PROJECT DATA • ENERGY STATISTICS • TECHNICAL GUIDES

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Simple, intuitive and informative. A comprehensive guide to the Alberta oil sands with a view to global markets.
 

PROJECT DATA



Maps and operating data for commercial oil sands operations, refineries and Canadian energy infrastructure:

  • Throughput, capacity, performance and key design parameters for all bitumen production plants and upgraders
  • Operating data, expenditures and expansion plans for mining and in-situ facilities
  • Location, capacity and production profile of Canadian refineries
  • List of key storage terminals, crude-by-rail loading facilities, oil sands work camps, aerodomes and pipeline infrastructure in Western Canada.

ENERGY STATISTICS



Canadian, US and international oil & gas prices, production, trade flows, consumption, inventories and reserves:

  • Daily and monthly average oil prices, including West Texas Intermediate, Brent, Western Canadian Select, Canadian Light and Edmonton condensate
  • Daily natural gas prices, including Henry Hub and AECO "C"
  • Canadian crude oil production by province and trade flows
  • US oil production, inventories and imports
  • North American crude-by-rail statistics
  • World oil supply, demand, inventories and reserves.

TECHNICAL GUIDES



A technical guide for the Alberta oil sands, from the physical properties of bitumen to the production of crude oil:

  • Overview of geological formations and the physical and chemical properties of bitumen
  • How bitumen is produced from mined oil sands and extracted in-situ
  • Tailings directives, land reclamation technics and key environmental metrics
  • Bitumen products derived from the oil sands
  • Properties of Western Canadian Select and other heavy oil streams
  • Bitumen upgrading technology.
THE OIL SANDS WEEKLY

Our flagship weekly newsletter published every weekend. Energy news, oil markets and context. Analysis of the week's most important domestic and international events affecting Canadian energy markets:

  • Updates from the Canadian energy patch and relevant economic data
  • Global supply and demand news and impacts on energy commodities
  • Weekly closing oil prices, including WTI, Brent, Western Canadian Select and Canadian Light
  • North American inventories, production and trade flows
  • Performance of Canadian and global energy sector stocks, earnings releases, currencies and equity markets
  • Site updates, articles of interest and a weekly round up of industry reports you may have missed.

FOUNDERS

Anna M. Giove, P.Eng.
CHIEF TECHNICAL EDITOR
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Anna is a graduate of McGill University and has worked in the oil sands for almost 15 years. She has taken on many challenging roles on several mega-projects and provides a technical perspective on the oil sands.

Tony Sciarrabba, P.Eng.
ENERGY MARKET ANALYST
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Tony has a background in mineral processing and has worked as a Froth Treatment specialist in the oil sands for over 10 years. He has a passion for finance and provides unique insights into global energy markets.


SERVICES

CONSULTANCY

We offer a full range of consultancy services for the energy sector, from concept development to debottlenecking of existing facilities. If we're not able to assist you, we can certainly direct you to someone who can. Please contact us for details.

MARKETING

Got a product, technology or service you'd like to share with the oil sands community? We can help spread the word. Send us a brief description and we'll forward back a plan to help promote your business.


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