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CONTENTS HEAVY OIL & OILSANDS GUIDEBOOK & DIRECTORY V

DEPARTMENTS 9 Welcome

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from the Canadian Heavy Oil Association

INDUSTRY 26 Different yet the same Canada’s oilsands projects are all unique, but they add up to a combined commitment

11 Welcome

from the Government of Alberta

28 O  perating project profiles

12 Welcome

from the Government of Saskatchewan

Mining, in situ, and upgraders

62 Projects under construction 63 Emerging players 66 Project status listing

15 Editors’ note:

Sustainable, measured development

16 Upcoming events 18 Introduction:

Operating and proposed installations and export pipelines

Ten highlights looking back at 2009, and ten things to watch for in 2010

138 Glossary 142 Industry statistics

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ENVIRONMENT 78 Emissions omission

Yes, Canada’s oilsands operations are a growing source of greenhouse gas. But how do they compare with other parts of the world?

82 Taking aim at tailings

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 perators scramble to develop O technologies to clean up the oilsands’ toxic waste


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People 87 Ten individuals at the heart of the issues

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Research 126 Unlocking the prize Bitumen carbonate pilots aim to define viable extraction techwnologies

128 Bringing upgrading to the reservoir

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New in situ research centre opens at University of Calgary

Community

131 Heavy gains

110 On the ground in the oilsands city

Companies pilot new tertiary technologies to improve heavy oil recovery

Surveying the population of Fort McMurray about their community and the industry that supports it

134 In situ evolution New, more efficient technologies aim to lessen environmental impacts of oilsands extraction

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Upgrading 118 Downgraded? Alberta-based upgraders were once considered essential to the oilsands. Now their future is up in the air.

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Directory 148 Networking 154 Producers 159 Service & Supply

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Message from Tracy Grills, P. Eng 2009-10 President Canadian Heavy Oil Association

F R O M

T H E

C A N A D I A N

H E A V Y

O I L

A S S O C I AT I O N

Welcome to the fifth edition of the Heavy Oil and Oilsands Guidebook and Directory. The Canadian Heavy Oil Association (CHOA) welcomes again the opportunity to collaborate with JuneWarren-Nickle’s Energy Group and its industry advisory team to prepare this very important publication. Each year the guidebook evolves and improves, and this year is no exception. The guidebook provides a snapshot of the issues and challenges faced by the industry, and profiles a collection of key people dealing with those issues. Over the past three years, the oilsands industry has gone from boom times, with labour and staff shortages, to recession, where many projects were placed on hold. Now in 2010, we as an industry are looking at a more balanced market, with projects being pulled off the shelf, dusted off, and put back on the table. Construction costs have seen declines of up to 30 per cent in some cases, making projects more viable. The heavy to light oil differential is low, making in situ operations more profitable, but squeezing the margins for upgraders. Our industry can expect to enjoy a more stable workforce for an extended period. The outlook for future energy demand, and improving exploitation technology, has given our industry tremendous confidence in its future. In spite of the sudden economic challenges we experienced over the last year or so, the industry is looking ahead to the recovery that has started. Sustained development of technology will be key to enduring success, and we should look forward to investments in technology for sustained productivity growth. There is a growing need for education as the environmental agenda continues to mount, much of it fuelled by distortion and misinformation. This issue of the Heavy Oil and Oilsands Guidebook and Directory puts a strong focus on the environment. It examines some of the commonly held beliefs about the impacts of our industry, sorting out what is fact, what is fiction, and building a foundation for the evolving role of the CHOA to provide objective, reliable information about the industry and its impact in a global context. Carbon capture and storage (CCS) will play an increasing role in how our industry addresses the important issue of emissions. This publication takes a look at the current status of CCS in Canada, examining issues such as where CO2 will be stored, what technologies are being developed to capture it, and how the system might impact the public. Evolving carbon trading systems and regulation will provide a framework for creating value from CO2 management, which will be an important factor in turning a challenge into opportunity, and creating a platform for reducing emissions in the global context. This publication outlines how these systems can work. It is an exciting year for the industry. With expectations tempered by the recent economic downturn and current recovery cycle, future prospects are perhaps brighter than ever. We can look forward to a recovery with a combination of growth and stability that industry has not enjoyed for some time.

Tracy Grills, P. Eng 2009-10 President Canadian Heavy Oil Association

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Message from the Honourable Ron Liepert Minister of Energy Government of Alberta

F R O M

T H E

G O V E R N M E N T

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A L B E R TA

Heavy oil and oilsands resources are critical to Alberta’s energy mix and important drivers of economic prosperity. Many Albertans and Alberta communities owe their livelihoods and economic success, either directly or indirectly, to this industry. The mining and oil and gas extraction sector directly employs 146,900 Albertans. According to the Canadian Energy Research Institute, one job in the oil and gas sector is supported by two jobs in other support industries such as hotels and restaurants, and those support industries are supported by 1.7 jobs in other industries. The past year was a challenging one for Alberta. After a period of exceptional growth in previous years, the global economic downturn and plummeting energy prices in early 2009 left a mark, and significantly decreased industry activity. Alberta today is focused on a strong recovery for our economy and the long-term prosperity of our province. A return to economic growth globally and renewed demand for oil products, combined with greatly reduced costs for labour and materials, makes Alberta a great place to invest and do business. This year, renewed growth in the oil sector will position Alberta to lead the country out of the recession. The Alberta government has and will respond to challenges and opportunities in the oil sector. In partnership with industry and the investment community, the Competitiveness Review will make sure Alberta remains a desired place for business to invest and operate. We will also be working closely with industry to define the details and market design of bitumen royalty-in-kind, as we seek to encourage local markets for bitumen through additional upgraders and refineries in our province. Moving forward, Alberta has in place oilsands and provincial energy strategies to address long-term environmental and social challenges, while optimizing economic opportunities. Alberta will be ready as growth returns. Alberta’s $2-billion Carbon Capture and Storage Fund is advancing technology that will support hydrocarbon fuel use as clean and environmentally sustainable. We will continue to take actions that will help make Alberta a global energy leader that is recognized as a world-class energy supplier, energy technology champion, and responsible energy consumer and environmental citizen. As Alberta’s Minister of Energy, I look forward to working together with industry and all Albertans in building a prosperous energy future.

Honourable Ron Liepert Minister of Energy Government of Alberta

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As Saskatchewan’s Minister of Enterprise, I welcome the opportunity to help promote our province’s robust and dynamic oil industry and heavy oil resources in the fifth edition of the Heavy Oil and Oilsands Guidebook and Directory. Saskatchewan has undergone a remarkable period of growth and prosperity in the past several years, in spite of global economic challenges across the world. We are predicted to be Canada’s top province in economic growth in 2010 and 2011. To a significant extent, this economic performance is being driven by our energy sector. Saskatchewan is the second-largest oil producer in Canada—the fifth-largest among all American states and Canadian provinces. Our initial oil in place, the amount identified in underground reservoirs, is estimated at 43.3 billion barrels. This does not include anything from oilsands or oil shale, as these are not considered “conventional,” nor does it fully factor in Saskatchewan’s portion of the Bakken formation. Saskatchewan’s remaining recoverable reserves of conventional crude oil are estimated at approximately 1.2 billion barrels. Of this total, 611 million barrels are classified as heavy oil, with the remainder classified as medium and light. There is also an estimated 27,000 square kilometres with some degree of oilsands potential in northwestern Saskatchewan, and work continues on better defining this potential. Building on these assets are Saskatchewan’s leading research and technological advancements geared to finding ways to increase recoverable reserves. The Petroleum Technology Research Centre at Regina’s Innovation Place research park is leading our research into developing enhanced oil recovery (EOR) and CO2 storage technologies. Canada’s largest study of the potential for geological storage of CO2 is well underway in the Weyburn-Midale oilfields in southeastern Saskatchewan. The technology has attracted international attention and support for sequestering major greenhouse gases. The Saskatchewan Research Council, which helped design and implement the province’s first horizontal well project in 1987, continues to advance EOR technology such as thermal recovery. This is alongside the vast range of innovative and competitive work ceaselessly being carried out by businesses in the private sector. Along with royalty and tax reductions, we have changed regulations to reduce red tape, encourage activity, and support sound resource management. The Fraser Institute’s 2009 Global Petroleum Survey ranked Saskatchewan well ahead of its main competitors—Alberta and British Columbia—in terms of its investment climate for oil and gas exploration and production. To complement all of this, Saskatchewan possesses infrastructure; advanced technology; a positive overall business environment; and a government fully supportive of innovation, growth, and expansion. We welcome the growing interest that is being generated by these qualities and look forward to what we can build together in the days to come.

Honourable Ken Cheveldayoff Minister of Enterprise Minister Responsible for Trade Minister Responsible for SaskEnergy Government of Saskatchewan

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Sustainable, measured development Like green shoots pushing up through the snow, slowly…but oh so surely, activity is returning to Canada’s oilsands and heavy oil industry. Not that it really stopped. Yes, industry certainly felt the slowdown that was precipitated by the meltdown of the world’s economies and the crash in oil prices beginning in late 2008. And yes, the slowdown continues today. But there is a growing sense of optimism that the worst is over and that a more sustainable, measured pace of development is taking hold. In this fifth edition of the Heavy Oil and Oilsands Guidebook and Directory—an annual publication that showcases Canada’s heavy oil and oilsands industry, its triumphs, and the challenges ahead—you’ll learn about the key people, projects, technologies, and challenges that bear watching in the coming year. You can bet this year will be different than last. For one thing, operating costs have dropped by 13 per cent, according to the Canadian Energy Research Institute. Capital costs to construct new projects, meanwhile, declined by 15 per cent. These two points—coupled with higher oil prices—make it more attractive to invest in Canada again. Already we’ve seen some big announcements about oilsands projects in 2010. Don’t be surprised to hear about more as the year goes on. And be assured that with all the attention of late about the environmental challenges facing industry, you’ll hear more about how producers and suppliers are addressing those concerns. As described in this edition, oilsands companies recognize their environmental footprint and are committed to finding and implementing innovative solutions to manage development more sustainably and responsibly. Technology will play a vital role in greening the oilsands. Operators are pouring millions of dollars into tailings research and reclamation, and funding projects to help reduce natural gas and water use. Provincial and federal governments are contributing billions of dollars to develop carbon capture and storage solutions. Canada’s heavy oil wealth is needed around the world. These resources represent a reliable and stable source of crude. The oilsands will continue to be a vital contributor to American energy security and future supply, but the United States isn’t the only suitor interested in Alberta’s bitumen wealth. The Asian market, and China in particular, is central to leveraging the oilsands as a world-class play. PetroChina’s $1.9-billion acquisition of majority stakes in two projects planned by Athabasca Oil Sands Corp. was officially sanctioned by the federal government at the end of 2009. The deal is China’s largest investment to date in the oilsands. It probably won’t be the last. One cannot underestimate the importance of heavy oil and oilsands to a world with an unquenchable thirst for energy. This publication (as have previous editions) gives you an unparalleled inside look at the industry.

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PTAC 6th Annual Spring Water Forum ConocoPhillips Theatre Calgary, Alberta www.ptac.org

Environmental Law and Regulation in Alberta Carriage House Inn Calgary, Alberta www.canadianinstitute.com

PSAC Investment Symposium Calgary, Alberta www.psac.ca

APRIL 12-13 4th Annual Cap-And-Trade Forum St. Andrew’s Club and Conference Centre Toronto, Ontario www.insightinfo.com

APRIL 13-14 PSAC Spring Conference Capri Hotel and Convention Centre Red Deer, Alberta www.psac.ca

APRIL 19 Canadian Heavy Oil Association Slugging It Out XVIII Red and White Club, McMahon Stadium Calgary, Alberta www.choa.ab.ca

APRIL 19 -20 CERI 2010 Oil Conference The Fairmont Palliser Calgary, Alberta www.ceri.ca

APRIL 20 -21 Building Aboriginal Business Relationships Marriott Bloor Yorkville Toronto, Ontario www.canadianinstitute.com

APRIL 27-28 Oil Tech The Westin Calgary, Alberta www.canadianinstitute.com

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APRIL 29-30 2nd Annual Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Forum Regina Inn Hotel and Convention Centre Regina, Saskatchewan www.insightinfo.com

M AY 10 -14 GeoCanada 2010 Stampede Park, ERCB Core Research Centre Calgary, Alberta www.geocanada2010.ca

JUNE 6-8 CERI 2010 Petrochemical Conference Delta Lodge at Kananaskis Kananaskis, Alberta www.ceri.ca

JUNE 8-10 Global Petroleum Show Stampede Park Calgary, Alberta www.globalpetroleumshow.com

JUNE TBD Oilsands Review Speaker Series Reflections on environmental and social responsibility Calgary, Alberta www.oilsandsreview.com

JUNE 14 -16 21st Annual CAPP Oil and Gas Investment Symposium Calgary, Alberta www.capp.ca

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1 Thank you, Kearl! The economic downturn slammed the door on about $100 billion of oilsands investment, so Imperial Oil‘s announcement in May that it had approved the first phase of Kearl—an $8-billion oilsands mining project— was a positive shot in the arm for the recessionstalled sector.

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2 The fall of their discontent Greenpeace staged a series of demonstrations in the fall to protest “the climate crimes of the tar sands.” On Sept. 30, activists entered Suncor’s oilsands operation, stopping conveyor belts that carry bitumen from the mine to the upgrading plant. Two weeks earlier, protesters chained themselves to equipment at Royal Dutch Shell’s oilsands facility. In early October, Greenpeace occupied Shell’s Scotford upgrader site.

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3 Marriages and breakups Suncor Energy and PetroCanada announced in March an agreement to merge in an all-stock deal. Meanwhile, EnCana spun off its integrated oil business, including thermal oil and the 50 per cent upgrading/refining joint venture in the United States, into Cenovus Energy. The split was completed Nov. 30.

4 Making a plan Alberta’s Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB) released Directive 074: Tailings Performance Criteria and Requirements for Oil Sands Mining Schemes in early February. The directive requires operators to prepare tailings plans and report on tailings ponds annually as well as reduce the accumulation of fluid tailings by capturing fines and placing them in a deposit that is trafficable. Companies were also required to specify dates for construction, use, and closure of fluid tailings ponds deposits and file these dates with the ERCB by Sept. 30, 2009.

5 That’s nine zeros Imperial Oil announced in October that its Cold Lake project in northeastern Alberta has surpassed one billion barrels of cumulative output, 25 years after the first commercial production and more than four decades after the company broke ground for the first thermal in situ field pilots. Only three other fields in Canada have achieved this milestone and Cold Lake is the only in situ project to have done so.


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6 Comparing apples to apples Research of wellto-wheels life cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions found that direct emissions from producing, transporting, and refining the oilsands are in the same range as those of other crudes refined in the United States. Carbon dioxide emissions generated from oilsands activities are on average about 10 per cent higher than competing U.S. crude imports and were approximately the same as heavy oil produced in California, the Alberta Energy Research Institute said in a report issued in July. The findings contradict some previous studies that concluded GHG emissions from oilsands are as much as 40 per cent higher than those from other sources.

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7 Building a BRIK house In July, Alberta issued a request for proposals to process a share of royalty bitumen within the province. By taking bitumen royalty in-kind (BRIK), the province hopes to stimulate the economy through value-added activities such as upgrading, refining, and petrochemical developments.

8 Chinese investment Athabasca Oil Sands announced in August that PetroChina, one of the world’s largest energy companies, would acquire a 60 per cent working interest in its MacKay River and Dover oilsands projects for $1.9 billion. Earlier in the year, Sinopec purchased for an undisclosed sum an additional 10 per cent interest in the proposed Northern Lights oilsands mining project from Total SA. Total and Sinopec each hold 50 per cent of Northern Lights.

9 Money, money, money The federal and Alberta governments announced billions of dollars of funding for carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects in 2009, aimed at reducing GHG emissions. One of the biggest projects will see Shell Canada Limited inject up to 1.1 megatonnes of carbon per year at its Scotford upgrader. The company’s $1.35-billion CCS project, dubbed Quest, received a commitment for $865 million in funding from the Alberta and Canadian governments.

Devon Energy began injecting steam into the final pair of wells at its Jackfish SAGD oilsands project in March. The company expected Jackfish to reach its design capacity of 35,000 barrels per day by the end of 2009. Canadian Natural Resources achieved its first synthetic crude oil (SCO) production at Horizon on Feb. 28, and the first shipment of SCO into the sales pipeline was achieved March 18. Nexen announced in late January first production of Premium Sweet Crude from its upgrader at Long Lake.

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by Deborah Jaremko Illustration by Nickelas Johnson

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Projects coming off the shelves In the fall of 2009, the Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI) released a study saying, in part, that this is a time of “golden opportunity” for new oilsands projects, a result of reduced construction capital costs and operating costs over the preceding 12 months. However, research director David McColl says that this golden window is likely to last only into the first few months of 2010. “The gains that a project has of going ahead today will be eaten up in three to four years, but mostly in 2010.” McColl says this is because of capital cost inflation specific to megaprojects such as labour and materials. He expects there will be a short surge in new projects—including renewed investment in deep offshore projects internationally—that will quickly bid up costs once again.

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Narrow differentials= no new upgraders The price of Canadian heavy oil relative to the price of its lighter counterparts—the heavy oil differential—is likely to remain tight in 2010, continuing the appeal of producing diluted bitumen rather than investing in new upgrading capacity within Alberta. “With Venezuela taking their heavy out of the U.S. market and the Mexican supply going into natural decline from its big fields, there is existing upgrading capacity looking for supply in the Gulf Coast. In addition, there are several refiners in the U.S. Midwest shifting from offshore supplies to more Canadian supplies and expanding their heavy upgrading/ refining capacity, again adding more upgrading,” says Greg Stringham, vice-president of oilsands and markets with the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.

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While production companies already do a good job at local community consultation, they could continue to miss the boat in getting their broader message across. “As the price of oil goes up, the scrutiny will increase,” says Anne Stone Johnson, vice-president with public relations consulting firm Weber Shandwick. “Social media is going to get bigger and bigger. Producers ignore it at their peril.”

Oilsands protestors— especially Greenpeace— had a raging year in 2009. The future of this movement, says Pembina Institute oilsands director Simon Dyer, will be directly related to the actions of government. Pembina is not directly involved with this movement, although it does express significant concerns about the oilsands industry. “The level of opposition hinges on whether the governments of Alberta and Canada really address the environmental issues. If they are not addressed, I would expect the level of opposition to continue to escalate. It seems to be spreading.”

Some oilsands projects may be coming off the shelves, but that does not mean a flood of new production in 2010. “Don’t expect much incremental growth in 2010,” says CERI’s McColl, adding that the industry will, however, see continued ramp-up of projects already commissioned, such as Canadian Natural Horizon and a slew of relatively new SAGD projects. “[There will be] a move toward capacity and efficiency improvements.” CERI predicts there will be about $8 billion invested in the oilsands in 2010, a substantial portion of that directed at projects that will come online in 2012–2013.


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6 Expect carbon legislation Perhaps the biggest headwind facing the oilsands industry in 2010 is environmental legislation coming out of Washington, says Houston-based consultant Robert Peterson, vice-president of Charles River Associates. Ottawa and Alberta are not likely to kill the goose that lays the golden egg by imposing GHG regulations and containment costs that would threaten future expansion, he says, but he’s not as certain Washington will do the same. “It is highly likely that [sometime in 2010] we will have cap-and-trade and a carbon tax,” he says.

7 Interest swapping to continue There could be a lot of movement in industry transactions in 2010, with significant project interests already up for grab such as Opti’s stake in the integrated Long Lake SAGD project and ConocoPhillips’s piece of Syncrude. Colin Outtrim, president of petroleum consultancy DeGoyler and MacNaughton Canada, says, “Foreign money will continue to chase these and will be forcing a more competitive response from large North American buyers.”

10 8 The economy and the price of oil: up, up, and slowly away It would seem that economic recovery is slowly taking hold, and the price of oil is expected to settle into a relatively nice spread of between $75 and $80 per barrel throughout 2010. As for the recession— well, CERI’s McColl says it really wasn’t that big of a deal to start with. “There has been a lot of doom and gloom about the recession,” he says. “That’s a generational issue. It was overly spun as a horrific thing when really it was just a small recession.”

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9 Job front neutral Before the price of oil tanked and the recession hit, 2010 was predicted to be beyond bustling in the oilsands sector. While that is clearly not going to be the reality, it is perhaps not all for the worst. “Two years ago, 2010 was going to be an absolutely impossible year to get through. It was going to be the peak of all peaks, but that’s not going to materialize,” says Brad Anderson, executive director of both the Alberta Chamber of Resources and the Construction Owners Association of Alberta. He says, however, that projects are still happening across the province, with the oilsands industry a bright spot. “It’s not like what we thought it was going to be, but it’s not going to be as bad as we thought last year…. 2010 will at best be a neutral year.”

Suncor Energy plans to “rapidly accelerate” the implementation of a new tailings-management technology that could drastically reduce the time it takes to make the waste substance trafficable and ready for reclamation—from decades to weeks. This as it expects to officially complete the reclamation of its first tailings pond to a trafficable surface. “It’s fitting that in the same year we reach an important reclamation milestone, we expect to implement improved technology to increase the pace of reclamation,” says Kirk Bailey, Suncor’s executive vice-president, oilsands.

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industry Operating projects in descending order of production level: MINING Suncor....................................................................28 Syncrude...............................................................29 Athabasca Oil Sands Project..........................30 Horizon..................................................................32 IN SITU Cold Lake...............................................................34 Foster Creek.........................................................35 Primrose/Wolf Lake...........................................36 Firebag...................................................................37 Jackfish..................................................................38 Surmont................................................................ 40 Christina Lake......................................................41 Long Lake..............................................................42 Hangingstone.................................................... 44 Great Divide.........................................................45 Peace River.......................................................... 46 MacKay River.......................................................47 Tucker.....................................................................49 Orion.......................................................................50 Christina Lake......................................................51 Joslyn......................................................................53 Whitesands...........................................................54 Red Earth...............................................................55 UPGRADING Suncor....................................................................57 Syncrude...............................................................58 Athabasca Oil Sands Project..........................59 Horizon................................................................. 60 Long Lake..............................................................61


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yet the same Canada’s oilsands projects are unique, but they add up to a combined commitment by Deborah Jaremko

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rom little juniors to mid-size players and the world’s largest energy companies, the oilsands industry seems to have a spot for everyone. Some of the projects have been producing for decades, while at others the trucks and shovels have just started rolling, steam injection just commenced, or synthetic crude just recently started to be generated.

No two oilsands projects are alike. The resources are different, and so the strategies and technologies employed must also be different. These variations, if ever so slight, are what make each project unique. What these installations have in common is that together they represent the same thing—commitment to an industry that is by definition difficult, from the evolving technology that enables it to exist to the social licence that allows it to. These are Canada’s 27 operating oilsands projects.

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Athabasca Peace River FORT MCMURRAY PEACE RIVER LA LOCHE

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Cold Lake

LAC LA BICHE COLD LAKE BONNYVILLE EDMONTON LLOYDMINSTER

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BANFF CALGARY

Grosmont Carbonate Triangle First Nations Metis Settlement

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As Suncor’s trucks and shovels move, the main plant can be seen in the background.

Suncor Suncor Energy is Canada’s oilsands heavyweight, and its centrepiece is its mining operations, the first commercial oilsands operations in existence. In 2009 its mining production levels rode neck and neck with its long-term rival Syncrude, the installation that has historically been the larger.

Project: Suncor

Location: North Athabasca

Ownership: Suncor Energy (100%)

Production start:

1968

Current production capacity:

321,000 bbl/d

Product(s): Bitumen

2009 average bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

314,200 bbl/d

2008 average bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

241,650 bbl/d

Average TV:BIP:

8.1

Average ore grade (weight %):

11.61

Average strip ratio:

1.3

Marketing: Athabasca pipeline to Hardisty, Alberta

Sources: All production capacities courtesy of Strategy West. TV:BIP, ore grade, strip ratio: Macquarie Research. All other statistics: Company disclosure, ERCB.

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Syncrude With seven individual owner companies, Syncrude is by far the largest joint venture in the oilsands industry, and includes the strong influence of Imperial Oil, the Canadian arm of the largest energy company in the world, ExxonMobil. In 2009 Syncrude’s ownership shifted significantly with Suncor Energy’s purchase of PetroCanada, giving Suncor a 12 per cent stake in its long-time mining rival. In 2010 it is likely the ownership will again be reformed, as ConocoPhillips has put its nine per cent stake on the auction block.

Project: Syncrude

Location: North Athabasca

Ownership: Canadian Oil Sands Trust (36.74%), Imperial Oil (25%), Suncor Energy (12%), ConocoPhillips (9.03%), Nexen (7.23%), Mocal Energy (5%), Murphy Oil (5%)

Production start:

1978

Current production capacity:

407,000 bbl/d

Product(s): Bitumen

2009 average bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

314,000 bbl/d

2008 average bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

333,000 bbl/d

Average TV:BIP: North Mine: 7.2, Aurora North: 7.2, Aurora South: 8

Average ore grade (weight %): North Mine: 11, Aurora North: 11.4, Aurora South: 11 Average strip ratio: North Mine: 1.5, Aurora North: 0.8, Aurora South: 0.9

Marketing: Syncrude pipeline to Industrial Heartland

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Shell’s Muskeg River Mine.

Athabasca Oil Sands Project There were 25 years between the openings of Alberta’s second and third oilsands mines, but Shell, the lead of the Athabasca Oil Sands Project, has had interests in the industry for as long as its predecessors. In 2010 Shell expects to complete a 100,000-barrel-per-day expansion of its mine and upgrader, nearly doubling capacity.

Location: North Athabasca

2003

Current production capacity:

155,000 bbl/d

Product(s): Bitumen

2009 average bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

130,000 bbl/d

2008 average bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

125,000 bbl/d

Average TV:BIP:

7

Average ore grade (weight %):

11.4

Average strip ratio:

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Project: Athabasca Oil Sands Project (Muskeg River Mine)

Marketing: Corridor pipeline to Scotford Upgrader (Industrial Heartland)


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Horizon Canadian Natural Resources was a pure-play natural gas company until 1993, when it purchased primary heavy crude producing properties, followed by some thermal operations. In 2005, the increasingly dominant Canadian company began construction on its Horizon mine, which is now ramping up to capacity of 110,000 barrels per day.

Location: North Athabasca

2008

Current production capacity:

135,000 bbl/d

Product(s): Bitumen

2009 average bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

51,820 bbl/d

2008 average bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

0 bbl/d

Average TV:BIP:

10.3

Average ore grade (weight %):

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Average strip ratio:

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Marketing: Horizon pipeline to Industrial Heartland


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Unlike SAGD, CSS uses well pads that incorporate pumpjacks.

Cold Lake Although steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) has become the in situ production buzz around the oilsands, the technology that originally opened up the deposits too deep for surface mining was at Cold Lake by Imperial Oil—a little something called cyclic steam stimulation (CSS). To this day, Imperial’s Cold Lake project maintains its dominance as the largest in situ oilsands project in Canada.

Project: Cold Lake

Location: Cold Lake

Ownership: Imperial Oil (100%)

Production start:

1985

Current capacity:

140,000 bbl/d

Product: Cold Lake blend Marketing: Cold Lake pipeline to Industrial Heartland Technology: CSS Reservoir depth:

Formation/pool: Clearwater

2009 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

144,000 bbl/d

2008 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

147,000 bbl/d

Steam-to-oil ratio (monthly average from Jan./09 to Nov./09):

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2009 realized price per barrel (to Sept. 30):

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2008 realized price per barrel:

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Foster Creek now rivals Cold Lake for bitumen production capacity.

Foster Creek The operator of Canada’s first commercial SAGD project, Cenovus Energy (formerly EnCana), says the site is uncommon in the world of thermal in situ oilsands, as the bitumen almost flows on its own. This is part of the reason Cenovus and partner ConocoPhillips at Foster Creek enjoy strong production levels and low steam-to-oil ratios as the project continues expanding.

Ownership: Cenovus Energy (50%), ConocoPhillips Canada (50%)

Production start:

2001

Current capacity:

120,000 bbl/d

* Net production after royalties ** Foster Creek and Christina Lake combined

Project: Foster Creek

Location: South Athabasca

Product: Bitumen Marketing: Cold Lake pipeline to Industrial Heartland Technology: SAGD Reservoir depth:

450 m

Formation/pool: Wabiskaw-McMurray

2009 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

67,660 bbl/d*

2008 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

49,872 bbl/d*

Steam-to-oil ratio (monthly average from Jan./09 to Nov./09):

2.54

2009 realized price per barrel (to Sept. 30):

$52.12**

2008 realized price per barrel:

$19.86**

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Canadian Natural’s CSS project at Primrose/Wolf Lake is one of the oldest in situ operations in Alberta.

Primrose/Wolf Lake Canadian Natural Resources purchased the Primrose/Wolf Lake CSS project in 1996, a thermal oil asset that had been producing since the 1980s. In the last four years Canadian Natural has added 62,000 barrels of production capacity to these installations.

Project: Primrose/Wolf Lake

Location: Cold Lake

Ownership: Canadian Natural Resources (100%)

Production start:

1985

Current capacity:

120,000 bbl/d

Product: Bitumen Marketing: Cold Lake pipeline to Industrial Heartland Technology: CSS Reservoir depth:

Formation/pool: Clearwater, Upper Grand Rapids

2009 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

63,887 bbl/d

2008 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

61,037 bbl/d

Steam-to-oil ratio (monthly average from Jan./09 to Nov./09):

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6.19

2009 realized price per barrel (to Sept. 30):

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Steam generation at Firebag.

Firebag Suncor’s Firebag SAGD project is the centrepiece of its in situ operations. Now that a production cap limiting sulphur emissions levels has been lifted by the Energy Resources Conservation Board, Firebag is free to increase production to full capacity. Recently, Suncor gave corporate sanction to increase Firebag capacity by another 68,000 barrels per day, taking it to 163,000 barrels per day in 2011.

Project: Firebag

Location: North Athabasca

Ownership: Suncor Energy (100%)

Production start:

2004

Current capacity:

95,000 bbl/d

Product: Bitumen Marketing: Suncor pipeline to Suncor upgrader Technology: SAGD Reservoir depth:

~320 m

Formation/pool: Wabiskaw-McMurray

2009 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

48,400 bbl/d

2008 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

36,600 bbl/d

Steam-to-oil ratio (monthly average from Jan./09 to Nov./09):

3.14

2009 realized price per barrel (to Sept. 30): See statistics for Suncor upgrader

2008 realized price per barrel: See statistics for Suncor upgrader

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Jackfish is expected to reach its full production capacity early in 2010.

Jackfish Although known largely for its natural gas exploration and production, Oklahoma-based Devon Energy has a significant stake in the Canadian oilsands. Its Jackfish SAGD project is one of the first in the industry to use only saline, non-potable water for steam generation, reducing the impact on fresh water sources. Construction of a second 35,000-barrel-per-day phase is underway and is expected to be complete in 2011. Devon has also announced a joint venture with BP where it will operate and be 50 per cent owner of the Kirby SAGD project, located close to Jackfish. Further details are pending.

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Ownership: Devon Energy (100%)

Production start:

2007

Current capacity:

35,000 bbl/d

Product: Bitumen Marketing: Access Pipeline to Industrial Heartland Technology: SAGD Reservoir depth:

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Formation/pool: Wabiskaw-McMurray

2009 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

20,664 bbl/d

2008 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

8,365 bbl/d

Steam-to-oil ratio (monthly average from Jan./09 to Nov./09):

38

Jackfish

Location: South Athabasca

2.43

2009 realized price per barrel (to Sept. 30):

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The Surmont project is about to undergo a major expansion.

Surmont ConocoPhillips Canada and 50 per cent partner Total E&P Canada gave the oilsands industry a significant boost in early 2010 with the announcement of sanction and construction start on a massive 83,000-barrel-per-day expansion of the Surmont SAGD project. This is ConocoPhillips’s only operated oilsands asset, but it has said its in situ oilsands interests could easily eventually lead to production of one million barrels per day.

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Location: South Athabasca

Ownership: ConocoPhillips (50%), Total (50%)

Production start:

2007

Current capacity:

27,000 bbl/d

Product: Bitumen Marketing: Pipeline to Cheecham terminal Technology: SAGD Reservoir depth:

~400 m

Formation/pool: Wabiskaw-McMurray

2009 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

14,564 bbl/d

2008 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

9,267 bbl/d

Steam-to-oil ratio (monthly average from Jan./09 to Nov./09):

2.79

2009 realized price per barrel (to Sept. 30):

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One of Cenovus’ SAGD well pairs emerges from the earth at Christina Lake.

Christina Lake The Christina Lake SAGD project has always been much smaller than Foster Creek, the other half of the Foster Creek Christina Lake partnership between Cenovus Energy and ConocoPhillips Canada. But, the owners are working hard at changing that. In 2008 an 8,800-barrel-per-day expansion was commissioned, and a further 40,000-barrel-per-day expansion is under construction with completion expected in 2011.

* Net production after royalties ** Foster Creek and Christina Lake combined

Project: Christina Lake

Location: South Athabasca

Ownership: Cenovus Energy (50%), ConocoPhillips Canada (50%)

Production start:

2003

Current capacity:

58,000 bbl/d

Product: Bitumen Marketing: Athabasca pipeline to Industrial Heartland Technology: SAGD Reservoir depth:

~400 m

Formation/pool: Wabiskaw-McMurray

2009 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

12,720 bbl/d*

2008 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

7,212 bbl/d*

Steam-to-oil ratio (monthly average from Jan./09 to Nov./09):

2.11

2009 realized price per barrel (to Sept. 30):

$52.12**

2008 realized price per barrel:

$19.86**

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The Long Lake project has experienced some challenges reaching its design production capacity.

Long Lake As the only SAGD project with an on-site associated upgrader, Long Lake is unique. But as it continues to address operational issues and ramp up production, it is also moving through a transition. In November 2009, former 50 per cent owner and now 35 per cent owner Opti Canada announced a strategic review of its alternatives in order to enhance shareholder value—alternatives that could include a sale or merger.

Project: Long Lake

Location: South Athabasca

Ownership: Nexen (65%), Opti Canada (35%)

Production start:

2007

Current capacity:

72,000 bbl/d

Product: Bitumen Marketing: Pipeline to Cheecham terminal Technology: SAGD Reservoir depth:

Formation/pool: Wabiskaw-McMurray

2009 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

10,620 bbl/d

2008 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

6,000 bbl/d

Steam-to-oil ratio (monthly average from Jan./09 to Nov./09):

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5.43

2009 realized price per barrel (to Sept. 30): See statistics for Long Lake upgrader

2008 realized price per barrel: See statistics for Long Lake upgrader


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The timing of the planned expansion of Hangingstone remains to be determined.

Hangingstone One of the oldest SAGD projects in Alberta is also one of its quietest. Japan Canada Oil Sands just keeps trucking along producing towards its 10,000-barrel-per-day capacity. The company, which is a subsidiary of Japan Petroleum Exploration Corporation, has been involved in many different in situ oilsands test projects since the late 1970s. It is working towards applying for a 35,000-barrel-per-day expansion at Hangingstone.

Project: Hangingstone

Location: South Athabasca

Ownership:

Production start:

1999

Current capacity:

10,000 bbl/d

Product: Bitumen Marketing: Truck to Suncor, Nexen Long Lake Technology: SAGD Reservoir depth:

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Formation/pool: Wabiskaw-McMurray

2009 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

7,268 bbl/d

2008 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

7,044 bbl/d

Steam-to-oil ratio (monthly average from Jan./09 to Nov./09):

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Great Divide The 10,000-barrel-per-day Great Divide SAGD project is the oil producing leg of the “mini-integrated” stool that is junior Connacher Oil and Gas. Although Connacher has said it may consider joint-venture partners in the future for developing its oilsands assets, it stands out currently as a successful little guy in a field of giants. Construction of the second 10,000-barrel-per-day phase, Algar, is currently underway and is expected to be complete in the spring of 2010.

Project: Great Divide

Location: South Athabasca

Ownership: Connacher Oil and Gas (100%)

Production start:

2007

Current capacity:

10,000 bbl/d

Product: Bitumen Marketing: Truck to local pipelines Technology: SAGD Reservoir depth:

~200 m

Formation/pool: Wabiskaw-McMurray

2009 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

6,336 bbl/d

2008 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

7,212 bbl/d

Steam-to-oil ratio (monthly average from Jan./09 to Nov./09):

3.75

2009 realized price per barrel (to Sept. 30):

$45.30

2008 realized price per barrel:

$12.06

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Shell has been planning a major expansion at Peace River for years. The timing remains to be decided.

