Albian Sands
Albian Sands Energy Inc. is the operator of the Muskeg River Mine, an oil sands mining project located 75 kilometres (47 mi) north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. It is a joint venture between...
Melville Island oil sands
The Melville Island oil sands are a large deposit of oil sands (sometimes referred to as tar sands) on Melville Island in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.Exploration for petroleum deposits in the Cana...
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Horizon Oil Sands
Horizon Oil Sands The Horizon Oil Sands project (or "Horizon") is an oil sands mining and upgrading project. Horizon "include[s] a surface oil sands mining and bitumen extraction plant, complimented b...
Athabasca (novel)
Athabasca is a novel by Scottish author Alistair MacLean, first published in 1980. As with the novel Night Without End, it depicts adventure, sabotage and murder in the unforgiving Arctic environment....
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Oil reserves in Canada
Oil reserves in Canada were estimated at 172 billion barrels (27×10^ m) as of the start of 2015. This figure includes the oil sands reserves that are estimated by government regulators to be eco...
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Cold Lake oil sands
The Cold Lake oil sands are a large deposit of oil sands (also known as tar sands) located near Cold Lake, Alberta.Cold Lake is east of Alberta's capital, Edmonton, near Alberta's border with Saskatch...
Kearl Oil Sands Project
The Kearl Oil Sands Project is an oil sands mine in the Athabasca Oil Sands region at the Kearl Lake area, about 70 kilometres (43 mi) north of Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada. The project is be...
BP Canada
BP Canada Energy Group ULC (commonly, BP Canada), is a Canadian oil and gas company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, and a subsidiary of BP plc (formerly named British Petroleum).The present day BP ...
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Bitumount
Efforts to develop Canada's oil sands (collectively the world's largest known oil deposits) go back more than one hundred years. The Bitumount plant in northern Alberta represented an important milest...
Alastair Sweeny
Alastair Sweeny (born August 15, 1946) is a Canadian publisher, historian, and author.Born in Toronto, Ontario, he attended St. Andrew's College, and received a bachelor's degree from the Trinity Coll...
Laricina Energy
Laricina Energy Ltd. is a private Canadian oil producing company engaged in exploration in North-Eastern Alberta. The company targets oil sands opportunities outside of the Athabasca mining area and i...
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Long Lake (oil sands)
The Long Lake oil sands upgrader project is an in situ oil extraction project 40 km (25 mi) southeast of Fort McMurray in the Athabasca oil sands region of Alberta. The project is operated b...
Scotford Upgrader
The Shell Scotford Upgrader is an oilsand upgrader, a facility which processes crude bitumen (extra-heavy crude oil) from oil sands into a wide range of synthetic crude oils. The upgrader is owned by ...
Wabasco oil sands
Wabasca is an oil field in a remote area of northern Alberta, Canada. It is the fourth largest deposit of oil sands located in Alberta, locating southwest of the larger Athabasca oil sands deposit. I...
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Unconventional oil
Unconventional oil is petroleum produced or extracted using techniques other than the conventional (oil well) method. Oil industries and governments across the globe are investing in unconventional oi...
Black Bonanza
Black Bonanza is a business history of the Athabasca Oil Sands, written by Canadian writer and historian Alastair Sweeny.The hardback edition (ISBN 0470161388) was published by John Wiley Canada in 20...
Alberta Oil Sands Technology and Research Authority
The Alberta Oil Sands Technology and Research Authority (AOSTRA) was an Alberta crown corporation to promote the development and use of new technology for oil sands and heavy crude oil production, and...
Western Oil Sands
Western Oil Sands, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta was a 20 percent partner in the Athabasca Oil Sands Project. Together with their partners, Western Oil Sands mines and extracts recoverable bitumen...
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Peace River oil sands
Located in northwest-central Alberta,the Peace River oil sands deponit is the smallest of four large deposits of oil sands of the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin formation.The Peace River oil sands...
MEG Energy
MEG Energy is a pure play Canadian oil sands producer engaged in exploration in Northern Alberta. All of its oil reserves are more than 1,000 feet (300 m) below the surface and so they depend on...
Suncor Energy
Suncor Energy is a Canadian integrated energy company based in Calgary, Alberta. It specializes in production of synthetic crude from oil sands. Suncor ranks number 134 in the Forbes Global 2000 list....
History of the petroleum industry in Canada (oil sands and heavy oil)
Canada's oil sands and heavy oil resources are among the world's great petroleum deposits. They include the vast oil sands of northern Alberta, and the heavy oil reservoirs that surround the small cit...
History of the petroleum industry in Canada (oil sands and heavy oil) - Wikipedia
Oil sands
Oil sands, tar sands or, more technically, bituminous sands, are a type of unconventional petroleum deposit.Oil sand is either loose sand or partially consolidated sandstone containing a naturally occ...
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Heavy crude oil
Heavy crude oil or extra heavy crude oil is oil that is highly viscous, and cannot easily flow to production wells under normal reservoir conditions.(Mai) It is referred to as "heavy" because its dens...
JACOS
Japan Canada Oil Sands Limited (JACOS) is an oil sands extraction company. It is the operator of the Hangingstone oil sands project. JACOS is a subsidiary of JAPEX (Japan Petroleum Exploration Compa...