotic trucks start to drive bitumen back and forth, If the oil sands companies are successful, Hislop describes a new strategy for building pipelines from Alberta to the West Coast. Doubling bitumen exports and building out Alberta’s petrochemical and partial upgrading sectors could usher in the next great Alberta energy boom. Alberta's tar sands are among the most carbon-intensive sources of oil. The Canadian province announced it would temporarily curtail oil production in 2019 in the face of a saturated market and depressed prices.
1 Jul 2018 Deborah Yedlin and Kevin Taft differ (respectively) on whether oil sands development should continue or be phased out.
Sep 30, 2019 The EIA forecasts that world production of crude oil and condensate will increase in production by 2050 is a result of oilsands development, May 22, 2018 Oil sands are found primarily in the Athabasca, Cold Lake and Peace River regions of northern Alberta and Saskatchewan, Canada, and in Dec 16, 2016 Alberta has the most extensive oil sands deposit (16% of Alberta's land area), followed by Venezuela (14% of Venezuela) (Table 1). However, Dec 11, 2007 than that used for Alberta's water-wetted deposits. Oil sands are characterized as having a wet interface between the sand grain and the oil Jan 12, 2017 The future of the Canadian oil sands industry is clouded with Keystone XL would have carried crude oil from Alberta's tar sands mines to Dec 10, 2012 More and more petroleum is flowing from Alberta's vast oil sands deposits method—a trend likely to continue for the foreseeable future.
Aug 8, 2014 That ranking may be bolstered in the future because the Alberta government is planning to expand oil production to about 3.7 million barrels per
The oil sands (often referred to as tar sands) are largely contained within the Canadian province of Alberta. Policymakers on both sides of the border understand, Special Report: Oil Sands Economic Benefits: Today and in the future, from the Canadian Oil Sands: Upgrading and refining in Alberta (or not)?, March 2013 Canadian oil sands development is a boon to the U.S. economy and a big job creator. Canadian and U.S. serving as a bridge to a future economy increasingly powered by new Alberta, and the Peace River deposits of northwestern Jan 25, 2019 Oilsands producers may say a lot of things about their future for Alberta's heavy oil, then exposed its lack of understanding of how the market Most of the world's oil sand resources are located in Alberta, Canada. The Alberta Energy and Utility Board estimates that these contain about 1.6 trillion barrels of This difficult-to-find resource has made Canada the number-one supplier of oil to the United States, and every major oil company now owns a lease in the Alberta
Special Report: Oil Sands Economic Benefits: Today and in the future, from the Canadian Oil Sands: Upgrading and refining in Alberta (or not)?, March 2013
Oct 25, 2018 Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, tar sands oil operations an area many oil producers see as the future for growth in the business and not one Nov 21, 2018 FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Steve Kelly remembers days not long ago when Fort McMurray could still be called Fort McMoney.
The Alberta oil sands constitute one of the largest energy reserves on the planet. Unlike conventional oil deposits which feature liquid oil captured in porous rock
Jul 13, 2018 The oil sands in the Canadian province of Alberta alone have proven reserves equal to about 165.4 billion barrels. The problem: traditional Jan 17, 2008 than that used for Alberta's water-wetted deposits. Oil sands are characterized as having a wet interface between the sand grain and the oil
In February, Suncor, which employs about 6,100 people in Alberta's oilpatch, announced it's introducing more than 150 autonomous, 400-tonne heavy-haul trucks at several oilsands mines over the next six years. As these robotic trucks start to drive bitumen back and forth,