Peace River While Imperial Oil was busy testing in situ technologies at Cold Lake, Shell was doing the same at Peace River. Its first pilot in the area started up in 1979, with production from the current facility commencing in 1986. Shell uses a variation on CSS on its Peace River leases, complemented by primary production as well. In early 2010 Shell submitted its environmental impact statement to Alberta’s regulators for an expansion at Peace River that would take capacity to 80,000 barrels per day.

Project: Peace River

Location: Peace River

Ownership: Shell (100%)

Production start:

1986

Current capacity:

12,500 bbl/d

Product: Bitumen Marketing: Rainbow pipeline to Industrial Heartland Technology: CSS Reservoir depth:

Formation/pool: Bluesky-Gething

2009 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

5,902 bbl/d

2008 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

9,618 bbl/d

Steam-to-oil ratio (monthly average from Jan./09 to Nov./09):

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4.55

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The original underground test facility where SAGD was proven viable has been rolled into the MacKay River leases.

MacKay River In 2009, ownership of the MacKay River SAGD project was transferred from former Crown corporation Petro-Canada to its purchaser, Suncor Energy. This transaction, however, did not add SAGD volumes to Suncor’s books, as the company had already been processing MacKay River SAGD production at its upgrader under a processing-fee agreement.

Project:

MacKay River

Location: North Athabasca

Ownership: Suncor Energy (100%)

Production start:

2002

Current capacity:

33,000 bbl/d

Product: Bitumen Marketing: Pipeline to Suncor upgrader Technology: SAGD Reservoir depth:

~150 m

Formation/pool: Wabiskaw-McMurray

2009 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

5,900 bbl/d

2008 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

24,590 bbl/d

Steam-to-oil ratio (monthly average from Jan./09 to Nov./09):

2.54

2009 realized price per barrel (to Sept. 30): See statistics for Suncor upgrader

2008 realized price per barrel: See statistics for Suncor upgrader

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Tucker is Husky Energy’s first oilsands project.

Tucker Husky Energy’s first foray into thermal in situ bitumen production, Tucker, has experienced some challenges since start-up in 2006 and has not ramped up close to its 30,000-barrel-per-day design capacity. Husky says this is due to the position of the wells relative to the water saturation zone within the reservoir. The project has been subject to optimization strategies including re-drilling some of its wells, offering encouraging production response. At press time, additional drilling is on hold.

Project: Tucker

Location: Cold Lake

Ownership: Husky Energy (100%)

Production start:

2006

Current capacity:

30,000 bbl/d

Product: Bitumen Marketing: Husky pipeline to Hardisty area Technology: SAGD Reservoir depth:

~400 m

Formation/pool: Clearwater

2009 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

3,664 bbl/d

2008 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

2,153 bbl/d

Steam-to-oil ratio (monthly average from Jan./09 to Nov./09):

7.56

2009 realized price per barrel (to Sept. 30):

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Tank storage under construction at Orion in 2006.

Orion Purchasing the Orion SAGD project from junior BlackRock Ventures in 2006 solidified Shell’s presence in all three of Alberta’s oilsands regions. The project started as a pilot in 1997. Orion, one of only two SAGD installations in the region, has yet to reach design capacity. Interestingly, there are three Cold Lake First Nations burial grounds located within the site, barricaded off and clearly marked.

Project: Orion

Location: Cold Lake

Ownership: Shell (100%)

Production start:

2007

Current capacity:

10,000 bbl/d

Product: Bitumen Marketing: Cold Lake pipeline to Industrial Heartland Technology: SAGD Reservoir depth:

Formation/pool: Clearwater

2009 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

2,827 bbl/d

2008 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

2,012 bbl/d

Steam-to-oil ratio (monthly average from Jan./09 to Nov./09):

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6.44

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Meg Energy shares the Access Pipeline for bitumen transport with Devon Energy.

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Photo: Joey Podlubny

Christina Lake Private junior company Meg Energy started production from its 3,000barrel-per-day Christina Lake SAGD pilot project in 2008, and started commissioning the 22,000-barrel-per-day first commercial phase in the fall of 2009. The company, in which China National Offshore Oil Company holds a 16.7 per cent stake, believes its Christina Lake leases could eventually produce up to 210,000 barrels of bitumen per day.

Project: Christina Lake

Location: Cold Lake

Ownership:

Meg Energy (100%)

Production start:

2003 (Phase 2: 2009)

Current capacity:

25,000 bbl/d

Product: Bitumen Marketing: Access Pipeline to Industrial Heartland Technology: SAGD Reservoir depth:

~350 m

Formation/pool: Wabiskaw-McMurray

2009 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

2,636 bbl/d

2008 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

1,028 bbl/d

Steam-to-oil ratio (monthly average from Jan./09 to Nov./09):

2.5

2009 realized price per barrel (to Sept. 30):

n/q

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Drilling at the Joslyn project had to be started at a slant because the reservoir is so shallow.

Joslyn In 2004, the Joslyn SAGD project was a 600-barrel-per-day pilot owned by an oilsands junior. It was an in situ project with a promising future, as evidenced by the 2005 purchase of Deer Creek Energy by one of the largest energy companies in the world, Total S.A. Ultimately, plans were to include both mining and SAGD, but in 2010 the future of the SAGD portion is uncertain. After a well blowout in 2006 and imposed reservoir pressure caps, production never reached close to anticipated capacity. In late 2009, Total received approval from the Energy Resources Conservation Board to suspend production. In early 2010, the company is expected to announce its final plans for the in situ project, while it maintains the proposed mining portion in its portfolio.

Project:

Joslyn

Location: North Athabasca

Ownership: Total E&P Canada (74%), Occidental Petroleum (15%), Inpex Canada (10%), Laricina Energy (1%)

Production start:

2004

Current capacity:

12,000 bbl/d

Product: Bitumen Marketing:

n/q

Technology: SAGD

Reservoir depth:

Formation/pool: Wabiskaw-McMurray

90-100 m

2009 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

0 bbl/d

2008 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

2,994 bbl/d

Steam-to-oil ratio (monthly average from Jan./09 to Nov./09):

1.66

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Petrobank says it started testing THAI in the oilsands to see how it performed in the most difficult oil.

Location: South Athabasca

Petrobank Energy and Resources’ Whitesands project pilots the company’s take on in situ combustion, toe to heel air injection (THAI). Since commencing operations in 2006, the project has experienced issues with sand control, but the company is addressing those with the addition of different well liners. At last report, the project was averaging 189 barrels of oil per day. Petrobank is expanding its THAI tests to conventional heavy oil projects at Dawson, near Peace River, and Sutton, Saskatchewan. In the oilsands, the company plans a commercial THAI project ultimately reaching 100,000 barrels per day.

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Ownership: Petrobank Energy and Resources (100%)

Production start:

2006

Current capacity:

1,900 bbl/d

Whitesands

Project: Whitesands pilot

Product: Partially upgraded bitumen Marketing: Trucked to confidential location Technology: THAI

Reservoir depth:

400 m

Formation/pool:

McMurray

2009 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30): Confidential 2008 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30): Confidential

Steam-to-oil ratio (monthly average from Jan./09 to Nov./09):

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First steam at Red Earth.

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Project: Red Earth pilot Ownership: North Peace Energy (100%)

Production start:

2009

Current capacity:

1,000 bbl/d

Junior North Peace Energy commenced production at its 1,000-barrel-per-day Peace River area CSS pilot in May 2009. As of this publication going to print, the company reports that the pilot has not yet achieved the production rates or steam-to-oil ratios required for commercial development, although it has seen encouraging results. North Peace has also entered into a strategic review of its alternatives to enhance shareholder value that could include a possible merger or sale.

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Reservoir depth:

Formation/pool: Bluesky-Gething

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2009 average daily bitumen production (to Sept. 30):

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Steam-to-oil ratio (monthly average from Jan./09 to Nov./09):

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2009 realized price per barrel (to Sept. 30):

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Suncor Suncor Energy’s Base and Millennium upgrading complex processes crude oil from the company’s mining operations, as well as its Firebag in situ project, the MacKay River in situ project that previously belonged to Petro-Canada, as well as some barrels from JACOS Hangingstone. In fall 2008, Suncor announced it would slow construction on the Voyageur project, the company’s new upgrader. In early 2009, it suspended the project at about 50 per cent complete, where it remains.

Project: Suncor Base and Millennium

Location: North Athabasca

Production start:

Bitumen capacity:

440,000 bbl/d

Products capacity:

357,000 bbl/d

Ownership: Suncor Energy (100%) 1967

Products: Light sour crude oil, light sweet crude oil, diesel, bitumen

2009 products (to Sept. 30): Light sour: 133,500 bbl/d, Light sweet: 99,200 bbl/d, Diesel: 28,400 bbl/d, Bitumen: 11,300 bbl/d

2008 products (to Sept. 30): Light sour: 123,400 bbl/d, Light sweet: 70,700 bbl/d, Diesel: 20,000 bbl/d, Bitumen: 1,000 bbl/d

2009 price per barrel (to Sept. 30): Light sweet: $71.99

2008 price per barrel (to Sept. 30): Light sweet: $121.96

Sources: All production capacities courtesy of Strategy West. All other statistics: Company disclosure.

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The Syncrude upgrader has more processing capacity than any other facility of its kind.

Syncrude

In 2006, the Syncrude project completed the largest single expansion in its history, the 100,000-barrel upgrader expansion 1 (UE-1) project. The focus in the proceeding years has been on improving uptime and reliability. Syncrude has also been working on a major project to reduce sulphur emissions from its upgrader.

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Ownership: Canadian Oil Sands Trust (36.74%), Imperial Oil (25%), Suncor Energy (12%), ConocoPhillips (9.03%), Nexen (7.23%), Mocal Energy (5%), Murphy Oil (5%)

Production start:

Bitumen capacity:

407,000 bbl/d

Products capacity:

350,000 bbl/d

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Project: Syncrude Mildred Lake

1978

Products: Syncrude sweet blend

2009 products (to Sept. 30):

265,889 bbl/d

2008 products (to Sept. 30):

250,469 bbl/d

2009 price per barrel (to Sept. 30):

$73.31

2008 price per barrel (to Sept. 30):

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Shell’s Scotford Upgrader is located next door to its Scotford Refinery near Edmonton, Alberta.

Athabasca Oil Sands Project The Scotford Upgrader, the midstream portion of the Athabasca Oil Sands Project, is unique in integrated oilsands development as it is located hundreds of kilometres from its feedstock. This was a purposeful decision by Shell to capitalize on the infrastructure and employee resources in the Industrial Heartland region versus northern Alberta near Fort McMurray. A 100,000-barrel-per-day expansion of both the upgrader and the mine is currently underway, and is expected to be complete by 2011.

Project: Athabasca Oil Sands Project

Location: Industrial Heartland

Production start:

Bitumen capacity:

155,000 bbl/d

Products capacity:

158,000 bbl/d

Ownership: Shell (60%), Chevron (20%), Marathon (20%) 2003

Products: Synthetic crude oil

2009 products (to Sept. 30):

155,000 bbl/d

2008 products (to Sept. 30):

177,000 bbl/d

2009 price per barrel (to Sept. 30):

$62.08

2008 price per barrel (to Sept. 30):

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Synthetic crude from Canadian Natural’s Horizon project hit the market in 2009.

Horizon

In building the Horizon project, Canadian Natural Resources acted as its own primary contractor. The company says that doing so has given it a core competency in executing large-scale projects from the ground up. Canadian Natural has announced that it plans to sanction the second phase of Horizon later in 2010.

Location: North Athabasca

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Production start:

Bitumen capacity:

135,000 bbl/d

Products capacity:

114,000 bbl/d

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Products: Synthetic crude oil

2009 products (to Sept. 30):

39,736 bbl/d

2008 products (to Sept. 30):

n/a

2009 price per barrel (to Sept. 30):

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2008 price per barrel (to Sept. 30):

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The Long Lake project is the only SAGD project to include an on-site upgrader.

Long Lake The Long Lake upgrader incorporates a couple of technologies both conventional and new to the oilsands industry, together known as the OrCrude process, a combination of gasification and hydrocracking. Interestingly, Long Lake is the first commercial application of gasification in Canada, where the heaviest portions of the barrel are burned to create a synthesis gas that replaces the need to purchase natural gas for operations.

Project: Long Lake

Location: South Athabasca

Ownership: Nexen (65%), Opti Canada (35%)

Production start:

Bitumen capacity:

72,000 bbl/d

Products capacity:

58,500 bbl/d

2008

Products: Premium synthetic heavy, premium sweet crude

2009 products (to Sept. 30): Premium synthetic heavy: 16,834 bbl/d, Premium sweet crude: 3,048 bbl/d

2008 products (to Sept. 30):

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2009 price per barrel (to Sept. 30): Premium synthetic heavy: $62.65, Premium sweet crude: $74.75

2008 price per barrel (to Sept. 30):

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Expansion project underway at the Shell-led Athabasca Oil Sands Project north of Fort McMurray.

Under Construction Company

Project

Type

Capacity (bbl/d)

Start-up

Cenovus Energy

Christina Lake Phase 1C

SAGD

40,000

2011

Connacher Oil and Gas

Great Divide Pod 2 (Algar)

SAGD

10,000

2010

ConocoPhillips Canada

Surmont Phase 2

SAGD

83,000

2015

Devon Canada

Jackfish 2

SAGD

35,000

2011

Imperial Oil

Kearl

Mine

110,000

2012

Laricina Energy

Saleski Pilot

SC-SAGD

1,800

2010

Shell Canada

Jackpine Mine (and associated Scotford Mine/Upgrader upgrader expansion)

100,000

2010/2011

StatoilHydro Canada

Kai Kos Dehseh

SAGD

10,000

2011

Firebag Stage 3

SAGD

68,000

2010

Firebag Stage 4

SAGD

68,000

2012

North Steepbank Extension

Mine

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Suncor Energy

Total Capacity Under Construction

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Emerging players 20 companies looking to make their mark in the oilsands by Deborah Jaremko

Alberta Oilsands Early in 2010 Alberta Oilsands submitted its application to the Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB) for a new 4,500-barrel-per-day steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) project. Dubbed Clearwater West, the project site is located so close to the Fort McMurray airport that the company and the airport commission have entered into a gross overriding royalty, access, and cooperation agreement. The project would use stacked well pairs, with the lower pair employing lowpressure solvent co-injection, while the upper pair could potentially include electromagnetic heating.

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Andora Energy Private junior Andora Energy, in which Calgary-based Pan Orient Energy holds a controlling stake, has approval from Alberta regulators for a 700-barrel-per-day, single well pair SAGD demonstration project in the Peace River region of the province. At the end of 2009, construction of all-season access into the Sawn Lake site was underway, while timing for equipment procurement, major project construction, and drilling of the well pair remained to be determined.

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Athabasca Oil Sands Early stage junior Athabasca Oil Sands made news in 2009 when PetroChina entered into a $1.9-billion agreement to purchase a 60 per cent interest in two of its planned in situ oilsands projects. Under certain conditions such as to maintain an Alberta head office and to ensure that a majority of Canadians are in senior management, the Canadian government has approved the transaction under the Investment Canada Act. Commercial development of the two projects, Dover and MacKay River, is in early stages. Athabasca Oil Sands has also announced that it is going public.

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BlackPearl Resources Led by the former management of heavy oil junior BlackRock Ventures, which was purchased by Shell in 2006, BlackPearl Resources has filed its application for a 600-barrel-per-day SAGD pilot project called Blackrod, located in the south Athabasca region. In the third quarter of 2009, the company commenced road construction and completed the steam generator for the project. Upon regulatory approval, BlackPearl anticipates first steam in early 2011. It says the project could eventually produce up to 40,000 barrels per day.

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Enerplus Resources Fund In addition to a minority equity share in another emerging oilsands player, Laricina Energy, Enerplus Resources Fund is the owner of the proposed Kirby SAGD project. Enerplus has filed an application for the first 10,000-barrel-per-day phase at Kirby, but in spring 2009 announced it was deferring the project due to cost structures, the commodity price environment, and cost of capital. It continues to seek approval for Kirby, and says it will revisit the potential installation as circumstances warrant.

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E-T Energy Just next to Fort McMurray, E-T Energy is testing a technology called electrothermal dynamic stripping, an in situ production method that would minimize natural gas and water use. The company plans a 10,000-barrel-per-day project at the site that could commence production in 2011, while in the meantime it continues its testing.

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Excelsior Energy In 2009 Excelsior Energy submitted its application for a 1,000-barrel-per-day pilot of an in situ combustion technology called combustion overhead gravity drainage at Hangingstone, in the south Athabasca region. The company reports the application is moving through the regulatory process on track for approval in late 2010. In late 2009 Excelsior announced it had engaged CIBC World Markets in a process to identify a major jointventure partner for Hangingstone project development.

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Grizzly Oil Sands Led by chief executive officer John Pearce, former director of business development, thermal heavy oil for Devon Canada, Grizzly Oil Sands plans to submit to Alberta regulators an application for its 10,000-barrel-per-day Algar Lake SAGD project in early 2010. In October 2009 Grizzly also purchased a 40 per cent interest in Patch International, a financially troubled oilsands junior with a proposed 10,000-barrel-perday SAGD project at Ells River. Both projects are in the south Athabasca region.

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North West Upgrading Proposed merchant upgrader proponent North West Upgrading received encouragement in 2009 and early 2010. The Government of Alberta continues to express

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and formalize its commitment to processing bitumen as royalties within the province, and North West has made a number of commercial agreements to enhance its project, including agreements to use captured CO2 for enhanced oil recovery. A significant agreement was announced in early 2010, with the notice that Canadian Natural Resources will join with North West as a 50/50 partner in the upgrader. Under the agreement, which is expected to close in 2010, Canadian Natural would also provide feedstock to the facility. To qualify for the royalty bitumen, North West would have to have two 50,000-barrel-per-day phases up and running by 2011. Ivanhoe Energy Just north of Fort McMurray, Ivanhoe Energy is planning the first application of its “small-scale” upgrading technology integrated with a SAGD project. Ivanhoe obtained the oilsands leases from Talisman Energy in 2008, and has reported successful processing of oilsands bitumen at its upgrading test facility in Bakersfield, California. The company plans to submit its regulatory application for the first 20,000-barrel-per-day phase at Tamarack in 2010, with first bitumen production in late 2013 and first upgraded product a few months after.

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Koch Exploration Canada In June 2009 the Canadian subsidiary of Kansas-based Koch Industries filed an application with Alberta’s regulators for a 10,000-barrel-per-day SAGD project called Gemini in the Cold Lake region of the province. The company reports that it is conducting detailed engineering and community consultation.

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Korea National Oil Corporation In early 2010 Korea National Oil Corporation received regulatory approval for the 10,000-barrel-per-day first phase of its Black Gold in situ oilsands project. The company purchased its oilsands leases in the south Athabasca region from Newmont Mining Corporation in 2006.

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Laricina Energy Private junior Laricina Energy is steadily progressing two in situ production pilots in the south Athabasca region. Regulator approval is in hand for both. While the Germain project targets bitumen in sand, the Saleski project targets bitumen locked in carbonates. Successful continued production of carbonate bitumen has yet to be achieved by Canadian operators, but Laricina is confident it has the technology advantage to do just that. First steam at the Saleski project is anticipated by the end of 2010, while at Germain operations are expected to commence in 2012.

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Oilsands Quest After discovering substantial bitumen resources in northwestern Saskatchewan, beyond the borders of what was previously considered the end of the Athabasca oilsands deposit, Oilsands Quest is now working towards proving commercial production. It is testing a “bottom-up” recovery process, a reconfiguration of SAGD that would allow for lower pressures in the reservoir. In addition to its work in Saskatchewan, Oilsands Quest continues oilsands exploration at its Alberta assets.

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Osum Oil Sands In early 2010, private junior Osum Oil Sands submitted its regulatory application for the Taiga in situ project in the Cold Lake region. The project, which could produce up to 35,000 barrels per day, would be a combination of SAGD and cyclic steam stimulation. Upon receiving regulatory approval, operations at Taiga are expected to commence in 2014.

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Pengrowth Energy Trust Diverse oil and gas producer Pengrowth Energy Trust’s major oilsands asset is located in the Cold Lake region, a proposed 2,500-barrel-per-day SAGD demonstration project called Lindbergh. The application has been filed, and the company anticipates approval in 2010. A Lindbergh pilot is expected to be in operation in 2012, with commercial production pegged for 2016. Pengrowth says that based on its current recovery modelling, in the future Lindbergh could equal about 40 per cent of its current proved and probable reserves.

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Sunshine Oilsands With a number of potential oilsands development assets, in early 2010 Sunshine Oilsands received regulatory approval for a 1,080-barrel-per-day primary recovery scheme at Muskwa. Late in 2009 the company also received regulatory approval for a single well CSS pilot in the Grosmont carbonates at Harper, in the south Athabasca region. Based on all of its oilsands acreage, Sunshine believes it can eventually achieve up to 180,000 barrels of bitumen production per day.

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Southern Pacific Resource In 2009 oilsands junior Southern Pacific Resource boosted its profile substantially with the purchase of the Senlac SAGD project in Saskatchewan. Senlac, previously owned by EnCana, has been operating since 1997, making it one of the oldest SAGD pilots in existence. Now able to boast production and the ability to gain operational experience, Southern Pacific continues to progress its planned 12,000-barrel-per-day MacKay project in the north Athabasca region. Upon receiving regulatory approval, construction is expected to begin in 2010.

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UTS Energy In addition to its 20 per cent interest in the now Suncor Energy­– led Fort Hills mining project, which has regulatory approval and is now being integrated into Suncor’s development portfolio, UTS Energy has two of its own planned mining assets. In a 50/50 partnership with Teck Resources (which also shares a 20 per cent in Fort Hills), UTS plans Equinox and Frontier. Both are in preliminary stages of development.

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Value Creation Group Value Creation Group has two major proposed oilsands projects—the BA Energy Heartland merchant upgrader in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland, and the Terre de Grace project, an integrated in situ/upgrading project in the north Athabasca region. BA Energy, a subsidiary of Value Creation Group, went into creditor protection in 2008, but the owner is confident it will come out of this setback in the short term. As for the 10,000-barrel-per-day Terre de Grace project, the application has been filed and Value Creation is working on financing.

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PROJECT STATUS

Athabasca Region Industrial Heartland Region Cold Lake Region Peace River Region

Sourced from company releases, the Energy Resources Conservation Board, and the Daily Oil Bulletin, with files from Strategy West. CURRENT PROJECT

Northwest Saskatchewan

CAPACITY (BBL/D)

START-UP

REGULATORY STATUS

Pilot

4,500

2011

Application

Commercial Project

10,000

TBD

Announced

Pilot

2,200

TBD

Application

Phase 1

35,000

2014

Application

Phase 2

40,000

TBD

Application

Phase 3

40,000

TBD

Application

Phase 4

35,000

TBD

Application

Pilot

2,000

TBD

Application

Pilot

600

TBD

Application

Birch Mountain East

Phase 1

60,000

2016

Announced

Gregoire Lake 1

Phase 1

60,000

2018

Announced

Grouse

Phase 1

60,000

2014

Announced

Kirby

Phase 1

45,000

2012

Application

Leismer

Phase 1

30,000

2018

Announced

Phase A

35,000

TBD

Application

Phase B

32,500

TBD

Announced

Phase C

32,500

TBD

Announced

Phase 1A

10,000

2002

Operating

Phase 1B

8,800

2008

Operating

Phase 1C

40,000

2011

Construction

Phase 1D

40,000

TBD

Approved

Phase 1E

40,000

TBD

Announced

Phase 1F

40,000

TBD

Announced

Phase 1G

40,000

TBD

Announced

Phase A

40,000

TBD

Announced

Phase B

80,000

TBD

Announced

Phase 1A

24,000

2001

Operating

Debottlenecking

6,000

2003

Operating

Phase 1C – Stage 1

10,000

2005

Operating

Phase 1C – Stage 2

20,000

2007

Operating

Phase 1D

30,000

2009

Operating

Phase 1E

30,000

2009

Operating

Phase 1F

30,000

2016

Application

Phase 1G

30,000

2017

Application

Phase 1H

30,000

TBD

Application

100,000

TBD

On hold

Pod 1

10,000

2007

Operating

Pod 2 (Algar)

10,000

2010

Under construction

Expansion

24,000

2012

Disclosed

Phase 1

27,000

2007

Operating

Phase 2

83,000

2014-2016

Under construction

AT H A B A S C A R E G I O N — I N S I T U Alberta Oilsands Clearwater Athabasca Oil Sands

MacKay River

Dover BlackPearl Resources Blackrod Canadian Natural Resources

Cenovus Energy Borealis

Christina Lake

Narrows Lake

Foster Creek

Chevron Canada Ells River Connacher Oil and Gas Great Divide ConocoPhillips Canada Surmont

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CURRENT PROJECT

CAPACITY (BBL/D)

START-UP

REGULATORY STATUS

Phase 1

35,000

2007

Operating

Phase 2

35,000

2011

Under construction

Phase 3

35,000

TBD

Announced

Phase 1

10,000

TBD

Announced

Phase 2

25,000

TBD

Announced

Pilot

1,000

2007

Operating

10,000

2011

Application

1,000

2011

Application

10,000

TBD

Application

Pilot

755

TBD

Application

Phase 1

60,000

2014

Approved

Phases 2-3

140,000

TBD

Approved

SAGD with HTL upgrading

20,000

2014

Announced

Pilot

10,000

1999

Operating

Phase 1

35,000

TBD

Disclosed

Phase 1

10,000

2012

Approved

Phase 2

20,000

TBD

Application

SAGD pilot

1,800

TBD

Approved

Phase 1

10,000

TBD

Announced

Carbonate SAGD demonstration

1,800

2010

Under construction

Phase 1

10,000

TBD

Announced

Phase 1

3,000

2008

Operating

Phase 2

22,000

2009

Operating

Phase 2B

35,000

TBD

Application

Phase 3A

75,000

TBD

Approved

Phase 3B

75,000

TBD

Application

Phase 1

72,000

2007

Operating

Phase 2

72,000

TBD

Announced

Phase 3

72,000

TBD

Announced

Devon Canada

Jackfish

Enerplus Resources Kirby E-T Energy Poplar Creek Excelsior Energy Hangingstone

Phase 1

Grizzly Oil Sands Algar Lake Husky Energy McMullen Sunrise Ivanhoe Energy Tamarack

Japan Canada Oil Sands Hangingstone Korea National Oil Corporation BlackGold Laricina Energy Germain

Saleski MEG Energy

Christina Lake

Nexen

Long Lake

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CURRENT PROJECT

CAPACITY (BBL/D)

START-UP

REGULATORY STATUS

Phase 4

72,000

TBD

Announced

Phase 1

70,000

TBD

Approved

Phase 2

70,000

TBD

Approved

Pilot plant

2,000

TBD

Announced

10,000

TBD

Announced

Pilot

1,800

2006

Operating

Expansion

1,800

TBD

Approved

Phase 1

10,000

TBD

Application

Subsequent Phases

90,000

TBD

Disclosed

12,000

2012

Application

Demonstration

10,000

2010

Under construction

Commercial

10,000

TBD

Application

Expansion

20,000

TBD

Application

40,000

TBD

Application

40,000

TBD

Application

40,000

TBD

Application

20,000

TBD

Application

Nexen (Continued) Long Lake (Continued) Long Lake South N-Solv Patch International Ells River Petrobank Energy and Resources Whitesands

May River Southern Pacific Resource STP-McKay Statoil Canada Kai Kos Dehseh-Leismer Leismer Corner Thornbury Corner

Expansion

Hangingstone Thornbury

Expansion

20,000

TBD

Application

Northwest Leismer

20,000

TBD

Application

South Leismer

20,000

TBD

Application

Phase 1

40,000

TBD

Announced

Phase 1

33,000

2004

Operating

Phase 2

35,000

2006

Operating

Cogeneration and Expansion

25,000

2007

Operating

Phase 3

68,000

2011

Under construction

Phase 4

68,000

2012

Under construction

Phase 5

68,000

TBD

Application

Phase 6

68,000

TBD

Application

Phase 1

40,000

TBD

Application

Phase 2

40,000

TBD

Application

Phase 1

33,000

2002

Operating

Phase 2

40,000

TBD

Approved

Phase 1

40,000

TBD

Approved

Phase 2

40,000

TBD

Approved

Production mobility test

<1,000

TBD

Approved

Phase 1

10,000

TBD

Announced

Phase 2 (two stages)

40,000

TBD

Announced

Phase 1

10,000

TBD

Announced

Phase 2 (two stages)

40,000

TBD

Announced

Phase 3

30,000

TBD

Announced

Phase 1

10,000

TBD

Announced

Phase 2 (two stages)

40,000

TBD

Announced

Phase 3

25,000

TBD

Announced

Suncor Energy Chard

Firebag

Lewis

MacKay River

Meadow Creek Sunshine Oilsands Harper pilot Legend Lake

West Ells

Thickwood

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CAPACITY (BBL/D)

START-UP

REGULATORY STATUS

Phase 1

2,000

2004

Suspended

Phase 2

10,000

2006

Suspended

Phase 3A

15,000

TBD

Withdrawn

Phase 3B

15,000

TBD

Withdrawn

Pilot

10,000

TBD

Application

Phase 1

40,000

TBD

Announced

Phase 2

40,000

TBD

Announced

Total E&P Canada

Joslyn

Value Creation Group

Terre de Grace

AT H A B A S C A R E G I O N — M I N I N G Athabasca Oil Sands Project

Jackpine

Muskeg River

Pierre River

Phase 1A

100,000

2010/2011

Under construction

Phase 1B

100,000

TBD

Approved

Phase 2

100,000

TBD

Application

Existing Facilities

155,000

2002

Operating

Expansion and Debottlenecking

115,000

TBD

Approved

Phase 1

100,000

TBD

Application

Phase 2

100,000

TBD

Application

Phase 1

110,000

2009

Operating

Tranche 2

6,000-15,000

TBD

Approved

Tranche 3

10,000- 20,000

TBD

Approved

Tranche 4

approx 105,000

TBD

Approved

Canadian Natural Resources

Horizon

Imperial Oil

Kearl

Phase 1

110,000

2012

Under construction

Phase 2

100,000

TBD

Approved

Phase 3

100,000

TBD

Approved

Phase 1

165,000

TBD

Approved

Debottlenecking

25,000

TBD

Approved

Millennium

294,000

1967

Operating

Steepbank Debottleneck Phase 3

4,000

2007

Operating

Millennium Debottlenecking

23,000

2008

Operating

2010

Operating

120,000

TBD

Application

Stages 1 and 2

290,700

1978

Operating

Stage 3 Expansion

116,300

2006

Operating

Stage 3 Debottleneck

46,500

TBD

Announced

Stage 4 Expansion

139,500

TBD

Announced

Phase 1 (North)

50,000

TBD

Application

Phase 2 (North)

50,000

TBD

Application

Phase 3 (South)

50,000

TBD

Announced

Phase 4 (South)

50,000

TBD

Announced

Phase 1

57,250

TBD

Withdrawn

Phase 2

57,250

TBD

Withdrawn

Suncor Energy Fort Hills

Suncor—original operations

North Steepbank Extension Voyageur South

Phase 1

Syncrude (Mildred Lake and Aurora)

Syncrude—original operations

Total E&P Canada

Joslyn

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CURRENT PROJECT

CAPACITY (BBL/D)

START-UP

REGULATORY STATUS

50,000

TBD

Disclosed

Phase 1

100,000

TBD

Disclosed

Phase 2

60,000

TBD

Disclosed

Phase 1

10,000

2008

Operating

Phase 2

10,000

TBD

Approved

Wolf Lake

13,000

1985

Operating

Wolf Lake SAGD

5,500

TBD

Application

Primrose South

45,000

1985

Operating

Primrose North

30,000

2006

Operating

Primrose East (Burnt Lake)

32,000

2009

Operating

CSS Follow-up Process

25,000

2018

Application

Caribou

Demonstration Project

10,000

TBD

Approved

Tucker

Phase 1

30,000

2006

Operating

Phases 1-10: Leming, Maskwa, Mahihkan

110,000

1985

Operating

Phases 11-13: Mahkeses

30,000

2003

Operating

TBD

Approved

UTS/Teck Resources Equinox

Frontier COLD LAKE REGION—IN SITU BR Oil Sands (Shell) Orion

Canadian Natural Resources

Primrose/Wolf Lake

Husky Energy

Imperial Oil

Cold Lake

Phases 14-16: Nabiye, Mahihkan North 30,000 Koch Exploration Canada Pilot

1,200

TBD

Application

SAGD Project

10,000

TBD

Application

SAGD/CSS project

25,000-35,000

2014

Application

2,500

TBD

Application

SAGD Demonstration

1,400

TBD

Approved

CSS Pilot

1,000

2008

Operating

Expansion

3,000

TBD

Announced

Commercial Project

10,000

TBD

Announced

Cadotte Lake

12,501

1986

Operating

Phase 1

80,000

TBD

Application

Gemini Osum Oil Sands Taiga

Pengrowth Energy Trust Lindbergh

SAGD Pilot

PEACE RIVER REGION— IN SITU Andora Energy (Pan Orient) Sawn Lake North Peace Energy

Red Earth

Shell Canada Carmon Creek

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CURRENT PROJECT

CAPACITY (BBL/D)

START-UP

REGULATORY STATUS

Reservoir Test

600

2008

Operating

In Situ Program

10,000

TBD

Announced

N O R T H W E S T S A S K AT C H E WA N — I N S I T U Oilsands Quest Axe Lake

CURRENT PROJECT

CAPACITY - BITUMEN (BBL/D)

CAPACITY - PRODUCTS (BBL/D)

START-UP

REGULATORY STATUS

AT H A B A S C A R E G I O N — U P G R A D I N G Canadian Natural Resources

Horizon

Phase 1

135,000

114,000

2008

Operating

Tranches 2 and 3

135,000

118,000

TBD

Approved

Tranche 4

145,000

125,000

TBD

Announced

Nexen

Long Lake

Phase 1

72,000

58,500

2008

Operating

Phase 2

72,000

58,500

TBD

Approved

Phase 3

72,000

58,500

TBD

Announced

Phase 4

72,000

58,500

TBD

Announced

Phase 5

72,000

58,500

TBD

Announced

Phase 6

72,000

58,500

TBD

Announced

281,000

225,000

1967

Operating

43,000

35,000

2005

Operating

116,000

97,000

2008

Operating

Suncor Energy Base U1 and U2 Millennium Suncor—original Vacuum Unit operations Millennium Coker Unit Voyageur

Phase 1

156,000

127,000

TBD

Suspended

Phase 2

78,000

63,000

TBD

Approved

Syncrude

Mildred Lake

Stages 1 and 2

290,700

250,000

1978

Operating

Stage 3 Expansion

116,300

100,000

2006

Operating

Stage 3 Debottleneck

46,500

40,000

TBD

Announced

Stage 4 Expansion

139,500

120,000

TBD

Announced

Value Creation Terre de Grace Upgrader

Phase 1

2,000

N/Q

TBD

Application

Phase 2

10,000

N/Q

TBD

Application

158,000

2003

Operating

I ndustrial H eartland R egion — U pgrading Athabasca Oil Sands Project Scotford Upgrader 1

Scotford Upgrader 2

155,000 Expansion

90,000

91,000

2010

Under construction

Phase 1

100,000

97,750

TBD

Application

Phase 2

100,000

97,750

TBD

Application

Phase 3

100,000

97,750

TBD

Application

Phase 4

100,000

97,750

TBD

Application

BA Energy Heartland Upgrader

Phase 1

54,400

46,300

TBD

Approved

Phase 2

54,400

46,300

TBD

Approved

Phase 3

54,400

46,300

TBD

Approved

Phase 1

50,000

46,400

2013

Approved

Phase 2

50,000

46,400

TBD

Approved

Phase 3

50,000

46,400

TBD

Approved

North West Upgrading

Upgrader

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CAPACITY - BITUMEN (BBL/D)

CAPACITY - PRODUCTS (BBL/D)

START-UP

REGULATORY STATUS

Phase 1

165,000

145,000

TBD

Approved

Phases 2 and 3

175,000

145,000

TBD

Approved

Phase 1

75,000

65,000

TBD

Withdrawn

Phase 2

175,000

152,000

TBD

Withdrawn

56,600

50,600

TBD

Withdrawn

56,600

50,600

TBD

Withdrawn

Phase 1

150,000

138,000

TBD

Application

Phase 2

95,000

87,000

TBD

Application

Debottlenecking

50,000

46,000

TBD

Application

Suncor Energy Fort Hills Upgrader Statoil Canada Upgrader Total E&P Canada Northern Lights Phase 1 Upgrader Phase 2 Total Upgrader

CURRENT PROJECT

LOCATION

TARGET SERVICE

CAPACITY (BBL/D)

REGULATORY STATUS

AB to U.S. Gulf Coast

TBD

250,000

Announced

Alberta Clipper

AB to Wisconsin

2010

450,000

Under construction

Northern Gateway

AB to Kitimat, BC

2012 to 2014

525,000 plus 70,000 diluent line

Announced

Southern Access Expansion (three stages)

AB to U.S. border, U.S. border to Illinois.

