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  1. Multipay oil discovery kick-starts eastern Llanos heavy oil blocks

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 6 Sep 2010

    Canadian companies have drilled a heavy oil discovery on the CPE 6 block in Colombia ..... southwesternmost of the eight frontier heavy oil development blocks for which Colombia ..... trend with Venezuela's Orinoco heavy oil belt. And BHP Billiton Petroleum

  2. Statoil teams with universities in heavy oil research

    Online Articles

    Sun, 28 Sep 2008

    examine ways to improve recovery of heavy oil and oil sands in an environmentally ..... have broad research experience with heavy oil , and their projects will complement ..... oil prices have made development of heavy oil and oil sands projects economically

  3. Petroecuador seeks to develop Block 20 heavy oil

    Online Articles

    Fri, 22 Aug 2008

    heavy crude oil from Pungarayacu heavy oil field on Block 20 in Ecuador's Oriente ..... exploitation strategy for the extensive heavy oil resource. Ivanhoe has the technology ..... in the US and China in upgrading heavy oil . Important to Ecuador Developing

  4. Economic models verify heavy oil profitability

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 22 Dec 1997

    show how investments in California heavy oil have improved with new technologies ..... are now aggressively developing heavy - oil projects. Until recently, the conventional perception of heavy oil (20° API gravity and lower) was

  5. Production site heavy -oil upgrader shows promise

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 20 Nov 2000

    Pilot tests of a new heavy oil -upgrading technology show promise ..... refiner, according to the company. Heavy oil Click here to enlarge image Bitumen ..... the 5-10° API range, whereas heavy oil falls in the 10-20° API range

  6. Diluent availability will constrain Canada's heavy oil , bitumen development

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 28 Oct 2002

    investments to develop Canada's heavy oil and bitumen reserves, production ..... publicity has documented the substantial heavy oil and bitumen resource potential in ..... that Western Canada has substantial heavy oil and bitumen resources. These circumstances

  7. Technology advances brighten heavy -oil potential

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 9 Dec 2002

    producing economically the world's vast heavy oil and bitumen resources Presentations ..... development, and operating costs so that heavy - oil production remains viable even with ..... International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium (ITOHOS) and International

  8. Total to operate Madagascar's heavy oil license

    Online Articles

    Wed, 17 Sep 2008

    Total SA will operate the Bemolanga heavy oil license in Madagascar with a 60 ..... develop the estimated 10 billion bbl of heavy oil in place. The onshore 6,500 sq ..... Total said. It believes that heavy oil will be crucial to supply world markets

  9. Colombia shortlists 20 firms for heavy oil projects

    Online Articles

    Fri, 4 Apr 2008

    in May to develop eight greenfield heavy - oil blocks in the East Llanos basin ..... of original resources in place. Heavy oil development is a major component ..... 2020. It separately is offering 17 heavy oil blocks under its international bidding

  10. CANADIAN OILSANDS, HEAVY OIL ADJUSTING TO TOUGH ECONOMICS

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 11 Jul 1994

    Canadian oilsands and heavy oil operators are using operational upgrades ..... Imperial Oil Ltd., a major heavy oil producer with a 100,000 b/d capacity ..... steadily rising demand for Canadian heavy oil with a widening supply shortfall

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