Environmental boost saves energy, water, cuts CO2.
TAGD steps up as a game changer.
Anticipates produces 5,000 bbl/d with initial production in 2014.
Cost could be half steam-assisted gravity drainage.
Southern Pacific Resource Corp. is expanding its steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) project in Alberta’s Athabasca oil sands region.
MEG Energy is gearing up the regulatory process to build and operate a 120,000 barrel per day operation in Alberta’s Athabasca oil sands region.
Aecon Group has been awarded two contracts worth $132 million for fabrication and module assembly work for an un-named oil sands operator in Fort McMurray, Alta.
E-T Energy is getting $6.86 million in funding and will be working with Total E&P Canada Ltd. to field-test a less environmentally intrusive method of extracting hard to access bitumen from the Athabasca oil sands.
Connacher’s Algar facility, its second 10,000 bbl/d steam-assisted gravity drainage plant. Photo: Connacher Oil and Gas CALGARY: Connacher Oil and Gas Ltd.’s Algar steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) plant has sent its first load of diluted bitumen (dilbit) to market. A…