2010/2011

expansion 400,000, extension 400,000

Approved

Southern Lights Diluent Pipeline

U.S. Midwest to western Canada

2010

180,000

Under construction

Patoka, Ill., to Nederland, Texas, and Houston, Texas

TBD

Patoka to Nederland: 450,000; Nederland to Houston: 180,000

Announced

Chinook

Alberta to the Gulf Coast running through Wyoming and Oklahoma

2011-2012

300,000

Announced

TMX Anchor Loop

Edmonton to Burnaby, BC

2008

Expansion to 300,000

Operating

Keystone

Hardisty, AB, to Wood River and Patoka, Ill., and Cushing, OK

Late 2009, and 2012

590,000

Under construction

Keystone Expansion

Cushing, OK, to the U.S. Gulf Coast

2012

500,000

Announced

E x port P ipelines Altex

Altex

Enbridge

Enbridge/ExxonMobil

Texas Access

Kinder Morgan Canada

TransCanada

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When they spot a need for a solution to an oil field problem and go to work on it, there’s no stopping Advantage Products Inc. Founded in 1997 by Jim Weber and partners, Advantage is comprised of ten guys with innovative and inquiring minds who have come up with one success after another in their small shop in SE Calgary. With at least a half-dozen hits already under their belt, the company says its latest— now under test in the field—may literally top them all. Advantage’s niche is designing and building creative products around the needs of progressive cavity, or PC, pump operators. One of the first was the TorqStopper—it redefined the concept of the flow-through torque anchor that prevents tubing and stator back off. “We identified the need when PC pumps first became adopted in the oil industry,” says Lynn Tessier, engineering advisor and one of the founding partners. “Because of the torque applied and the nature of the pump, vibration and torque could cause the tripping string to become unscrewed and [fall] down the hole. The TorqStopper basically prevents that from happening.” Thousands have now been in service for years; they’re used by over 80% of heavy oil producers in western Canada. Tessier says they’ve sold “around 25,000” of them all over the world.


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“The only problem we can’T solve is The one we haven’T heard abouT yeT.” Jim Weber Follow-up successes include the PCP Stabilizer, a hydraulically energized tool that attaches to the top of the PC pump. It minimizes tubing wear caused by eccentric pump motion, by preventing the pump from moving. But it’s their new top drive motor that may well cap them all. “This motor is a big project,” says John Doyle, Advantage’s production manager and designer. “There are a lot of companies with a lot more people that aren’t able to develop a product like this.” It’s the first variable-speed permanent magnet motor designed for top drives. “You can adjust the speed just like a dimmer switch rheostat,” says Doyle. Using a permanent magnet motor is what makes all the difference. Tessier, who’s a mechanical engineer, explains. “There are two existing technologies. One is a hydraulic drive where you’ve got a motor driving a hydraulic pump, which powers a motor through a gearbox on top of the wellhead. The challenges with that are first of all the potential for leakage with high pressure hydraulics and secondly the maintenance costs.” “The other conventional drive tech-

nology uses a standard motor hanging on the side of the wellhead with a belt drive to a gearbox. The challenge with that is the belt drive and the issue with backspin in case the well trips.” Tessier says it was backspin that prompted him into designing something better. “There was a fatality here in Alberta where the operator shut the well off and it went into backspin, exploded and killed him.” After that he says mandatory braking legislation was adopted, which is now industry standard. With Advantage’s new motor, the braking system is purely electronic, says Tessier. Under normal circumstances the motor is the brake. “Because it’s a permanent magnet motor, if you spin it, it turns into a generator. Automatically as soon as you lose power it connects to a bank of load resistors which dissipate the energy.” He adds that should that system fail e.g. if a backhoe accidentally cuts the cables, then the motor itself is designed to backspin at over ten times its rated speed without coming apart. It’s efficient too. “It’s a direct drive so there are no drive belts or gears,” says Doyle. “It’s hooked up to a drive

that gives it an infinitely variable speed and its torque curve is almost flat. This motor is rated for a thousand foot-pounds continuous at 30 rpm.” Advantage has a prototype that has been running near Kindersley for some months now. “We’d like to run it for two or three months in total,” says Doyle. That’s where they discovered an unexpected bonus with the new motor: it’s quiet. “It’s the quietest motor out there,” says Doyle. “At 10 metres it’s just 60 decibels—quieter than a normal conversation. These low noise levels are proving more attractive than we had thought. Some people have issues with noise, especially where wells are close to residential areas.” It can be controlled remotely. And another safety factor is the motor’s round shape. “No cantilever like you have with traditional drives,” explains Doyle. “It has two lifting eyes; you just pick it up and drop it on. It’s dead simple.” Advantage is eyeing its use as a generator for remote locations too. “It has unique qualities that no other top drive has,” summarizes Doyle. “It’s going to revolutionize the industry.”


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Emissions Yes, Canada’s oilsands operations are a growing source of greenhouse gas. But how do they compare with other parts of the world? by Jim Bentein

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efending Alberta’s oilsands is about as popular as cheering on the Calgary Flames at an Edmonton Oilers home game. Sure it happens, but who pays any attention? But the Conference Board of Canada raised eyebrows—at least throughout Canada—with a report last January that said the oilsands industry should not be singled out as the main source of the country’s poor record on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The report recommends that a comprehensive climate change plan needs to strike a balance between energy producers and consumers— an argument long made by industry representatives. The report, Getting the Balance Right: The Oil Sands, Exporting and Sustainability, points out that oilsands production is only responsible for about five per cent of Canada’s GHG emissions. While this share will continue to grow as oilsands production doubles over the next decade, the Ottawa-based think tank stresses that GHG emissions from cars and light trucks in Canada far exceeds those from the oilsands. So how do GHG emissions from Canada’s oilsands operations stack up? “The increase in GHG emissions from that sector since 1990 is roughly equivalent to all emissions from the oilsands,” says Len Coad, director, environment, energy and transportation policy for the Conference Board and author of the report. (For a comparison to different countries, see accompanying graphics.)

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The Conference Board estimates there are about 40 million tonnes of GHGs from the oilsands. Coad says Canada’s total GHG emissions now are about 750 million tonnes a year. “To put that in context, the oilsands…represent only about two per cent of the world’s GHG emissions,” he says. “In 2006 alone, the growth in emissions in China was 500 million tonnes.” Coad says the Conference Board isn’t arguing that oilsands operators shouldn’t strive to reduce emissions and environmental impact. For instance, in situ oilsands projects produce emissions that are about 25 to 30 per cent higher than oilsands mines because they use so much energy to produce steam for extraction. Roger Gibbins, chief executive officer of the Calgary-based Canada West Foundation, says the problem with most existing climate change plan proposals is that they target the energy industry and one part of the country: western Canada. Gibbins’ group recently released a report entitled Look Before You Leap, which argues that the entire nation’s Oilsands emissions have economy would suffer if Alberta’s come under global scrutiny as production has increased. energy industry were penalized. Western shift “Western Canada’s share of the gross domestic product is now 38 per cent, which is greater than Ontario’s GDP [at 36 per cent],” he says. “The centre of gravity is shifting west and those [in eastern Canada] who want to shut down the oilsands should be careful about what they wish for.” A leading environmental scientist with an organization that has been a persistent critic of oilsands development believes


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instead it’s possible for oilsands developers and environmentalists to reach a consensus. Simon Dyer, oilsands program director with the Calgarybased Pembina Institute, says that even though his group is concerned about GHG emissions and other environmental issues from oilsands projects, it doesn’t believe in an either/or approach to addressing them. “The extreme view [coming from such groups as Greenpeace] is that we need to shut down the oilsands,” he says. “On the other hand, there are [business and other] groups that say there are no environmental concerns related to oilsands development. The truth is in the middle.” He said Pembina argues that future development needs to occur at a “more measured pace” and, in fact, the lack of clear GHG emission levels for the oilsands and the lack of strict reclamation standards and water use regulations is unfair to companies developing the oilsands. “Government oversight is happening on the back of a napkin and it puts industry in an unfair position,” he says. In particular, Dyer said the GHG management policies of the federal government leave the oil industry in a vulnerable position because the governments of the last decade or so have vacillated on what regulations will be. Under the federal Tory government’s Turning the Corner plan, Ottawa aimed at cutting emissions by 20 per cent below 2006 levels by 2020 and then by 60 per cent by 2050. However, Ottawa has since backed off on that plan, saying it will wait to see what regulations the United States implements.

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The Alberta government, meanwhile, has a plan aimed at reducing GHGs by about 200 megatonnes by 2050. That would be equal to about a 14 per cent reduction below 2005 levels. The act, which applies to about 100 of the province’s largest emitters, including all oilsands plant operators, gives those emitters the option of either investing internally to reduce their emissions, buying carbon credits on the open market (a market now barely functioning in North America), or contributing to a technology fund the province has established to invest in technology aimed at reducing GHG emissions. That fund has raised about $140 million. Pembina and other green groups are critical of the levy set by the Alberta government for large emitters who choose to contribute to the fund, arguing that the $15 a tonne amount (equivalent to about $2.05 per barrel of crude) is too low. Dyer says: “We need GHG regulations that apply to all polluters. We’re not seeking special punitive measures that apply to the oilsands. All sectors must do their fair share.” Gibbins said Canadians must realize that “Albertans can’t carry the can” to reduce overall GHG emissions without putting the entire Canadian economy and Confederation at risk. He says recent discoveries of shale gas in Quebec, Ontario, and other eastern provinces may eventually help spread the benefits of energy development to other parts of the country, which would likely lead to less regional friction, as other Canadians experience the direct benefits of such development. Gibbins repeated arguments made in a paper his group released in December 2009, in which it attacked a study

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released in October by Pembina and the Vancouver-based David Suzuki Foundation. Is growth possible? That study, relying on assumptions made by prominent Vancouver-based environmental scientist Marc Jaccard, claimed that Canada’s economy would still grow by 20 per cent in the next decade even if stringent GHG output targets of 25 per cent below 1990 levels were established. Alberta would be required to reduce emissions by 45 per cent, with virtually all of those reductions affecting the energy sector. Gibbins, an economist, says most of the assumptions in that study would never pan out. For instance, the two green groups assume that the billions of dollars that would otherwise be invested in the energy sector would somehow shift elsewhere in the country. “You’d have to imagine ExxonMobil saying they were going to invest in the Alberta oilsands, but now they’ll just invest in the auto parts industry in Ontario,” he says. “Investment dollars are not like water that can just be swept from one area of a floor to another.” Gibbins said green groups like Suzuki and Pembina often argue that Canada can get the same bang for its investment buck by encouraging the development of renewable power sources. “But Canada is in a different situation than a small European country that imports all of its energy,” he says. “If that country encouraged [through subsidies] investments in renewables, the domestic economy benefits from not having to import as much energy. But Alberta couldn’t export solar and wind power if it developed more of it. As an exporter of energy it has little to gain.”

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ommercial oilsands operators first tackled the difficulties of turning northern Alberta’s vast gooey mess of tar, sand, and clay into fuel 30-some years ago, after decades of research and development. They thought the tough challenge in surfacemining bitumen deposits was finding an economically viable way to separate the usable hydrocarbon from the sand, clay, heavy metals, and water laced through the ore. Within a year, they recognized they had a whole other problem: the mounting volume of post-process water tainted by their water-based bitumen recovery processes. They’d expected the fine clay solids and other contaminants to settle out of the water, which would allow them to reuse it sooner rather than later. But in ponds built to contain the tailings and store water for recycling, the clay wasn’t settling out with the sand. Instead, residual oil coating the clay platelets kept them from sticking to each other and they hung suspended in the water. Ever since, government and industry scientists have been searching for mechanisms to make more of the clay fines settle, and at a faster rate. The goal is to transform the fines into dry stackable tailings, or trafficable deposits that have sufficient

Chemical processes aim to disrupt the hydrocarbon film coating the clay fines so they can coagulate. Physical processes either force the water out or optimize conditions for drainage and evaporation. Chemical and physical processes are usually used in combinations tailored to the application. In 2009 the Energy Resources Conservation Board brought in Directive 074: Tailings Performance Criteria and Requirements for Oil Sands Mining Schemes, which mandates an end to amassing tailings by 2013. It’s an extra spur to minimize the industry’s environmental impacts while optimizing extraction. Efforts continue to advance the state of the art of tailings management. But as one veteran researcher says, “It takes a long time to engineer even the simplest thing because of the magnitude of the oilsands.” Here’s a look at tailings technology: Consolidated/composite tailings Also known as non-segregating tailings, consolidated/composite tailings—simply known as CT to the industry—was pioneered in the mid-1990s. Additives such as gypsum or organic polymers are mixed into the mature fine tailings, along with coarse sand.

at tailings stability and firmness to support heavy equipment used to reclaim the land into boreal forest or fens. Mine operators are able to draw off and reuse about threequarters of the water. Still, 841 million cubic metres of lumpy tailings have been collected in ponds at six operators’ sites. Besides tying up water, the ponds block access to the 130 square kilometres of deposits they cover. The general practice is to allow the tailings to settle as much as they will naturally, then dredge what’s called “mature fine tails” and apply various chemical and physical processes to them.

These additives alter the chemical properties of the clay, allowing coagulation and evaporation to occur and giving enough strength to the mixture that the sand stays distributed throughout rather than sinking and settling into a separate layer. Additives, however, also change water chemistry. Because the water is reused, care must be taken not to alter it in any way that interferes with the extraction process, especially given the variability of bitumen chemistry within a deposit. One plus of mixing in an inorganic salt such as gypsum is that it adds calcium and works like a home water softener to bind certain materials out of the water.

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Separating bitumen from the clay, sand, heavy metals, and water scrambled through it requires the addition of naphthenic acids. Naphthenic acids are a surfactant just like laundry soap, and that’s what is toxic to migrating birds in the tailings ponds. Calcium binds the naphthenic acids out of solution. In another version of the CT process, the operator infuses CO2 into the tailings slurry line on the way to the tailings ponds to speed settling and coagulation. CO2 has the advantage of being beneficial to the extraction process when the water is reused. POLYMER FLOCCULENT PLUS THIN LIFT/ATMOSPHERIC DRYING Organic compounds called anionic polyacrylamides have a proven track record in flocculating—coagulating—solids in a liquid. They’re used in processes such as waste water treatment, papermaking, and the production of gels for manufacturing soft contact lenses. In tailings treatment, a polymer flocculent is mixed throughout a batch of mature fine tails. The resulting goo is then spread in thin layers or lifts over a gently sloped landscape. Some water will drain out through gravity; the remainder evaporates out through repeated cycles of freezing and thawing. Within about a month—rather than the years it takes for CT to become dry stackable tailings—the material dries enough to become trafficable. The coagulated clay can then be scraped up and used in building or reclamation projects. This combination of processes speeds up drying and frees up coarse sand for competing uses, but the degree to which

polyacrylamides reduce the toxicity of released water is not yet known. MECHANICAL PLUS ATMOSPHERIC DRYING Like extra-large salad spinners, a bank of centrifuges each measuring one metre in diameter by three or four metres long can be used to spin the water out of mature fine tailings that have been mixed with a polyacrylamide flocculent. Centrifugal force can dry the mixture 200 times faster than gravity alone would. The resulting material is a clay cake that is spread out in layers to dry for a year through drainage and evaporation before it’s used to build landforms. The disadvantage is that while the mechanical process does greatly speed up drying, it comes with an energy cost. A second mechanical drying approach is to push the tailings slurry through a separating vessel that separates out and thickens the fine solids. The result is a soft clay with a consistency like paste, which, again, is spread out to dry through drainage plus evaporation. ACCELERATED DEWATERING/RIM DITCHING The newest dewatering technique, rim ditching, is not in fullscale use yet. In the same way you leave a gap between your meat loaf and the baking pan to make room for the fat to drain off while it’s cooking, oilsands operators are experimenting with digging a ditch around a batch of polyacrylamide-strengthened mature fine tails to make room for water to drain off. The water is then pumped off.

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WATER CAPPING IN END-PIT LAKES If it’s not pumped out, any mine pit will gradually fill with water over time due to precipitation and surface drainage. When reclamation is the goal, research and engineering are employed to help the pit lake along in becoming a biologically self-sustaining naturalized lake. In oilsands reclamation, mature tailings and process-affected water are placed into a mined-out pit and covered with several metres of fresh water to start the immensely complex years-long process of maturing into a viable, fish-supporting ecosystem.

As a final piece of the landscape, an end-pit lake has to function the way an ever-changing natural pond or lake does. It has to contain good-quality water that can support every part of the food web from microalgae to fish and plants, and human uses. That requires mitigation of the naphthenic acids, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and the various salts that are part of the mining process. Long-term monitoring is necessary because the mature fine tailings continue to settle and release tainted water into the lake.

POSSIBILITIES FOR THE FUTURE The oilsands surface mining sector is so huge and the environmental sensitivities so important that independent researchers are working on technologies they believe could be a breakthrough for the major operators—if only they could get backing to mount a series of scaled-up tests. Here’s a quick look at three. 1. Cetco Oilfield Services of Houston and Red Deer, Alberta, describes its PitDry product as a powdered, inorganic mineral formula used for the solidification and stabilization of drill fluids that would work on mature fine tailings. The company says PitDry chemically fixes heavy-metal bearing wastes, stabilizes hydrocarbons and other organic and inorganic material, and reduces total solids volume by as much as 20 per cent. 2. Howard Keele of the Calgary-based company CBR has developed “convergent bitumen recovery.” The overburden is removed as in surface mining, but instead of digging up the ore for processing, the process mimics in situ mining by using vertical wells. The operator uses these wells to place explosives underground to blast the ore, then injects hot water and air to recreate underground the standard bitumen froth separation process. The bitumen is decanted off, leaving the waste in place and simplifying reclamation. 3. BluMakers, out of Sherwood Park, Alberta, uses an inclined plate settler, which chemical engineer Peter Crickmore has been advancing since the late 1970s, when he modified the concept to ensure good separation of froth components at Syncrude Canada. Adjustable during use to accommodate the constantly changing composition of tailings, his patented settling hardware recovers residual bitumen in process water. The settler is linked to chemical mixers in a treatment system he says eradicates the need for tailings ponds because it purifies the water enough to return to the Athabasca River.

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first 20,000-barrelper-day phase will be complete in early 2009, with first steam later in the year. Bacher leads the Canadian arm

of this multinational company as it takes this significant step, continuing its commitment to the oilsands despite concerns that have

been expressed over the development in its home country, Norway.


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Does Statoil continue to see concern over its oilsands interests at home in Norway? Statoil has developed a set of values for our activities based on clear principles and guidelines for ethics, health, safety and environment, and governance. This set of values forms the foundation and the absolute framework for how we do our business. Every decision is scrutinized against our values and ethics. Our involvement in the oilsands has been evaluated as being in line with our values. This position has not changed since our entry into Alberta’s oilsands. Statoil acknowledges that oilsands development presents considerable challenges with regard to energy efficiency, CO2 emissions, water usage, and socio-economic impacts. But we believe that the industry will continually improve performance through technology development and increased know-how.

“Statoil has developed a set of values for our activities based on clear principles and guidelines for ethics, health, safety and environment, and governance...our involvement in the oilsands has been evaluated as being in line with our values.” What does Statoil bring to the oilsands industry as a multinational organization? Statoil is an international energy company present in 40 countries and has a daily production of 1.9 million barrels of oil equivalent per day. With a heritage from the Norwegian Continental Shelf, we have continuously pushed the boundaries of what is possible through innovation and technology. We operate in some of the harshest environments from the deepwater Gulf of Mexico to the Arctic. We bring this expertise and our desire to contribute and share to the oilsands of Alberta.

What will Statoil be focusing on in the future at its oilsands projects? Statoil currently has no production from oilsands. We are working on establishing a SAGD demonstration plant [Leismer] with projected start-up in 2010 and a capacity of up to 20,000 barrels per day. Statoil’s future developments and the speed of development will be determined by the extent to which we and the industry are able to bring down costs and reduce environmental impacts.

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It’s estimated that less than 10 per cent of Saskatchewan’s initial heavy oil in place is commercially recoverable using current technology. What is the province doing to spur implementation so that more can be recovered? Saskatchewan’s initial heavy oil in place is now estimated at 22.1 billion barrels—just over half of our total [light, medium, and heavy] oil in place. A five-percentage-point increase in recovery rates would mean an addition of 1.1 billion barrels to Saskatchewan’s heavy oil reserves. Clearly, this is a priority for us. We’re moving forward on two main fronts: fiscal and technological. We have paid particular attention to our royalty regime for heavy oil, ensuring it is competitive and stable. No surprises. No ground shifting under your feet. A lower royalty regime specific to enhanced oil recovery [EOR] projects is in place, and there are currently nine different EOR projects running in Saskatchewan’s heavy-oil patch. The

Bill Boyd

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energy and resources minister, Saskatchewan

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Saskatchewan’s growing importance as an energy provider is one of the reasons many economic experts

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believe the province is expected to lead the country in economic growth in 2010. Minister of Energy and

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Saskatchewan Petroleum Research Incentive is also in place to promote research, development, and demonstration of new technologies. On the technological front, continuous improvements have been made over the years including horizontal well drilling; new equipment such as progressive cavity pumps; and enhanced recovery techniques such as steam flooding, steam assisted gravity drainage, and vapour extraction. We are also excited about the potential of toe to heel air injection [THAI], a new method that has shown considerable promise at a pilot project in the Kerrobert area. In addition, my ministry provides ongoing support to the Petroleum Technology Research Centre [PTRC] at Innovation Place in Regina. PTRC is working on a range of technologies to further enhance oil recovery, including heavy oil. How is Saskatchewan dealing with environmental challenges associated with energy production? Much has been accomplished in energy conservation and alternative fuels, but fossil fuels will continue to be the world’s energy workhorse for some time to come. It is incumbent upon us to ensure they’re used responsibly. Our goal is striking a balance between protecting

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the environment and maintaining a positive climate for growth. I think we’ve had some success. For example, Canada’s first commercial CO2 EOR project is in operation in Saskatchewan’s Weyburn oil pool. This is also the site of the world’s largest international field research project to study the geological storage of CO2. There is also a second CO2 EOR project underway in the Midale oil pool. Saskatchewan has signed a memorandum of understanding with Montana for what would be one of the largest international carbon capture and storage [CCS] demonstration projects in the world. Saskatchewan is now a recognized world leader in CCS. Other examples of greening up our fossil fuel production include the Saskatchewan Orphan Well and Facility Liability Management Program, and implementation of regulatory provisions to enable better protection of property, the environment, and public safety. In addition, Saskatchewan has introduced legislation to address greenhouse gas emissions. Your own riding is in an oil-producing region of Saskatchewan. What impact does the industry have on the people you represent? There are two major heavy oil–producing areas in Saskatchewan: the Lloydminster

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area of west-central Saskatchewan, and the Kindersley-Kerrobert area just down the road from Lloydminster. Kindersley-Kerrobert also has the Viking light oil pools—an area of great interest of late—as well as some small, shallow natural gas pools. In addition, the THAI project referenced earlier is in this part of the province. It has been my privilege to represent the people in the Kindersley area for some years now, and to see the positive impact the oil and gas industry has had. Keep in mind oil and gas has surpassed agriculture as the largest single contributor to Saskatchewan’s gross domestic product. I see clear evidence of that at home, with the growth that’s taking place. What especially pleases me is seeing young men and women finding jobs and pursuing their careers in and around Kindersley, building their future here in Saskatchewan rather than looking elsewhere. According to Statistics Canada, the oil and gas sector offers the highest paying jobs in the province, so in that sense it’s not a difficult decision to make. Saskatchewan’s population has now increased for 14 consecutive quarters and is at its highest level ever. That includes growth in my part of the province, and it’s due in no small part to the great performance of the oilpatch in recent years.

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Patrick Daniel

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president and chief executive officer, Enbridge

Your company is the largest transporter of Canadian oilsands crude to its U.S. markets. What do you see in the future for demand? The United States is the largest energy consumer in the world and continues to be reliant on imported crude to satisfy its needs. Enbridge is the largest single source of crude oil to the United States, representing about 10 per cent of total U.S. imports. With security of supply taking on an even greater profile in the United States, Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s relative export position is expected to strengthen. In fact, U.S. demand for Canadian crude is increasing now as it is displacing supply that is either in natural decline or that is sourced from unreliable producers. Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s oilsands, one of the largest oil reserves in the world, are becoming an increasingly prominent source of supply. Global demand for crude oil is expected to resume its growth trajectory given the strength in emerging markets, while North American demand for crude oil in the next few years is expected to remain relatively

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In Canada and the United States, Calgary-based Enbridge operates the longest crude oil and liquids pipeline

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system in the world. Much of the oil that flows through that system comes from the oilsands, and Enbridge is working

on expanding its capacity. The company is also planning to expand beyond North American markets,

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flat. Nevertheless, there remain meaningful growth opportunities for Canadian crude oil into existing and new markets in the United States as refiners look to increase and diversify their sources of crude. Enbridge is expanding our existing pipelines and planning the development of new pipeline projects such as our Northern Gateway pipeline, which would provide access to Asian markets and the U.S. west coast. In addition, increased demand for condensate by heavy oil producers in western Canada is being answered by Enbridge’s Southern Lights condensate pipeline, which will be in service in mid-2010, delivering condensate from the U.S. refineries to Alberta. You’ve spoken out about a disconnect between the public view of oilsands development versus their everyday lives. Explain. It’s not just about oilsands, although oilsands development is certainly a focal point for opposition these days. It’s about all energy development. Consumers today are largely blind to the connection that exists between their gas pedal, light switch, or thermostat and the oilsands, or coal-fired generation stations, or nuclear power plants, or hydroelectric facilities.

And if they are blind to those direct connections, they are doubly so to the huge positive indirect impact the energy industry has on society, including jobs, productivity, tax and royalty revenue, and the economy. Gasoline, natural gas, heating oil, electricity—this energy doesn’t just materialize at the gas station and arrive at the burner in your furnace or come out of your wall sockets. This energy—every British thermal unit, joule, and kilowatt—has to be found, refined, generated, and transported, but the public is increasingly opposed to that part of our energy system. As an industry we need to do a far better job of balancing the discussion. We need to help re-establish the connection in the public’s mind between the energy they need and the infrastructure that brings it to them. What makes you continue to be part of this industry? After many years in the energy industry, I can honestly say we’re in one of the most exciting phases of growth since our predecessor company, Interprovincial Pipe Line Company, was formed 60 years ago to build the first crude oil pipeline connecting the rich resources of Alberta to eastern markets.

While much of Enbridge’s recent growth has focused on expansion of our crude oil systems, we are aggressively pursuing opportunities to grow our green energy businesses through investments in wind, solar, fuel cells, and waste heat facilities. We’re also leading carbon sequestration initiatives to advance this technology to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It’s exciting to be an active participant in society’s shift to a more environmentally sustainable future. We at Enbridge have outlined our own commitment to environmental sustainability by setting a new and ambitious goal: to move towards a neutral environmental footprint from our operations. I believe our primary responsibility is to deliver energy to people, and I take great personal pride in a new not-for-profit foundation Enbridge launched in 2009. Energy4everyone will work with other organizations to deliver affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy to areas in the world that do not have it. The foundation is involved in two projects right now, and it’s tremendously gratifying to start to see the positive impact of our efforts. It’s because of all of these things—growing our current business, building for the future, and delivering on our corporate responsibility—that keeps me excited about being part of this industry.

In 25 years of business, Bantrel’s engineering, procurement and construction expertise has helped realize almost 1.2 million barrels per day of oil sands production and refining capacity, almost half of Canada’s oil sands total capacity. To find out more of what we can do for your oil sands and energy projects, visit www.bantrel.com.

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Brian Ferguson

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president and chief executive officer, Cenovus Energy

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Brian Ferguson provides overall leadership for Cenovus, one of North America’s premier integrated oil companies, which was

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created by the split of EnCana Corporation into two separate entities—Cenovus and a pure-play natural gas company, which retained the

name EnCana. Prior to his executive leadership role at Cenovus, Brian was EnCana’s executive vice-president and chief financial officer.


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Cenovus describes its bitumen projects as “enhanced oil projects” rather than oilsands projects. Explain your thinking behind this shift in terminology. The term “enhanced oil” is a fitting description for all of Cenovus Energy’s major oil properties since we use a variety of enhanced oil recovery methods. Oil is produced at Foster Creek and Christina Lake using steam assisted gravity drainage [SAGD], Weyburn uses a CO2 flood and Pelican Lake uses a polymer flood. In each of these operations, we recover oil by drilling wells and injecting a substance into the ground to enhance production. As new conventional, light oil pools become increasingly more difficult to find, enhanced oil production will become the predominant technique of the future since it enables producers to recover the more difficult-to-extract oil. At Cenovus, we are constantly looking for new ways to increase oil production while reducing our impact on the environment and will continue to introduce new enhanced oil techniques into our operations.

What role should leading companies such as Cenovus play in helping to defend or repair the oilsands sector’s image? There is currently a lot of misunderstanding in the public domain regarding the impact of oilsands development. It is up to companies, governments, and industry associations to ensure that the facts get effectively communicated. Transparency is the key to winning the public’s trust. As companies such as Cenovus spend more time communicating about our operations and environmental initiatives, the understanding of our impact will improve and the misconceptions will start to diminish. At Cenovus, we’ve already made major improvements with respect to emissions reduction as well as water and land use. We recognize that there is more work to do in terms of further reducing our environmental impact as well as communicating about the advancements. Responsible development is about achieving the right balance between environmental performance, economic development of resources, and social well-being. When that balance is achieved, everyone stands to benefit.

Cenovus uses SAGD (instead of mining) to exploit its bitumen resources. What other new, in situ technologies beyond SAGD are you most excited about? Cenovus operates the industry’s first commercial SAGD facility at Foster Creek [jointly owned by ConocoPhillips] and we are a leader in the development of SAGD production. After a decade of commercial operation, Foster Creek has produced 100 million barrels of oil. The facility is currently producing about 100,000 barrels of oil per day, and that number is expected to double over the next few years. SAGD is still a relatively new technology though, and we are constantly looking for ways to improve it. Cenovus has about 50 research and development projects currently underway. This commitment to constant improvement has resulted in the development of technologies that further reduce our steam-to-oil ratio, thus improving economics and emissions intensity. For example, wedge wells allow us to reach oil that would have been stranded without additional steam. We are also advancing a solvent-aided process by injecting butane along with steam. Blowdown re-boilers and electric submersible pumps are other examples of innovations that are providing Cenovus with great results.

SPECIALIZING IN OIL SANDS EXPLORATION AND DISPOSITIONS, Bounty holds high working interests in more than 521 sections (133,376 hectares) of bitumen rich properties in the Athabasca Oil Sands in Alberta. Call us to talk about new prospects, joint venture opportunities and potential dispositions. Paul Clark, Landman at (403) 718-7427 or Jon Clark, Exploration Manager at (403) 264-4994 Bounty Oil Sands Ltd., Bounty Developments Ltd. 1250, 340 – 12 Avenue, S.W., Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2R 15L Email: info@bountydev.com Website: www.bountydev.com

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Mike Hudema

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climate campaigner, Greenpeace

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In the fall of 2009, Greenpeace made headlines around the world by breaking into and occupying oilsands sites three

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times with the goal of exposing an “international climate crime.” Mike Hudema, who has been arrested

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“Talk is not enough—we need to see real action on the ground. Greenpeace and other environmental organizations, First Nations, and other civil society groups have been meeting with industry about the problems associated with tar sands destruction for well over a decade to no avail.” What is your vision of a future without the oilsands? My vision is one that countless Canadians and people around the world share. It’s one that sees us move away from dirty, dangerous, and destructive industries like the tar sands and towards building the green economy of the future. It’s one that sees us creating hundreds of thousands of green jobs right across this province and this country. It’s a future where we power our energy grids with sources like solar, wind, and geothermal, where we re-localize our communities and food supplies, and where we revolutionize our transportation systems by moving to low-carbon vehicles and mass transit. It’s a vision that supports communities rather than poisoning them, that respects treaty and aboriginal title, and that leaves the world healthier for future generations.

During recent protests at oilsands sites, Greenpeace refused to sit down and talk to the owner companies about the issues. Why? Greenpeace is always open to dialogue—the work that we do is by nature meant to drive solutions and dialogue is an essential part of that. Contrary to some reports, we did engage in dialogue with the owner companies during our actions last fall. What we weren’t willing to do was end our protests while that dialogue took place. Until companies take concrete steps to address the serious problems with tar sands development, we will continue our campaign. That doesn’t mean we’re not willing to talk. What it means is that talk is not enough—we need to see real action on the ground. Greenpeace and other environmental organizations, First Nations, and other civil society groups have been meeting with industry about the problems associated with

tar sands destruction for well over a decade to no avail. Tar sands development continues to move forward at a breakneck speed, with very few safeguards or regulations in place, far outstripping the ability of communities to even build the infrastructure needed to support them. So while we’re always willing to work with companies to transition away from the tar sands and toward a green energy economy, we will continue our campaign work until we see that transition start to happen in a meaningful and genuine way. Why do you use the term tar sands rather than oilsands? Because what is being ripped out of the ground isn’t oil—it is a very viscous substance much closer to tar than something that you could put in your gas tank. Bitumen is the bottom of the barrel of petroleum products.

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Eddy Issacs

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chief executive officer, Alberta Innovates—Energy and Environment Solutions

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Eddy is involved in one of four dynamic new corporations within Alberta’s provincially funded research and

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innovation system. Officially launched on Jan. 1, 2010, it is the successor of the Alberta Energy Research Institute

and the Alberta Oil Sands Technology and Research Authority. Previously, Eddy served for more than 20 years with

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In terms of greenhouse gas emissions, how much worse is extraction from the oilsands versus conventional oil? The short answer is that there is not much difference. The direct life cycle analysis studies that were sponsored by Energy and Environment Solutions [formerly the Alberta Energy Research Institute] have demonstrated convincingly that there is a wide range of greenhouse gas [GHG] emissions for conventional oil depending on many factors, including reservoir conditions, production methods, crude quality, and product requirements. In general, U.S. domestic and imported heavy oil crudes have similar emissions as the oilsands crudes that are refined in the U.S. Compared to conventional oil, oilsands crudes have about 10 per cent higher GHG emissions. This difference disappears when we consider potential credit for cogeneration of heat and power, where some of the excess power generated using natural gas is transferred to the electric grid, thereby displacing coal-fired electricity.

If it takes 15 to 20 years before carbon capture and storage is a mature technology, what other areas of innovation can oilsands producers pursue now to make meaningful reductions in their GHG emissions? There are a variety of technology options that oilsands operators can [pursue] and are pursuing. The “low-hanging fruit” is increasing the energy efficiency of oilsands operations. We estimate that better heat integration between the reservoir and the facility in thermal recovery processes could reduce emissions by 20 to 25 per cent. Reduction in the energy intensity of recovery processes through the use of thermalsolvent hybrid technologies can not only reduce GHG emissions, but also the usage of water and natural gas. Thermal-solvent technologies are near-commercial and can reduce recovery GHG emissions by up to 50 per cent. The development of field upgrading technologies coupled with less energy-intensive refining processes also have significant potential in reducing overall emissions.

In the longer term, new-generation processes such as electric heating and gravitystable combustion will also provide less energyintensive alternatives to the use of steam assisted gravity drainage and cyclic steam stimulation. In reality, the implementation of the above technologies and carbon capture and storage will very much depend on the type of reservoirs, the geology, and the product requirements by the market. How can scientists make a bigger impact on national discussions about GHG emissions? I believe that it is critical that scientists remain true to the facts and are able to communicate to citizens and policy-makers in a manner that leads to understanding without oversimplification. To quote Einstein, “Tell it as simple as possible but not simpler.” In the final analysis, public support for balancing economic opportunity with environmental protection and social responsibility is the only true pathway to a sustainable future.

“There are a variety of technology options that oilsands operators can [pursue] and are pursuing.”

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Barry Lappin

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2010â&#x20AC;&#x201C;2011 president, Canadian Heavy Oil Association

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educational, and social forum. But as the heavy oil and oilsands industry grows in production volumes and in public view, the association

has recognized a need to change in order to better support a larger presence both for its members and for the industry as a whole.

