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Alberta oil sands facts & figures

Alberta. Alberta Energy and Natural Resources.

Alberta oil sands facts & figures

by Alberta. Alberta Energy and Natural Resources.

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Published by Energy and Natural Resources in Edmonton .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alberta.
    • Subjects:
    • Oil sands -- Alberta.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[Energy and Natural Resources].
      SeriesE N R report ;, no. 110
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN873.C22 A378 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 67 p :
      Number of Pages67
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3911753M
      LC Control Number81474974

        In this video you can find seven little known facts about Alberta. Keep watching and subscribe, as more Canadian territories will follow! You can now support. Since , more than $ billion has been invested in Alberta's oilsands. That's a lot of money in a relatively short period of time that fuelled a multi-year boom in Alberta and grew production.

        Alberta Oil Sands Facts 1. The FACTS about ALBERTA OILSANDS Source: Calgary Herald Photo – Oct/05 Presentation Prepared By: Tony Yep - July/   “¢ The oil sands have spurred massive economic growth in Alberta. Despite the recent economic downturn, the Alberta oil sands continue to generate huge profits and provide thousands of .

      The sands are the second largest source of oil in the world after Saudi Arabia. They could lead Canada to becoming the first source of oil for the experts warn about high water consumption. Jun 2, - Explore Jenny Pynn's board "Oil Sands" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Oil sands, Oils, Tar sands pins.


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Alberta oil sands facts & figures by Alberta. Alberta Energy and Natural Resources. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.

Get this from a library. Alberta oil sands facts & figures. [Alberta. Alberta Energy and Natural Resources.] -- Statistics about Alberta's oil sands deposits. Oilsands are found in three major deposits in Alberta - the Athabasca oilsands, the Cold Lake deposits and the Peace River deposits.

These three areas totalsquare kilometres. Facts. The Athabasca oil sands, also known as the Athabasca tar sands, are large deposits of bitumen or extremely heavy crude oil, located in northeastern Alberta, Canada – roughly centred on the boomtown of Fort oil sands, hosted primarily in the McMurray Formation, consist of a mixture of crude bitumen (a semi-solid rock-like form of crude oil), silica sand, clay minerals, and rs: Chevron Corporation, Marathon.

Alberta Oil Sands Facts and Infographics Searching for some hard facts on the Alberta oil sands. You’ve come to the right place.

Alberta’s oil sands hold the third largest proven oil reserves in the world. Needless to say, the estimated trillion barrels of oil in the oil sands. This information sheet presents quick facts and statistics on oil sands area, reserves, production, investment, approved oil sands projects, projects assessment, and a map of Alberta's leased oil sands area.

Updated. June 1, Tags. Here are 7 key facts about the oil sands and the environment: 1. Per barrel greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have decreased In the oil sands area, the Government of Alberta has committed to conserving and protecting more than 2 million hectares of habitat for native species as part of the – Lower Athabasca Regional Plan.

In addition. A number of major oilsands operations in Alberta seem to be emitting significantly more carbon pollution than companies have been reporting, according to a new study from federal scientists.

The Syncrude oil sands plant is seen north of Fort McMurray, Alberta. The oil sands give Alberta the third largest reserves in the world, but extracting the oil. 2 OIL SANDS DISCOVERY CENTRE FACTS OIL SANDS DISCOVERY CENTRE CONTACT US MacKenzie Boulevard Fort McMurray Alber, ta Canada T9H 4X3 telephone () toll free in alberta first dialthen dial () fax () e-mail [email protected] website   By the numbers: the Alberta oilsands.

Oilsands industry facts: The approximate break-even price per barrel varies according to the type of deposit the oil is. Alberta's oil sands are the third-largest proven crude oil reserve in the world, next to Saudi Arabia and Venezuela.

The Electronic Transfer System (ETS) provides secure access to account holders to do business with Alberta Energy and Environment and Parks. Alberta's oil sands are the third-largest.

re: “For every day inAlberta’s oil sands produced billion barrels of crude.” This makes no sense world production is only 20 million bbls/day. Someones must have been drinking.

A new book of aerial photographs, Beautiful Destruction, captures the awesome scale and devastating impact of Alberta’s oil sands with stunning colours, contrasts and patterns. The book. Alberta has long been dependent on oil and gas royalties to balance its books.

“You can either have a managed transition off oil Or you can have an unmanaged freefall.” “We are not prepared for a drop in global demand for oil,” Tombe told The Narwhal, “for the simple reason that our government relies so heavily on royalties to fund.

“Oil sands operations are very diverse (both geographically and technically) and only a small portion of the carbon dioxide streams are currently amenable for carbon capture and storage,” states a January report, Canada’s Fossil Energy Future: Carbon Capture and Storage, based on the findings of a joint Canada and Alberta task force.

types of fact books. A French version of The Facts on Oil Sands will be completed in February (6, copies have been preordered), and The Facts on Natural Gas is in production using the same working group, research and review model as the oil sands book.

Check out the Summer report to find out the latest information on the projects and related activities in the oil and gas sector in Alberta, government initiatives associated with this sector, labour issues, new technologies and interesting facts and figures.

Alberta oilsands industry. Now let's look at the climate pollution from Alberta's oilsands industry. That's the orange bar on the chart. This one part of this one province's oil and gas sector emitted 78 MtCO2.

As you can see, that is one third more than the emissions from the entire U.S. military. This book traces the government-corporate negotiations between the Province of Alberta and Syncrude to open the Athabasca tar sands for production of synthetic oil during the s and s.

By focusing in particular on the efforts of the oil lobby, Pratt reveals the highly-organized and well-funded tactics employed by the oil industry to.

The completed Alberta Government Oil Sands Project plant, ca. Source: University of Alberta, - detail Alberta government issues report on oil sands potential.

Cover of Sidney Blair’s Report on the Alberta Bituminous Sands commissioned by the Government of Alberta, Source: Provincial Archives of Alberta, PRboxThe Athabasca oil sands lie along the Athabasca River and are the largest natural bitumen deposit in the world, containing about 80% of the Alberta total, and the only one suitable for surface mining, according to a Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers publication.

With modern unconventional oil production technology, at least 10% of these deposits, or about Gbbl (27 × 10 ^ 9.Oil sands, or tar sands are an unconventional source of oil sands are a mixture of sand, clay and water together with a dense and extremely sticky form of petroleum referred to as bitumen.

Natural bitumen is found in many countries, with the largest quantities in Canada, Kazakhstan and Russia. The estimated worldwide deposits are more than 2 trillion barrels ( billion cubic.