Bitumen and Heavy Oil Upgraders

Bitumen and Heavy Oil Upgraders

NO.
FACILITY
START-UP
FEEDSTOCK
SCO CAPACITY
(bbl/day)1
CANADIAN NATURAL RESOURCES LTD.
6
Horizon
2009
bitumen
250,000
CCRL
40
NewGrade Upgrader
1988
heavy oil
49,000
CNOOC
9
Long Lake
2008 6
bitumen
58,500
HUSKY ENERGY
15
Lloydminster
1992
heavy oil + bitumen
80,000
NORTH WEST REDWATER PARTNERSHIP
21
Sturgeon Refinery
Est. Q4/19
bitumen
50,000 2
SHELL CANADA
27
Scotford
2003
bitumen
255,000
SUNCOR ENERGY
35
Upgrader 1&2
1967
bitumen
357,000
SYNCRUDE
38
Mildred Lake & UE1
1978
bitumen
350,000
TOTAL UPGRADING CAPACITY (OPERATING)
1,341,000

2019 YTD SCO PRODUCTION BY OPERATOR
thousand bbl/day 3/4 • data by AER

2019 MONTHLY SCO PRODUCTION
thousand bbl/day 4 • data by AER

ANNUAL SCO PRODUCTION
thousand bbl/day 4 • data by AER

BITUMEN UPGRADING CAPACITY IN ALBERTA
thousand bbl/day 4/5 • data by CAPP & AER

TOTAL BITUMEN UPGRADING EXPENDITURES
billion dollars • data by CAPP
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UPDATED: OCT 23, 2019
SITE MAP: PROJECTS / UPGRADERS
NOTES: 1 BARRELS OF SYNTHETIC CRUDE OIL (SCO) PER CALENDAR DAY
2 CURRENTLY UNDER COMMISSIONING; PRODUCES DIESEL + VGO
3 GROSS PRODUCTION
4 OPERATING ONLY (LONG LAKE EXCLUDED POST-2016)
5 BARRELS OF BITUMEN FEED TO UPGRADER
6 IDLED IN FEBRUARY 2016
Thermal In-Situ Facilities

Thermal In-Situ Facilities

Canadian Refineries

Canadian Refineries