The CHOA is in a state of evolution. Why does it need to change? The CHOA was established over 20 years ago, and although we have experienced significant growth in membership, our business model and how we operate has not changed significantly. We are very fortunate to have a committed group of volunteers who donate their time for committee work, board meetings, technical conferences, social events, and a variety of other tasks, but in order to properly serve our members and allow for future growth, we need to change how we function as an organization. For example, under the current business model our board of directors only


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has time to handle the day-to-day activities of the CHOA, leaving very little time for strategic planning. Our goal is to move from a working board to that of a governance model where the board activities shift from actually doing the work to focusing on prioritizing objectives and ensuring resources are in place to deliver those objectives. Some of the changes we have planned include revising the bylaws of the association, drafting a charter clearly defining roles and responsibilities within the organization, and searching for a full-time executive director. It’s exciting to be a part of the changes currently underway, and I’m convinced the new business model will insure sustainability of the CHOA and better decision making for the allocation of our resources. How will the CHOA become more of an advocacy group while maintaining its roots as a technical and networking organization? The CHOA’s roots as a technical and networking organization will never change. These are core values of the association. The challenge is to consider what other roles the CHOA can fulfill, particularly regarding advocacy and

communication. We are increasingly being asked to act as an educator and to supply information to external interest groups. The CHOA is somewhat unique in that our association is a membership of individuals. There are no corporate members, and the diverse individual membership includes those working in environmental, regulatory, and research organizations. This allows the CHOA to represent a very unique perspective of the industry, able to provide unbiased information. We have not been very involved in this type of activity in the past simply because we have not had the structure and resources to do so. The CHOA strategic plan identifies the need to develop an external communications strategy as a priority. With the implementation of the new business model and addition of an executive director, we will have the resources to establish communication guidelines to define our position and communicate a clear, consistent message to external parties. Leaving aside what the CHOA wants to do for the future, what does it need to do for the future? Our roots as a technical organization and our support in the development and sharing of

new technologies are still the most important contribution we can make. There is a substantial amount of research being performed, and we can assist in the sharing of new technologies through our technical lunches, conferences, and various special events. Regarding communication, I think we need to take a more proactive approach presenting a clear, consistent message about the good things happening in our industry. This is far more effective than having to react to negative news or unfair public perceptions. Other strategic goals include looking at adding additional chapters to the CHOA as we did recently in Edmonton, continuing with student scholarships and implementing a sustainable financial model for the CHOA. Of course, for the near future we need to ensure a smooth transition to the board governance model and the implementation of the new executive director. This will be a major responsibility of mine as president of the CHOA for 2010/11. We have a lot to accomplish in the next few years, but it will be an exciting time to be involved in the heavy oil industry and the CHOA.

Saskatchewan is full of energy opportunity. We have 43.3 billion barrels of conventional oil in place and exciting potential in natural gas, the Bakken Formation, heavy oil and oil sands. We’re also on the leading edge of new research into enhanced oil recovery and carbon dioxide capture and storage. Come see what we have to offer, and explore your next big opportunity with us. To learn more, visit our website at www.er.gov.sk.ca or contact us at #200–2101 Scarth Street, Regina, SK, Canada S4P 2H9 or e-mail Ed.Dancsok@gov.sk.ca

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Laura Lochman

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Consul General of the United States of America for Alberta, Saskatchewan, and the Northwest Territories

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Laura Lochman arrived in Calgary in June 2009 to take up her post as Consul General for Alberta, Saskatchewan,

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and the Northwest Territories for a threeyear term. Lochman is a career American diplomat with over 20 years of experience

in policy analysis and implementation. She has served in various overseas assignments with the Department of State.

Alberta’s oilsands reserves represent a safe, secure, and long-term supply of oil for Americans. What work have you been doing to spread the word about the role that oilsands development can play in reducing U.S. reliance on “foreign” oil? Canada is clearly our most secure and reliable external source of energy in the world and will continue to be a pillar of U.S. energy security. Canada supplies over 18 per cent of U.S. oil imports and over 80 per cent of natural gas imports, and is our number one import source for electricity and uranium. Canada is a stable and reliable ally and the largest trading partner of the United States, with which we share the most successful bilateral trade agreement in the world. The U.S. does indeed seek to reduce our long-term reliance on oil. The administration is continuing to do this through conservation and energy efficiency measures, such as the recently increased vehicle efficiency standards, as well as through the pursuit of comprehensive climate legislation and an


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ambitious global agreement on climate change to include substantial emissions reductions for both the U.S. and Canada. But we have to keep in mind that even as we transition to a less carbon-intensive economy, for the next several decades at least, oil and gas are going to remain a significant part of the energy mix. And the supply of oil and gas to the U.S. economy will remain a primary national security concern. We in the consulate feed into the U.S. government policy-making process by reporting how the oilsands are being developed, what is being done to increase the efficiency of the industry, and the views of the many stakeholder groups involved. Canadians and Americans have the closest energy relationship in the world. What challenges do you see in maintaining that relationship? We are truly a North American energy market. New technology is allowing even more of western Canada’s oilsands and unconventional gas to become economically viable and available to the North American market. Canadian and U.S. engineers are working on new pipelines, including the recently approved Alberta Clipper, which

will carry oil from Alberta through Saskatchewan to the U.S. And our regulators have close and cooperative relations. This close partnership on energy requires an equally close partnership on the environment. Together we face environmental challenges and must make difficult choices as we seek to develop clean technologies to reduce carbon emissions. Our two countries must share the results of our research, development, and innovation in order to protect our environment and to meet our energy needs. This is exactly what the Canada-U.S. Clean Energy Dialogue—initiated by President Obama and Prime Minister Harper in February 2009—is all about. The dialogue is a mechanism for working together to develop additional technology to reduce the impact of burning coal and processing bitumen. That includes efforts to expand clean energy research and development, build a clean and renewable electricity grid, and develop and deploy new technologies. This type of collaboration will allow us to find solutions that are both environmentally effective and economically sustainable. Canada received several “fossil awards” during last year’s Copenhagen climate change talks because of our oilsands

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developments. What’s your opinion on this and was it deserved? We recognize that there are significant environmental challenges related to oilsands development. We are aware of the progress already made to address some of those impacts, and are encouraged by new investments aimed at further increasing the efficiency and sustainability of the industry. Improvement is necessary, and this administration is committed to partnering with our Canadian counterparts to work towards our joint environmental goals. On the topic of climate change, the U.S. administration believes the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions are best addressed through each country’s robust domestic policies supported by a strong international agreement. In that regard, we rely on Canada to be a steward of its own climate change targets. The U.S. administration will continue cooperating with Canada through the Canada-U.S. Clean Energy Dialogue, the pursuit of comprehensive climate legislation, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, and other processes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, while securing reliable energy supply for the whole North American continent—something to which Canada contributes mightily.

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Byron Lutes

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president and chief executive officer, Southern Pacific Resource Corp.

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Byron Lutes and his company, Southern Pacific Resource Corp., represent an important piece of Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s unconventional

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What makes you personally want to be part of the oilsands industry? I like the fact that is still an emerging industry from the in situ perspective. There are fascinating developments that have occurred and will occur as our industry perfects the science of in situ extraction. That makes it very interesting.  I also know that the success or failure of the oilsands will have a big effect on my province and ultimately my children. I would like to say I contributed in some small way to the success of the oilsands to provide wealth to Albertans and Canadians in an environmentally responsible manner.

What is your message to those who say that the oilsands of the future will be dominated by mega-players? I say hogwash! Just as the conventional oil and gas industry was dominated by “mega-players” 25 years ago, smaller players ultimately will play a role in developing these resources as well. Smaller companies can move their projects forward faster, from a regulatory, financial, and execution standpoint. They can exploit areas that a larger company may have overlooked. They have the ability to attract and retain top entrepreneurial expertise who want to make a direct impact on their company. There will always be room for different sizes, as in any industry, and the food chain will also likely always be there.

What makes a junior oilsands producer successful? A junior oilsands producer must be careful, almost surgical with its capital. Cash flow is important, so getting to cash flow in the most efficient and effective way will look good to your shareholders. Avoid trying to be on the leading edge of technology. Don’t risk the company by using unproven technology; let the big guys figure that stuff out. Hire people who think outside the box, who can perform multiple roles, and who love a great challenge.

“Just as the conventional oil and gas industry was dominated by ‘mega-players’ 25 years ago, smaller players ultimately will play a role in developing these resources as well.” 

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What are the biggest challenges facing PSAC and what’s being done to address them? The biggest challenge facing PSAC this year is the same as the last couple of years: persuading the myriad of engineering, construction, and service and supply companies involved in oilsands to join PSAC and create a stronger voice for all companies supporting oil and gas development. When PSAC was formed in 1981, oilsands development was largely in its infancy and thus PSAC represented a large crosssection of the oil service and supply industry. The accelerated growth in oilsands development in recent years has resulted in the emergence of scores of new suppliers that are not PSAC members. Why join? Whether it’s oilsands or conventional oil and gas, we share the same customers; operate under the same legislation and hazards; face the same challenges in terms of contracts, regulations, and manpower; and will reap the same rewards if we collectively better represent our sector. There’s strength in numbers. PSAC will continue to try and attract more member companies from the oilsands sector.

The entire energy industry seems to get painted with a broad brush when it comes to the environment. What can be done to change that? The oil industry has been under attack for one reason or another since the 1970s and the first OPEC-induced crude price spike. We’ve been charged with price-fixing, collusion, abusing human rights, supporting totalitarian governments, and suppressing non-hydrocarbon energy alternatives. Lack of respect or destroying the environment is the latest in a long list of crimes our industry has allegedly committed. What makes this remarkable is that hydrocarbon fuel is as essential to modern man as food, water, air, and shelter. Few can even imagine life without the conveniences that hydrocarbon fuels provide. The problem is that our industry has taken our importance for granted and let others lead the public debate. Our lack of participation has created a situation where Canadians can criticize oilsands development and high gasoline prices in the same sentence. We can fix that by recognizing the information vacuum that exists, and filling the void with intelligent education messages of our own.

What do you say to those who say there should be a moratorium on oilsands production in Alberta? I refer back to point two. There’s this huge disconnect between the intrinsic linkage between reliable and economical sources of fuel, economic prosperity, low taxes, and the ongoing development of the oilsands. Critics of the oilsands are not being honest when they say we can introduce a moratorium on oilsands development without hurting the economy. That’s just plain wrong. Continued oilsands development is essential for several reasons. First, every new project learns from what has gone before and incorpor­ ates new and more environmentally benign technologies and processes. We can’t just stop. Second, oilsands oil displaces “blood oil” from countries with no respect for human rights. Some support global terrorism. There are more problems in the world than industrial emissions. Third, oilsands development is one of the few sure economic winners Canada has in the 21st century. Quit expanding the oilsands and do what? The world has changed. All things considered, oilsands are a huge asset, not a liability.

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Gloria King Stay-at-home mom “There’s no doubt if you don’t make a certain amount of money, you wouldn’t be able to live here…. Different parts of the community, it’s not all bad. You just have to keep your kids occupied…. Hopefully in the next few years it will be a lot better.”

On the ground in the oilsands city Surveying the population of Fort McMurray about the community and the industry that supports it by Deborah Jaremko

Photos by Jeffery Borchert

The last few years have been a wild ride for the people of the oilsands city, also known as Fort McMurray, Alberta—a sudden overheated boom with a massive influx of people followed by an equally as sudden bust. And while that was all happening, the world was becoming increasingly aware of the environmental challenges associated with oilsands development, offering everything from constructive criticism all the way to outright and possibly undeserved attack. The price of oil has regained its strength, and project announcements are trickling back into the Fort McMurray region. But do the people who live in the community feel like it is ready for another wave of development? In January 2010, we went to Fort McMurray to find out what its residents think about the state of the industry, and of their community.

Sheldon Letcher Sixteen-year-old, grew up in Fort McMurray “[Living here] could be better, but it’s okay. There could be more carpooling, and the oilsands could cut down on pollution, stuff like that. There’s a lot of pollution, and a lot crises going on, like the birds a while ago. I think they could do a lot better. [But the industry] brings a lot of oil, it does a lot for the community. They help with downtown arenas, they help with the bridge, they just help with taxes and stuff like that.”

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Nick (Nezar) Jomha Second-generation barber, grew up in Fort McMurray “With this slowdown now, things are coming back to normal. People are getting their jobs back, we’re catching up now. The infrastructure is going to catch up. I want to thank these big oil companies personally, because with them not allowing the [living-out allowance paid to workers not staying in camps], it gives us locals a little extra room to breathe and to hire people. Now with them hiring families to move into the community, to be a better community, because in the last decade from 2000 until 2008 we saw a lot of people who were single coming in here, had no respect for the city, had no respect for the community…. When the barrel went sky high, and the house prices went sky high, a lot of people wanted to cash in on their homes. A lot of the locals did manage to leave. And what did we replace them with? Guys that were single, making so much money they didn’t care. That was the bad part of the community. That’s what caused the drugs and all that stuff in the community. Now you look since this year and last year, 2009, you don’t hear too much [about] drugs, you don’t hear [about] shootings, you don’t hear about stabbings. The reason why, a lot of these people that had the money, that didn’t care, that wanted to do their thing with alcohol and drugs, suddenly they disappeared. It’s like any other business for them and they managed to flee away. But if there is going to be another boom, be guaranteed to be well prepared because it will happen again. It’s just supply and demand.”

Kimberly Desrosiers Moved to Fort McMurray in 2009 “I think it’s an alright place to live. I’ve only lived here for a while…. I’m from Ontario, and it’s a lot the same with the sand mines. I lived in the nickel belt and it’s all the same with the drama of getting laid off and all those things.”

Ruth Frankoeur Randy Edison Director, Fort McMurray Tourism “One of the things I noticed coming back, I was away for a year probably in the bottom of the slowdown, or the peak of the slowdown. I noticed a nice, comfortable adjustment. Traffic slowed some, I know there was some tremendous stress on the retail sector and service sectors here…notorious stories of line-ups and even going to places like Walmart and having to pick your goodies out of the boxes because they never had staff enough to get the things even on the shelves. I experienced that. That was my experience when I was here before, but this little correction gave some folks an opportunity to get back to a little more normalcy.… There’s more of a community, family feel to this community than the story that gets told. A lot of people say there’s no such thing as bad press. We just have to be prepared with the message.”

Moved from Ontario to Fort McMurray in 1994 “I was quite happy in Ontario. My conception [of Fort McMurray] was of the 1970s in college when people came out here to make money but there wasn’t a whole bunch to do. We wondered what kind of environment it was to bring kids into. I was just amazed at the fact that [the town] is so rich in arts and culture. I grew up in a small town. You can find [drugs and parties] in a population of 500 or 500,000, or you can look for the good stuff, and we have a lot of good stuff. If you’re bored, here it’s by choice. I choose to live here. I could live anywhere. It’s not just about the draw of the almighty dollar. It’s about quality of life. [But] do we need things? Of course we do.” H E AV Y O I L & O I L S A N D S G U I D E B O O K & D I R E C T O R Y V

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Jim McDonald Retired 30-year Syncrude employee “A lot of people here are here for two years to make their money and leave, so it’s difficult in some aspects to say how the town is going to proceed. The things that surprise me are all the events that take place in this town and the volunteer turnout. It’s astronomical. That tells me the core of the Fort McMurray people are good folks that want to stay here and make a living and make a good town, but there’s a lot people passing through that don’t have that same respect.… The oilsands companies that come to Fort McMurray are not held accountable for anything to do with the city, i.e. the infrastructure, the roads…. They come, they take the oilsand, they make lots of money, then they get the hell out. As far as I’m concerned anybody that’s okayed for a big project now should buy into something like a new sewage treatment plant…. They should have to ante up 10 per cent of what they earn in this area and pay for some of this stuff so that the city can catch up.… Tar sand processing is not an easy way on the environment. However, the oil that’s sold abroad, the synthetic crude oil, is probably some of the best quality crude that a person could buy. But it’s difficult processing it to get it to that stage.”

Jon Tupper Director, Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce, running for presidency “We as a community sometimes can be our own worst enemy. We don’t go out and tell our story, we don’t go out to the polls and vote. We have one of

Kevin Flynn

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Has a home in Nova Scotia but has been commuting back and forth to Fort McMurray for 11 years

ince for municipal elections, and one of the lowest voter turnouts nationally for national elections. We had to ask ourselves, why is that? Rather than try to figure out the answers ourselves amongst a board of directors, we thought we’d go out and ask the citizenry. So we created the mycommunitymyvoice.com project to get citizens to tell us what they do feel about our region, what they feel the region should look like, and how do we get there. Once we know what people are thinking, once we can get inside their heads, we can then work to change both our image as a community and our perception within the community, and hopefully tell our story a little bit better, and hopefully see some better voter turnout.”

Natalie Hicks Intake coordinator, Fort McMurray Centre of Hope homeless drop-in centre “A lot of people come here and don’t do enough research, thinking the roads are paved with gold. We have a lot of people that come [to the Centre of Hope] that are very educated. It’s one of the highest homeless educated populations. A lot of people that work come here. We’re busy and getting busier.”

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“Anywhere you go is as good as you want to make it. If you want to be up here and be miserable, so be it…. It’s been very good to me. The way they’re extracting the oil, there’s going to be some repercussions environmentally, but when you weigh everything out and what it does for the economy—there’s a lot of people that come from all over the country to come here and make a livelihood and make a life for themselves. You have to weigh out the options. The technology is there to do things more environmentally friendly, and I guess the government is pressuring the plants. They’ve already admitted they can do it more environmentally friendly. I think they are headed in that direction, really. That creates more work, so I’m all for it. I’d like to see them do it as environmentally friendly as they could, definitely. And I think a lot of the people feel the same way that even work in the oilsands.”


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Just two years ago there were multiple bitumen upgraders planned for Alberta. But then the recession hit, and the heavy-light oil differential narrowed. Now there is just one upgrader under construction, another half-finished, and not a new one in near-term sight.

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ince the inception of commercial oilsands operations over 40 years ago, upgraders have been a central part of production. Bitumen, the tar-like substance that is separated from sand and silt, is considered low-quality crude. An upgrader converts bitumen into a high-quality, low-sulphur synthetic oil that commands a premium in the energy market. According to the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, oilsands production surpassed 1.4 million barrels per day of bitumen in late 2009. There are five upgrader systems operating in Alberta: Suncor, with a capacity of 440,000 barrels per day; Syncrude, with a capacity of 407,000 barrels per day; Shell, with a capacity of 155,000 barrels per day; Opti/Nexen Long Lake, with a capacity of 72,000 barrels per day; and Canadian Natural Resources’ Horizon project, with a capacity of 135,000 barrels per day. Altogether, they have a capacity approaching 1.4 million barrels per day. Currently, they produce an average of 885,000 barrels per day. The difference between capacity and output is due to a number of factors. Some facilities have not reached full production, about 20 per cent of bitumen bottoms cannot be converted to synthetic crude, and all upgraders experience periodic scheduled and unscheduled shutdowns. Prior to 2008, there were plans over the next decade to add 1.4 million barrels per day of new upgrading capacity in Alberta. All of that changed in the global recession during the last two years, however. As crude oil demand and prices fell, over $100 billion in oilsands projects were cancelled or put on hold, including most proposed upgraders.

Now, as the recession recedes, companies are once again renewing investments in mining and in situ projects. But a return to building upgraders in Alberta is not a given, although the provincial government hopes its bitumen royalty-in-kind (BRIK) program will help boost “value-added” activities such as upgrading, refining, and petrochemical manufacturing. UPGRADING PROCESS Heavy oil and bitumen consist of large hydrocarbon molecules that contain proportionately more carbon atoms than hydrogen atoms. The upgrading process changes bitumen into lighter products by adding hydrogen atoms and/or removing carbon atoms. There are four methods to the process:

• Thermal conversion (or coking) removes excess carbon by

breaking apart the long, heavy bitumen molecules using heat. This is sometimes called “cracking” because large hydrocarbon molecules crack, or break down into smaller molecules.

• Catalytic conversion is another way to crack oil molecules

into smaller, refined hydrocarbons. Catalysts such as nickel/ molybdenum or cobalt/molybdenum encourage cracking. Sometimes high-pressure hydrogen is added during the process; this is called hydroprocessing.

• Distillation is a common industrial process that sorts liquids and gases into their component parts.   •Hydrotreating removes sulphur, nitrogen, and other trace

metals. In this process, high pressures and temperatures reduce these chemical impurities using a catalyst in a hydrogen environment.

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While oilsands companies use these processes in different ways, the end result is synthetic crude oil, which is sent to refineries for further processing into jet fuels, gasoline, and other petroleum products. The Opti-Nexen upgrader uses a different process. After treating, diluted bitumen is fed into the upgrader, consisting of

“People thought that it would be cheaper to build upgraders in the Gulf Coast, but now they are realizing the importance of dealing with CO2 when you are building an upgrader.” — Ian MacGregor, Chairman, North West Upgrading

a proprietary OrCrude unit, a gasifier, and a hydrocracker. This energy efficient technology uses asphaltene residue to produce virtually all of the fuel gas required to supply the companies’ commercial steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) operation, a cogeneration facility, and the upgrader, as well as hydrogen to feed the hydrocracker. Conventional, stand-alone SAGD operations must purchase natural gas, typically their largest input cost, to generate steam for their wells. Similarly, many upgraders need to purchase natural gas

to form hydrogen. The end result of this unique configuration, the companies say, will be one of industry’s lowest operating costs. UPGRADER ECONOMICS Although the processes are expensive to build and operate, historically, upgraders have been economically viable because they capture the spread, or discount, between lower-value bitumen and higher-value light oil. Upgraders profit from that differential by turning heavy oil into light. Over the past two years, however, the price spread between the two grades of crude has narrowed due to higher demand for heavier crude from U.S. refineries, hurting profit margins for upgraders. In addition, in the four years leading up to 2008, capital costs for new projects rose by as much as 50 per cent. The price for the high-quality steel needed for coker linings rose dramatically, labour costs increased through competition for scarce skilled labour, and bottlenecks associated with moving materials to northern Alberta caused expensive delays. The unit price for a mine/upgrader project nudged above $100,000 per daily barrel. Operators took note of the escalations and began to seek less expensive alternatives. Some concluded that it was more capital efficient to mix bitumen with diluent and ship it south by pipeline to converted refineries in the United States than building new upgraders in Alberta. In late 2006, EnCana Corporation signed a deal with ConocoPhillips to swap half of its in situ oilsands operations at Foster Creek and Christina Lake for half shares in ConocoPhillips’s refineries in Illinois and Texas. In

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December 2007, BP and Husky Energy struck a $5.5-billion accord to split ownership of BP’s 155,000-barrel-per-day refinery in Toledo, Ohio, and Husky’s Sunrise in situ project. Oilsands royalty rates also changed. Prior to 2009, the royalty rate was one per cent to payout of construction costs, then 25 per cent. In 2007, when oil prices were high, the Alberta government under Premier Ed Stelmach commissioned a review of its oil and gas royalty regime. The report stated the province was not getting its fair share and recommended taking 20 per cent more. In early 2008, the Alberta government announced a change to the pre-payout oilsands royalty on new production. On Jan. 1, 2009, the pre-payout rate increased on a scale when the price of crude was over $55, rising to nine per cent at $120. ENVIRONMENTAL PRESSURE The issue of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions also rose to prominence. Pressure to reduce GHG emissions is coming from several sources, including the public, legislators, and investors. Environmental groups in particular have focused on the oilsands as a prime culprit in the rise of GHGs. Protestors have targeted Alberta politicians and international petroleum companies that have invested in oilsands. In 2007, Alberta announced a climate change strategy based on emissions intensity. One hundred of the province’s largest emitters (those producing over 100,000 tonnes annually) were required to decrease their emissions intensity 12 per cent by Jan. 1, 2008, through offsets, sequestration, or technological

advances. Those who did not meet the target would be required to pay a levy of $15 per tonne into the Climate Change and Emissions Management Fund. In Ottawa, the federal government’s Environment Canada department launched its climate change plan. After 2012, federal legislation dictates that oilsands operators must implement carbon capture and storage (CCS). Internationally, GHG legislation in the United States is likely to have the greatest impact on oilsands production. Many state jurisdictions are moving ahead with initiatives to reduce emissions, and several federal bills are now emerging in Congress. In 2007, Congress passed the Energy Independence and Security Act, which contained a section that barred federal agencies from buying synthetic fuels from non-conventional sources that had life cycle GHG emissions higher than conventional fuels. Various congressional and Senate bills called for stiff reductions in GHG emissions. But the recession turned out to be the nail in the coffin. Falling demand drove the price of crude from US$147 per barrel in the summer of 2008 to below US$40 by the end of that year. Suncor’s 340,000-barrel-per-day Fort Hills bitumen upgrader was placed under review. Statoil withdrew its 240,000-barrel-per-day upgrader from regulatory application. Construction of BA Energy’s 160,000-barrel-per-day Heartland upgrader was halted (although recent reports suggest British energy major BP and Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries are both interested in buying a majority stake in BA’s parent, Value Creation Inc.). The 150,000-barrel-per-day

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merchant upgrader being developed by privately held North West Upgrading went into idle mode. Only Shell Canada’s 90,000-barrel-per-day expansion at its Fort Saskatchewan refinery remained under construction. BACK TO BASICS The future for upgraders may be less grim than current circumstances indicate, however. First, in an effort to promote upgrading and refining in the province, the provincial government announced its BRIK program to foster value-added oilsands development. Under the plan, the province would collect up to 75,000 barrels per day of its royalties in actual bitumen and provide it to an Alberta-based, value-added manufacturer, such as a merchant upgrader. The plan stipulates that an upgrader would have to have at least 100,000 barrels per day of raw bitumen capacity, and that the facility would have to start construction by 2016 and operate by 2018. The program would start in 2012 and the physical supply of bitumen would begin in the 2013–18 range. Successful candidates will be selected by May 31 of this year. Recently, the government revised its request for proposals to include those upgraders that would have started construction of 100,000 barrels per day of capacity by 2018. The revision helps give proposal proponents, such as North West, more time to arrange financing and construction. The company’s plans include three phases of 50,000 barrels per day of raw bitumen capacity (77,000 barrels per day in diluted bitumen). To

qualify, North West would now be required to have the first two phases operating by year-end 2018. North West’s project is the first one-step conversion of bitumen to fuel and feedstock (diesel and naphtha) that also incorporates a commercial-scale CCS system. It hopes to have the first phase of its upgrader on stream as early as 2013. It already has a joint-venture offer in place from Canadian Natural Resources Limited, in which the latter will acquire 50 per cent of North West’s assets and supply 12,500 barrels per day of bitumen. The merchant upgrader has raised about $400 million in financing so far, and hopes that a royalty bitumen agreement with the government will help secure the remaining financing for the multi-billion-dollar project. “It’s essential to secure a long-term feedstock supply,” says North West chairman Ian MacGregor. “If you can secure that, you can raise the money. I’m optimistic that we can supply a competitive proposal.” Secondly, the Alberta and federal governments have initiated ambitious CCS capital incentives to help reduce GHG emissions. The Alberta fund will grant almost $2 billion to capture and inject up to five million tonnes of carbon per year by 2015. It has already awarded significant funds to various plans associated with upgraders. Shell Canada will receive up to $745 million (plus another $120 million from the federal government) for its Quest project, which will see the Scotford oilsands upgrader near Fort Saskatchewan in central Alberta capture one million tonnes per day of CO2, transport it 10 kilometres, and inject it 2,300

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metres underground as part of an enhanced oil recovery (EOR) program. Enhance Energy’s Alberta Carbon Trunk Line (ACTL), a dedicated CO2 transportation network, will receive up to $495 million (plus a further $63 million from the federal government), to sequester GHGs. The plan calls for pure CO2 to be captured at an Agrium fertilizer plant and later from North West’s facility, transport it along a 240-kilometre pipeline, and inject it into a mature oilfield near Clive, Alberta, for EOR. As a part of the CO2 capture component of ACTL, North West will receive approximately $100 million toward its $800-million gasification unit, which will produce around 3,500 tonnes per day of pure CO2 as a by-product from each of the three planned phases. “Upgrading one barrel of bitumen emits about 0.1 tonne of CO2,” says MacGregor. “The Enhance system is designed for up to 40,000 tonnes per day, so it can handle up to 400,000 tonnes per day of bitumen production. That will create oil with the lowest CO2 footprint in the world.” The rising costs of building an upgrader are also beginning to slacken. Recently, the Canadian Energy Research Institute reported a 15 per cent slide in capital costs and a 13 per cent decline in operating costs for oilsands investments in the last 12 months. The dip is due to a 50 per cent decline in the cost of steel and concrete, decreases in sector activity and falling engineering rates. In the United States, advances are being made in establishing a legislative framework to place a cost on carbon reduction. Senate

and congressional members are working on reconciling various proposals that would create a cap-and-trade system and promote CCS and renewable energy alternatives. The move would allow oilsands operators to price in the future cost of capturing carbon with more certainty, reducing the risk of building an upgrader. The upgrader community is also taking heart from Total’s announcement to enter public hearings for its proposed Fort Saskatchewan upgrading facility, part of its massive Joslyn mine project. The Energy Resources Conservation Board has set midMarch for the start of hearings on the 150,000-barrel-per-day facility. But recent news hasn’t been all good. Syncrude announced in late February it is scrapping plans for a new upgrader in the province. The company now intends to export a portion of new bitumen production to the United States. And yet, while the narrowed differential and opportunities in the States weigh towards extinction, proponents of Alberta-based upgrading remain hopeful that provincial incentives to promote secondary processing, along with North American carbon legislation, will lead to a new era of upgrader investment. “People thought that it would be cheaper to build upgraders in the Gulf Coast, but now they are realizing the importance of dealing with CO2 when you are building an upgrader,” says MacGregor. “Alberta is absolutely the best place in the world for that. The centre of gravity for upgraders and generating plants and a whole range of activity will be here. This is where we live. This is where we’ll build it. We’ll make it in the end.”

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il companies have been tantalized for decades by the potential of Alberta’s bitumen carbonates. Like the lure of El Dorado, producers have made repeated attempts find the best extraction technologies to economically exploit the vast amounts of bitumen found in carbonate formations, with a new round of pilots once again aiming to unlock the prize. And what a prize it could be. The Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB) estimates four bitumenbearing carbonate formations hold a combined total of nearly

nlocking Carbonates 101 The basic difference between oilsands and bitumen carbonates is the former is bitumen mixed with unconsolidated sand, which can be either mined or produced from wells. The latter, as the name implies, is bitumen in carbonate rock—both dense limestone and heavily karsted rock. (Karst is a type of topography that is formed over limestone, dolomite, or gypsum by dissolution, and is characterized by sinkholes and caves.) Grosmont bitumen is even heavier than the Athabasca bitumen and the reservoir is extremely variable, meaning that a single recovery method may not work throughout the formation. The bitumen is contained in a dual porosity system—both in the vugs (cavities or fractures) and in the rock matrix itself. The vugs could potentially be good news in that they could conceivably improve permeability once the viscosity of the bitumen is raised by heat or other means, but bad news if they serve as channels for steam to escape from the area of interest. In the karsted areas, these irregular cavities and tunnels are often the diameter of a man’s arm, and sometimes much larger. During drilling on some of the earlier pilots, the bit dropped by a few metres while passing through large karsts.

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450 billion barrels of original oil in place. The Grosmont formation (318 billion barrels in place) underlies the western part of the Athabasca oilsands deposit and is situated east of the Peace River oilsands. Other bitumen resources within the carbonate trend (also called the “carbonate triangle”) are hosted within the Nisku formation (65 billion barrels in place), which also underlies the Athabasca deposit, as well as the Debolt and Shunda formations (65 billion barrels of oil in place), which underlie the Peace River deposit. At this point, none are included in the province’s estimate of 170-plus billion barrels of recoverable bitumen reserves. The Grosmont carbonate platform extends in the subsurface over an area of 500 kilometres in length and 150 kilometres wide, and may represent the largest carbonate oil structure in the world. Cracking its development code will open up a new geological frontier for Alberta oil production. “I think it’s the next play in terms of significance from a provincial perspective because it adds potentially 100 billion barrels [of] recoverable [oil] to the inventory of opportunity that the province is looking [towards] for revenue,” says Glen Schmidt, president and chief executive officer of Laricina Energy, which is pushing ahead with a carbonate pilot in 2010. Laricina received regulatory approval last summer for its 1,800-barrel-per-day Saleski project, where it intends to use


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horizontal drilling, steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD), and solvents to recover bitumen. In the 1970s and ’80s, a handful of pilot tests on the bitumen carbonates yielded mixed results and were eventually terminated due to unfavourable economic conditions. The play was largely off industry’s radar until a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc paid about a half a billion dollars in 2006 to acquire leases targeting bitumen carbonates in the Nisku formation. Several companies have since trumpeted their stake in the carbonates, ranging from senior producer Husky Energy

“We want to get the design right,” says Schmidt, who notes production is planned for the first quarter of 2011. “We do want to learn what we need to learn, working with the reservoir and learning from it. Unsuccessful projects have made [us take] a greater leap of faith.” Late last year, Sunshine Oilsands announced it had also received ERCB approval to conduct a Grosmont carbonate pilot project. The Calgary-based company had requested approval to carry out a small-scale, under-1,000-barrel-per-day,

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Bitumen carbonate pilots aim to define viable extraction technologies by Lynda Harrison and Deborah Jaremko, with files from Pat Roche

Inc. (which had been conducting an evaluation of Grosmont bitumen carbonate potential on its own lands prior to the Shell deal), to smaller entrants such as Alberta Oilsands Inc., Sunshine Oilsands Ltd., Osum Oil Sands Corp., and Laricina. And while Shell cancelled a pilot test in 2008, others companies are pursuing plans to find the best techniques to make the carbonate play work. In the Grosmont, the heterogeneity of the reservoir, the low effective permeabilities due to high bitumen saturation, and the high viscosity of the heavily biodegraded bitumen are the main hurdles in applying in situ recovery schemes, says the Alberta Geological Survey. So, the principal risk for companies pursuing the play is defining an efficient extraction technology. Laricina says laboratory testing of steam/solvent processes has shown significant recovery potential. The company has conducted about 20 separate lab studies and received Alberta government funding through its Innovative Energy Technologies Program. The company’s Saleski pilot will initially have two horizontal well pairs, with another pair added later. Wells will start on conventional SAGD, with solvents added a year into operation—a slow and steady progression that Schmidt likens to how a company would pursue a new conventional play.

single-well cyclical steam stimulation (CSS) pilot at 11-21-9524W4 (the company’s land base begins about 20 kilometres north of Shell’s oilsands leases in townships 95 to 98, ranges 23 to 25). The nearest urban centre, Chipewyan Lake, is about 40 kilometres southwest of the proposed pilot location, which has winter-only access. The pilot will allow Sunshine to analyze the bitumen and determine the correct approach for carbonate development— such as simulations of CSS versus SAGD, and horizontal versus vertical wells. Once the pilot data are available, Sunshine will repeat the simulation work with history matching and model validation, which will be used to model future development plans with more confidence. The company’s development proposal calls for 2,000 barrels per day from a commercial SAGD phase that would be on stream in 2014, followed by two 20,000-barrels-per-day phases, on stream in 2017 and 2020, respectively. Laricina, meanwhile, plans to submit a regulatory application for its first 10,000-barrel-per-day commercial phase at Saleski in 2010, with start-up pegged for 2013. Schmidt predicts the carbonates will become “an overnight success story 20 years in the making.” “We’re getting more and more confident as to the direction we’re going.”

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New in situ research centre opens at University of Calgary by Lynda Harrison

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n situ upgrading of oilsands will be the focus of a new research facility consisting of nine “mini-refineries” at the University of Calgary. The bench-scale pilot units done there will enable Pedro Pereira Almao, director of the In Situ Energy Centre and professor in the university’s Schulich School of Engineering, and his team to test and optimize the best catalyst and upgrading process, in terms of efficient bitumen recovery, cost-effectiveness, and environmental impact. The idea behind the new centre is to inject a chemical catalyst in the form of nano-sized particles directly into the reservoir and ensure this nano-catalyst is thoroughly dispersed into complex oilsands deposits. In essence, the process enables the extraction and partial upgrading of the bitumen to take place underground.

