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The oil sands story (1960s, 1970s & 1980s) | Suncor

The 1960s is the birth of the company''s future. The U.S. parent company invests $250 million to establish the Great Canadian Oil Sands project in Fort McMurray. Some deem it "a daring venture into an unknown field" and "the biggest gamble in history". It is the largest, single private investment in Canada''s history.

The return of oil sands mining

 · The return of oil sands mining. Europe''s energy crisis, flowing from Russia''s war in Ukraine, has just sparked what could become one of …

The Canadian Oil Sands Disaster

 · This massive disaster is being carried out by Man, intentionally. Canadian oil sand mining is the largest industrial project on the face of the Earth, and the largest in human history. These oil sand projects make Canada the world''s 5th largest oil producer, and the USA''s number one foreign oil supplier. The scale of the collective oil sand ...

Sand mining: the global environmental crisis you''ve never …

 · From Cambodia to California, industrial-scale sand mining is causing wildlife to die, local trade to wither and bridges to collapse. T imes are good for Fey Wei Dong. A …

Oil Sands News

The latest news on oil sands mines and properties, mining companies and oil sands prices. News Markets Intelligence Careers Education Buyer''s Guide Newsletter Sign In …

Oil Sands Reclamation in Canada: The Facts

 · Canada Action Canada''s oil sands have long been in the limelight but for all the wrong reasons. For example, not many people know about the oil sands'' world-class reclamation requirements that, in some instances, have seen open-pit mines transform into grazing pastures where now over 300 bison live and roam. Why don''t…

Devon launches its own mobile sand mine to cut fracing costs

 · David Wethe 5/4/2022. (Bloomberg) — Devon Energy Corp., one of the biggest oil explorers in the Permian Basin, is getting into the sand business to combat rising costs. The Oklahoma City-based ...

Oil sands mining majors announce new Net Zero Initiative with fuel switching, electrification & modular reactors on the agenda

 · Collaboration between industry and government will be critical to progressing the Oil Sands Pathways to Net Zero vision and achieving Canada''s climate goals. The Pathways vision is anchored by a major Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) trunkline connected to a carbon sequestration hub to enable multi-sector ''tie-in'' projects for expanded emissions …

Oil Sands Mining

In 2020, oil sands mining used 279 million m 3 of nonsaline water (32 per cent of all nonsaline water allocated for oil sands mining) to produce 604 million BOE. For each BOE produced, oil sands mining used 2.9 barrels of nonsaline water (see the following figure). After increasing from 2015 to 2018, nonsaline water use intensity declined in ...

Alberta, Canada''s oil sands is the world''s most destructive oil …

 · The oil sands industry has been very destructive to the environment and our communities in the region, says Eriel Tchekwie Deranger, executive director of Indigenous Climate Action, an indigenous ...

Kimberley sand mine attracts Chinese funding and jobs if Foreign Investment Review Board agrees

 · A $479 million mineral sands mine in the west Kimberley is ready to begin construction if a Chinese buy-in is permitted It promises 200 ongoing local jobs, $700 million in royalties, and $2 ...

Company behind proposed Manitoba frack sand mine …

 · A controversial Manitoba development that would extract silica sand for use in major fracking operations has been delayed after costs became too high. The company behind the proposed massive frack ...

Strategic Investigation of the Jackpine Mine Expansion Dispute in the Alberta Oil Sands

the development of oil sands projects. It is expected that oil sands activities could create a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) benefit of as much as $885 billion, and a total government revenue of $123 billion between 2000 and 2020 (Timilsina et al., 2005). It is also

A Matter of Fact: Canada''s oil sands can have a prosperous and environmentally responsible future

 · Canada''s oil sands projects are competitive with US tight oil or shale oil, which thanks to fracking technology has dramatically increased US oil production. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, as of March 2020, tight oil producers reported the break-even price of benchmark West Texas Intermediate for new wells in the Permian Basin ranged from US$46 …

Canada Oil-Sands Plan Collapses Over Politics and …

 · Feb. 24, 2020. A major effort to expand development of Canada''s oil sands has collapsed shortly before a deadline for government approval, undone by investor concerns over oil''s future and the ...

Oil Sands Reclamation in Canada: 22 Facts

 · Oil sands land reclamation is defined as " the process of attempting to return land used for oil sands mining back to its original, natural state. " The Government of Alberta requires operators to reclaim 100 per cent of the land after the oil sands have been extracted. Land reclamation in the oil sands starts long before any in-situ wells ...

Canada Oil-Sands Plan Collapses Over Politics and Economics

 · Feb. 24, 2020. A major effort to expand development of Canada''s oil sands has collapsed shortly before a deadline for government approval, undone by investor concerns over oil''s future and the ...

