announced it would "reduce the pace of field construction" on its oil sand
project near the Book Cliffs outside of Vernal.
* The slack from Western investors in oil sand
developments could be picked up by Asian companies eager to secure oil supply for the energy-hungry region.
By using a combination of unique materials to construct the truck body in combination with design, the company eliminated the problem of oil sand
sticking in the truck body and at the same time breaks down the oil sands
loaf as the truck body dumps.
Actual, as well as projected, capacity expansion may not be enough to keep up with Canada's projected increase in oil sand
production, especially if the investment climate continues not to warrant expansions to include upgrades for heavy oil processing.
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And there were representatives from affected indigenous Canadian communities at the meeting, who made a plea for a moratorium on further projects on the oil sand
fields until further research is conducted into health risks to the local community.
To the readers of Oil Shale were the challenges in bitumen production from Canadian oil sand
IEO2003 projects that Canadian oil sand
production in the reference case will increase to more than 2.2m b/d by 2025.
Albian Sands Energy is the latest company to enter into oil sand
Beneath the windswept soil of the Canadian province of Alberta lies an unlikely-looking treasure, It is a thick, viscid mixture of bitumen, sand, clay, and water called oil sand
that resembles asphalt to the untrained eye.
The shameless boosterism of the Alberta media, spurred on by an oil industry public relations onslaught touting the myriad benefits Alberta society will reap from the oil sands
, has created a climate of near hysteria.
Cenovus Energy has been operating its oil sands
facilities at reduced production rates and is storing excess barrels in its reservoirs in response to wider than normal light-heavy price differentials and recent pipeline capacity constraints as well as the slow pace of the ramp-up in crude-by-rail export capacity in Alberta.