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Instruments such as a nuclear magnetic resonance imaging machine and mass spectrometers will be used to characterize the makeup of bitumen mixtures and develop a “next-generation” reservoir simulator in which to test non-catalysts with several different upgrading processes. The simulator will integrate the in situ upgrading process with geo-mechanics and reservoir simulation. Together, this infrastructure will create a worldclass facility for bitumen and reservoir characterization, says Pereira Almao. His team of U of C engineers, geoscientists, and chemists are aiming to have the technology field tested in two to three years. Upgrading the bitumen directly in the reservoir is expected to reduce the environmental footprint of in situ oilsands development. According to Pereira Almao, in situ upgrading will

significantly reduce consumption of natural gas, emissions from burning this gas, and the fresh water used by existing oilsands recovery and production methods. Several varieties of technology could emerge from the research done at the new facility, he says. At the heart of the idea is getting the nano-catalyst—particles as small as a virus or very large molecule—to where the heat is by migrating it with a fluid through the porous medium and generating certain reactions. “This is about one single target, which is bringing upgrading down in the reservoir, taking advantage of the heat already needed for mobilizing the bitumen, but there could be many technologies,” he says. “In fact, there could be as many technologies as companies, probably, because they have their own facilities, their own types of reservoirs, and they


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are probably not all profitable with one technology, only one concept. “There may be suitable methods for example for upgrading integrated to cyclic steam stimulation, some integrated to the hybrid [steam assisted gravity drainage] in situ combustion, but those are processes of recovery that incorporate heat into the reservoir and that is the advantage we want to take, injecting the catalyst into the places where that heat is, inject some of the reactants, and then they have to be accommodated in a different geometry, configuration, order of incorporation.” It could open the door to a revolution of concepts, explains Pereira Almao. “If we are successful with at least one concept, I am sure many other researchers will find better catalysts, better concepts of incorporating them.” The oilsands areas are suitable for this technology because of the solidity of the bitumen that forms a type of wall that prevents the loss of the catalyst. The opening of the facility in February was attended by provincial politicians such as Alberta Environment Minister Rob Renner and federal government representatives such as Lee Richardson, member of parliament for Calgary Centre. “Cleaner energy development is no longer an option—it’s a necessity,” said Renner. “This new research facility will help to advance Alberta’s ongoing role as a responsible global energy supplier.” Soheil Asgarpour, president of Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada, was also there. The university’s research is going in the right direction and sounds promising, but more than one solution will be needed to bring sustainability to the oilsands, says Asgarpour, adding that equal consideration must be placed on the environmental footprint, profitability, economic prosperity, security of supply, and managing social impacts. The In Situ Energy Centre is a joint initiative led by the Institute for Sustainable Energy, Environment and Economy and the Schulich School of Engineering. It is being funded by the Alberta government, in addition to $9.3 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation. Industry partners include Nexen, Repsol, Royal Dutch Shell, ConocoPhillips, and Total E&P Canada.

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Vessels used as part of Cenovus Energy’s polymer flood at Pelican Lake.

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Heavy gains Companies pilot new tertiary technologies to improve conventional heavy oil recovery by Pat Roche

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he Pelican Lake area of northern Alberta holds billions of barrels of heavy oil, but only a tiny percentage can be recovered through primary production. Secondary recovery—standard waterflooding—improves recovery factors by a few percentage points. But bigger gains will require tertiary recovery technology. Canadian Natural Resources and Cenovus Energy believe a large portion of this vast prize can be extracted by polymer flooding, which simply means chemicals are used to thicken the injected water. Because of the difference between the viscosities of water and heavy oil, injected water tends to channel around heavy oil, leaving much of it in the reservoir. The polymer fluid roughly matches the mobility of the heavy oil and so is better able to push the oil out of the pores.

With 4.1 billion barrels of original oil in place, Canadian Natural’s Pelican Lake (also called Brintnell) may be Canada’s biggest testing ground for polymer-enhanced waterflooding. It began its first polymer pilot at Pelican Lake five years ago. Over the next 10 years, the company estimates it will spend more than $1 billion on the project, including wells, facilities, and purchases of polymer powder. More than one-third of its Pelican Lake property was slated to be under polymer flood by the end of 2009. Canadian Natural is developing Pelican Lake entirely with horizontal producers and injectors. The company ultimately expects to have at least 670 polymer injectors, plus roughly the same number of producers. So far, polymer and regular waterflooding and primary production have yielded over 130 million barrels of oil. While

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Chemicals added to water create a polymer solution roughly matching the mobility of heavy oil, enhancing the fluid’s ability to flush crude out of the reservoir.

Canadian Natural expects to recover close to another 60 million barrels through primary production, it believes the biggest prize—about 400 million barrels—will come from polymer waterflooding, including future enhancements to the existing process, says Rob Richardson, Canadian Natural’s exploitation manager for Pelican Lake. In primary production, recovery factors ranged from 4 to 6.5 per cent. But in many areas on polymer flood it is possible

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to recover more than 20 per cent, says Richardson. “So the response has been absolutely fantastic for us.” Cenovus, meanwhile, has a smaller polymer project at Pelican Lake. So far, only four per cent of the estimated 1.4 billion barrels of original Wabiskaw oil in place on the company’s lands has been recovered. More than 95 per cent is being considered for polymer flooding. Cenovus expects to recover six per cent of the original oil in place through primary production, 12 per cent through straight waterflooding and six per cent by polymer flooding—for an ultimate expected recovery factor of 24 per cent. In the case of both Canadian Natural and Cenovus, it’s too soon for polymer flooding to have much impact on daily production. The reservoir must first go through a fill-up process, replacing the voidage from primary production. Depending on the void that has to be filled, it can take up to two years to get a significant production increase, explains Canadian Natural’s Richardson. ASP pilot Mention heavy oil in western Canada and most people think of the heavy oil belt straddling the Alberta-Saskatchewan border. But Cenovus has about a billion barrels of original heavy oil in place in the Suffield area of southeastern Alberta, which is best known for shallow natural gas. Oil densities range from about 10 to 18 degrees API gravity, but the average is around 12.5 API. Viscosities are similar to


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what the company calls an “organic,” surfactant. So the operator with the luxury of organic acids in the oil doesn’t need to buy as much surfactant. The pilot uses no fresh water, instead mixing its chemicals with saline water from a deep formation. Cenovus also reduced the cost and surface footprint by doing the pilot without watersoftening facilities. This was made possible by a chemical treatment called select ion sequestration, and also by polymer cutters, which slice the polymer grains to reduce hydration times. The company estimates an ASP flood may cost roughly 20 per cent more than a straight waterflood because of the chemical and facility costs. Cenovus will consider the pilot a commercial success if it recovers at least 10 per cent of the original oil in place. That’s in addition to 25 per cent primary and secondary recovery (i.e., the company will do a commercial ASP flood at Suffield if the pilot shows the technology can raise the ultimate recovery to 35 per cent). So far, the pilot is meeting that threshold, recovering an extra 10 per cent of the oil in place, says Brad Small, team lead for the company’s Medicine Hat oil business unit. Extrapolated to all the pools in Cenovus’s Suffield area, that 10 per cent would translate to an extra 100 million barrels of oil. “And you pretty much need a large OIP to do tertiary,” says Small, citing the cost and complexity of tertiary recovery projects and the need for extensive simulation and lab work beforehand.

the Lloydminster heavy oil belt, ranging from roughly 100 to 10,000 centipoise. Roughly 15 per cent of the oil in place has been produced on primary production and waterfloods. Ultimate recovery is expected to be as much as 25 per cent in some pools. So if only waterfloods are used, at least 75 per cent of the oil will be left in the ground after production ends. In other words, it’s a great place to test a new tertiary recovery technology, which is exactly what Cenovus is doing. The company’s alkaline surfactant polymer (ASP) pilot is located on the Suffield military base. The test began in 2007 and will continue until 2011. So what’s the difference between an ASP flood and a straight polymer flood? In a polymer flood, polymer powder is mixed with injected water to produce a viscous fluid that will push more oil out of the pore spaces, improving sweep efficiency. Surfactant is essentially detergent. It reduces the interfacial tension between water and oil, mobilizing residual oil saturation and increasing the displacement efficiency. So besides the physical sweeping mechanism of a straight polymer flood, a surfactant polymer also washes oil from the rock in the same way dishwashing liquid helps to remove grease. Some floods add only a surfactant polymer to the injected water. But man-made surfactant chemicals are expensive. For its Suffield pilot Cenovus buys an alkaline chemical, which costs considerably less than surfactant. The alkaline injectant reacts with the organic acids in the oil to create a natural, or

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More than 90 per cent of Alberta’s estimated 175 billion barrels of proven oilsands reserves consist of so-called in situ bitumen deposits that are too deep to be mined from the surface.

The expectation is that new in situ technologies, or variations and incremental improvements to SAGD, will lead to reduced water and natural gas use and lower CO2 emissions compared to conventional SAGD technology. Here’s a sampling of some recently announced technologies already being employed or proposed for testing:

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New, more efficient technologies aim to lessen environmental impacts of in situ oilsands extraction by Deborah Jaremko, Pat Roche, and Lynda Harrison

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eveloped by EnCana Corporation (now Cenovus Energy), wedge wells access stranded yet partially mobilized bitumen between SAGD well pairs. The process is now considered commercial at the company’s Foster Creek project, where the first commercial application of SAGD began in 2001. SAGD well pairs are drilled about 100 metres apart. After about two years of production, the steam chambers between pairs begin to commingle and eventually overlap. This leaves a wedge of unproduced oil between the pairs at the base of the reservoir. Wedge wells are single, horizontal wells drilled between two SAGD well pairs. And, since wedge wells require minimal steam to extract the remaining bitumen, Cenovus has been able to increase its bitumen production by about 500 barrels per day per wedge well while at the same time reducing per-barrel operating costs, water use, and environmental impact. The company plans to test the technology at its smaller Christina Lake project, where it will drill three or four wells before deciding to use it in commercial operations.

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Most producers proposing in situ oilsands projects have opted to use steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD). While SAGD isn’t the best recovery method for every reservoir, the technology has been proven on a large-scale commercial basis for about a decade. The process uses huge amounts of natural gas and water to make steam that is then injected into reservoirs to loosen the bitumen so it flows to production wells. And while several producers now use non-potable water, with much of that recycled, the amount of natural gas consumed is considered unsustainable in the long term.

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n planning a pilot for its Hangingstone project, Excelsior Energy Limited has decided to forego SAGD in favour of a technology that has yet to be commercially proven in the oilsands. In a regulatory application filed in June 2009 with Alberta’s Energy Resources Conservation Board, Excelsior sets out plans to use a version of in situ combustion in its proposed experimental scheme. Like SAGD, in situ combustion uses heat to melt the bitumen so it will flow to production wells. But where SAGD uses injected steam to heat the reservoir, in situ combustion uses

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fire, injecting air to feed a flame front that consumes a small portion of the bitumen to mobilize nearby oil. Excelsior’s version of in situ combustion is called combustion overhead gravity drainage, or COGD. A well pattern, or “network,” would consist of a horizontal drain well completed low in the reservoir and an array of vertical air-injection wells positioned above the horizontal drain. Melted bitumen would flow with gravity down to the horizontal drain well. Vent wells would be drilled on the flanks of the combustion zone and observation wells would monitor temperature. Each well pattern would service a reservoir area of 150 by 500 metres. But why test an unproven method such as COGD when you could do SAGD? “Well, I think small companies should be good at processing risk and we think the potential is compelling,” says Robert Bailey, Excelsior’s vice-president of engineering. “We just think SAGD is going to be perceived as yesterday’s technology—too expensive, too much gas, too much water, too much diluent.”

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enovus is also testing a solvent-aided process (SAP). The company calls it a “technological improvement” applied to SAGD operations that helps it maximize the amount of oil recovered. It takes the benefit of injecting steam in the SAGD process and combines it with solvents, such as butane, to help bring the oil to the surface. The company’s proposed in situ oilsands project at Narrows Lake, northwest of the Christina Lake project, will see the first commercial use of SAP. SAP is anticipated to improve recovery of deeper-lying bitumen deposits. In addition, it is expected to allow SAGD developers to use wider well spacing for a reduced environmental footprint. Research suggests SAP could also result in better-quality oil produced.

The application of solvents for bitumen recovery has received widespread industry interest as an additive to reduce steam requirements. Imperial Oil Limited, the company that patented SAGD, will test a solvent-assisted process at its massive Cold Lake holdings. (Ironically, SAGD isn’t considered an effective recovery method for most of Imperial’s Cold Lake holdings because the oilsands deposits in the Clearwater formation are interspersed with thin shale layers. As a result, Cold Lake—which is Canada’s biggest thermal oil project at roughly 140,000 barrels of bitumen a day—uses cyclic steam stimulation [CSS], which Imperial also invented.) While Imperial will continue to use CSS to develop the vast majority of its Cold Lake oilsands deposits, it is looking at other ways to develop oilsands deposits where CSS won’t work. For example, some of the as-of-yet undeveloped Cold Lake oilsands have top gas and bottom water. In such cases, the challenge is to minimize the amount of steam wasted in water and gas “thief zones.” CSS isn’t considered the ideal technology for oilsands with top gas and bottom water, or thinner pay, because of the degree of heat loss. However, Imperial believes solvent-assisted SAGD (SA-SAGD) may work in areas of the Cold Lake reservoir that are less amenable to CSS recovery. The SA-SAGD pilot is being built on the southwestern portion of the Cold Lake property not far from the Mahkeses plant. The solvent composition is

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expected to be similar to the diluent used at Cold Lake, which is generally natural gas condensate. SA-SAGD is different from another technology Imperial has used at Cold Lake called LASER (which stands for liquid addition to steam for enhancing recovery), where a small amount of solvent is added to steam injected into CSS wells to boost bitumen recovery.

“I think you’ll see solvents as the next secondary scheme [for in situ recovery], the same way that you see waterflooding applied in conventional oil.” — Glen Schmidt, President and Chief Executive Officer, Laricina Energy, and Chairman, In Situ Oil Sands Alliance

Laricina Energy, which has been learning from the experience of EnCana and Imperial, also is convinced the use of solvents results in better overall economics—a higher recovery, reduced steam-to-oil ratio (SOR), lower capital and operating costs, and accelerated production. At the company’s Saleski bitumen carbonate pilot, the initial well pair will start with steam alone followed by solvent-cyclic HeavyOil_OilsandsGuidebook_Jan 2010:Layout 1

SAGD (SC-SAGD). At its Germain project, the company will use SC-SAGD, initially with condensate due to its ease of accessibility, progressing to lighter solvents such as butane and propane in the future. “I think you’ll see solvents as the next secondary scheme [for in situ recovery], the same way that you see waterflooding applied in conventional oil,” says Glen Schmidt, Laricina’s president and chief executive officer, and chairman of the recently formed In Situ Oil Sands Alliance. Meanwhile, Statoil Canada announced last fall it plans to test a steam-solvent co-injection (SOLVE) technology at its Leismer oilsands project. The process is designed to demonstrate a minimum 10 per cent savings on the SOR required for extraction, with a potential saving of as much as 25 per cent. Statoil is collaborating on the project with Regina-based Petroleum Technology Research Centre (PTRC). The SOLVE project will include—in addition to the field demonstration—a research program that will be integrated with the demo results to reach clear conclusions about specific factors influencing solvent loss, oil production, energy use, and water consumption. This is a unique approach to developing a new technology, bringing together a research consortium through the management of the PTRC. Research partners will include research councils and universities from both Saskatchewan and Alberta to help optimize the process for more widespread commercial use.

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Glossary Heavy oil and oilsands lingo

API An American Petroleum Institute measure of liquid gravity. Water is 10 degrees API, and a typical light crude is from 35 to 40. Heavy oil is, by convention, typically from 9 to 11 degrees API, while bitumen is 7.5 to 8.5.

Coking An upgrading/refining process used to convert the heaviest fraction of bitumen into lighter hydrocarbons by rejecting carbon as coke. Coking can be either delayed coking (semi-batch) or fluid coking (continuous).

Aromatics Hydrocarbon species that occurs in unusually high concentrations in bitumen and some derived products.

Cold heavy oil production with sand (CHOPS) CHOPS is a non-thermal primary heavy oil production method. Continuous production of sand improves the recovery of heavy oil from the reservoir. The simultaneous extraction of oil and sand during the cold production of heavy oil generates high-porosity channels termed “wormholes.” Wormholes grow in a threedimensional radial pattern within a certain layer of net pay zones, resulting in the development of a high permeability network in the reservoir, boosting oil recovery. In most cases, an artificial lift system is used to lift the oil with sand.

Asphaltenes The heaviest and most concentrated aromatic hydrocarbon fractions of bitumen. Banked cubic metres (BCM) A measurement of volume used to state the volume of in situ material moved during mining operations. Barrel The traditional measurement for crude oil volumes. One barrel equals 42 U.S. gallons (159 litres). There are 6.29 barrels in one cubic metre of oil. Bitumen Naturally occurring, viscous mixture of hydrocarbons that contains high levels of sulphur and nitrogen compounds. In its natural state, it is not recoverable at a commercial rate through a well because it is too thick to flow. Bitumen typically makes up about 10 per cent by weight of oilsand, but saturation varies. Bucket-wheel excavator Mining machine that uses toothed buckets mounted on the rim of a revolving wheel to scoop up oilsand and deposit it on a conveyor system. Catalyst Used in upgrading processes to assist cracking and other upgrading reactions. Coke Solid, black hydrocarbon which is left as a residue after the more valuable hydrocarbons have been removed from bitumen by heating the bitumen to high temperatures.

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Cogeneration The simultaneous production of electricity and steam. Combustion overhead gravity drainage (COGD) COGD is a proprietary in situ combustion production technique that is planned for testing by Excelsior Energy. COGD utilizes an array of vertical air injector ignition wells above a horizontal production well. Upon ignition a combustion chamber develops above and along the length of the horizontal well with combustion gases segregated in the upper part of the reservoir and hot bitumen flowing by gravity into the horizontal production well. Condensate Mixture of extremely light hydrocarbons recoverable from gas reservoirs. Condensate is also referred to as a natural gas liquid, and is used as a diluent to reduce bitumen viscosity for pipeline transportation. Conventional crude oil Mixture mainly of pentane and heavier hydrocarbons recoverable at a well from an underground reservoir and liquid at atmospheric pressure and temperature. Unlike bitumen, it flows through a well

without stimulation and through a pipeline without processing or dilution. In Canada, conventional crude oil includes light, medium, and heavy crude oils, like those produced from the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. Crude oils containing more than 0.5 per cent of sulphur are considered “sour,” while crudes with less than 0.5 per cent are “sweet.” Cracking An upgrading/refining process for converting large, heavy molecules into smaller ones. Cracking processes include fluid cracking and hydrocracking. Cyclic steam stimulation For several weeks, high-pressure steam is injected into the formation to soften the oilsand before being pumped to the surface for separation. The pressure created in the underground environment causes formation cracks that help move the bitumen to producing wells. After a portion of the reservoir has been saturated, the steam is turned off and the reservoir is allowed to soak for several weeks. Then the production phase brings the bitumen to the surface. It either flows on its own, or is pumped up the well to the surface. When the rates of production start to decline, the reservoir is pumped with steam once again. Cyclofeeder Receives oilsand feed and prepares it in slurry form for transport to extraction. Deasphalting (or solvent deasphalting) A physical separation process using light solvents to separate heavy material from deasphalted oil. Density The heaviness of crude oil, indicating the proportion of large, carbon-rich molecules, generally measured in kilograms per cubic metre (kg/m3) or degrees on the American Petroleum Institute (API) gravity scale; in western Canada, oil up to 900 kg/m3 is considered light to medium crude—oil above this density is deemed as heavy oil or bitumen. Desulphurization The process of removing sulphur and sulphur compounds from gases or liquid hydrocarbon mixes.


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Dilbit Bitumen that has been reduced in viscosity through addition of a diluent such as condensate or naphtha. DilSynBit A blend of bitumen, condensate, and synthetic crude oil similar to medium sour crude. Diluent see Condensate Dragline Mining machine that drops a heavy, toothed bucket on a cable from the end of a boom into the oilsand, then drags the bucket through the deposit, scooping up the sand. Ebullated bed process An upgrading/refining process that uses an expanded, ebullated bed of catalyst for hydrocracking. Engineered tails A term used to describe a mixture of mature fine tails and coarse tails. Also referred to as “consolidated tails.”

Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) The third stage of hydrocarbon production during which sophisticated techniques that alter the original properties of the oil are used. Enhanced oil recovery can begin after a secondary recovery process or at any time during the productive life of an oil reservoir. Its purpose is not only to restore formation pressure, but also to improve oil displacement or fluid flow in the reservoir. The three major types of enhanced oil recovery operations are chemical flooding (alkaline flooding or micellar-polymer flooding), miscible displacement (carbon dioxide injection or hydrocarbon injection), and thermal recovery (steam flood). The optimal application of each type depends on reservoir temperature, pressure, depth, net pay, permeability, residual oil and water saturations, porosity and fluid properties such as oil API gravity, and viscosity. Established recoverable reserves Reserves recoverable under current technology and present and anticipated economic conditions, plus that portion of recoverable reserves that is interpreted to exist, based on geological, geophysical, or similar information, with reasonable certainty.

Established reserves Reserves recoverable with current technology and present and anticipated economic conditions specifically proved by drilling, testing, or production, plus the portion of contiguous recoverable reserves that are interpreted to exist from geological, geophysical, or similar information with reasonable certainty. Extraction A process, unique to the oilsands industry, which separates the bitumen from the oilsand using hot water, steam, and caustic soda. Fine tailings Essentially muddy water—about 85 per cent water and 15 per cent fine clay particles by volume produced as a result of extraction. Fines Minute particles of solids such as clay or sand. Fiscal terms Royalty and tax terms under which the industry operates.

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Fluid coking A residual upgrading process which continuously cracks the heaviest fraction of bitumen into lighter hydrocarbons as fluid coke. Fraction A portion of crude oil defined by boiling range. Naphtha, diesel, gas oil, and residual are fractions of crude oil. Froth treatment The means to recover bitumen from the mixture of water, bitumen, and solids “froth” produced in hot water extraction (in mining-based recovery). Gas oil The fraction of crude oil that can be processed into gasoline through fluid catalytic cracking or hydrocracking in a refinery. Gasification A process to partially oxidize any hydrocarbon, typically heavy residues, to a mixture of hydrogen and carbon monoxide. Can be used to produce hydrogen and various energy byproducts. Greenhouse gases Gases commonly believed to be connected to climate change and global warming. CO2 is the most common, but greenhouse gases also include other light hydrocarbons (such as methane) and nitrous oxide. Gypsum A byproduct of flue gas desulphurization units, and is also partly consumed in mining operations to help consolidate fine tailings. Heavy crude oil Oil with a gravity below 22 degrees API. Heavy crudes must be blended, or mixed, with condensate to be shipped by pipeline. Hydrocracking Refining process for reducing heavy hydrocarbons into lighter fractions, using hydrogen and a catalyst; can also be used in upgrading of bitumen. Hydroprocessing An upgrading/refining process that adds hydrogen to crude oil fractions using a catalyst system. Hydroprocessing includes both hydrotreating and hydrocracking. Hydrotransport A slurry process that transports water and oilsand through a pipeline to primary separation vessels located in an extraction plant. Hydrotreater An upgrading/refining process unit that reduces sulphur and nitrogen levels in crude oil fractions by catalytic addition of hydrogen. Initial established reserves Established reserves prior to the deduction of any production. Initial volume in place The volume calculated or interpreted to exist in a reservoir before any volume has been produced.

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In situ In its original place; in position; in situ recovery refers to various methods used to recover deeply buried bitumen deposits, including steam injection, solvent injection, and fire floods.

Overburden A layer of sand, gravel, and shale between the surface and the underlying oilsand. Must be removed before oilsands can be mined. Overburden underlies muskeg in many places.

In situ combustion A displacement enhanced oil recovery method. It works by generating combustion gases (primarily CO and CO2) downhole, which then “pushes” the oil towards the recovery well.

Pilot plant Small model plant for testing processes under actual production conditions.

LC-Fining A licensed hydroprocessing upgrading technology that uses an ebullated catalyst bed to continuously crack the heaviest fraction of bitumen into lighter products. Lease A legal document from the province of Alberta giving an operator the right to extract bitumen from the oilsand existing within the specified lease area. The land must be reclaimed and returned to the Crown at the end of operations. Light crude oil Liquid petroleum with a gravity of 28 degrees API or higher. A high-quality light crude oil might have a gravity of about 40 degrees API. Upgraded crude oils from the oilsands run around 30 to 33 degrees API (compared to 32 to 34 for Light Arab and 37 to 40 for West Texas Intermediate). Mature fine tailings A gel-like material resulting from the processing of clay fines contained within the oilsands. Medium crude oil Liquid petroleum with a gravity between 23 and 28 degrees API. Middlings Mixture of water, clay, sand, and bitumen that remains between the bitumen froth at the surface and the sand at the bottom of a primary separation vessel at the end of the extraction stage. Further processing is required to maximize bitumen recovery. Muskeg A water-soaked layer of decaying plant material, one to three metres thick, found on top of the overburden. Naphtha Any of various volatile, often flammable, liquid hydrocarbon mixtures used chiefly as solvents and diluents. Naphtha has a boiling range of 40 to 400 degrees Celsius. Oilsands Bitumen-soaked sand, located in four geographic regions of Alberta: Athabasca, Wabasca, Cold Lake, and Peace River. The Athabasca deposit is the largest, encompassing more than 42,340 square kilometres. Total deposits of bitumen in Alberta are estimated at 1.7 trillion to 2.5 trillion barrels.

Primary production The first stage of hydrocarbon production, in which natural reservoir energy (such as gas drive, water drive, and gravity drainage) displaces hydrocarbons from the reservoir into the wellbore and up to surface. Primary production uses an artificial lift system in order to reduce the bottomhole pressure or increase the differential pressure to sustain hydrocarbon recovery since reservoir pressure decreases with production. Process gas Gas produced from the upgrading process that is not distilled as a liquid. Usually burned as a fuel. Proven recoverable reserves Reserves that have been proven through production or testing to be recoverable with existing technology and under present economic conditions. Reclamation Returning disturbed land to a stable, biologically productive state. Reclaimed property is returned to the province of Alberta at the end of operations. Remaining established reserves Initial reserves less cumulative production. Residuum The heaviest boiling fraction (552 degrees Celsius plus) remaining after processing or distillation of hydrocarbons. Royalty The Crown’s share of production or revenue. About three-quarters of Canadian crude oil is produced from lands, including the oilsands, on which the Crown holds mineral rights. The lease or permit between the developer and the Crown sets out the arrangements for sharing the risks and rewards. Solvent assisted production Although it exists under a number of different monikers, the concept of solvent-assisted bitumen production is the same—in order to make in situ bitumen more mobile while reducing steam injection requirements, producers are looking to solvents such as butane along with the steam. This process has been called “the next big prize.” Sour oil Crude oil containing free sulphur, hydrogen sulphide, or other sulphur compounds. Steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) An in situ production process using two closely spaced horizontal wells: one for steam injection and the other for production of the bitumen/water emulsion.


glossary

Steam methane reforming A process commonly used to convert natural gas to hydrogen for upgrading. Surface mining Operations to recover oilsands by open-pit mining, where overburden depth permits. SynBit A blend of bitumen with sweet synthetic crude oil to meet pipeline transportation specifications. Synthetic crude oil A manufactured crude oil comprised of naphtha, distillate, and gas oil-boiling range material. Can range from high-quality, light sweet bottomless crude to heavy, sour blends. Tailings A combination of water, sand, silt, and fine clay particles that is a byproduct of removing the bitumen from the oilsand. Tailings settling basin The primary purpose of the tailings settling basin is to serve as a process vessel allowing time for tailings water to clarify and silt and clay particles to settle, so the water can be reused in extraction. The settling basin also acts as a thickener, preparing mature fine tails for final reclamation. Thermal recovery Any process by which heat energy is used to reduce the viscosity of bitumen in situ to facilitate recovery.

Toe to heel air injection (THAI) An in situ combustion method for producing heavy oil and oilsand. In this technique, combustion starts from a vertical well, while the oil is produced from a horizontal well having its toe in close proximity to the vertical air-injection well. This production method is a modification of conventional fire flooding techniques in which the flame front from a vertical well pushes the oil to be produced from another vertical well. Total volume to bitumen in place The ratio of ore plus overburden volume to total bitumen in place. Truck-and-shovel mining Large electric or hydraulic shovels are used to remove the oilsand and load very large trucks. The trucks haul the oilsand to dump pockets where it is conveyed or pipelined to the extraction plant. Trucks and shovels are more economic to operate than the bucket-wheel reclaimers and draglines they have replaced at oilsands mines. Upgrading The process of converting heavy oil or bitumen into synthetic crude either through the removal of carbon (coking) or the addition of hydrogen (hydroconversion). Vapour extraction (Vapex) Vapex is a non-thermal recovery method that involves injecting a gaseous hydrocarbon solvent into the reservoir where it dissolves into the

sludge-like oil, which becomes less viscous (or more fluid) before draining into a lower horizontal well and being extracted. Visbreaking A process designed to reduce residue viscosity by thermal means, but without appreciable coke formation. Viscosity The ability of a liquid to flow. The lower the viscosity, the more easily the liquid will flow. Wedge wells The wedge well is a concept that has now been commercialized by Cenovus Energy. SAGD well pairs are drilled with about 100 metres between them, and after about two years of production, the steam chambers between pairs begin to commingle and eventually overlap. This leaves a wedge of unproduced oil between the well pairs at the base of the reservoir. Wedge wells are single, horizontal wells drilled between two SAGD well pairs that allow for extraction of previously unrecovered bitumen. Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin (WCSB) The major land-based sedimentary basin in Canada. The basin extends from British Columbia in the west, eastward through Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, and includes portions of the Northwest and Yukon territories. The WCSB covers approximately 1,502,193 square kilometres.

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Industry Statistics Canadian & U.S. Crude Oil Pipeline Proposals

Enbridge Gateway Kinder Morgan TMX Northern Leg Kinder Morgan TMX2 Expansion TMX3 Expansion Burnaby

1 2 Edmonton

3

Trans Mountain

Hardisty Altex

Anacortes

Enbridge Alberta Clipper

5

Express

Enbridge (North Dakota) Expansion

6

Enbridge Southern Access Expansion Enbridge Southern Access Extension

9

TransCanada AB-USGC Keystone XL

10 TransCanada AB-California

7

St. Paul

Guernsey Salt Lake City

17

4

Platte

Flanagan

TransCanada Keystone

BP/Enbridge GAP Phase 2 Centurion Pipeline

Wood River

13

23 22

21 Houston

Source: Canadian association of petroleum producers

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Sunoco Buffalo to Philadelphia

20

Enbridge Spearhead Expansion (North)

Philadelphia Sunoco to Toledo

Mustang Expansion

Capline

14

BP/Enbridge GAP Phase 3

Portland

Mid Valley

Cushing

11

ExxonMobil/Enbridge Pegasus Expansion

Lima

Patoka

Portland Pipeline Reversal

Enbridge Ohio Access

16 19 Toledo

18

BP

17

Buffalo

Chicago 15

12 BP/Enbridge GAP Phase 1

Sarnia

Enbridge

Enbridge Trailbreaker

Montreal

8

TransCanada Louisiana Access Sunoco to USGC

St. James

New proposals Expansion of existing lines Existing lines Oilsands deposits


statistics

Light, Medium, and Heavy Oil Production in Saskatchewan

Alberta vs. Saskatchewan Remaining Heavy Oil Reserves (Excluding Bitumen)

180 160

600 Oil Production (Million Barrels)

Remaining Oil Reserves (Million Barrels)

700

500 400 300 200

140 120 100 80 60 40

100 0

20

1999

2000

2001

2002 Alberta

2003 Year

2004

2005

2006

0 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007

2007

Year Medium

Light

Saskatchewan

Heavy

Source: Saskatchewan Ministry of Energy & Resources

Source: Saskatchewan Ministry of Energy & Resources

Western Canadian Oil Production

Light Oil and Bitumen Prices 180

5,000 Actual

Forecast

120 100 3,000

US$ Per Barrel

Thousand Barrels Per Day

4,000

2,000

Differential has narrowed significantly

80 60 40

1,000

20

In Situ

Mining

Conventional Heavy

Conventional Light

Nov

Jul

Sep

Mar

May

Nov

Jan 09

Jul

Sep

Mar

May

Nov

Jan 08

Jul

0

2025

Sep

2023

Mar

2021

May

2019

Nov

2017

Jan 07

2015 Year

Jul

2013

Sep

2011

Mar

2009

May

2007

Jan 06

0 2005

Month

Pentanes

Light Crude Oil Price Quoted in Media (West Texas Intermediate)

Estimated Bitumen Price Netback

Source: Canadian association of petroleum producers

Source: Canadian association of petroleum producers

Cross-Canada Economic Benefits of Oilsands

U.S. Crude Oil & Petroleum Imports by Country

• Economic impact generated = $1.7 trillion (GDP) • Employment created = 11.4 million person-years • 112,000 jobs rising to 500,000 jobs over 20 years • Government revenues = $491 billion • Federal tax = $188 billion • Provincial tax = $118 billion

• Alberta = 80% of total

• Alberta royalties = $185 billion

• $7.4 billion per year

50%

Provincial royalties

Federal taxes

Provincial taxes

40%

30%

Source: Canadian Energy Research Institute, CAnadian association of petroleum producers 20%

Economic Benefits of Oilsands: GDP Generated Outside Alberta

Canadian economic impacts outside Alberta $170 billion over the next 25 years

B.C. = $45 B Quebec = $23 B Sask = $19 B Manitoba = $11 B Other = $10 B

Source: Canadian Energy Research Institute, CAnadian association of petroleum producers

10%

Ontario = $55 B

0% 2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Year Mexico

Venezuela

Canada

Source: Canadian association of petroleum producers

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Environmental Statistics North Athabasca Oilsands Region Air Monitoring Results

Source: Wood Buffalo Environmental Association

Average Jan. 1, 2009 - Jan. 1, 2010 Air Monitoring Station

Sulphur Dioxide (ppb)

Total Reduced Sulphur Compounds (ppb)

Hydrogen Sulphide (ppb)

Nitric Oxide (ppb)

Nitrogen Dioxide (ppb)

Nitrogen Oxide (ppb)

Total Hydrocarbons (ppm)

Ozone (ppb)

Respirable Particulate Matter (ug/m3)

Temp @ 2 m (deg. C) -13.87

1 - Fort McKay

1.04

1.78

n/q

4.49

10.20

14.72

2.08

13.15

3.47

2 - Mildred Lake

0.87

n/q

3.25

n/q

n/q

n/q

2.36

n/q

n/q

-11.60

4 - Buffalo Viewpoint

1.38

n/q

0.36

n/q

n/q

n/q

1.94

n/q

n/q

-12.31

5 - Mannix

0.27

n/q

1.32

n/q

n/q

n/q

2.14

n/q

n/q

-12.79

6 - Patricia McInnes

0.99

0.67

n/q

3.62

8.64

12.22

2.17

19.16

2.43

-12.60

7 - Athabasca Valley

0.54

1.09

n/q

16.76

16.39

33.10

2.09

8.03

2.82

-13.05

8 - Fort Chipewyan

0.70

n/q

n/q

0.17

2.52

2.68

n/q

23.95

4.68

-13.04

9 - Barge Landing

n/q

1.64

n/q

n/q

n/q

n/q

2.12

n/q

n/q

-11.52

11 - Lower Camp

2.25

n/q

3.13

n/q

n/q

n/q

2.21

n/q

n/q

-12.68

12 - Millennium

0.02

1.90

n/q

54.63

20.13

75.69

2.41

n/q

8.21

-12.70

13 - Syncrude UE-1

0.96

0.44

n/q

3.99

8.39

12.25

2.23

14.16

2.83

-14.88

14 - Anzac

0.62

0.58

n/q

0.98

4.24

5.21

1.70

24.53

2.43

-11.07

15 - CNRL Horizon

0.98

0.32

n/q

2.11

7.54

9.85

2.17

n/q

5.33

n/q

16 - Albian Muskeg River Mine

1.03

n/q

n/q

13.23

18.33

30.34

2.24

n/q

9.08

-10.86

Mobile Air Monitoring

-0.12

n/q

0.63

16.5

12.71

29.34

2.48

n/q

n/q

9.00

ppm: parts per million

ppb: parts per billion

ug/m3: micrograms per cubic metre of air

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80

GHG emissions from production & refining

60

GHG emissions from gasoline consumption

40 20 0

25

Oilsands efficiency

20

Differences between test and baseline conditions

15 10

33%

5 0 15

1990

2007

Vehicle efficiency

12 9

10%

6 3

Oilsands 0

1990

Source: CAnadian association of petroleum producers

2007

Year

Full Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions 120 of Common } Range U.S. Imported Crude Oils

Grams of CO2 Equivalent per Megajoule of Gasoline

100 98

102

102

102

106

102

104

114

107

80

• On a life cycle basis, oilsands have similar GHG emissions to other sources of oil • Full cycle emissions or “wells to wheels” is the appropriate measure to use in setting carbon policies

60

40

GHG Emissions from Production and Refining

20

GHG Emissions from Gasoline Consumption

0 Saudi

Mexico

Iraq

Summary of 2008 Regional Aquatics Monitoring Program Results

Venezuela Nigeria Imported U.S. Gulf California Oilsands Wtd. Avg. Coast Heavy Avg.

