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Muskeg River

Muskeg River

OPERATOR: CNRL

Start-up: 2002
Status: Operating
Capacity: 155,000 bbl/day bitumen
Product: Diluted bitumen to offsite upgrader
Ownership: 70% CNRL • 20% Chevron • 10% Shell

MINING STATISTICS
FACILITY
MUSKEG RIVER MINE
START-UP
2002
MINE LIFE1
Muskeg River + West Mine Extension: 2002 to 2025
Lease 90: 2010 to 2029
Sharkbite: 2022 to 2033
MINING AREA1
13,581 hectares
RESERVES1
5.58 × 109 bbls (original)
1.99 × 109 bbls (est. remaining)
ORE QUALITY
11.4% bitumen
TV:BiP Ratio = 7.0
MINE FEED
14,000 t/h nominal
2015 AVERAGE
8,134 t/h @ 11.6% bitumen

2017 MONTHLY AVERAGE PLANT FEED & BITUMEN GRADE


QUARTERLY AVERAGE PLANT FEED & BITUMEN GRADE



PROCESS PLANT

MUSKEG RIVER BITUMEN PRODUCTION FACILITY
FACILITY
MUSKEG RIVER MINE
ORE PREP
3 trains x 50% • 7,000 t/h/train
SPP Technology: Rotary Breakers
EXTRACTION
2 trains x 50%
Primary Separation Cell w/Middlings + Tailings Bitumen Recovery Circuits
FROTH TREATMENT
Low-Temperature Paraffinic (PFT) w/Froth Settlers
UTILITIES
Stand-alone utilities & power plant


PRODUCT
FACILITY
MUSKEG RIVER MINE
PRODUCT
partially de-asphalted bitumen + 30% solvent pipelined to Scotford Upgrader
SPECS
< 0.5% water + solids
CAPACITY
155,000 bbl/day
2015 AVERAGE
126,919 bbl/day
89% bitumen recovery

2017 MONTHLY AVERAGE BITUMEN PRODUCTION & RECOVERY


QUARTERLY AVERAGE BITUMEN PRODUCTION & RECOVERY



PIPELINES
PIPELINE2
PRODUCT
SOLVENT
NAME
Corridor Pipeline
OPERATOR
Inter Pipeline
DIMENSIONS
42" Ø • 510 km
12" Ø • 510 km
SOURCE
Muskeg River Mine
Scotford Upgrader
TERMINAL
Scotford Upgrader
Muskeg River Mine
UPDATED: OCT 26, 2017
SITE MAP: PROJECTS / MINING / MUSKEG RIVER
NOTES:
1 REFLECTS BOTH MUSKEG RIVER AND JACKPINE MINES
2 PIPELINES SERVE BOTH BOTH MUSKEG RIVER & JACKPINE
SOURCES:
SHELL • ATHABASCA OIL SANDS PROJECT
CHEVRON • OIL SANDS
REGULATORY FILINGS:
SHELL • APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL OF THE MUSKEG RIVER MINE EXPANSION PROJECT VOLUME 1: PROJECT DESCRIPTION • APR 2005
AER • ERCB DECISION 99-2: MUSKEG RIVER MINE APPLICATION • FEB 1999
UNIV OF ALBERTA • MUSKEG RIVER MINE PROJECT: APPLICATION • 1997
TAILINGS MANAGEMENT:
SHELL • MUSKEG RIVER MINE: FLUID TAILINGS MANAGEMENT REPORT • OCT 2016
SHELL • MUSKEG RIVER MINE: ANNUAL TAILINGS MANAGEMENT PLAN 2013 • OCT 2012
SHELL • MUSKEG RIVER MINE DEDICATED DISPOSAL AREA PLAN FOR IN-PIT CELL 1 • NOV 2010
SHELL • ERCB DIRECTIVE 074 SUBMISSION • SEP 2009
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