oil sands and heavy oil technologies 2014

Enhanced oil recovery techniques for heavy oil and ...

2019-4-1 · In Canada, almost all of the heavy oil and oil sands deposits lie in Alberta, as shown in Fig. 1(a). In Venezuela, these oil resources mainly lie parallel to the northern bank of the Orinoco River and extend from east to west along the Orinoco petroleum belt, as shown in Fig. 1(b) . Effective development of these heavy oil and bitumen resources ...

Proceedings of the oil sands and heavy oil …

This conference provided a forum for oil sands industry leaders to review the current and future state of technology in this frontier environment. Presentations were delivered by key personnel involved in groundbreaking projects with a renewed focus on oil sands te

Canada''s Oil Sands

2014-11-10 · 2014 P. AGE . 3 . 2. Oil Sands Resources and Reserves . Oil sands are a mixture of sand and other rock materials that contain crude bitumen (extra-heavy non-conventional crude oil). Oil sands are composed of approximately 80-85 percent sand, clay and other mineral matter, 5-10 weight percent water, and anywhere from 1-18 weight percent crude ...

Oil Sands Recovery

2021-5-20 · systems and technologies, which help manage the wells. Several cold EOR production methods offer recovery options for heavy oil: Waterflood One of the simplest EOR methods is waterflood-water injection. It is used to drive a front of heavy oil from one vertical wells towards another vertical producing well. Oil Sands Recovery - Production ...

oil sands and heavy oil technologies 2014 super …

Oil Sands and Heavy Oil: Origin and Exploitation. Oil Sands and Heavy Oil: Origin and Exploitation INTRODUCTION Output from Alberta''s oil sands bitumen reserves, the world''s third-largest proven crude oil deposit, is expected to reach 2.3 million barrels (bbl) per day in 2015, an increase of 26% over production in 2012, and then rise

Abstract: Exploiting the Natural Variation in Fluid ...

2014-3-19 · Exploiting the natural variation in fluid properties in heavy oil and oil sands reservoirs: Geochemical fingerprinting supporting well placement. Barry Bennett, Gushor Inc.,Bay #2 925 – 30th Street NE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. [email protected] . and . Magda Ciulavu, Husky Energy Inc. 707 – 8th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Summary

The future of oil: unconventional fossil fuels ...

2014-1-13 · Unlike oil sands and extra-heavy oil, tight oil requires no processing other than conventional refining. A key characteristic of all but the tight self-sourcing reservoirs is that their development is energy intensive and requires substantial capital investment and …

Comparing Venezuelan and Canadian Heavy Oil and Tar …

2014-3-3 · Comparing Venezuelan and Canadian Heavy Oil and Tar Sands M.B. Dusseault PRISM Production Technologies Inc. This paper is to be presented at the Petroleum Society''s Canadian International Petroleum Conference 2001, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 12 – 14, 2001. Discussion of this paper is invited and may be presented at the meeting if filed ...

Upgrading Oilsands Bitumen and Heavy Oil: Gray, …

Upgrading Oilsands Bitumen and Heavy Oil Paperback – Oct. 1 2014. Upgrading Oilsands Bitumen and Heavy Oil. Paperback – Oct. 1 2014. by Murray R. Gray (Author) 5.0 out of 5 stars. 1 rating. See all formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price.

Natural Bitumen (Tar Sands) and Heavy Oil

2017-1-16 · 1. Natural Bitumen (Tar Sands) and Heavy Oil In addition to conventional petroleum, there are two other materials that offer some relief to the potential shortfalls in the supply of liquid fuels and other products. These (a) heavy oil, found in various reservoirs, and (b) …

Abstract: The Geochemical Toolboxto MonitoringThermal ...

2014-7-2 · of heavy oil and oil sands. A case study from the Alberta basin is shown to demonstrate the approach based on geochemical proxies in combination with geochemistry baseline studies to monitor thermal recovery operations of oil sands. Introduction The world oil inventory is dominated by heavy oil and oil sand bitumens generated almost entirely by

Oil Sands and Heavy Oil Technologies | Oil & Gas …

Oil Sands and Heavy Oil Technologies Jul 20th, 2010 Jul 22nd, 2010. Calgary, Alberta. ... Aker BP ASA and partners started production from Gråsel oil and gas field in the Skarv area, about 210 km ...

Comparing Venezuelan and Canadian Heavy Oil and Tar …

2014-3-3 · 1 PAPER 2001-061 Comparing Venezuelan and Canadian Heavy Oil and Tar Sands M.B. Dusseault PRISM Production Technologies Inc. This paper is to be presented at the Petroleum Society''s Canadian International Petroleum Conference 2001, Calgary, Alberta,

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Heavy Oil Quantification Using Nuclear Magnetic …

2014-12-8 · Heavy Oil Quantification Using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Elemental Spectroscopy Technologies in McMurray Formation, Mannville ... which contains the Athabasca oil sands bitumen deposit, covers about 46800 square kilometers at an average thickness of 60 meters. ... The total heavy oil saturation of one of the five studied wells is compared ...

Oil Sands Technologies 2015, Oil Sands & Heavy Oil ...

