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Recollections of the Development of the Athabasca Oil Sands.

Canada. Dept. of Mines and Technical Surveys. Mines Branch.

Recollections of the Development of the Athabasca Oil Sands.

by Canada. Dept. of Mines and Technical Surveys. Mines Branch.

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


Edition Notes

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SeriesCanada. Mines Branch. Information circular -- 139
ContributionsElls, C.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21900453M

Book. 1. Percy, K. E., Alberta oil sands energy, industry and the environment. In Developments in environmental science; v. 11 [Online] 1st ed.; Elsevier: Amsterdam. environmental management and monitoring in the Athabasca Oil Sands. He is the lead author of “Oil Sands Fever: The Environmental Implications of Canada’s Oil Sands Rush,” released in , co-author of “Oil and Troubled Waters” published in and contributor to numerous other publications. Dan holds a Bachelor of Science in.

  The Athabasca tar sands, estimated to hold some of the largest oil reserves in the world were originally hailed as ‐the key to future abundant oil supplies for Canada. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Athabasca Oil Sands Corp. (AOSC) is a Canada-based company. The Company focused on the exploration for, and development and production of, bitumen from oil sands in the Athabasca . About Athabasca Oil Corp. Athabasca Oil Corporation is a Canada-based energy company, which is focused on the exploration for, and development and production of, light oil and liquids-rich natural.


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Recollections of the Development of the Athabasca Oil Sands by Canada. Dept. of Mines and Technical Surveys. Mines Branch. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ells, Sidney Clarke, Recollections of the development of the Athabasca oil sands. Ottawa: Dept. of. The Athabasca oil sands, also known as the Athabasca tar sands, are large deposits of bitumen or extremely heavy crude oil, located in northeastern Alberta, Canada – roughly centred on the boomtown of Fort oil sands, hosted primarily in the McMurray Formation, consist of a mixture of crude bitumen (a semi-solid rock-like form of crude oil), silica sand, clay minerals, and rs: Chevron Corporation, Marathon.

A Carbon-Intense Industry. The carbon intensity of oil sands development poses other environmental health questions. The extraction and refining of oil sands produces 30–70% more greenhouse gas emissions than conventional oil production, according to estimates by Alex Farrell and Adam Brandt published in the October issue of Climatic the greenhouse gas impact of oil sands is Cited by: Athabasca Oil Sands Database McMurray/Wabiskaw Deposit Author: Alberta Geological Survey Subject: Athabasca Oil Sands Database McMurray/Wabiskaw Deposit Keywords: Athabasca, Oil, Sands, Database, McMurray, Wabiskaw, Deposit, Paleozoic, Clearwater, Algoithms Created Date: 3/27/ PM.

Alberta's oil sands represent a vast and untapped oil reserve that could reasonably supply all of Canada's energy needs for the next years. With an estimated billion barrels of recoverable oil at stake, the quest to develop this natural resource has been undertaken by many powerful actors, both nationally and internationally.

Using research that integrates the economic, political. A tailings pond stands near the Syncrude Canada Ltd. upgrader plant at the company's mine in the Athabasca Oil Sands near Fort McMurray, Alberta on June 2, Athabasca Oil Corporation is a differentiated Canadian energy company focused on sustainable resource development of thermal and light oil assets.

We offer investors excellent exposure to oil prices and are focused on maximizing profitability through prudent. Abstract. Alberta’s oil sands underlie aboutkm 2 of the Athabasca, Cold Lake and Peace river areas in northern Alberta. Up to 80 % of this deposit is buried too deeply to be recoverable by traditional mining techniques.

Dominion Day is celebrated with the opening of a new 1, foot bridge over the Athabasca River, the first land route to the area’s oilsands development. Great Canada Oil Sands. pp, 8 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. A pictorial work about the Mackenzie River basin, its people, industries, institutions, shortly after the end of World War II.

RECOLLECTIONS OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ATHABASCA OIL SANDS. By: Ells, S.C. Price: $ USD Publisher: Ottawa, Department of Mines and Technical Surveys:   This book traces the government-corporate negotiations between the Province of Alberta and Syncrude to open the Athabasca tar sands for production of synthetic oil during the s and s.

By focusing in particular on the efforts of the oil lobby, Pratt reveals the highly-organized and well-funded tactics employed by the oil industry to. Some ponds are leaking into the Athabasca River, says Paul Belanger, a former oil sands worker and current co-chair of Keepers of the Athabasca, an organization of.

The Athabasca tar sands may have been born virtually overnight in the international media, but only after a decades-long incubation period during which the maternal side of Albertans shone. This incubation is captured – the baby itself in fact constructed – in discourse as much as in industriousness.

Athabasca Oil Corporation is a Canadian energy company with a focused strategy on the development of thermal and light oil assets. Situated in Alberta's Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin, the Company has amassed a significant land base of extensive, high quality resources.

Athabasca's common shares trade on the TSX under the symbol "ATH". “The Integrity of Creation and the Athabasca Oil Sands” did create a brief firestorm before dropping out of the public eye.

On the 10th anniversary, nary a mention was made of the letter. Bouchard’s letter did what a pastoral letter should do — take established Church teaching and apply it to a local situation.

Great Canadian Oil Sands opened the first large-scale mine inbut growth was slow until because the global cost of a barrel of oil was too low to make oil sands profitable. The images above show slow growth between andfollowed by a decade of more rapid development.

Commercial development of the huge shale oil,deposits in this country and of the Athabasca tar sands in Candad is about to start. Because of the complicated nature öf the task, which will involve. The largest Canadian oil sands deposit, the Athabasca oil sands is in the McMurray Formation, centered on the city of Fort McMurray, Alberta.

It outcrops on the surface (zero burial depth) about 50 km (30 mi) north of Fort McMurray, where enormous oil sands mines have been established, but is m (1, ft) deep southeast of Fort McMurray. With oil sands wealth dwindling, Canada can finally have a national conversation not only about the development of the oil sands, but also on Canada's overall energy policy, he says.

The award-winning national magazine writer has authored several books on the oil and gas industry [and] the years of research that went into these books have.

Oil sands producers have made a number of important advancements in the past several years. They came together in to establish the Canadian Oil Sands Innovation Alliance with the goal of sharing technologies and intellectual property.

Research and development within the companies themselves has yielded promising results.The Athabasca Oil Sands, located in Alberta, Canada (see Fig.

1), are one such unconventional deposit, wherein the oil is present in bitumen, a very thick liquid or semi-solid hydrocarbon substance. The bitumen itself is present within a mixture of silica, clay, and water.

Consumer fuel – in developing countries there is an increasing demand for gasoline and other oil based fuels. Aviation – All aircraft worldwide consume a total of overmetric tons of fuel on a daily basis.

Background information. Athabasca Oil sands is .