Oil sands drive Canada's oil production growth

06/07/2004
Forecasts show that bitumen production from Canada's oil sands may exceed 1.8 million b/d by 2010 up from an average 920,000 million b/d in 2003. This additional production will come from both surface-mined bitumen and bitumen recovered with such thermal processes as cyclic steam stimulation and steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD).Other technologies under test, such as a solvent-aided process (SAP) and vapor extraction (VAPEX), may further help increase the recovery from this immense resource base that the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board (EUB) estimates has 1.6 trillion bbl of bitumen in place.1 Click here to enlarge imageAt yearend 2002, EUB estimated Western Canada's rema...
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