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Kearl Mine

Kearl Mine

OPERATOR: IMPERIAL OIL

Start-up: 2013
Status: Operating
Capacity: 220,000 bbl/day bitumen
Product: Diluted bitumen to market
Ownership: 71% Imperial Oil • 29% ExxonMobil

MINING STATISTICS
FACILITY
KEARL INITIAL
KEARL EXPANSION
START-UP
2013
2015
MINE LIFE
Four mining pits (E/W/N/S) across 6 leases:
2013 to 2060
MINING AREA
19,155 hectares
RESERVES
5.49 × 109 bbls (original)
5.38 × 109 bbls (est. remaining)
ORE QUALITY
11.3% bitumen • 18.5% fines
TV:BiP Ratio = 7.8
MINE FEED
10,000 t/h nominal
10,000 t/h nominal
2015 AVERAGE
10,754 t/h @ 11.9% bitumen

2016 MONTHLY AVERAGE PLANT FEED & BITUMEN GRADE


QUARTERLY AVERAGE PLANT FEED & BITUMEN GRADE



PROCESS PLANT

KEARL BITUMEN PRODUCTION FACILITY
FACILITY
KEARL INITIAL
KEARL EXPANSION
OPP
2 trains x 50% • 5,000 t/h/train
SPP Technology: Mix Box
2 trains x 50% • 5,000 t/h/train
SPP Technology: Wet Crushing
EXTRACTION
1 x 100%
Primary Separation Cell w/Middlings Recovery Circuit
1 x 100%
Primary Separation Cell w/Middlings Recovery Circuit
FROTH TREATMENT
High Temperature Paraffinic (PFT) w/FSU
High Temperature Paraffinic (PFT) w/FSU
UTILITIES
Stand-alone utilities plant


PRODUCT
FACILITY
KEARL INITIAL
KEARL EXPANSION
PRODUCT
partially de-asphalted diluted bitumen sold to market
CRUDE STREAM
Kearl Lake Blend (KDB)
SPECS
API 21-22° • 3.9% sulphur
CAPACITY
110,000 bbl/day
110,000 bbl/day
2015 AVERAGE
167,723 bbl/day @ 87% bitumen recovery

2016 MONTHLY AVERAGE BITUMEN PRODUCTION & RECOVERY


QUARTERLY AVERAGE BITUMEN PRODUCTION & RECOVERY



PIPELINES
PIPELINES
PRODUCT
CONDENSATE
NAME
Woodland Pipeline
Polaris Condensate Pipeline
OPERATOR
Enbridge
Inter Pipeline
DIMENSIONS
36" Ø • 140 km
12" Ø • 454 km
SUPPLY
Kearl Tank Farm
Fort Saskatchewan, AB
TERMINAL
Cheecham Terminal • Fort McMurray, AB
Kearl Tank Farm
UPDATED: FEB 27, 2017
SITE MAP: PROJECTS / MINING / KEARL MINE
SOURCES:
IMPERIAL OIL • OPERATIONS: KEARL
IMPERIAL OIL • 2016 CORPORATE OVERVIEW
IMPERIAL OIL • 2016 INVESTOR DAY PRESENTATION • SEP 2016
IMPERIAL OIL • KEARL OIL SANDS PROJECT: PROJECT DESCRIPTION • JUL 2005
REGULATORY FILINGS:
AER • DECISION 2007-013: APPROVAL OF THE KEARL OIL SANDS PROJECT • FEB 2007
IMPERIAL OIL • KEARL OIL SANDS PROJECT: MANAGEMENT PROCESS • JUL 2005
GOLDER ASSOCIATES • KEARL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT • JUL 2005
TAILINGS MANAGEMENT:
IMPERIAL OIL • KEARL OIL SANDS: 2016 TAILINGS PLAN • NOV 2016
IMPERIAL OIL • KEARL OIL SANDS: 2013 ANNUAL TAILINGS PLAN • SEP 2012
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