Indigenous groups say Big Oil''s pollution threatens their existence in Canadian forest

 · The companies'' energy-hungry extraction of the tar sands in Alberta has made the oil and gas sector Canada''s largest source of greenhouse gas emissions. Huge trucks, some filled with oil sand ...

An Unsettling Truth: The Looming Liability of Alberta''s Oil Sands Mines

 · Since Alberta''s first oil sands mining operation in 1967, the oil sands have provided significant economic benefits. Today, Alberta is home to nine active oil sands mines which account for approximately 50 percent of production from our oil sands, with the remaining 50 percent coming from in-situ operations.

sand mining: Government launches Sand Mining Framework …

 · The Sand Mining Framework was launched by Union Minister of Mines Narendra Singh Tomar at the third National Conclave on Mines & Minerals here in New Delhi. To help states deal with the sand mining issues, including demand supply deficit and illegal extraction, the government today launched a framework prepared after intensive consultations with all …

Teck drops C$20.6 billion oil sands Frontier project, to take writedown | Reuters

 · Canadian miner Teck Resources Ltd has withdrawn an application to build its C$20.6 billion ($15.7 billion) Frontier oil sands mine in Alberta, days before the federal government ...

A Tale Of Two Cleanups: Oil Sands Vs Mining

 · Alberta oil sands cleanup plans were a Ponzi scheme. They were going to use future high-priced oil profits to pay for future cleanup. But Canada''s crude was selling recently for …

Athabasca Oil Sands

Perhaps nowhere is growth easier to see than at the Athabasca Oil Sands in Alberta, Canada. It is the world''s largest oil sands deposit, with a capacity to produce 174.5 billion barrels of oil—2.5 million barrels of oil per day for 186 years. Where oil sands are close to the surface, they are extracted in large open pit mines.

sand mining: Big blow for state govt as courts give no relief in sand mining ban | Jaipur News

 · JAIPUR: It was a double whammy for the state government in the sand mining case on Friday. While the Supreme Court refused to give any relief to the state government on sand mining ban, the ...

Oil Sands Reclamation in Canada: 22 Facts

 · Canada''s oil sands have long been in the limelight but for all the wrong reasons. For example, not many people know about the oil sands'' world-class reclamation requirements that, in some instances, have seen open-pit mines transform into grazing pastures where now over 300 bison live and roam. Why don''t we…

Canada''s Alberta temporarily tweaks environmental liability for oil sands mines …

 · Alberta holds just under C$1 billion ($822.37 million) in security for oil sands mines. ($1 = 1.2160 Canadian dollars) (Reporting by Nia Williams; Editing by Dan Grebler)

China vows crackdown on sand mining on Yangtze | Reuters

 · SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has launched a crackdown on illegal sand mining operations on the Yangtze river, which have made large parts of central China more vulnerable to drought. Excessive sand ...

Viewpoint: Canada''s oil sands set for liftoff in 2022

 · Cenovus and Suncor will also be boosting their capital expenditures by about 20pc to C$7.5bn ($6bn) in 2022, a gain that would mark a turning point after a multi-year slump in Canada''s crude sector that especially hit oil sands producers. An expected investment of C$9bn in 2021 would signal the first increase in capital spending in the Canadian ...

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Government launches Sand Mining Framework

 · To help states deal with the issue of sand mining, including demand-supply deficit and illegal extraction, the government on Tuesday launched a framework prepared after intensive consultations ...

Oil-sand mining coming?

 · Oil-sand mining coming? Sean Douglas. Thursday 4 October 2018. THE Government''s plans to extract oil from tar sands at La Brea has raised the ire of local environmentalist Gary Aboud and former energy minister Carolyn Seepersad-Bachan. On Wednesday Newsday published an advertisement titled: "Request for proposal: Development …

A Matter of Fact: Oil sands production and greenhouse gas emissions

 · Together, Canadian Natural Resources, Suncor, Imperial and Cenovus are responsible for more than 75 per cent of current oil sands production and, as such, the vast majority of Canadian oil production. Suncor has set a target to reduce its GHG intensity by 30 per cent by 2030 compared to 2014. ...

Canada''s oil sands industry is taking a big hit

 · In Canada, the premier of the oil-rich province of Alberta urged Ottawa to retaliate against Washington. Halting construction of the Keystone XL pipeline will by no means kill Canada''s oil sands industry: Production hit a record high in November. But it will make it harder for companies to profit from developing the world''s third-largest ...

Oil sands mining majors announce new Net Zero Initiative with …

 · Collaboration between industry and government will be critical to progressing the Oil Sands Pathways to Net Zero vision and achieving Canada''s climate goals. The Pathways vision is anchored by a major Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) trunkline connected to a carbon sequestration hub to enable multi-sector ''tie-in'' projects for expanded emissions …