2015-7-24 · Oil Sands Technologies 2015 is organized by PennWell - Oil Sands & Heavy Oil Technologies in at held from 24-Jul-2015 to 26-Jul-2015

Abstract: The Geochemical Toolboxto MonitoringThermal ...

2014-7-2 · Abstract: The Geochemical Toolboxto MonitoringThermal Recovery Operations in Oil Sands and Heavy Oil Reservoirs; #90187 (2014) Author N. Marcano, B. Bennett, and S. Larter

EMD Oil (Tar) Sands Committee

2013-5-18 · EMD Oil (Tar) Sands Technical Sessions, Publications, and other Products Heavy oil conferences and workshops scheduled in 2013-2014 Selected References Appendices A. Chapter List – Frances J. Hein, Dale Leckie, Steve Larter, and John R. Suter, eds., 2013, Heavy-Oil and Oil-Sand Petroleum Systems in Alberta and

Heavy Oils and Oil Sands: Global Distribution and …

2018-12-4 · heavy-oil resources, following the previous assessment undertaken in 2011. However, not all areas potentially rich in heavy oil and oil sands were assessed. According to the assessment results, global in-place resources of heavy oil and oil sands in known accumulations comprise 991.18 billion tonnes and 501.26 billion tonnes respectively,

Study No. 143 July 2014

2020-5-6 · oil), oil sands production is now the largest oil source in Alberta at 761 million barrels in 2013 (compared to 213 million barrels for crude oil). 1 1 Alberta Energy Regulator ST98 (2014).

Oil sands, another source of energy

2014-10-20 · Oil sands are becoming a source of energy which is driving the oil and gas industry to explore different technologies for processing and transporting heavy oil. The potential recovery of crude oil from oil sands is close to 1,2 billion barrels worldwide, as it is shown on the map below:

Clean Technology Innovations for Oil Sands and …

2021-7-3 · Acceleware is a Canadian innovator of clean-tech enhanced heavy oil recovery technology and a developer of software solutions for the oil industry. Acceleware is part of a larger computing industry trend towards parallel processing via multi-core and massively-parallel GPU hardware and software architectures.

Oil Sands and Heavy Oil Technologies 2014(Calgary)

Oil Sands: GHG Emissions - US

Exploration and production practice of oil sands in ...

2020-3-12 · Oil sands are characterized by shallow burial and extremely high viscosity, whose exploration technologies and production methods are quite different from that of conventional oil and gas. Oil sands with the largest reserve scale and best quality in China are developed in Fengcheng area of Junggar Basin. This paper presents the forming conditions and enrichment rules of oil sands …

Seasonality and the heavy oil discount | Oil Sands …

2014-8-22 · In the past 4 years, the heavy oil discount was found to peak in mid to late winter - more specifically, February 2011, March 2012, February 2013 and December 2013. Price differentials as high as 40$ have been observed in the past few years, which is particularly undesirable for Canadian oil producers. The 2014 winter heavy oil discount will ...

Oil Sands: GHG Emissions

2  · Extracting bitumen and other heavy crude oil requires more energy than the production of lighter and more accessible forms of crude oil. This tends to make heavy oil production more emissions-intensive per barrel of oil produced. The oil sands contributed about 9.3 percent of Canada''s total GHG emissions in 2014, which is equal to approximately 0.1 percent of global emissions. Footnote 1

Chapter 1. Heavy Oil and Tar Sand Bitumen

2016-4-21 · 6 Introduction to Enhanced Recovery Methods for Heavy Oil and Tar Sands By 1910, significant oil fields had been discovered in Canada, the Dutch East Indies (1885, in Sumatra), Iran, (1908, in Masjed Soleiman), Venezuela, and Mexico, which were being developed at an industrial level.

Oil Sands and Heavy Oil Technologies 2013(Calgary)

The Oil Sands and Heavy Oil Technologies conference will cover the full spectrum of technologies crucial to production, processing, and environmental remediation, with plenary sessions on nontechnical issues and specific projects. The exhibition will include key players in the industry displaying the latest technologies and products.

USGS Fact Sheet 70-03: Heavy Oil and Natural …

Although variously defined, the upper limit for heavy oil has been set at 22° API gravity and a viscosity of 100 cP. Extra-heavy oil is that portion of heavy oil having an API gravity of less than 10°. Natural bitumen, also called tar sands or oil sands, shares the attributes of heavy oil but is yet more dense and viscous. Natural bitumen …

Oil Sands Water Conference and Workshops 2014

2017-10-11 · Oil Sands Water Conference and Workshops 2014 Shaw Conference Centre • Edmonton, Alberta • March 11-13, 2014 Cosia Continuing Conrad tradition Achieving and measuring oil sands water management performance improvement through strategic planning, research, technology deployment and operational excellence.

Canadian Oil Sands: Life-Cycle Assessments of …

2016-10-21 · Canadian oil sands crudes "are more GHG-intensive than the other heavy crudes they would replace or displace in U.S. refineries, and emit an estimated 17% more GHGs on a life-cycle basis than the average barrel of crude oil refined in