Source: CAnadian association of petroleum producers

ConstruCtion & FabriCation oF oilsands

Watershed/Region

Hydrology

Water Quality

Athabasca River Athabasca Delta Muskeg River Steepbank River Tar River MacKay River Calumet River Firebag River Ells River Christina River Clearwater River Fort Creek Beaver River McLean Creek Mills Creek Poplar Creek

1 4 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 4 4 2 4 4 2 3

1 4 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 4 1

LEGEND:

1 – negligible (low)

2 – moderate

Benthic Invertebrate Communities 4 1 1 2 4 1 4 4 4 4 1 3 1 4 4 2

3 – high

Sediment Quality 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 1 1 1 4 4 1 2

4 – not monitored in 2008

Source: Regional Aquatics Monitoring Program

Water Use From Alberta Rivers Billions of Cubic Metres of Water

100

Litres per 100 Kilometres

Grams of CO2 Equivalent per Megajoule of Gasoline

120

Grams of CO2 Equivalent per Megajoule

Greenhouse Gas Reductions Since 1990

25 20 15 10 5 0 Athabasca

North Saskatchewan

Average Natural Supply

Total Allocation

South Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Allocation

Source: CAnadian association of petroleum producers

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NETWORKING Associations/ Organizations Alberta Association of Surface Land Agents

140, 21-10405 Jasper Ave NW Edmonton AB T5J 3S2 Phone: (780) 413-3185 Fax: (780) 421-0204 Contact: Ted Parent, President tedp@hurland.ca www.aasla.com

Alberta Chamber of Resources

1940-10180 101 St NW Edmonton AB T5J 3S4 Phone: (780) 420-1030 Fax: (780) 425-4623 Contact: Lloyd Dick, Communications, Membership and Research Manager lloyd@acr-alberta.com www.acr-alberta.com

Alberta Chambers of Commerce 1808-10025 102A Ave NW Edmonton AB T5J 2Z2 Phone: (780) 425-4180 Fax: (780) 486-7309 www.abchamber.ca

Alberta Construction Safety Association

101-13025 St Albert Tr NW Edmonton AB T5L 5G2 Phone: (780) 453-3311 Fax: (780) 455-1120 Toll Free: (800) 661-2272 Toll Free Fax: (877) 441-0440 edmonton@acsa-safety.org www.acsa-safety.org

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Alberta Land Surveyors’ Association 1000-10020 101A Ave NW Edmonton AB T5J 3G2 Phone: (780) 429-8805 Fax: (780) 429-3374 info@alsa.ab.ca www.alsa.ab.ca

Alberta Research Council

3608 33 St NW Calgary AB T2L 2A6 Phone: (403) 210-5222 Fax: (403) 210-5380 Contact: John McDougall, President and CEO www.arc.ab.ca

Alberta Sand & Gravel Association 201-9333 45 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6E 5Z7 Phone: (780) 435-2844 Fax: (780) 435-2044 techrock@connect.ab.ca www.asga.ab.ca

Alberta Urban Municipalities Association

10507 Saskatchewan Dr NW Edmonton AB T6E 4S1 Phone: (780) 433-4431 Fax: (780) 433-4454 Contact: Bob Hawkesworth, President main@auma.ab.ca www.munilink.net

Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association 202-9906 102 St Fort Saskatchewan AB T8L 2C3 Phone: (780) 998-7453 Fax: (780) 998-7543 Contact: Neil Shelly, Executive Director

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1500-10060 Jasper Ave NW Edmonton AB T5J 4A2 Phone: (780) 426-3990 Fax: (780) 426-1877 email@apegga.org www.apegga.org

APEGS

104-2255 13 Ave Regina SK S4P 0V6 Phone: (306) 525-9547 Fax: (306) 525-0851 apegs@apegs.sk.ca www.apegs.sk.ca

ASET-The Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta 1630-10020 101A Ave NW Edmonton AB T5J 3G2 Phone: (780) 425-0626 Fax: (780) 424-5053 www.aset.ab.ca

Calgary Chamber of Commerce

100 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0P5 Phone: (403) 750-0400 Fax: (403) 266-3413 www.calgarychamber.com

Canadian Association of Drilling Engineers

800-540 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0M2 Phone: (403) 264-4311 Fax: (403) 263-3796 Contact: Doug Hollies, President doug.hollies@encana.com www.cade.ca

Canadian Association of Geophysical Contractors 1045-1015 4 St SW Calgary AB T2R 1J4 Phone: (403) 265-0045 Fax: (403) 265-0025 Contact: Mike Doyle, President mjd@cagc.ca www.cagc.ca

Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors 800-540 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0M2 Phone: (403) 264-4311 Fax: (403) 263-3796 Contact: Mark Scholz, Manager, Technical Services mscholz@caodc.ca www.caodc.ca

Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen 350-500 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3L5 Phone: (403) 237-6635 Fax: (403) 263-1620 Contact: Denise Grieve, Office Manager dgrieve@landman.ca www.capl.ca

Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) 2100-350 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3N9 Phone: (403) 267-1100 Fax: (403) 261-4622 communication@capp.ca www.capp.ca


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200-4010 Regent St Burnaby BC V5C 6N2 Phone: (604) 412-4888 Fax: (604) 433-2494 info@ccpg.ca www.ccpg.ca

Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) 1860-205 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2V7 Phone: (403) 221-8777 Fax: (403) 221-8760 info@cepa.com www.cepa.com

Canadian Energy Research Institute

150-3512 33 St NW Calgary AB T2L 2A6 Phone: (403) 282-1231 Fax: (403) 284-4181 Contact: Dr. Carmen Dybwad, Vice President, Business Development vpbusiness@ceri.ca www.ceri.ca

Canadian Geoscience Council (CGC) 1607-110 Gymnasium Pl University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon SK S7N 4J8 Phone: (306) 966-8578 Fax: (306) 966-8597 Contact: Bryan Schreiner, International Director bt.schreiner@usask.ca www.geoscience.ca

Canadian Heavy Oil Association 400-500 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3L5 Phone: (403) 269-1755 Fax: (403) 262-4792 Contact: Bill MacFarlane office@choa.ab.ca www.choa.ab.ca

Canadian Oil Sands Network for Research & Development

c/o Alberta Research Council A1, 157-3608 33 St SW Calgary AB T2L 2A6 Phone: (403) 210-5221 Fax: (403) 210-5380 Contact: Erdal Yildirim, General Manager yildrim@conrad.ab.ca www.conrad.ab.ca

Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE)

Engineering Bldg, 57 Campus Dr Saskatoon SK S7N 5A9 Phone: (306) 966-4771 Fax: (306) 966-4777 Contact: Ajay Dalai, MCIC, Dept of Chemical Engineering ajay.dalai@usask.ca www.chemeng.ca

Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (CSEG) 600-640 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 1G7 Phone: (403) 262-0015 Fax: (403) 262-7383 Contact: Jim Racette, Managing Director jimra@shaw.ca www.cseg.ca

Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG) 600-640 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 1G7 Phone: (403) 264-5610 Contact: Jim Reimer, President jim@resultenergy.com www.cspg.org

Canadian Standards Association

1707 94 St NW Edmonton AB T6N 1E6 Phone: (780) 450-2111 Fax: (780) 461-5322 Contact: Patricia Pasemko patricia.pasemko@csa-international. org www.csa.ca

Canadian Well Logging Society

2200-700 2 St SW Calgary AB T2P 2W1 Phone: (403) 269-9366 Fax: (403) 269-2787 Contact: Peter Kubica, President kubica@petro-canada.ca www.cwls.org

Central Alberta Economic Partnership Ltd (CAEP) B102, 354-5212 48 St Red Deer AB T4N 7C3 Phone: (403) 357-2237 Fax: (403) 357-2288 Contact: Dawna Allard, Manager info@centralalberta.ab.ca www.centralalberta.ab.ca

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Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce

232-2333 18 Ave NE Calgary AB T2E 8T6 Phone: (403) 686-0288 Fax: (403) 686-0357 Contact: Paul de Jong, Alberta Representative calgary@clac.ca www.clac.ca

1000-10035 108 St NW Edmonton AB T5J 3E1 Phone: (780) 427-9793 Fax: (780) 422-3127 Contact: Donna Tingley, Executive Director casa@casahome.org www.casahome.org

Coal Association of Canada 150-205 9 Ave SE Calgary AB T2G 0R3 Phone: (403) 262-1544 Fax: (403) 265-7604 info@coal.ca www.coal.ca

304-9612 Franklin Ave Fort McMurray AB T9H 2J9 Phone: (780) 743-3100 Fax: (780) 790-9757 www.fortmcmurraychamber.ca

Freehold Owners Association 1403 12 St SW Calgary AB T3C 1B3 Phone: (403) 245-4438 Fax: (403) 245-4420 Contact: Else Pedersen, President fhoa@shaw.ca www.fhoa.ca

International Energy Foundation

Construction Labour Relations An Alberta Association

Site 8 RR 1 Box 64 Okotoks AB T1S 1A1 Phone: (403) 938-6210 Fax: (403) 938-6210 Contact: Dr. Peter J. Catania, Chairman chairman@ief-energy.org www.ief-energy.org

207-2725 12 St NE Calgary AB T2E 7J2 Phone: (403) 250-7390 Fax: (403) 250-5516 Toll Free: (800) 308-9466 Contact: Andrew Beaton www.clra.org

International Union of Painters & Allied Trades

Construction Owners Association of Alberta

1940-10180 101 St NW Edmonton AB T5J 3S4 Phone: (780) 420-1145 Fax: (780) 425-4623 Contact: Brad Anderson, Executive Director www.coaa.ab.ca

Edmonton Chamber of Commerce

1710-10303 Jasper Ave NW Edmonton AB T5J 3N6 Phone: (780) 429-6363 Fax: (780) 429-4249 Contact: Joe Barraclough, Director, Industry and Government Relations info@esaa.org www.esaa.org

700-9990 Jasper Ave NW Edmonton AB T5J 1P7 Phone: (780) 426-4620 Fax: (780) 424-7946 info@edmontonchamber.com www.edmontonchamber.com

17804 118 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5S 2W3 Phone: (780) 484-8645 Fax: (780) 486-7309 info@iupat.ab.ca

Kirby Hayes Incorporated 5601 35 St Lloydminster AB T9V 1S1 Phone: (780) 871-2555 Fax: (780) 875-9327 Contact: Kirby Hayes, President kirbyh@telusplanet.net www.kirbyhayes.com

Lakeland Industry & Community Association 5006 50 Ave Bonnyville AB T9N 2J5 Phone: (780) 812-2182 Fax: (780) 812-2186 lica2@lica.ca www.lica.ca

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NETWORKING Lloydminster Chamber of Commerce

4419 52 Ave Lloydminster AB T9V 0Y8 Phone: (780) 875-9013 Fax: (780) 875-0755 www.lloydminsterchamber.com

Lloydminster Heavy Oil Show PO Box 2684 Lloydminster SK S9V 1R5 Phone: (780) 875-6664 Fax: (780) 875-8856

Manufacturersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Health & Safety Association

201-292060 Wagon Wheel Link Rocky View AB T4A 0E2 Phone: (403) 279-5555 Fax: (403) 279-1993 bob@mhsa.ab.ca www.mhsa.ab.ca

Merit Contractors Association

103-13025 St Albert Tr NW Edmonton AB T5L 5G4 Phone: (780) 455-5999 Fax: (780) 455-2109 meritedm@meritalberta.com www.meritalberta.com

Oil Sands Developers Group, The

613A-8600 Franklin Ave Fort McMurray AB T9H 4G8 Phone: (780) 790-1999 Fax: (780) 790-1971 Contact: Jacob Irving, Executive Director www.oilsandsdevelopers.ca

Oil Sands Geological Associates 593 Silvergrove Dr NW Calgary AB T3B 4R9 Phone: (403) 288-2565 Fax: (403) 288-2565 Contact: Brian Rottenfuser b.rottenfuser@home.com

Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA) Box 13-8115 Franklin Ave Fort McMurray AB T9H 2H7 Phone: (780) 791-4944 Fax: (780) 715-3945 www.ossa-wb.ca

Petroleum Joint Venture Association 400-1040 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3G9 Phone: (403) 244-4487 Fax: (403) 244-2340 Contact: Connie Pruden, Administrator www.pjva.ca

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Petroleum Services Association of Canada

1150-800 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3G3 Phone: (403) 264-4195 Fax: (403) 263-7174 Contact: Roger Soucy, President info@psac.ca www.psac.ca

Petroleum Society of Canada 425-500 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3L5 Phone: (403) 237-5112 info@petsoc.org www.petsoc.org

Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada (PTAC) 400-500 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3L5 Phone: (403) 218-7700 Fax: (403) 920-0054 Contact: Eric Lloyd, President www.ptac.org

Progressive Contractors Association of Canada

13502 142 St NW Edmonton AB T5L 4Z2 Phone: (780) 466-3819 Fax: (780) 466-5410 Contact: Co Vanderlaan, Executive Director info@pcac.ca www.pcac.ca

Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC)

15 Innovation Blvd Saskatoon SK S7N 2X8 Phone: (306) 933-5400 Fax: (306) 933-7446 Contact: Laurier Schramm, President & CEO info@src.sk.ca www.src.sk.ca

Small Explorers and Producers Association of Canada

1060-717 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0Z3 Phone: (403) 269-3454 Fax: (403) 269-3636 Contact: Dave Peterson, Chairman info@sepac.ca www.sepac.ca

Society of Petroleum Engineers

800-540 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0M2 Phone: (403) 264-4311 Fax: (403) 263-3796 Contact: Norman Gruber, Chairman speca@speca.ca www.speca.ca

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Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers

800-540 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0M2 Phone: (403) 264-4311 Fax: (403) 263-3796 Contact: Barry Ashton, Chairman info@spee.org www.spee.org

Special Areas Board

PO Box 820 Hanna AB T0J 1P0 Phone: (403) 854-5600 Fax: (403) 854-5627 Contact: Jay J. Slemp, Chairman www.specialareas.ab.ca

Education Alberta Ironworkers Apprenticeship Training Plan

Enform

1538 25 Ave NE Calgary AB T2E 8Y3 Phone: (403) 250-9606 Fax: (403) 291-9408 Contact: Lois Holloway, Events Coordinator, Business Development & Communication lholloway@enform.ca www.enform.ca

Engineering Internship Program Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary 118-2500 University Dr NW Calgary AB T2N 1N4 Phone: (403) 220-2930 Fax: (403) 220-9057 Contact: Nima Dorjee, Director engineer@ucalgary.ca www.schulich.ucalgary.ca/eip

10508 122 St NW Edmonton AB T5N 1M6 Phone: (780) 482-0901 Fax: (780) 482-0874 Contact: Jeff Norris jeff@ironworkers720.com www.ironworkers720.com

Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta

Athabasca University

Grande Prairie Regional College

1 University Dr Athabasca AB T9S 3A3 Phone: (780) 675-6100 Fax: (780) 675-6437 www.athabascau.ca

Ayrton Exploration Consulting Ltd

1409 Shelbourne St SW Calgary AB T3C 2L1 Phone: (403) 262-5440 Fax: (403) 229-0083 Contact: Bill Ayrton, President info@ayrtonexploration.com www.ayrtonexploration.com

CAREERS: The Next Generation 200-10787 180 St NW Edmonton AB T5S 1G8 Phone: (780) 426-3414 Fax: (780) 428-8164 careers@nextgen.org www.nextgen.org

DeVry Institute of Technology

2700 3 Ave SE Calgary AB T2A 7W4 Phone: (403) 235-3450 Fax: (403) 207-6225 Toll Free: (800) 247-7800 International Office Phone: (602) 216-7700 www.devry.ca

1-029D Enterprise Square 10230 Jasper Ave Edmonton AB T5J 4P6 Phone: (780) 492-5532 Fax: (780) 492-9439

10726 106 Ave Grande Prairie AB T8V 4C4 Phone: (780) 539-2975 Fax: (780) 539-2791 Contact: Don Gnatiuk, President www.gprc.ab.ca

Grant MacEwan College 5, 138-10700 104 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5J 4S2 Phone: (780) 497-5040 Fax: (780) 497-5001 www.macewan.ca

Institute for Sustainable Energy, Environment & Economy

220 CCIT Bldg, University of Calgary 2500 University Dr NW Calgary AB T2N 1N4 Phone: (403) 220-6100 Fax: (403) 210-9770 Contact: Alison Doyle, Administrative Coordinator aedoyle@ucalgary.ca www.iseee.ca


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NETWORKING JuneWarren-Nickleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Energy Group 6111 91 St Edmonton AB T6E 6V6 Phone: (780) 944-9333 www.junewarren-nickles.com

Keyano College

8115 Franklin Ave Fort McMurray AB T9H 2H7 Phone: (780) 791-4800 Fax: (780) 791-1555 Contact: Jim Foote, President jim.foote@keyano.ca www.keyano.ca

Lakeland College

5707 47 Ave W Vermilion AB T9X 1K5 Phone: (800) 661-6490 Fax: (780) 853-2955 Contact: Heather MacMillan, Enrollment Specialist admissions@lakelandcollege.ca www.lakelandcollege.ca

Mount Royal University

4825 Richard Rd SW Calgary AB T3E 6K6 Phone: (403) 240-6163 Fax: (403) 240-6095 Contact: Dr. David Marshall, President externalrelations@mtroyal.ca www.mtroyal.ab.ca

NAIT Corporate and International Training 11762 106 St NW Edmonton AB T5G 2R1 Phone: (780) 378-1230 Fax: (780) 471-8370 cittraining@nait.ca www.nait.ca/cit

North West Regional College 10702 Diefenbaker Dr North Battleford SK S9A 4A8 Phone: (306) 937-5100 Fax: (306) 445-1575 www.nwrc.sk.ca

Northern Lights College 11401 8 St Dawson Creek BC V1G 4G2 Phone: (250) 782-5251 Fax: (250) 784-7563 appinfo@nlc.bc.ca www.nlc.bc.ca

PDAC Mining Matters

900-34 King St E Toronto ON M5C 2X8 Phone: (416) 362-1969 Fax: (416) 362-0101 pdacmm@pdac.ca www.pdac.ca/miningmatters

Petroleum Institute for Continuing Education (PEICE) 201-1228 Kensington Rd NW Calgary AB T2N 3P7 Phone: (403) 284-1250 Fax: (403) 770-8252 Contact: Celina Almeida, Registrar & Accounts Receivable Coordinator www.peice.com

Petroleum Technology Research Centre (PTRC) 6 Research Dr Regina SK S4S 7J7 Phone: (306) 787-7497 Fax: (306) 787-8811 Contact: Norman Sacuta, Communications Manager norm.sacuta@ptrc.ca www.ptrc.ca

Portage College

PO Box 417 Lac La Biche AB T0A 2C0 Phone: (780) 623-5551 Fax: (780) 623-7847 Contact: Leona Geller, Public Relations & Information Administrator info@portagecollege.com www.portagec.ab.ca

SAIT Polytechnic

1301 16 Ave NW Calgary AB T2M 0L4 Phone: (403) 210-4453 Fax: (403) 284-7163 Contact: Corporate Training training@sait.ca www.sait-training-solutions.com

University of Calgary

118-2500 University Dr NW Calgary AB T2N 1N4 Phone: (403) 210-5110 Fax: (403) 289-6800 www.ucalgary.ca

University Of Lethbridge 4401 University Dr W Lethbridge AB T1K 3M4 Phone: (403) 329-2111 Fax: (403) 329-5159 inquiries@uleth.ca www.uleth.ca

University of Regina Faculty of Engineering 3737 Wascana Pky Regina SK S4S 0A2 Phone: (306) 585-4160 Fax: (306) 585-4855 Contact: Dr. Paitoon Tontiwachwuthikul, Dean of Engineering paitoon@uregina.ca

University of Saskatchewan Dept of Civil & Geological Engineering 57 Campus Dr Saskatoon SK S7N 5A9 Phone: (306) 966-5336 Fax: (306) 966-5427 Contact: Dr. S.L. Barbour lee.barbour@usask.ca www.engr.usask.ca

Alberta Advanced Education & Technology 500-10020 101A Ave NW Edmonton AB T5J 3G2 Phone: (780) 427-0285 Fax: (780) 415-9824 is.inq@gov.ab.ca www.advancededucation.gov. ab.ca

Alberta Community Development-Preservation 320-10800 97 Ave Legislature Bldg Edmonton AB T5K 2B6 Phone: (780) 427-4928

Alberta Department of Energy 700-9945 108 St NW Edmonton AB T5K 2G6 Phone: (780) 427-7425 Fax: (780) 422-0698 www.energy.gov.ab.ca

400-10155 102 St NW Edmonton AB T5J 4L6 Phone: (780) 427-4323 Fax: (780) 422-9127 www.international.gov.ab.ca

Alberta International Offices Asia

Alberta China Office

Canadian Embassy, 19 Dongzhimenwai Dajie, Chaoyang District Beijing 100600 Phone: 01186 106532-3536 Fax: 01186 106532-1304 albertachinaoffice@gov.ab.ca www.albertachina.com

CNPC - Alberta Petroleum Centre

200, Science & Technology Bldg 20 Xue Yuan Rd, HaiDian District Beijing 100083 Phone: 01186 106209-8522 Fax: 01186 106209-8529 capc@gov.ab.ca www.albertachina.com

Alberta Department of Sustainable Resource Development 9920 108 St NW Edmonton AB T5K 2M4 Phone: (780) 944-0313 Fax: (780) 427-4407

Alberta Energy Research Institute 2540-801 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3W2 Phone: (403) 297-7089 Fax: (403) 297-3638 Contact: Eddy Isaacs, Executive Director aeri@gov.ab.ca www.aeri.ab.ca 9820 106 St NW 4th Floor Oxbridge Place Edmonton AB T5K 2J6 Phone: (780) 427-2700 Fax: (780) 422-4086 env.infocent@gov.ab.ca www.gov.ab.ca

4000-4999 98 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6B 2X3 Phone: (780) 422-1927 Fax: (780) 422-1918 Contact: Andrew Beaton, Section Leader, Geologist, Unconventional Gas and Oil Sands andrew.beaton@gov.ab.ca www.ags.gov.ab.ca

Alberta International Intergovernmental and Aboriginal Relations

Government

Alberta Environment

Alberta Geological Survey

Alberta Hong Kong Office

1004 Admiralty Centre, Tower Two 18 Harcourt Rd Central Hong Kong Phone: 011852 2528-4729 Fax: 011852 2529-8115 albertahongkongoffice@gov.ab.ca www.alberta.org.hk EUROPE

Alberta Germany Office

Canadian Consulate, Tal 29 Munich 80331 Phone: 01149 892199-5740 Fax: 01149 892199-5745 albertagermanyoffice@gov.ab.ca www.alberta-canada.com/germany

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NETWORKING Environment Canada

Alberta United Kingdom Office

Canadian High Commission, MacDonald House 1 Grosvenor Sq London W1K 4AB Phone: 020 7258-6473 Fax: 020 7258-6309 albertaukoffice@gov.ab.ca www.alberta-canada.com/uk North America

Alberta Mexico Office

Calle Schiller No. 529 Colonia Polanco, Del. Miguel Hidalgo Mexico D.F. 11560 Phone: 52555 387-9302 Fax: 52555 724-7913 albertamexicooffice@gov.ab.ca www.alberta-canada.com/mexico

Alberta Land Compensation Board

Building Trades of Alberta 11848 111 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5G 0E1 Phone: (780) 421-9400 Fax: (780) 421-9433

Calgary Economic Development

731 1 St SE Calgary AB T2G 2G9 Phone: (403) 221-7831 Fax: (403) 221-7828 www. calgaryeconomicdevelopment.com

CANMET Mining & Mineral Sciences Laboratories

1800-10020 101A Ave NW Edmonton AB T5J 3G2 Phone: (780) 422-2988 Fax: (780) 427-5798 www.surfacerights.gov.ab.ca./lcb

580 Booth St Ottawa ON K1A 0G1 Phone: (613) 992-7392 Fax: (613) 947-0983 canmet-mmsl@nrcan.gc.ca www.nrcan.gc.ca

Alberta Queenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Printer

Climate Change Central

10611 98 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5K 2P7 Phone: (780) 427-4952 Fax: (780) 452-0668 Contact: Gisele Abt, Manager qp@gov.ab.ca www.qp.alberta.ca

Alberta Surface Rights Board 1800-10020 101A Ave NW Edmonton AB T5J 3G2 Phone: (780) 427-2444 Fax: (780) 427-5798 www.surfacerights.gov.ab.ca

Alberta Utilities Commission 4 Flr-425 1 St SW Calgary AB T2P 3L8 Phone: (403) 592-8845 Fax: (403) 592-4406 info@auc.ab.ca www.auc.ab.ca

BC Ministry of Energy and Mines 1810 Blanshard St Victoria BC V8T 4J1 Phone: (250) 952-0115 Fax: (250) 952-0922 www.em.gov.bc.ca

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100-999 8 St SW Calgary AB T2R 1J5 Phone: (403) 517-2700 Fax: (403) 517-2727 contact@climatechangecentral.com www.climatechangecentral.com

Crown Investments Corporation of Saskatchewan 400-2400 College Ave Regina SK S4P 1C8 Phone: (306) 787-5754 Fax: (306) 787-8125 pwyant@cicorp.sk.ca www.cicorp.sk.ca

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) 400-9990 Jasper Ave NW Edmonton AB T5J 1P7 Phone: (780) 424-9191 Fax: (780) 426-0535 Toll Free: (800) 661-6965 info@edmonton.com www.edmonton.com/eedc

Energy Resources Conservation Board 1500-640 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3G4 Phone: (403) 297-8311 Fax: (403) 297-7336 inquiries@ercb.ca www.ercb.ca

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70 Cremazie St Gatineau QC K1A 0H3 Phone: (819) 997-2800 Fax: (819) 994-1412 enviroinfo@ec.gc.ca www.ec.gc.ca

Foreign Affairs and International Trade 300-639 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0M9 Phone: (403) 292-6070 Fax: (403) 292-4578 www.infoexport.gc.ca

Government of Alberta, IIAR 400-10155 102 St NW Edmonton AB T5J 4L6 Phone: (780) 427-6268 Fax: (780) 422-9127

International & Intergovernmental Relations, IIR 1200-Commerce Pl 10155 102 St Edmonton AB T5J 4G8 Phone: (780) 427-6702

Leduc/Nisku Economic Development Authority

6422 50 St Leduc AB T9E 7K9 Phone: (780) 986-9538 Fax: (780) 986-1121 Contact: Trevor King eda@internationalregion.com www.internationalregion.com

Ministry Energy and Resources 400-2103 11 Ave Regina SK S4P 3V7 Phone: (306) 787-5578 Fax: (306) 787-8447

National Energy Board 444 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0X8 Phone: (403) 292-4800 Fax: (403) 292-5503 info@neb-one.gc.ca www.neb-one.gc.ca

National Research Council Industrial Research Assistance Program 250 Karl Clark Rd NW Edmonton AB T6N 1E4 Phone: (780) 495-6509 Fax: (780) 495-6510 Contact: Don Towson, Industrial Technology Advisor www.irap-pari.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

Natural Resources Canada

580 Booth St Ottawa ON K1A 0E4 Phone: (613) 947-1948 Fax: (613) 947-0373 To Order Publications: (800) 287-2000 www.nrcan-rncan.gc.ca

Northern Alberta Development Council

Bag 900, 206-9621 96 Ave Peace River AB T8S 1T4 Phone: (780) 624-6274 Fax: (780) 624-6184 Contact: Dan Dibbelt, Executive Director nadc.council@gov.ab.ca www.nadc.gov.ab.ca

Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo 200-9816 Hardin St Fort McMurray AB T9H 4K3 Phone: (780) 743-7000 Fax: (780) 743-7874 www.woodbuffalo.ab.ca

Saskatchewan Energy and Resources 200-2103 11 Ave Regina SK S4P 3V7 Phone: (306) 787-1691 Fax: (306) 787-2198 Contact: Robert Ellis, Director www.er.gov.sk.ca

Information Resources Alberta Construction Magazine

2nd Floor-816 55 Ave NE Calgary AB T2E 6Y4 Phone: (403) 265-3700 Fax: (403) 265-3706 Contact: Craig Cosens, Sales Coordinator sales@junewarren-nickles.com www. albertaconstructionmagazine.com


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NETWORKING Alberta Ingenuity Centre for In Situ Energy 2410-10180 101 St NW Edmonton AB T5J 3S4 Phone: (780) 423-5735 Fax: (780) 420-0018 Contact: Dr. Peter Hackett, President & CEO info@albertaingenuity.ca www.aicise.ca

dmg world media

302-1333 8 St SW Calgary AB T2R 1M6 Phone: (403) 209-3555 Fax: (403) 245-8649 www.petroleumshow.com

Edmonton Pipe Trades Education

200-1013 17 Ave SW Calgary AB T2T 0A7 Phone: (403) 338-1731 Fax: (403) 663-0086 www.albertaoilmagazine.com

200-16214 118 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5V 1M6 Phone: (780) 488-1266 Fax: (780) 482-9520 Contact: Bill Wilson, Training Coordinator billw@local488.ca www.local488.ca

Alberta Sulphur Research Ltd

Ian Murray & Company Ltd

Alberta Oil-The Magazine

6-3535 Research Rd NW University Research Centre Calgary AB T2L 2K8 Phone: (403) 220-5346 Fax: (403) 284-2054 Contact: Paul Davis, General Manager asrinfo@ucalgary.ca www.chem.ucalgary.ca/asr

B & S Publications Inc (Oil & Gas Index) 405 14 Ave NE Calgary AB T2E 1E6 Phone: (403) 237-0318 Fax: (403) 264-1313 www.oilandgasindex.com

CADE/CAODC Drilling Conference 800-540 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0M2 Phone: (403) 543-8023 Fax: (403) 543-8008

Canadian Centre for Energy 1600-800 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3G3 Phone: (403) 263-7722 Fax: (403) 237-6286 Contact: Colleen Killingsworth, President www.centreforenergy.com

Canadian Oilfield Service & Supply Directory 2nd Floor-816 55 Ave NE Calgary AB T2E 6Y4 Phone: (403) 265-3700 Fax: (403) 265-3706 Contact: Craig Cosens, Sales Coordinator sales@junewarren-nickles.com www.cossd.com

Canadian Wellsite

PO Box 70045 RPO Bowness Calgary AB T3B 5K3 Phone: (403) 286-6150 Fax: (403) 206-7292 info@canadian-wellsite.com www.canadianwellsite.com

1400-10025 106 St NW Edmonton AB T5J 1G4 Phone: (780) 482-5577 Fax: (780) 482-5939 www.imcprojects.ca

IHS Energy

Mikisew Energy Services Group 345 MacAlpine Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4Y4 Phone: (780) 791-1020 Fax: (780) 791-2510

National Centre for Upgrading Technology (NCUT)

JuneWarren-Nickleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Energy Group

Lac La Biche County Economic Development PO Box 2188 Lac La Biche AB T0A 2C0 Phone: (780) 623-2662 Fax: (780) 623-2671 Contact: David Paul, Economic Development Officer cfllb@telus.net www.cfllb.com

Marengo Energy Research Ltd 62129 Twp Rd 252 Calgary AB T3Z 3P5 Phone: (403) 932-4162 Fax: (403) 932-4068 marengo@telusplanet.net

Portfire Associates Inc 823 120 Ave SE Calgary AB T2J 2K5 Phone: (403) 870-5402 Fax: (403) 206-7306 Contact: Marc Godin info@portfire.com www.portfire.com

500-900 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3K2 Phone: (403) 263-6881 Fax: (403) 263-6886 www.northernstar.ab.ca

Oil & Gas Network

2nd Floor-816 55 Ave NE Calgary AB T2E 6Y4 Phone: (403) 265-3700 Fax: (403) 265-3706 Contact: Alaina Dodge-Foulger, Senior Marketing Coordinator adodge@junewarren-nickles.com www.junewarren-nickles.com

204-4603 Varsity Dr NW Calgary AB T3A 2V7 Phone: (403) 265-9722 Fax: (403) 265-8842 info01@petrostudies.com www.petrostudies.com

Northern Star Communications

Oil & Gas Inquirer

2nd Floor-816 55 Ave NE Calgary AB T2E 6Y4 Phone: (403) 265-3700 Fax: (403) 265-3706 Contact: Craig Cosens, Sales Coordinator sales@junewarren-nickles.com www.oilandgasinquirer.com

300-840 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3E5 Phone: (403) 539-1165 Fax: (403) 206-7753 www.oilgas.net

Oil Sands Discovery Centre 515 MacKenzie Blvd Fort McMurray AB T9H 4X3 Phone: (780) 743-7167 Fax: (780) 791-0710 osdc@gov.ab.ca www.oilsandsdiscovery.com

Public Knowledge Inc

300-840 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3E5 Phone: (403) 531-9575 Fax: (403) 531-9579 Contact: Norm Watts www.oilandgasreserves.com

Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA)

4928 190 St NW Edmonton AB T6M 2S6 Phone: (780) 428-8088 Fax: (780) 428-0405 Contact: Randy Williamson, President president@urisab.org www.urisab.org

Venture Publishing Inc

Oilsands Expediting Ltd PO Box 5830 Stn Main Fort McMurray AB T9H 4V9 Phone: (780) 792-0190 Fax: (780) 715-0725

Oilsands Review

2nd Floor-816 55 Ave NE Calgary AB T2E 6Y4 Phone: (403) 265-3700 Fax: (403) 265-3706 Contact: Craig Cosens, Sales Coordinator sales@junewarren-nickles.com www.oilweek.com

PetroStudies Consultants Inc

1 Oil Patch Dr Devon AB T9G 1A8 Phone: (780) 987-8682 Fax: (780) 987-5349 Contact: Debbie Kobza ncut@nrcan.gc.ca www.ncut.com

3900-150 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3Y7 Phone: (403) 770-4646 Fax: (403) 770-4647 www.ihsenergy.com

Oilweek

10259 105 St NW Edmonton AB T5J 1E3 Phone: (780) 990-0839 Fax: (780) 425-4921 www.venturepublishing.ca

Wellhub

2nd Floor-816 55 Ave NE Calgary AB T2E 6Y4 Phone: (403) 265-3700 Fax: (403) 265-3706 Contact: Craig Cosens, Sales Coordinator sales@junewarren-nickles.com www.oilsandsreview.com

5020 12A St SE Calgary AB T2G 5K9 Phone: (403) 243-2220 Fax: (403) 243-2872 admin@wellhub.com www.wellhub.com

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PRODUCERS Lease Holders Amer Oilsands Corporation 117-918 16 Ave NW Calgary AB T2M 0K3 Phone: (604) 613-1334

Bancroft Oil & Gas Ltd 1318 11 Ave SW Calgary AB T3C 0M6 Phone: (403) 229-1500 Fax: (403) 245-0074

Brio Energy Corp

1100-630 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0S8 Phone: (403) 266-5746 Fax: (403) 266-1293

Bristol Land & Leasing 1600-144 4 SW Calgary AB T2P 3N4 Phone: (403) 233-8822 Fax: (403) 538-2317

Bronco Energy Ltd

1400-715 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2X6 Phone: (403) 699-8383 Fax: (403) 693-0038 www.broncoenergy.ca

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Calico Land Services Ltd 901-825 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2T3 Phone: (403) 237-5570 Fax: (403) 237-5568

Canadian Coastal Resources Ltd 900-202 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2R9 Phone: (403) 261-1002

Canadian Landmasters Resource Services Ltd

300-1324 11 Ave SW Calgary AB T3C 0M6 Phone: (403) 802-4223 Fax: (403) 264-5185 terry.henkelman@divestco.com www.landmasters.ca

Cavador Resources Ltd 948 W Chestermere Dr Chestermere AB T1X 1B7 Phone: (403) 272-2734 Fax: (403) 569-2566

EnerMark Inc

3000-333 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2Z1 Phone: (403) 298-2200 Fax: (403) 298-2211

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Grizzly Oil Sands ULC 410-734 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3P8 Phone: (403) 457-0886

Joslyn Energy Development Incorporated 1009 1 Ave NE Calgary AB T2E 9C6 Phone: (403) 287-5850 Fax: (403) 269-8300

Keppoch Energy Ltd 1400-350 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3N9 Phone: (403) 260-0241 Fax: (403) 260-0332

LandSolutions Inc 200-601 10 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 0B2 Phone: (403) 290-0008 Fax: (403) 290-0050

Manitok Exploration Inc 2150-736 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3T7 Phone: (403) 984-1751

Map Resources Ltd 202-1040 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3G9 Phone: (403) 265-8709 Fax: (403) 269-2652

Maverick Land Consultants Ltd 207-5720 Macleod Tr SW Calgary AB T2H 0J6 Phone: (403) 537-1158 Fax: (403) 243-7947 www.maverickland.ca

Northern Alberta Oil Ltd 700-10150 100 St NW Edmonton AB T5J 0P6 Phone: (780) 409-8144 Fax: (780) 409-8146

Norwegian Petroleum Inc 203-200 Barclay Parade SW Calgary AB T2P 4R5 Phone: (403) 231-8250 Fax: (403) 265-4632

O & G Resource Group Ltd 200-608 7 St SW Calgary AB T2P 1Z2 Phone: (403) 265-1116 Fax: (403) 265-1118

