Cenovus seeks oil sands project expansion

Cenovus FCCL Ltd. has filed applications for Phase J expansion at its Foster Creek thermal oil sands project 90 km north of Cold Lake, Alta.

Cenovus FCCL Ltd. has filed applications for Phase J expansion at its Foster Creek thermal oil sands project 90 km north of Cold Lake, Alta.

It seeks approval for construction of the Phase J expansion facilities and modification and expansion of Phase F, G, and H facilities to increase overall production capacity to 295,165 b/d of bitumen.

It recently reported net production at Foster Lake, a 50-50 project with ConocoPhillips, at 55,380 b/d of bitumen.

The project uses steam-assisted gravity drainage.

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