Oil Sands

May 14, 2024
The 24,000 acre blaze expanded to the northeast and is now about 8.4 miles from the Fort McMurray landfill. The fire is one of two listed as out of control in Alberta and the closest to the oil sands, where the bulk of Canada’s 4.9 MMbopd is produced.
May 12, 2024
Massive fires burned down swathes of Fort McMurray eight years ago, forcing thousands of residents to evacuate and temporarily shutting more than MMbpd of oil production.  
May 09, 2024
Production will rise to 3.8 MMbpd by 2030, about 3% higher than projected last year, S&P said Thursday. Companies including Exxon Mobil Corp.’s Imperial Oil Ltd. unit and Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. are expanding existing oil-sands well sites, taking advantage of the start of new pipeline capacity to the Pacific Coast.
April 22, 2024
The fire is one of two out-of-control blazes in Alberta, home to the Canadian oil sands, the world’s third-largest crude oil reserves.
March 12, 2024
Under the MOU, Suncor is progressing early stage technical and commercial feasibility assessments to determine the quality and quantity of economically recoverable mineable ore on Lease 174C, which is FMFN Reserve Land.
March 01, 2024
MEG Energy Corp. said Chief Operating Officer Darlene Gates will succeed Derek Evans as the company’s new chief executive officer, making her the only woman to helm a major oil sands producer.
January 12, 2024
Total production jumped by 336,822 bpd to 4.16 MMbpd, the highest in data stretching back to 2010, according to the Alberta Energy Regulator’s website. Output over the first 11 months of the year averaged 3.79 MMbpd, versus 3.73 MMbpd for all of 2022, the data show.
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