1226591 Alberta

143 Hamptons Heath NW Calgary AB T3A 5E7 Phone: (403) 875-2129 Fax: (403) 455-7674


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PRODUCERS Petroland Services (1986) Ltd 1250-396 11 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 0C5 Phone: (403) 229-1500 Fax: (403) 245-0074

Primary Petroleum Corporation

200-744 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3T4 Phone: (403) 262-3132 Fax: (403) 262-3175 www.primarypetroleum.com

Prosper Petroleum Ltd 1200-444 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2T8 Phone: (403) 532-7655 Fax: (403) 532-7644

Regent Land Services Ltd

STOPE Corporation 344-918 16 Ave NW Calgary AB T2M 0K3 Phone: (604) 613-1334

Storm Exploration 62C Riel Dr St Albert AB T8N 5C4 Phone: (780) 460-9994

Terrene Resources

351 Hampstead Way NW Calgary AB T3A 6E6 Phone: (403) 389-2554

Thunder Creek Resources Ltd 1300-734 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3P8 Phone: (403) 265-1116 Fax: (403) 265-1118

202-1040 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3G9 Phone: (403) 265-8709 Fax: (403) 269-2652 www.regentland.com

Township Land Co Ltd

Rochester Energy

Triton Energy Corp

200-2139 4 Ave NW Calgary AB T2N 0N6 Phone: (403) 993-2670

Rockford Land Ltd

119-2526 Battleford Ave SW Calgary AB T3E 7J4 Phone: (403) 287-3500 Fax: (403) 287-3505 www.rockfordland.ca

Sandstone Land & Mineral Company Ltd 1300-734 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3P8 Phone: (403) 265-1116 Fax: (403) 265-1118

1000-825 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2T3 Phone: (403) 234-8134 Fax: (403) 233-0203

600-734 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3P8 Phone: (403) 266-5541 Fax: (403) 266-5579 www.tritonenergy.ca

Western Land Services Co Ltd 220-1509 Centre St SW Calgary AB T2G 2E6 Phone: (403) 266-3076 Fax: (403) 262-3430 wlsmain@telusplanet.net

Windfall Resources Ltd 900-202 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2R9 Phone: (403) 261-1000 Fax: (403) 263-5263

Scott Land & Lease Ltd 900-202 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2R9 Phone: (403) 261-1000 Fax: (403) 263-5263 www.scottland.ca

Southern Pacific Resource Corp 430-550 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0S2 Phone: (403) 269-5243 Fax: (403) 269-5273 info@shpacific.com www.shpacific.com

Standard Land Co Inc

1300-734 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3P8 Phone: (403) 265-1116 Fax: (403) 265-1118 standard@standardland.com

Albian Sands Energy Inc PO Box 5670 Stn Main Fort McMurray AB T9H 4W1 Phone: (780) 713-4400 Fax: (780) 793-2575 www.albiansands.ca

Arrowwood Oil & Gas Ltd 31213 Elbow River Dr Calgary AB T3Z 2T9 Phone: (403) 269-8913 Fax: (403) 237-7963

Action Energy Inc

800-350 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3N9 Phone: (403) 264-1112 Fax: (403) 264-1116 www.action-energy.com

Athabasca Oil Sands Corp 2000-250 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3H7 Phone: (403) 237-8227 info@aosc.com www.aosc.com

Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd 3100-150 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3Y7 Phone: (403) 793-7633 Fax: (403) 793-7383 www.advantageincome.com

2040-605 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3H5 Phone: (403) 269-6400 Fax: (403) 269-8050

200-116 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 1B3 Phone: (403) 263-3495 Fax: (403) 263-0643 www.avenirtrust.com

Celtic Exploration Ltd 500-505 3 St SW Calgary AB T2P 3E6 Phone: (403) 201-9153 Fax: (403) 201-9163 www.celticex.com

BA Energy Inc

1100-635 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3C5 Phone: (403) 539-4500

Cenovus Energy Inc PO Box 766 Calgary AB T2P 0M5 Phone: (403) 766-2000 Fax: (403) 766-7600

Baytex Energy Ltd 2200-205 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2V7 Phone: (403) 269-4282 Fax: (403) 267-0777 investor@baytex.ab.ca www.baytex.ab.ca

Chevron Canada Resources

Bonavista Petroleum Ltd 700-311 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3H2 Phone: (403) 213-4300 Fax: (403) 262-5184 www.bonavistaenergy.com

Alberta Oilsands Inc 2800-350 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3N9 Phone: (403) 263-6700 Fax: (403) 263-6702 www.aboilsands.ca

BP Canada Energy Company

410-396 11 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 0C5 Phone: (403) 252-2462 Fax: (403) 252-1399 www.buffaloresources.com

Canadian Forest Oil Ltd 2500-645 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 4G8 Phone: (403) 292-8000 Fax: (403) 261-7665 www.forestoil.com

500 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0L7 Phone: (403) 234-5000 Fax: (403) 234-5947 phcm@chevron.com www.chevron.com

CNPC International (Canada) Ltd

1250-340 12 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 1L5 Phone: (403) 264-4994

Buffalo Resources Corp

2500-350 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3N9 Phone: (403) 218-6200 Fax: (403) 218-6201

Canol Resources Ltd

Avenir Operating Corp

PO Box 200 Stn M Calgary AB T2P 2H8 Phone: (403) 233-1313 Fax: (403) 233-5610 www.bp.com

2500-855 2 St SW Calgary AB T2P 4J8 Phone: (403) 517-6700 Fax: (403) 517-7350 investor.relations@cnrl.com www.cnrl.com

Canadian Oil Sands Trust

Bounty Developments Ltd

Producers

Canadian Natural Resources Limited

518-100 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3N2 Phone: (403) 261-3970 Fax: (403) 261-3974 admin.cnpc@cnpc-canada.com

Coastal Resources Limited 1400-520 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3R7 Phone: (403) 266-1930 Fax: (403) 266-2032

Connacher Oil and Gas Limited 900-332 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0B2 Phone: (403) 538-6201 Fax: (403) 538-6225 www.connacheroil.com

ConocoPhillips Canada Limited 1600-401 9 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3C5 Phone: (403) 233-4000 Fax: (403) 233-5143 www.conocophillips.com

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PRODUCERS Cyries Energy Inc

700-700 2 St SW Calgary AB T2P 2W1 Phone: (403) 261-6883 Fax: (403) 266-1814

Daylight Energy Ltd 2100-144 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3N4 Phone: (403) 266-6900 Fax: (403) 266-6988 ir@daylightenergy.ca www.daylightenergy.ca

Deep Well Oil & Gas Inc

E-T Energy Ltd

Harvest Operations Corp

Jaco Energy Ltd

Excelsior Energy

Highpine Oil & Gas Limited

Japan Canada Oil Sands Limited

4895 35B St SW Calgary AB T2B 3M9 Phone: (403) 569-5100 Fax: (403) 272-2701 info@e-tenergy.com www.e-tenergy.com

1510-734 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3P8 Phone: (403) 537-1021

ExxonMobil Canada Ltd

700-10150 100 St NW Edmonton AB T5J 0P6 Phone: (780) 409-8144 Fax: (780) 409-8146 www.deepwelloil.com

PO Box 800 Stn M Calgary AB T2P 2J7 Phone: (403) 232-5300 Fax: (403) 237-2197 pat_j_oscienny@email.mobil.com www.exxon.mobil.com

Devon Canada Corporation

439 GP Partnership

4 Flr Mail Rm-400 3 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 4H2 Phone: (403) 232-7100 Fax: (403) 232-7211 www.devonenergy.com

Diaz Resources Ltd

1800-633 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2Y5 Phone: (403) 269-9889 Fax: (403) 269-9890 admin@diazresources.com www.diazresources.com

Duel Energy Inc

249-708 11 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 0E4 Phone: (403) 237-8410 Fax: (403) 206-7425

Durando Resources Corp 507 9 Ave NE Calgary AB T2E 0W2 Phone: (403) 819-8778

EnCana Corp

1800-855 2 St SW Calgary AB T2P 4Z5 Phone: (403) 645-2000 Fax: (403) 645-3400 www.encana.com

Enerplus Group

3000-333 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2Z1 Phone: (403) 298-2255 www.enerplus.com

Enterra Energy Corp

2700-500 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2V6 Phone: (403) 263-0262 Fax: (403) 294-1197 bighorn@enterraenergy.com www.enterraenergy.com

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200-1210 11 Ave SW Calgary AB T3C 0M4 Phone: (403) 571-4466 Fax: (403) 571-4474

Freehold Royalty Trust 400-144 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3N4 Phone: (403) 221-0802 Fax: (403) 221-0888 kctaylor@freeholdtrust.com www.freeholdtrust.com

Frog Lake Energy Corp

Frog Lake First Nations General Delivery Frog Lake AB T0A 1M0 Phone: (780) 943-3737 Fax: (780) 943-3966

Frog Lake Energy Resources Corp 410-396 11 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 0C5 Phone: (403) 216-7698 Fax: (403) 252-1399

Habanero Resources Inc

1205-789 West Pender St Vancouver BC V6C 1H2 Phone: (604) 646-6900 Fax: (604) 689-1733 info@habaneroresources.com www.habaneroresources.com

Halvar Resources Ltd 201-17707 105 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5S 1T1 Phone: (780) 451-0071 Fax: (780) 451-3716

Harvard International Resources Ltd PO Box 6748 Stn D Calgary AB T2P 2E6 Phone: (403) 261-2950 Fax: (403) 264-2251

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2100-330 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0L4 Phone: (403) 265-1178 Fax: (403) 265-3490 info@harvestenergy.ca www.harvestenergy.ca

4000-150 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3Y7 Phone: (403) 265-3333 Fax: (403) 508-9503 info@highpineog.com www.highpineog.com

Hunt Oil Company of Canada Inc 3100-450 1 St SW Calgary AB T2P 5H1 Phone: (403) 531-1530 Fax: (403) 531-1539 www.huntoil.com

Huron Energy Corp 1000-202 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2R9 Phone: (403) 264-1200 Fax: (403) 264-2200

Husky Energy Inc

707 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 1H5 Phone: (403) 298-6111 Fax: (403) 298-7464 www.huskyenergy.ca

Imperial Oil Resources Limited 4063-237 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0H6 Phone: (403) 237-3737 Fax: (403) 237-4017 www.imperialoil.ca

Indian Oil & Gas Canada 100-9911 Chiila Blvd SW Tsuu Tâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ina AB T2W 6H6 Phone: (403) 292-5625 Fax: (403) 292-5618 www.iogc.gc.ca

Invasion Energy Inc 2500-645 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 4G8 Phone: (403) 292-8000 Fax: (403) 261-7665

ISH Energy Ltd

900-700 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3J4 Phone: (403) 262-2244 Fax: (403) 265-1792

Ivanhoe Energy

1900-101 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3P4 Phone: (403) 269-2871

240 Lake Mead Rd SE Calgary AB T2J 4A5 Phone: (403) 278-7129 Fax: (403) 278-7129 jaco.energy@shaw.ca

PO Box 5120 Fort McMurray AB T9H 3G2 Phone: (780) 799-4000 Fax: (780) 799-4010

Kaiser Exploration Ltd 850-700 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3J4 Phone: (403) 263-4245 Fax: (403) 265-3161

Kinderock Resources Ltd 21 Capillano Dr Saskatoon SK S7K 4A4 Phone: (306) 244-6721 Fax: (306) 653-5710

Koch Exploration Canada Corp 1500-111 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3Y6 Phone: (403) 716-7800 Fax: (403) 716-7602 info@kochcanada.com www.kochcanada.com

Korea National Oil Corporation 2010-520 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3R7 Phone: (403) 999-6572

K-Town Energy Ltd

102A-9705 Horton Rd SW Calgary AB T2V 2X5 Phone: (403) 271-4277 Fax: (403) 271-6303 ktown@shaw.ca

L B Noble Resource Management Ltd 1003 Edgemont Rd NW Calgary AB T3A 2J5 Phone: (403) 220-1400 Fax: (403) 282-0375

Laricina Energy Ltd

4100-150 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3Y7 Phone: (403) 750-0810 Fax: (403) 263-0767 laricina@laricinaenergy.com www.laricinaenergy.com

Linray Energy Inc

200-10655 Southport Rd SW Calgary AB T2W 4Y1 Phone: (403) 271-7277 Fax: (403) 271-7279 ryancar@shaw.ca


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PRODUCERS Madison Energy Corp 1200-520 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3R7 Phone: (403) 266-3453 Fax: (403) 266-8935

Marathon Oil Canada Corporation 2400-440 2 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 5E9 Phone: (403) 233-1700 Fax: (403) 234-9156 www.marathon.com

MEG Energy Corp

1000-734 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3P8 Phone: (403) 770-0446 Fax: (403) 264-1711 www.megenergy.com

Mistahiya Resources Ltd 1230-540 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0M2 Phone: (403) 263-4292 Fax: (403) 263-0477

New Century Petroleum Corp 950-550 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0S2 Phone: (403) 269-2880 Fax: (403) 269-2897

Nexen Inc

2900-801 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3P7 Phone: (403) 699-4000 Fax: (403) 699-5800 marlene_robertson@nexeninc.com www.nexeninc.com

North Peace Energy Corp 630-505 3 St SW Calgary AB T2P 3E6 Phone: (403) 262-6024

North West Upgrading Inc

2800-140 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3N3 Phone: (403) 313-5656 Fax: (403) 451-4197 info@northwestupgrading.com www.northwestupgrading.com

Northpine Energy Ltd 700-630 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0S8 Phone: (403) 262-8410 Fax: (403) 262-7173

N-Solv Corp

700-840 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3G2 Phone: (403) 920-3210 Fax: (403) 233-8754 www.n-solv.com

Oilsands Quest Inc

Penn West Petroleum Ltd

OPTI Canada Inc

Petrobank Energy and Resources Ltd

800-326 11 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 0C5 Phone: (403) 263-1623 Fax: (403) 263-9812 info@oilsandsquest.com www.oilsandsquest.com

2100-555 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3E7 Phone: (403) 249-9425 Fax: (403) 225-2606 info@opticanada.com www.opticanada.com

OSUM Oil Sands Corp

300-1204 Kensington Rd NW Calgary AB T2N 3P5 Phone: (403) 283-3224 Fax: (403) 283-3970 info@osumcorp.com www.osumcorp.com

200-207 9 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 1K3 Phone: (403) 218-8647 Fax: (403) 777-2598 www.pennwest.com

804-825 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2T3 Phone: (403) 538-0024 Fax: (403) 538-0025 eanderson@sogl.ca

1900-111 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3Y6 Phone: (403) 750-4400 Fax: (403) 266-5794

Sentinel Rock Oilsands Corp

Petro-Canada

700-602 12 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 1J3 Phone: (403) 538-8448 Fax: (403) 206-7746 www.sroc.ca

PO Box 2844 Stn M Calgary AB T2P 3E3 Phone: (403) 296-8000 Fax: (403) 296-3030 RBrennem@petro-canada.ca www.petro-canada.ca

Serrano Energy Ltd

Petromin Resources Ltd

206-206 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0W7 Phone: (403) 266-8726 www.panpacificoils.com

Paramount Energy Operating Corp

Predator Corporation Ltd, The

3200-605 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3H5 Phone: (403) 269-4400 Fax: (403) 269-4444 www.paramountenergy.com

720-440 2 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 5E9 Phone: (403) 262-3907 Fax: (403) 269-4232

Paramount Energy Trust

380-435 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3A8 Phone: (403) 237-6102 Fax: (403) 237-6103 www.profoundenergy.ca

3200-605 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3H5 Phone: (403) 290-3600 Fax: (403) 262-7994 www.paramountres.com

Patch International Inc

c/o BLG Canada 1000-400 3 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 4H2 Phone: (403) 441-4390 Fax: (403) 441-4395 info@patchenergy.com www.patchenergy.com

Pearl E & P Canada Ltd 2500-111 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3Y6 Phone: (403) 215-8313 Fax: (403) 262-5123

Pengrowth Energy Trust 2100-222 3 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0B4 Phone: (403) 233-0224 Fax: (403) 265-6251 pengrowth@pengrowth.com www.pengrowth.com

PO Box 100 Stn M Calgary AB T2P 2H5 Phone: (403) 691-3111 Fax: (403) 691-4894 vasu.ramaswai@shell.ca www.shell.ca

SinoCanada Petroleum Corporation 1705-639 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0M9 Phone: (403) 261-8885 Fax: (403) 261-8899

2100-250 2 St SW Calgary AB T2P 0C1 Phone: (403) 296-2233 Fax: (403) 294-0111 info@providentenergy.com www.providentenergy.com

Skylight Energy Resources Ltd

Ranger Canyon Energy Inc 520-734 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3P8 Phone: (403) 265-5115 Fax: (403) 265-2798

1210 8 Ave W Kindersley SK Phone: (306) 463-4800 Fax: (306) 463-4779

Spry Energy Ltd

Reece Energy Exploration Corp

800-607 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0A7 Phone: (403) 218-4380 Fax: (403) 234-0598 www.rockenergy.ca

Shell Canada Limited

2600-144 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3N4 Phone: (403) 440-1118 Fax: (403) 440-1114 www.surgeglobalenergy.com

Provident Energy Ltd

Rock Energy Ltd

1600-840 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3G2 Phone: (403) 266-1239 Fax: (403) 264-7304

Signet Energy Inc

Profound Energy Inc

200-1111 Kingsway Ave SE Medicine Hat AB T1A 2Y1 Phone: (403) 526-9700 Fax: (403) 527-9739 www.reeceenergy.com

62 Mission Rd SW Calgary AB T2S 3A2 Phone: (403) 243-7833 Fax: (403) 243-7947

Sedna Oil and Gas Ltd

1101-808 W Hastings St Vancouver BC V6C 2X4 Phone: (604) 682-8831 Fax: (604) 682-8683 petromin@direct.ca www.petromin-resources.com

Pan Pacific Oils Ltd

Roland Resources (87) Inc

720-540 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0M2 Phone: (403) 265-7770 Fax: (403) 265-7010

StatoilHydro Canada Ltd 2100-635 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3M3 Phone: (403) 513-0877 Fax: (403) 234-0103 www.statoilhydro.com

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PRODUCERS Stone Petroleums Ltd

Sure Northern Energy Ltd

1050-717 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0Z3 Phone: (403) 262-4572 Fax: (403) 294-1325 dwolf@nucleus.com www.stonepetroleumsltd.com

Teck Cominco Ltd

Triton Energy Corp

PO Bag 4023 MD 2800 Fort McMurray AB T9H 3H5 Phone: (780) 790-5911 Fax: (780) 790-6215 www.syncrude.com

Timberwolf Resources Ltd

True Energy Inc

Synenco Energy Inc

Total E&P Canada Ltd

21-3030 Sunridge Way NE Calgary AB T1Y 7K4 Phone: (403) 450-0322 Fax: (403) 450-0337

3300-550 Burrard St Vancouver BC V6C 2K2 Phone: (604) 699-4000 Fax: (604) 699-4750 www.teckcominco.com

Syncrude Canada Ltd

Strata Oil & Gas

408-918 16 Ave NW Calgary AB T2M 0K3 Phone: (403) 668-6539 Fax: (403) 770-8882 www.strataoil.com

1100-717 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0Z3 Phone: (403) 261-3851 Fax: (403) 261-3834

1000-715 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2X6 Phone: (403) 261-1990 Fax: (403) 514-8128 www.synenco.com

Suncor Energy Inc 112 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2V5 Phone: (403) 205-6725 Fax: (403) 269-6216 www.suncor.com

2900-240 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 4H4 Phone: (403) 571-7599 Fax: (403) 571-7595 www.total-ep-canada.com

Talisman Energy Inc

Trafalgar Energy Ltd

2000-888-3 St SW Calgary AB T2P 5C5 Phone: (403) 237-1234 Fax: (403) 237-1902 tlm@talisman-energy.com www.talisman-energy.com

Sunshine Oilsands Ltd 1400-700 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3J4 Phone: (403) 984-1450 Fax: (403) 455-7674

600-734 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3P8 Phone: (403) 266-5541 Fax: (403) 266-5579 www.tritonenergy.ca

920-521 3 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3T3 Phone: (403) 216-2705 Fax: (403) 290-0587 www.trafalgarenergy.ca

2300-530 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3S8 Phone: (403) 266-8670 Fax: (403) 264-8163 www.trueenergytrust.com

UTS Energy Corp

1000-350 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3N9 Phone: (403) 538-7030 Fax: (403) 538-7033 www.uts.ca

Value Creation Inc 1100-635 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3M3 Phone: (403) 539-4500 Fax: (403) 539-4501

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SERVICE & SUPPLY Accommodations Alta-Fab Structures Ltd 504 13 Ave Nisku AB T9E 7P6 Phone: (780) 955-7733 www.altafab.com

Black Gold Camp Services & Inn PO Box 269 Red Earth Creek AB T0G 1X0 Phone: (780) 649-4653

Canada North Open Camps

PO Box 208 Wabasca AB T0G 2K0 Phone: (780) 891-3391 www.canadanorthcamp.com

Chard Camp Catering Ltd 113 Wood Buffalo Way Fort McMurray AB T9K 1W5 Phone: (780) 791-0232

Christina Lake Lodge

3790 98 St NW Edmonton AB T6E 6B4 Phone: (780) 577-1552 www.christinalakelodge.com

CRC Open Camp & Catering Ltd PO Box 2100 Lac La Biche AB T0A 2C0 Phone: (780) 623-3788

Crown Camp Services 207-10020 Franklin Ave Fort McMurray AB T9H 2K6 Phone: (780) 790-5447

Denman Industrial Trailers Ltd 14907 111 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5M 2P6 Phone: (780) 450-6526 www.denmanindustrial.com

Enercor Camp & Catering Services 300-8170 50 St NW Edmonton AB T6B 1E6 Phone: (780) 701-3296 www.enercoroilfield.ca

Hamburg Open Camp PO Box 818 Manning AB T0H 2M0 Phone: (780) 836-3220

Jenniferâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Open Camp 1091 Hwy 813 Wabasca AB T0G 2K0 Phone: (780) 891-2267

MM Limited Partnership 345 MacAlpine Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4Y4 Phone: (780) 791-1020 www.mesg.ca

Nakoda Lodge

Air Charter Services

PO Box 149 Morley AB T0L 1N0 Phone: (403) 881-3949

Air Mikisew Ltd

Box 2 CPT 2 RR 1 Fort McMurray AB T9H 5B5 Phone: (780) 743-8218 www.airmikisew.com

Noralta Lodge Ltd

Fort McMurray AB Phone: (780) 791-3334 www.noraltalodge.com

Airco Aircraft Charters Ltd 6-11930 109 St NW Edmonton AB T5G 2T8 Phone: (780) 471-4771 www.aircocharters.com

PTI Group Inc

3790 98 St NW Edmonton AB T6E 6B4 Phone: (780) 463-8872 www.ptigroup.com

Black Swan Helicopters

PO Box 263 Berwyn AB T0H 0E0 Phone: (780) 338-2964 www.blackswanhelicopters.com

Red Earth Lodge Ltd 275 Hwy 88 Red Earth Creek AB Phone: (780) 649-2422 www.redearthlodge.ca

Born Flying Ltd

Sawridge Inn & Conference Centre

530 MacKenzie Blvd Fort McMurray AB T9H 4C8 Phone: (780) 791-7900 www.sawridge.com/fortmcmurray

5613 37 St Lloydminster AB T9V 1Z2 Phone: (780) 871-1213

Can-West Corporate Air Charters Ltd PO Box 40 Slave Lake AB T0G 2A0 Phone: (780) 849-5353 www.canwestair.com

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SERVICE & SUPPLY Delta Helicopters Ltd

Site 6 Box 1 RR 1 St Albert AB T8N 1M8 Phone: (780) 458-3564 www.deltahelicopters.com

McMurray Aviation

Site 1 Box 5 RR 1 Fort McMurray AB T9H 5B4 Phone: (780) 791-2182 www.mcmurrayaviation.com

Northern Air Charter (PR) Inc PO Box 677 Grimshaw AB T0H 1W0 Phone: (780) 624-1911

Phoenix Heli-Flight

RR 1 Site 1 Box 6 Fort McMurray AB T9H 5B4 Phone: (780) 799-0141 www.phoenixheliflight.com

Remote Helicopters

PO Box 1340 Slave Lake AB T0G 2A0 Phone: (780) 849-2222 www.remotehelicopters.com

Rupert’s Land Operations Inc

PO Box 6099 Bonnyville AB T9N 2G7 Phone: (780) 826-7777

Swanberg Air Inc

102-11010 Airport Dr Grande Prairie AB T8V 7Z5 Phone: (780) 513-8977 www.swanbergair.com

ULTRA Helicopters Ltd PO Box 1188 Grimshaw AB T0H 1W0 Phone: (780) 332-2995 www.ultrahelicopters.com

Wood Buffalo Helicopters

ATCO Structures & Logistics Ltd 1243 McKnight Blvd NE Calgary AB T2E 5T1 Phone: (403) 292-7804 www.atcosl.com

Badger Daylighting 6740 65 Ave Red Deer AB T4P 1A5 Phone: (403) 343-0303 www.badgerinc.com

Bexson Construction Ltd 3705 51 Ave Lloydminster AB T9V 2C3 Phone: (780) 875-0333

Big Eagle Services 3815A 47 Ave Camrose AB T4V 4S4 Phone: (780) 672-3863 www.bigeagle.ca

Cam-Trac Inspection Services RR 1 Legal AB T0G 1L0 Phone: (780) 460-5440 www.cam-trac.ca

Con-Force Structures

205-26229 Twp Rd 531A Zone 2 Acheson AB T7X 5A4 Phone: (403) 998-6022 www.con-force.com

Cow Harbour Construction Ltd 316 MacKay Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4E4 Phone: (780) 791-5477

Crossterra

200-7317 Railway Ave Fort McMurray AB T9H 1B9 Phone: (780) 743-3745

273 Barber Dr Fort McMurray AB T9K 2J4 Phone: (780) 743-5588 www.woodbuffalohelicopters.ca

Doug’s Bobcat & Backhoe Services

Building Products & Services

Fisher Building Systems Inc

All Weather Shelters Inc

12304 184 St NW Edmonton AB T5V 0A5 Phone: (780) 930-1551 www.allweather-shelters.com

Aluma Systems

6366 50 St NW Edmonton AB T6B 2N7 Phone: (780) 440-1320 www.aluma.com

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PO Box 166 Mannville AB T0B 2W0 Phone: (780) 763-3991

PO Box 2689 Lloydminster SK S9V 0Y3 Phone: (306) 825-4513

GenMec ACL Ltd

7301 50 Ave Bonnyville AB T9N 2P3 Phone: (780) 826-4450 www.genmecacl.com

Hart Construction (911478 Alberta Ltd) PO Box 89 Tofield AB T0B 0J0 Phone: (780) 662-2541

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Klinger Building Systems PO Box 977, 5101 63 St Lloydminster SK S9V 0Y9 Phone: (780) 875-9811

MakLoc Buildings Inc 706 17 Ave Nisku AB T9E 7T1 Phone: (780) 955-2951 www.makloc.com

Norseman Inc

Wood Buffalo Scaffolding Ltd 3A-242 MacAlpine Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4A6 Phone: (780) 743-1740

Completion Products & Services Alberta Oil Tool

14545 115 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5M 3B8 Phone: (780) 451-6828 www.norseman.ca

6939 68 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6B 3E3 Phone: (780) 434-8566 www.albertaoiltool.com

Rolled Alloys-Canada, Inc

Ashland Canada Corp

19-7251 67 St NW Edmonton AB T6B 3N3 Phone: (780) 469-9469 www.rolledalloys.ca

1720 106 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6P 1X9 Phone: (780) 417-9385 www.ashland.com

Shandro George Contracting

Baker Petrolite

PO Box 7556 Bonnyville AB T9N 2H8 Phone: (780) 826-2211

Slave Lake Specialties PO Box 87 Slave Lake AB T0G 2A0 Phone: (780) 849-3863

Sprung Instant Structures PO Box 62 Maple Leaf Rd Aldersyde AB T0L 0A0 Phone: (403) 245-3371 www.sprung.com

Star Concrete & Construction PO Box 93 Mallaig AB T0A 2K0 Phone: (780) 635-3082

Stuart Olson Constructors Inc 12836 146 St NW Edmonton AB T5L 2H7 Phone: (780) 452-4260 www.stuartolson.com

Thompson Cats Ltd PO Box 240 Kitscoty AB T0B 2P0 Phone: (780) 846-2908

ThyssenKrupp Safway Inc 11237 87 Ave Fort Saskatchewan AB T8L 2S3 Phone: (780) 992-1929 www.safway.com

T-Rex Contracting & Consulting Inc

280B MacLennan Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4G1 Phone: (780) 743-1868

Valard Construction Ltd 14310 97 St Grande Prairie AB T8V 7B6 Phone: (780) 539-4750 www.valard.com

3-412 Thickwood Blvd Fort McMurray AB T9K 1P1 Phone: (780) 714-6672 www.bakerhughes.com

CCS Midstream Services

2400-530 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3S8 Phone: (403) 233-7565 www.ccsmidstreamservices.com

Champion Technologies Ltd Calgary AB Phone: (877) 301-0285 www.champ-tech.com

Complete Oil Tools Inc

210-600 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0S5 Phone: (403) 218-2041 www.completeoiltools.com

ICTC - Innovative Chemical Technologies Canada Ltd 400-635 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0T5 Phone: (403) 720-5020 www.eclgroup.com

Lone Wolfe Distributors

c/o Sci-Tech Engineered Chemicals 340-53016 Hwy 60 Acheson AB T7X 5A7 Phone: (780) 960-1200

Pro-Rod

918-304 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 1C2 Phone: (403) 269-5116 www.prorod.com

Quadra Chemicals (Western) Ltd 470-700 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3J4 Phone: (403) 232-8130 www.quadrachemicals.com


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SERVICE & SUPPLY Regent Energy Group

300-840 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3T5 Phone: (403) 269-8088 www.regentenergygroup.com

RG Industries Ltd

6939 68 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6B 3E3 Phone: (780) 496-7473 www.rodguideindustries.com

Rock Solid Nitrogen Services Ltd 4538 47 Ave Vermilion AB T9X 1H8 Phone: (780) 853-6604 www.rocksolidcompanies.ca

Select Energy Systems Inc 4215 54 Ave SE Calgary AB T2C 2A2 Phone: (403) 243-7542 www.selectesi.com

Source Energy Tool Services Inc 6402 56 St Lloydminster AB Phone: (780) 808-8788 www.sourceenergy.ca

Stellarton Technologies Inc

Construction A 1 Topsoil & Construction Services Ltd 15 May Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 1J6 Phone: (780) 791-1677

Aecon Industrial

53367 Rge Rd 232 Sherwood Park AB T8A 4V2 Phone: (780) 433-9321 www.aecon.com

Allan’s Backhoe Service PO Box 135 Minburn AB T0B 3B0 Phone: (780) 593-2256

Armtec

202-10464 Mayfield Rd NW Edmonton AB T5P 4P4 Phone: (780) 444-1560 www.armtec.com

Bellamy Backhoe Service Ltd PO Box 22 Dapp AB T0G 0S0 Phone: (780) 954-2029

Benoit Oilfield Construction (1997) Ltd

1220-630 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0S8 Phone: (403) 699-7686 www.stellartontech.com

PO Box 277 Chauvin AB T0B 0V0 Phone: (780) 858-3794 www.benoitoilfield.ca

Synerchem International Inc

Bird Construction Company

4333 46 Ave SE Calgary AB T2B 3N5 Phone: (403) 203-1481 www.synerchem.com

W E Greer Ltd

14704 119 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5L 2P1 Phone: (780) 451-1516 www.wegreer.com

Weatherford PC Pump 4604 62 Ave Lloydminster AB T9V 2G2 Phone: (780) 875-0103 www.weatherford.com

West Penetone Inc 11411 160 St NW Edmonton AB T5M 3T7 Phone: (780) 454-3919

Windale Oilfield Services Ltd

16815 117 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5M 3V6 Phone: (780) 452-8770 www.bird.ca

Bob’s Backhoe Service PO Box 1916 Lloydminster SK S9V 1N4 Phone: (306) 825-2596

Border City Concrete Ltd PO Box 1618 Stn Main Lloydminster SK S9V 1K5 Phone: (780) 875-0550

Border Paving Ltd 4217 41 St Camrose AB T4V 3V8 Phone: (780) 672-3389

Bryce & Youngman Construction Ltd

5517 38 St Lloydminster AB Phone: (780) 871-1999

PO Box 1476 Lloydminster SK S9V 1T4 Phone: (780) 875-2660

Winterhawk Enterprises (Provost) Ltd

Cardinal’s Backhoe Service

PO Box 2925 Wainwright AB T9W 1S8 Phone: (780) 842-2841 www.winterhawk.ca

PO Box 522 Lac La Biche AB T0A 2C0 Phone: (780) 623-7987

Carmacks Enterprises Ltd 701 25 Ave Nisku AB T9E 0C1 Phone: (780) 955-5545 www.carmacksent.com

Dipper Oilfield Developments

PO Box 2340 Lac La Biche AB T0A 2C0 Phone: (780) 559-2244 www.dipperoilfield.com

Casman Construction

Elk Point Sand & Gravel

330 MacKenzie Blvd Fort McMurray AB T9H 4C4 Phone: (780) 791-9283

PO Box 690 Elk Point AB T0A 1A0 Phone: (780) 724-4144

CBS Construction Ltd

Exergy

150 MacKay Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4W8 Phone: (780) 743-1810

1228 Kensington Rd NW Calgary AB T2N 3P7 Phone: (403) 670-0060 www.exergy.ca

CEMATRIX (Canada) Inc 5440 53 St SE Calgary AB T2C 4B6 Phone: (403) 219-0484 www.cematrix.com

FAM Canada Inc

Chinchaga Anchors & Pilings Ltd PO Box 489 Manning AB T0H 2M0 Phone: (780) 836-3800

Consolidated Gypsum Supply Ltd

102-4208 97 St NW Edmonton AB T6E 5Z9 Phone: (780) 481-1177 www.fam-canada.com

Ferbey Sand & Gravel Ltd 4509 47 Ave Vermilion AB T9X 1H9 Phone: (780) 853-4960

Finning (Canada)

11660 170 St NW Edmonton AB T5S 1J7 Phone: (780) 452-7786 www.consolidatedgypsum.ca

16830 107 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5P 4C3 Phone: (780) 930-4800 www.finning.ca

Cover-All Alberta

Fleming Cats Inc

D R C Construction Ltd

Floyd’s Backhoe & Vacuum Truck Service

Danny’s Picker Service Ltd

Genivar

PO Box 1320 Lac La Biche AB T0A 2C0 Phone: (780) 623-4701

5-285145 Wrangler Way SE Calgary AB T1X 0K3 Phone: (403) 735-1021 www.coverall.net

PO Box 7491 Bonnyville AB T9N 2H8 Phone: (780) 826-5340

PO Box 8026 Bonnyville AB T9N 2J3 Phone: (780) 826-3994

201 Caribou Tr Slave Lake AB Phone: (780) 849-5441

Datum Energy Projects Inc

29 Stein Cl SE Medicine Hat AB T1B 4M8 Phone: (403) 580-9876 www.datumenergyprojects.com

DBY Contractors Inc

H. Wilson Industries Ltd PO Box 5660 Fort McMurray AB T9H 3G6 Phone: (780) 743-1881 www.wilson-industries.com

Hammer’s Gravel Supplies Ltd

PO Box 39 Tangent AB T0H 3J0 Phone: (780) 359-2363

Demers Contracting Services Ltd 240 MacLennan Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4G1 Phone: (780) 799-3222 www.dcsl.ca

132-2693 Broadmoor Blvd Sherwood Park AB T8H 0G1 Phone: (780) 410-6740 www.genivar.com

PO Box 385 Viking AB T0B 4N0 Phone: (780) 336-3232

Henuset Pipeline Constr. Inc 13024 Canso Pl SW Calgary AB T2W 3A8 Phone: (403) 236-0014

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SERVICE & SUPPLY IRISNDT Corp

5311 86 St NW Edmonton AB T6E 5T8 Phone: (780) 437-4747 www.irisndt.com

J W Contracting

PO Box 1157 Redwater AB T0A 2W0 Phone: (780) 942-4000

Jacobs Catalytic

PO Box 5244 Stn A Calgary AB T2H 2N7 Phone: (403) 258-6533 www.jacobs.com

Jim Wagner Enterprises Ltd PO Box 351 Mannville AB T0B 2W0 Phone: (780) 763-3860

JLG Ball Enterprises PO Box 211 Boyle AB T0A 0M0 Phone: (780) 689-2395 www.jlgball.com

