GUIDE TO WORLD CRUDES: ExxonMobil publishes assay for Kearl oil sands diluted bitumen

05/05/2014
In February 2014, ExxonMobil Corp. issued an updated assay for diluted bitumen from the Kearl oil sands project in Canada's northern Athabasca region, about 47 miles northeast of Fort McMurray, Alta. Jointly owned by operator Imperial Oil Ltd. and ExxonMobil, production of mined diluted bitumen from the Kearl oil sands began in April 2013 (OGJ, May 6, 2013, Newsletter). The first oil sands mine project in Alberta that has no upgrader, Kearl uses a proprietary froth treatment technology that enables salable bitumen to be produced with one processing step, with production averaging about 110,000 b/d (OGJ, May 6, 2013, Newsletter). With an initial develop cost of about $12.9 billion (Can.), ...
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