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  1. Aquaconversion technology offers added value to E. Venezuela synthetic crude oil production

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    Mon, 14 May 2001

    crude oil by transferring hydrogen from the water. Aquaconversion transforms an 8° gravity extra-heavy crude oil to synthetic crude oil of 16° gravity and decreased viscosity, at a rather low investment, thus leaving free for independent marketing the

  2. Sinopec to buy ConocoPhillips stake in Syncrude

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    Mon, 12 Apr 2010

    12 -- Sinopec International Exploration & Production Co. agreed to buy 9.03% interest from ConocoPhillips in the Syncrude oil sands joint venture in Alberta for $4.65 billion. The transaction, subject to approvals by Canadian and Chinese governments

  3. SPECIAL REPORT: Markets evolving for oil sands bitumen, synthetic crude

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    Mon, 7 Jul 2008

    bitumen blends and synthetic crude oil (SCO). Some producers ..... capacity and technology. Synthetic crude oil In Alberta, bitumen ..... Suncor Energy Inc., Syncrude Canada Ltd., and ..... expansions by Suncor and Syncrude , SCO production and

  4. Sasol schedules major upgrade of synfuel plant

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    Mon, 13 May 1996

    150,000 b/d of synthetic crude oil from low grade coal ..... Fischer Tropsch gas/ syncrude process. Sasol will ..... d fluidized bed syncrude unit has been in commercial ..... production if demand for syncrude increases, but this ..... cost of production of synthetic crude oil in the longer term

  5. Delayed coking schemes are most economical for heavy-oil upgrading

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    Mon, 13 Feb 2006

    A recent study evaluated different processing schemes to produce synthetic crude oil (SCO) from heavy crudes, such as Canadian oil sands. The price spread between SCO and heavy oil can vary depending on the upgrading


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 12 Jun 1995

    projects advanced with the signing of agreements to produce synthetic crude oil and Orimulsion power plant fuel for world markets. The ..... program to produce Orinoco heavy oil and convert it to synthetic crude oil . Processing is to take place in Conoco's U.S. refining

  7. LNG vs. GTL: taking the battle to sea

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    Mon, 27 Oct 1997

    of converting natural gas into middle distillates and synthetic crude oil (OGJ, June 23, 1997, p. 16). Now British Petroleum ..... to convert associated gas in offshore oil fields into synthetic crude oil , so this can be mixed with produced crude and exported

  8. Canada's Oilsands Industry Comes Of Age

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    Mon, 28 Jun 1999

    core operating systems, Syncrude is also committed to responsible ..... air. As for the future, Syncrude will allocate 1 in every ..... management practices will help Syncrude achieve its production and ..... get; the final products- synthetic crude oil and bitumen blend-are comparable

  9. New cetane index is more accurate for Canadian oil sands-derived diesels

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    Mon, 14 Nov 2005

    oil sands-derived synthetic crude oil (SCO) is increasing ..... UE-1) project, Syncrude installed a new two ..... preparing this article and Syncrude Canada Ltd. for its permission ..... Bitumen-derived Synthetic Crude Oil ,” to be published ..... Yui (yui.sok@ syncrude .com) is a Senior

  10. Emulsion fuel options still viable for heavy oil

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    Mon, 22 Sep 2008

    heavy crudes(B-EHC) to synthetic crude oil ( syncrude ) and then to refinery products ..... products such as blends or syncrude than to make Orimulsion because ..... into 120,000 b/d of a 16º syncrude with 3.3% sulfur, a product

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