Energy producer says the oil sands site will eventually produce 180,000 barrels of oil per day over multiple stages.
DCSG to replace conventional generation.
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.