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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New Glass Manufacturing Technique Could Enable Design Of Hybrid Glasses And Revolutionise Gas Storage
The work revolves around a family of compounds called metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), which are cage-like structures consisting of metal ions, linked by organic bonds. Their porous properties have le...
Athabasca Oil Sands
The Athabasca oil sands (also called the Athabasca tar sands or Alberta tar sands) are large deposits of bitumen or extremely heavy crude oil, located in northeastern Alberta, Canada – roughly centred...
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Orinoco Belt
The Orinoco Belt is a territory in the southern strip of the eastern Orinoco River Basin in Venezuela which overlies one of the world's largest deposits of petroleum. Its local Spanish name is Faja Pe...
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Energy policy of Venezuela
Venezuela has the largest conventional oil reserves and the second-largest natural gas reserves in the Western Hemisphere. In addition Venezuela has non-conventional oil deposits (extra-heavy crude oi...
Cold heavy oil production with sand
Cold heavy oil production with sand (CHOPS) is a technique for extracting difficult heavy crude oil where sand is used as a means enhancing the productivity of the oil well. CHOPS is now used as a "qu...
Steam assisted gravity drainage
Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD; "Sag-D") is an Enhanced oil recovery technology for producing heavy crude oil and bitumen. It is an advanced form of steam stimulation in which a pair of horizon...
Carbon capture and storage
Carbon capture and storage (CCS) (or carbon capture and sequestration) is the process of capturing waste carbon dioxide (CO2) from large point sources, such as fossil fuel power plants, transporting i...
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New Glass Manufacturing Technique Could Enable Design Of Hybrid Glasses And Revolutionise Gas Storage
The work revolves around a family of compounds called metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), which are cage-like structures consisting of metal ions, linked by organic bonds. Their porous properties have le...
Bemolanga
Bemolanga is a large oil sands deposit in the onshore Morondava Basin of Madagascar. The deposit was discovered in the early 1900s but was known to locals for centuries. The field is located north o...
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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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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...
Upgrader
An upgrader is a facility that upgrades bitumen (extra heavy oil) into synthetic crude oil. Upgrader plants are typically located close to oil sands production, for example, the Athabasca oil sands i...
Carbon dioxide scrubber
A carbon dioxide scrubber is a device which absorbs carbon dioxide (CO2). It is used to treat exhaust gases from industrial plants or from exhaled air in life support systems such as rebreathers or in...
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Synthetic crude
Synthetic crude is the output from a bitumen/extra heavy oil upgrader facility used in connection with oil sand production. It may also refer to shale oil, an output from an oil shale pyrolysis. The p...
Dilbit
A dilbit is a bitumen diluted with one or more lighter petroleum products, typically natural-gas condensates such as naptha. Diluting bitumen makes it much easier to transport, for example in pipeline...
Utah Oil Sands Joint Venture
The Utah Oil Sands Joint Venture is a joint venture between Nevtah Capital Management, Inc., and Black Sands Energy Corp. to develop oil sands resources at the Uintah Basin in Utah.
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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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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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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...
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...
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...