Kellogg, Brown & Root Canada Company 3300 76 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6P 1J4 Phone: (780) 468-1341 www.halliburton.com

Ketron Construction Ltd

PO Box 772 Stn Main Cold Lake AB T9M 1P2 Phone: (780) 594-2085

KMC Mining

Bldg 30-60 Flight Line Rd NW Edmonton AB T5G 3G2 Phone: (780) 454-0664

Layton Bros Construction Co Ltd

6015 50 Ave Bonnyville AB T9N 2L3 Phone: (780) 826-6969 www.laytonbros.com

Ledcor Industrial Ltd 9910 39 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6E 5H8 Phone: (780) 462-9616 www.ledcor.com

Lehigh Hanson Canada Region

12640 Inland Way NW Edmonton AB T5V 1K2 Phone: (780) 420-2500 www.lehighinland.com

Lloyd’s & Frank’s Backhoe Services Ltd 3401 Canyon Rd Athabasca AB T9S 1J6 Phone: (780) 675-2762

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Lockerbie & Hole Industrial Inc 14940 121A Ave NW Edmonton AB T5V 1A3 Phone: (780) 416-5700

M.C. Campbell Directional Boring Ltd

5202 63 St Lloydminster AB T9V 2E6 Phone: (780) 875-2401 www. mccampbelldirectionalboring.com

Melloy Industrial Services Inc 2305 5 St Nisku AB T9E 7X1 Phone: (780) 955-8500 www.melloy.com

Monad Industrial Constructors Inc

R T Grading & Roadbuilding

Superior Propane

Reda Enterprises Ltd

Supermetal Structures Inc

Reon Oilfield Contractors Ltd

Sureway Construction Management Ltd

PO Box 6033 Peace River AB T8S 1S1 Phone: (780) 624-8298

PO Box 7130 Bonnyville AB T9N 2H5 Phone: (780) 826-2737 www.redaent.ca

B-4902 48 St Athabasca AB T9S 1B8 Phone: (780) 675-2614

Rickard Excavation Ltd PO Box 5057 Stn Main Fort McMurray AB T9H 3G2 Phone: (780) 791-2867

Roberge Construction Ltd

9744 45 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6E 5C5 Phone: (780) 468-8026 www.monad.ca

PO Box 82 Jarvie AB T0G 1H0 Phone: (780) 954-2534

NEC Contractors Ltd

PO Box 4031 Spruce Grove AB T7X 3B2 Phone: (780) 962-9209

PO Box 2100 Lac La Biche AB T0A 2C0 Phone: (780) 623-4643 www.neccontractors.com

Noetic Engineering Inc 4628 Eleniak Rd NW Edmonton AB T6B 2S1 Phone: (780) 414-6241 www.noetic.ca

Olson’s Sand & Gravel Ltd PO Box 218 Chauvin AB T0B 0V0 Phone: (780) 858-2360

PCL Industrial Management Inc 5404 99 St NW Edmonton AB T6E 3N7 Phone: (780) 733-5700 www.pcl.com

PCL Pipe Fabrication & Module Construction Facilities

Rogo Holdings Ltd

Rondell Road Contracting PO Box 1145 St Paul AB T0A 3A0 Phone: (780) 645-5083

Seisland Surveys Ltd 7235 Flint Rd SE Calgary AB T2H 1G2 Phone: (403) 255-2770 www.seisland.com

Seko Construction Ltd 201-425 Gregoire Dr Fort McMurray AB T9H 4K7 Phone: (780) 743-1636

Silverline Insulation 2005 Ltd PO Box 6789 Bonnyville AB T9N 2H2 Phone: (780) 826-1899

Simplex/UAH Universal Air Hydraulics

2107 4 St Nisku AB T9E 7W6 Phone: (780) 979-6300 www.pcl.com

904 16 Ave Nisku AB T9E 0A4 Phone: (800) 840-1196 www.tksimplex.com

Process Plant Construction Ltd

Snamprogetti Canada

PO Box 5178 Fort McMurray AB T9H 3G3 Phone: (780) 334-4365

R P Oilfield Construction 502 5 St Wainwright AB T9W 1A7 Phone: (780) 842-3940

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1540-521 3 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3T3 Phone: (403) 261-6610 www.saipem.eni.it

Snelgrove R & Sons Ltd 4605 47 St Vermilion AB T9X 1L6 Phone: (780) 853-4040

4431 6 St SE Calgary AB T2G 4E1 Phone: (403) 287-1356

3813 75 Ave Leduc AB T9E 0K3 Phone: (780) 980-4830 www.supermetal.com

7331 18 St NW Edmonton AB T6P 1P9 Phone: (780) 440-2121 www.surewaygroup.ca

Swamp Cats Ltd

PO Box 1885 Lac La Biche AB T0A 2C0 Phone: (780) 623-2891

T B G Contracting Ltd

PO Box 5207 Fort McMurray AB T9H 3G3 Phone: (780) 743-8474 www.tbgcontracting.com

Thiel Scaffolding Canada 27324 Twp Rd 513 Spruce Grove AB T7Y 1H8 Phone: (780) 968-1420

Triton Projects Inc

8525 Davies Rd NW Edmonton AB T6E 4N3 Phone: (780) 485-6717 www.tritonprojects.com

Tuccaro Group Companies 283 MacAlpine Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4Y4 Phone: (780) 791-9386 www.tuccaroinc.com

Valley C Construction Ltd PO Box 2157 Stn Main Lloydminster SK S9V 1R6 Phone: (780) 875-1659

Voice Construction Ltd

7545 52 St NW Edmonton AB T6B 2G2 Phone: (780) 469-1351 www.voiceconstruction.com

Ward’s Hydraulic Services Ltd 1-210 McAlpine Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4A6 Phone: (780) 799-7340 www.wardshydraulic.com

Westlock Sand & Gravel Co Ltd 4819 50 St Clyde AB Phone: (780) 348-5252


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SERVICE & SUPPLY Consultants & Engineering Firms Advanced Geotechnology 1100-333 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3B6 Phone: (403) 269-7788 www.advgeotech.com

Advantage Insight Group Inc 210-3553 31 St NW Calgary AB T2L 2K7 Phone: (403) 571-1705

All West X-Ray

9025 Abbot Ave North Battleford SK S9A 3E8 Phone: (306) 446-0242

AMEC Americas Limited 900-801 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3W3 Phone: (403) 298-4170 www.amec.com

Amundrud Enterprises Inc 102-5720 44 St Lloydminster AB T9V 0R6 Phone: (780) 872-7704

ASRC Energy Services 1400-727 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0Z5 Phone: (403) 266-4400 www.tri-ocean.com

Associated Engineering Alberta Ltd 1000-10909 Jasper Ave NW Edmonton AB T5J 0E4 Phone: (780) 451-7666 www.ae.ca

ATECH Application Technology Limited 242-3359 27 St NE Calgary AB T1Y 5E4 Phone: (403) 261-0005 www.atech.ca

Autopro Automation Consultants Ltd

103-11039 78 Ave Grande Prairie AB T8W 2J7 Phone: (780) 539-2450 www.autopro.ca

AVG Consulting Services 276 Cochrane Cres Fort McMurray AB T9K 1J4 Phone: (780) 791-0920

Bantrel Co

1201 Glenmore Tr SW Calgary AB T2V 4Y8 Phone: (403) 290-5000 www.bantrel.com

Bar Engineering Co Ltd 6004 50 Ave Lloydminster AB T9V 2T9 Phone: (780) 875-1683

Barnett Consulting PO Box 379 Marwayne AB T0B 2X0 Phone: (780) 871-1259

Beta Machinery Analysis Ltd 300-1615 10 Ave SW Calgary AB T3C 0J7 Phone: (403) 245-5666 www.betamachinery.com

BFL Energy Services Ltd 5610 54 Ave Bonnyville AB T9N 2H7 Phone: (780) 826-4412 www.bflenergyser.com

Bitcan Geosciences & Engineering Inc 268 Edgebank Circle NW Calgary AB T3A 4W1 Phone: (403) 208-0772

Calibre Production Operators Ltd 202-9835 104 St Fort Saskatchewan AB T8L 2E5 Phone: (780) 997-0037

CB Engineering Ltd 515-9945 50 St NW Edmonton AB T6A 0L4 Phone: (780) 465-9370 www.cbeng.com

C.B. Inspection Services PO Box 736 Two Hills AB T0B 4K0 Phone: (780) 603-7301

CDI International

162, 63-4307 130 Ave SE Calgary AB T2Z 3V8 Phone: (403) 630-2757

C-FER Technologies 200 Karl Clark Rd NW Edmonton AB T6N 1H2 Phone: (780) 450-8989 www.cfertech.com

CG Hylton & Associates Inc 103-138 18 Ave SE Calgary AB T2G 5P9 Phone: (403) 264-5288 www.hylton.ca

CG Industrial Specialties Ltd 2-10004 29A Ave NW Edmonton AB T6N 1A8 Phone: (780) 462-1014 www.cgis.ca

Chapman Petroleum Engineering Ltd

CSA International

1707 94 St NW Edmonton AB T6N 1E6 Phone: (780) 450-2111 www.csa-international.org

445-708 11 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 0E4 Phone: (403) 266-4141 www.chapeng.ab.ca

Daniel’s Drafting & Consulting Ltd

CHASE Consulting & Advocacy

PO Box 173 Mundare AB T0B 3H0 Phone: (780) 764-0984 www.danielsdrafting.com

PO Box 398 Duffield AB T0E 0N0 Phone: (780) 963-7570 www.chaseconsulting.ca

Deer Creek Oilfield Services

CH2M Hill Canada Ltd

PO Box 265 Bruderheim AB T0B 0S0 Phone: (780) 446-6972

1200-401 9 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3C5 Phone: (403) 232-9800 www.ch2m.com

Churchill Corporation, The

DeGolyer and MacNaughton Canada Limited

11825 149 St NW Edmonton AB T5L 2J1 Phone: (780) 454-3667

1430-311 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3H2 Phone: (403) 266-8680 www.demac.com

Cobra Energy Consultants

Diamondback Enterprises Ltd

Computer Modelling Group Ltd

E.I. du Pont Canada Company

5014 50 Ave Elk Point AB T0A 1A0 Phone: (780) 724-4444

150-3553 31 St NW Calgary AB T2L 2K7 Phone: (403) 531-1300 www.cmgl.ca

PO Box 5000 Kingston ON K7L 5A5 Phone: (613) 548-5290 www2.dupont.com

ENGlobal Canada

Concise Design

7805 Flint Rd SE Calgary AB T2H 1G3 Phone: (403) 221-6320 www.englobal.com

300-736 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3T7 Phone: (403) 237-7160 www.concisedesign.ca

Epic Consulting Services Ltd

CORD WorleyParsons

1900-540 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0M2 Phone: (403) 444-1400 www.epiccs.com

1000-10201 Southport Rd SW Calgary AB T2W 4X9 Phone: (403) 258-8660 www.cordprojects.com

Equinox Engineering Ltd

Corrpro Canada, Inc

308-640 12 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 0H5 Phone: (403) 205-3833 www.equinox-eng.com

10848 214 St NW Edmonton AB T5S 2A7 Phone: (780) 447-4565 www.corrpro.ca

ES Denbina Petroleum Consulting Services

CS Automation Ltd 8040 Chardie Rd SW Calgary AB T2V 2T4 Phone: (403) 255-0244 www.csautomation.ca

C’s Oilfield Consulting & Construction Service Ltd PO Box 1155 Lloydminster AB T9V 1G1 Phone: (780) 808-2272

20 Woodgate Bay SW Calgary AB T2W 4B8 Phone: (403) 238-3874

136 Parkland Hill SE Calgary AB T2J 4K6 Phone: (403) 278-9284 www.members.shaw.ca/denbina/ index.htm

Executrade Consultants Limited 9917 112 St NW Edmonton AB T5K 1L6 Phone: (780) 944-1122 www.executrade.com

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SERVICE & SUPPLY Falcon EDF Ltd

76 Skyline Cres NE Calgary AB T2K 5X7 Phone: (403) 253-2741 www.falcon-edf.com

Fekete Associates Inc 2000-540 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0M2 Phone: (403) 213-4200 www.fekete.com

Fluor Canada Ltd

Hatch

700-840 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3G2 Phone: (403) 269-9555 www.hatch.ca

Hemisphere Engineering Inc 10950 119 St NW Edmonton AB T5H 3P5 Phone: (780) 452-1800

Horton CBI Ltd

55 Sunpark Plaza SE Calgary AB T2X 3R4 Phone: (403) 537-4600 www.fluor.com

9816 Hardin St Fort McMurray AB T9H 4K3 Phone: (780) 743-0114

Focus Corporation Ltd

810-744 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3T4 Phone: (403) 234-0342 www.ifp-canada.com

Bay 1-118 Millennium Dr Fort McMurray AB T9K 2S8 Phone: (780) 790-0704 www.focus.ca

Fourth Meridian Enterprises Ltd

PO Box 1908 Stn Main Lloydminster SK S9V 1N4 Phone: (306) 753-7424

Fractical Solutions Inc

6010 Signal Ridge Hts SW Calgary AB T3H 2N7 Phone: (403) 242-1240

Frontier Engineering & Consulting Ltd

300-1601 Westmount Rd NW Calgary AB T2N 3M2 Phone: (403) 265-3900

Gas Liquids Engineering Ltd 300-2749 39 Ave NE Calgary AB T1Y 4T8 Phone: (403) 250-2950 www.gasliquids.com

Gemini Corporation 400-839 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3C8 Phone: (403) 255-2916 www.gemini-corp.ca

Genesis Executive Corporation

1800-520 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3R7 Phone: (403) 237-8622 www.genesiscorporatesearch.com

GLJ Petroleum Consultants 4100-400 3 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 4H2 Phone: (403) 266-9500 www.gljpc.com

Golder Associates Ltd 102-2535 3 Ave SE Calgary AB T2A 7W5 Phone: (403) 299-5600 www.golder.com

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IFP Technologies (Canada) Inc

IMV Projects

1400-500 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3L5 Phone: (403) 537-8811 www.imvprojects.com

J R Services

PO Box 97 Minburn AB T0B 3B0 Phone: (780) 593-2210

JA Sprinkle Engineering Ltd PO Box 1054 Lloydminster AB T9V 1E9 Phone: (780) 875-5307

JDEL Associates Ltd 208-4207 98 St NW Edmonton AB T6E 5R7 Phone: (780) 455-6710 www.jdel.ca

JPI Geo-Industry Engineering Consultants 8403 187 St NW Edmonton AB T5T 1H9 Phone: (780) 443-2290 www.jpicanada.com

K W Anderson Consulting PO Box 7615 Peace River AB T8S 1T2 Phone: (780) 618-7985

Kade Technologies Inc 1450-707 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3H6 Phone: (403) 269-5556 www.kadeinc.com

KBC Advanced Technologies 260-1015 4 St SW Calgary AB T2R 1J4 Phone: (403) 206-1533 www.kbcat.com

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Kilowatts Design Company Inc 90-2150 29 St NE Calgary AB T1Y 7G4 Phone: (403) 272-9404 www.kilowatts.com

Kinetic Engineering Ltd 825-808 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3E8 Phone: (403) 221-8380 www.kineticeng.com

Lebob Holdings Ltd PO Box 782 Lac La Biche AB T0A 2C0 Phone: (780) 623-4296

Levelton Consultants Ltd 500-1110 Centre St NE Calgary AB T2E 2R2 Phone: (403) 269-4141 www.levelton.com

Lionhead Engineering 1430-717 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0Z3 Phone: (403) 262-2694 www.lionheadeng.com

Lorrnel Consultants 400 6 St SW Calgary AB T2P 1X2 Phone: (403) 233-0900 www.lorrnel.com

M S Carleton Consulting Inc 1615 Cayuga Dr NW Calgary AB T2L 0N2 Phone: (403) 282-7004

Ma Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Kane Consultants Inc

Midwest Geological Services Ltd 5624 42 St Lloydminster AB T9V 0A3 Phone: (780) 875-7080

Moh-Lita Holdings Ltd PO Box 1633 Slave Lake AB T0G 2A0 Phone: (780) 849-6585

Noralco Consulting Ltd 5707 39 St Lloydminster AB T9V 2P2 Phone: (780) 875-2337

Norwest Corporation 2700-411 1 St SE Calgary AB T2G 0R3 Phone: (403) 237-7763 www.norwestcorp.com

Page OCL

PO Box 767 Lloydminster SK S9V 1C1 Phone: (780) 875-2402 www.pageocl.com

PCL Constructors Inc 5410 99 St NW Edmonton AB T6E 3P4 Phone: (780) 733-5000

Petrel Robertson Consulting Ltd 500-736 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 1H4 Phone: (403) 218-1618 www.petrelrob.com

Petroleum Geomechanics Inc

171 Barber Dr Fort McMurray AB T9K 1X1 Phone: (780) 881-0592 www.okane-consultants.com

PO Box 31062, RPO Bridgeland 112 4 St NE Calgary AB T2E 9A3 Phone: (403) 874-7066 www.petroleumgeomechanics.com

McDaniel & Associates Consultants Ltd

Petrospec Engineering Ltd

2200-255 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3G6 Phone: (403) 262-5506 www.mcdan.com

McLeay Geological Consultants (2006) Ltd 3905 29 St NE Calgary AB T1Y 6B5 Phone: (403) 250-1806 www.mcleay.ab.ca

5311 72A Ave NW Edmonton AB T6B 2J1 Phone: (780) 468-6901 www.petrospeceng.com

Pinnacle Technologies Inc 106-2730 39 Ave NE Calgary AB T1Y 7H6 Phone: (403) 516-2260 www.pinntech.com

Meyers Norris Penny 300-622 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0M6 Phone: (403) 263-3385 www.mnp.ca

Polaris Laboratories LLC 5140 75 St Edmonton AB T6E 6W2 Phone: (877) 808-3750 www.polarislabs.ca


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SERVICE & SUPPLY Post Process Consultants Corp 300-736 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3T7 Phone: (403) 237-7160 www.post-process.com

PROJEX

500-404 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0R9 Phone: (403) 705-4100 www.projex.ca

Purvin & Gertz Inc

1720-144 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3N4 Phone: (403) 266-7086 www.purvingertz.com

Quorum Business Solutions Inc 210-101 6 St SW Calgary AB T2P 5K7 Phone: (403) 806-2550 www.qbsol.com

Rangeland Engineering 400-534 17 Ave SW Calgary AB T2S 0B1 Phone: (403) 265-5130 www.rangelandeng.com

R.L.M. Consulting Ltd 5412 31 St Lloydminster AB T9V 1J2 Phone: (780) 871-8680

Roxar Canada Ltd 220-906 12 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 1K7 Phone: (403) 265-3727 www.roxar.com

RPS Energy

1400-800 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3T6 Phone: (403) 265-7226 www.rpsgroup.com

SDH Oilfield Consulting Ltd 217 29 Ave NE Calgary AB T2E 2C2 Phone: (403) 875-1547

Serpa Petroleum Consulting Ltd

SNC-Lavalin Inc

1700-605 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3H5 Phone: (403) 294-2431 www.snc-lavalin.com

Sproule Associates Limited 900-140 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3N3 Phone: (403) 294-5500 www.sproule.com

SRW Technologies Inc 2-9515 58 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6E 0B8 Phone: (780) 439-0425

Stewart Weir & Co Ltd PO Box 6938 Bonnyville AB T9N 2H3 Phone: (780) 812-3183 www.swg.ca

Strategy West Inc

PO Box 76037 Calgary AB T2Y 2Z9 Phone: (403) 256-9220 www.strategywest.com

Teknica Overseas Ltd 1900-520 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3R7 Phone: (403) 269-4386 www.teknicaltd.com

Terracon Geotechnique Ltd 140-2723 37 Ave NE Calgary AB T1Y 5R8 Phone: (403) 266-1150 www.terracon.ca

Thimm Engineering Inc 214-3916 64 Ave SE Calgary AB T2C 2B4 Phone: (403) 265-0792 www.hfthimm.com

Thurber Engineering Ltd 200-9636 51 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6E 6A5 Phone: (780) 438-1460 www.thurber.ca

United Oil & Gas Consulting Ltd

403 Oakside Cir SW Calgary AB T2V 4P1 Phone: (403) 861-6753

910-396 11 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 0C5 Phone: (403) 265-0111 www.uogc.com

Sethi Research & Testing Ltd

Upside Engineering Ltd

10-431 MacKenzie Blvd Fort McMurray AB T9H 4C5 Phone: (780) 791-2000 www.sethiresearch.com

Silvertip Consulting

409 10 Ave SE Calgary AB T2G 0W3 Phone: (403) 290-4650 www.upsideeng.com

West Rock Energy Consultants Ltd

Big D Contracting Ltd PO Box 816 Slave Lake AB T0G 2A0 Phone: (780) 849-4443

1110-910 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3N8 Phone: (403) 663-4860

Westwater Environmental Ltd 900-808 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3E8 Phone: (403) 233-0202 www.westwaterenv.com

61 Spring Cres SW Calgary AB T3H 1X7 Phone: (403) 701-6100 www.wam-ltd.ca

PO Box 3273 Wainwright AB T9W 1T2 Phone: (780) 842-4220

1150-10201 Southport Rd SW Calgary AB T2W 4X9 Phone: (403) 258-8000 www.worleyparsons.com

Carson Energy Services Ltd PO Box 12188 Lloydminster AB T9V 3C4 Phone: (780) 808-8450 www.carsonwelding.com

WorleyParsons HEAVYOILDIVISION

CD Rouleau Construction

540 12 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 0H4 Phone: (403) 508-5300 www.worleyparsons.com

PO Box 327 Eaglesham AB T0H 1H0 Phone: (780) 837-1712

Contractors-General Oilfield Arnett & Burgess Oilfield Construction Limited 620-715 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2X6 Phone: (403) 265-0900 www.abpipeliners.com

CERA Contracting Ltd PO Box 338 Waskatenau AB T0A 3P0 Phone: (780) 358-2792

Connacher Oil & Gas Ltd

Basarab Garry Construction & Grader

PO Box 116 Marwayne AB T0B 2X0 Phone: (780) 847-3815

Peace River AB Phone: (780) 338-3898

PO Box 6040 Fort McMurray AB T9H 4W1 Phone: (780) 334-2446

PO Box 549 Boyle AB T0A 0M0 Phone: (780) 689-2440

Beder Holdings Limited

Central Peace Contracting Ltd

Christina River Enterprises (1987) Ltd

Athabasca Industrial Maintenance

PO Box 957 Manning AB T0H 2M0 Phone: (780) 836-3498

PO Box 6819 Bonnyville AB T9N 2H3 Phone: (780) 826-5002 www.boxervalve.com

Brotherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Oilfield Services

WorleyParsons Canada

Battle River Oilfield Construction Ltd

PO Box 1868 High Prairie AB T0G 1E0 Phone: (780) 523-2561

Boxer Petroleum Services Inc

World Alliance Management

PO Box 1467 High Prairie AB T0G 1E0 Phone: (780) 523-4793

Boisson Contracting Inc

900-332 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0B2 Phone: (403) 538-6201

Consun Contracting Ltd PO Box 5056 Stn Main Fort McMurray AB T9H 3E2 Phone: (780) 743-3163

Crude Energy Services Inc PO Box 2635 Lac La Biche AB T0A 2C0 Phone: (780) 623-4409 www.crude-energy.ca

D Prpich Enterprises Ltd PO Box 597 High Prairie AB T0G 1E0 Phone: (780) 523-3661

PO Box 6264 Bonnyville AB T9N 2G8 Phone: (780) 826-6359

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SERVICE & SUPPLY Denision Contractors Ltd 7912 97 Ave Peace River AB T8S 1W5 Phone: (780) 624-5718

Deynaka Developments Ltd

PO Box 935 High Prairie AB T0G 1E0 Phone: (780) 523-2420

Glen Armstrong Construction Ltd 8122 102 Ave Peace River AB T8S 1M6 Phone: (780) 624-2101

Granite Oilfield Services Inc

M & J Cats Ltd

Powell Cats Ltd

Macmillan Construction Ltd

Prairie Tech Oilfield Services

PO Box 749 Lac La Biche AB T0A 2C0 Phone: (780) 623-7653

PO Box 248 Chauvin AB T0B 0V0 Phone: (780) 858-3978

6006 52 Ave Lloydminster AB T9V 2S8 Phone: (780) 875-1652

PO Box 7080 Peace River AB T8S 1S7 Phone: (780) 624-3777 www.maccon.ca

Grimm Mel Holdings Ltd

Millennium Cats Inc

PO Box 630 Manning AB T0H 2M0 Phone: (780) 836-3632

PO Box 1914 Lac La Biche AB T0A 2C0 Phone: (780) 623-4036

PO Box 10578 Lloydminster AB T9V 3A7 Phone: (780) 875-1962 www.precisioncontractors.com

Guest Industrial Contractors Ltd

Monte’s Mechanical

Predator Logistics

Homeland Well Servicing Ltd

Neegan Development Corporation Ltd

Rene’s Vacuum Service Inc

GD Fishing Lake AB T0A 3G0 Phone: (780) 943-2466

283 MacAlpine Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4Y4 Phone: (780) 791-9386

141 50 Ave SE Calgary AB T2G 4S7 Phone: (403) 514-3290 www.enmax.com

Hugo Zbinden Contracting

NorDen Contracting Ltd

50 Cougarstone Terrace SW Calgary AB T3H 4Z8 Phone: (403) 454-6241

PO Box 2307 Lac La Biche AB T0A 2C0 Phone: (780) 623-7567

Estabrook Construction Ltd

ICJ Artificial Lift

North East Sixteen Construction

Digrite Backhoe Service Ltd PO Box 305 Chauvin AB T0B 0V0 Phone: (780) 858-3976

E Construction Ltd 10130 21 St NW Edmonton AB T6P 1W7 Phone: (780) 467-7701 www.ecltd.ca

E G Gas Operators Ltd PO Box 26 Innisfree AB T0B 2G0 Phone: (780) 592-3733

Enmax Corporation

PO Box 258 Grimshaw AB T0H 1W0 Phone: (780) 332-4111

Flint Field Services Ltd

PO Box 8029 Bonnyville AB T9N 2J3 Phone: (780) 826-5523

Fort McKay Group of Companies

PO Box 5360 Stn Main Fort McMurray AB T9H 3G4 Phone: (780) 828-2400 www.fortmckay.com

Foster Bulldozing Services Ltd PO Box 540 Mannville AB T0B 2W0 Phone: (780) 763-3750

GEM Grant Energy Maintenance

PO Box 1683 High Prairie AB T0G 1E0 Phone: (780) 523-3470

Gift Lake Metis Settlement PO Box 60 Gift Lake AB T0G 1B0 Phone: (780) 767-3794

Gill’s Vacuum Service Ltd

PO Box 5 Kinsella AB T0B 2N0 Phone: (780) 336-3520

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5503 52 St Lloydminster AB T9V 0R7 Phone: (780) 875-5877

1100-540 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0M2 Phone: (780) 875-5504 www.natoil.com

144 Beaconwood Pl Fort McMurray AB T9H 2S7 Phone: (780) 791-9162

PO Box 173 Fawcett AB T0G 0Y0 Phone: (780) 681-3737

Jay’s Salvage & Cats Ltd

Northern Backhoe Ltd

JMB Crushing Systems Ltd

Permasteel Building Contractors Ltd

Site 632 Comp 3 RR 1 Lac La Biche AB T0A 2C1 Phone: (780) 623-4096

4725 Railway Ave Elk Point AB Phone: (780) 724-3960

L Robert Enterprises Ltd 125 MacKay Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4C9 Phone: (780) 791-0118 www.lre.ca

Lakeshore Contracting Ltd Airport Industrial Park Fort McMurray AB Phone: (780) 714-3665

Liam Construction Alberta Inc 36 Riedel St Fort McMurray AB T9H 3E1 Phone: (780) 791-1500

Lorenzen’s Oilfield Service Ltd PO Box 353 Manning AB T0H 2M0 Phone: (780) 836-3786

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PO Box 149 Manning AB T0H 2M0 Phone: (780) 836-2617

17430 103 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5S 2K8 Phone: (780) 452-7281 www.permasteel.com

Peter Kiewit Sons Co Ltd 11211 215 St NW Edmonton AB T5S 2B2 Phone: (780) 447-3509 www.kiewit.ca

Phoenix Industrial Maintenance Ltd

3703 38 Ave Whitecourt AB T7S 0A2 Phone: (780) 778-5883 www.phoenixindustrial.ca

Porkys Oilfield Construction Ltd 2101 17 Ave Wainwright AB T9W 1L2 Phone: (780) 842-3661

PO Box 819 Elk Point AB T0A 1A0 Phone: (780) 614-1873

Precision Contractors Ltd

PO Box 1816 Vegreville AB T9C 1S9 Phone: (780) 632-9394

RR 1 Site 5 Box 5 Legal AB T0G 1L0 Phone: (780) 961-3064

Riverside Oilfield Services 5709 50 Ave Bonnyville AB Phone: (780) 826-9327

Rocky Pine Oilfield Services Ltd PO Box 739 Stn Main Lloydminster SK S9V 1C1 Phone: (780) 724-2625

S N R Contracting Ltd PO Box 357 Wabasca AB T0G 2K0 Phone: (780) 891-2169

Sabre Cats Ltd

10140 101 St Lac La Biche AB Phone: (780) 623-2113

Shamrock Valley Enterprises Ltd PO Box 505 Elk Point AB T0A 1A0 Phone: (780) 724-3177

Skully’s Oilfield Maintenance Ltd PO Box 272 Viking AB T0B 4N0 Phone: (780) 336-4064

Spirig Welding Ltd PO Box 68 Dixonville AB T0H 1E0 Phone: (780) 971-3730

Stony Valley Contracting 239 Woodword Lane Fort McMurray AB T9H 5K8 Phone: (780) 743-0527


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SERVICE & SUPPLY Stuber’s Cat Service Ltd Site 7 Box 12 RR 2 Barrhead AB T7N 1N3 Phone: (780) 785-2173

Szmyrko Construction PO Box 300 Boyle AB T0A 0M0 Phone: (780) 689-9497 www.szmyrko.com

Tarsands Steam Cleaning PO Box 39 Kehiwin AB T0A 1C0 Phone: (780) 826-6392

Tenaris Global Services 400-530 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3S8 Phone: (403) 767-0100 www.tenaris.com

Thermal Energy Services Inc 12 Derrick Dr Devon AB T9G 2A1 Phone: (780) 490-7192 www.thermalenergy.ca

Thompson Bros (Constr) Ltd

411 South Ave Spruce Grove AB T7X 3B5 Phone: (780) 962-1030 www.thompsonbros.com

Trans Tech Contracting Inc

811-53016 Hwy 60 Acheson AB T7X 5A7 Phone: (780) 447-3700 www.transtechcontracting.com

Tri-Rez Oil & Gas Productions Ltd

PO Box 1769 Stn Main Cold Lake AB T9M 1P4 Phone: (780) 594-7183

Tuc’s Contracting

283 MacAlpine Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4Y4 Phone: (780) 791-9386

TWB Construction Ltd 210 Weston Ave W Maidstone SK S0M 1M0 Phone: (306) 893-4500

W.A.T. Holdings Ltd

PO Box 1170 Wabasca AB T0G 2K0 Phone: (780) 891-3006

Wiebe Construction PO Box 818 Manning AB T0H 2M0 Phone: (780) 836-3220

Drilling Products & Services A & C Water Well Drilling PO Box 6496 Bonnyville AB T9N 2H1 Phone: (780) 826-5625

Aable Directional Drilling Box 14 Site 15 RR 3 Olds AB T4H 1P4 Phone: (403) 556-7400

AKITA Drilling Ltd

900-311 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3H2 Phone: (403) 292-7979 www.akita-drilling.com

Anchor Industries Ltd RR 1 Site 1 Box 8 Bon Accord AB T0A 0K0 Phone: (877) 396-4164

Anchors First Ltd

PO Box 2388 Stn Main Lloydminster SK S9V 1W5 Phone: (306) 825-6535

Apex Oilfield Services (2000) Inc 2020-633 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2Y5 Phone: (403) 257-5152 www.apexoil.ca

Black Gold Drilling PO Box 56 Nampa AB T0H 2R0 Phone: (780) 322-2123

B-Line Directional Drilling PO Box 1240 Elk Point AB T0A 1A0 Phone: (780) 724-2184

Boart Longyear Drilling Services 4025 96 Ave SE Calgary AB T2C 4T7 Phone: (403) 287-1460 www.boartlongyear.com

Bonnyville Drilling Services 5210 54 Ave Bonnyville AB T9N 2H9 Phone: (780) 826-3906

Brian Steed Contracting & Horizontal Drilling Ltd PO Box 6934 Peace River AB T8S 1S7 Phone: (780) 624-8609

Canadian Mat Systems Inc 241 76 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6P 1P2 Phone: (780) 485-0808 www.matsystems.ca

Carnwood Wireline Service Ltd

GE Oil & Gas

PO Box 427 Slave Lake AB T0G 2A0 Phone: (780) 849-3085

Watermark Tower 710-530 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3S8 Phone: (403) 264-4146 www.ge.com/oilandgas

CCS Midstream Services

HiAlta Energy Services Ltd

2400-530 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3S8 Phone: (403) 233-7565 www.ccsmidstreamservices.com

Cheyenne Rig Repair & Supply Ltd

PO Box 664 Whitecourt AB T7S 1N7 Phone: (780) 778-8411

Hunting Energy Services (Canada) Ltd 5550 Skyline Way NE Calgary AB T2E 7Z7 Phone: (403) 543-4477 www.hunting-intl.com

PO Box 1319 Gibbons AB T0A 1N0 Phone: (780) 414-1477 www.chevron.ca

Hurricane Industries Ltd

CTC Energy Services

PO Box 2038 Lloydminster SK S9V 1R5 Phone: (780) 875-5597 www.hurricanefoam.com

7755 Edgar Industrial Way Red Deer AB T4P 3R2 Phone: (403) 347-6717

Impact Rock Bits

Directional Plus & The Directional Co

PO Box 6448 Peace River AB T8S 1S3 Phone: (780) 624-2640 www.impactrockbits.com

1700-715 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2X6 Phone: (403) 265-2560 www.directionalplus.com

Import Tool Corp Ltd. 930-910 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3N8 Phone: (403) 261-3032 www.importtool.com

Edcon Power Tongs and Oilfield Services Ltd PO Box 209 Lac La Biche AB T0A 2C0 Phone: (780) 623-4808

Inspectrite Services Inc

Emco Corporation Waterworks & Geosynthetics 1-270 MacKay Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 5C6 Phone: (780) 713-2433 www.emcoltd.com

PO Box 6235 Bonnyville AB T9N 2G8 Phone: (780) 826-3480

J & L Supply Co Ltd

ENCORE Coring & Drilling Inc 1345 Highfield Cres SE Calgary AB T2G 5N2 Phone: (403) 287-0123 www.ensignenergy.com/encore

Eveready Directional Boring 256-28042 Hwy 11 Red Deer AB T4S 2L4 Phone: (403) 346-7332 www.evereadydirectional.com

G & L Slotco Oil Field Services 1110-700 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3J4 Phone: (403) 261-1717 www.gl-slotco.com

4511 Manitoba Rd SE Calgary AB T2G 4B9 Phone: (403) 287-3300

Jay-Nart Directional Drilling Ltd PO Box 400 Redwater AB T0A 2W0 Phone: (780) 942-4105 www.jaynart.com

J.E.D. Anchors & Environmental Ltd RR 3 Eckville AB T0M 0X0 Phone: (403) 746-3826 www.jed-drilling.com

K & S Power Tongs Ltd

Garritty and Baker Geotechnical Drilling Inc

5715 56 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6B 3G3 Phone: (780) 433-8786 www.garrittyandbakerdrilling.com

3614 63 Ave Cl Lloydminster AB T9V 2W1 Phone: (780) 875-0000

Kodiak Wireline Services Ltd 9702 90 Ave Morinville AB Phone: (780) 939-5554 www.kodiakservices.ca

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SERVICE & SUPPLY LoCo Power Tongs Ltd

PO Box 1401 High Prairie AB T0G 1E0 Phone: (780) 523-2475

Marquis Fluids Inc

700-706 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0Z1 Phone: (403) 264-1588 www.marquisfluids.com

McAllister Drilling Inc

PO Box 1189 Stn Main Lloydminster SK S9V 1G1 Phone: (780) 875-2409

M-I Swaco

500-700 2 St SW Calgary AB T2P 2W2 Phone: (403) 290-5336

Mid-East Oilfield Services Inc PO Box 56 Minburn AB T0B 3B0 Phone: (780) 593-3946

Mighty Mite Power Tongs PO Box 1088 Gibbons AB T0A 1N0 Phone: (780) 872-5322 www.mightymitetongs.ca

Mitee Industries Inc

PO Box 1088 Gibbons AB T0A 1N0 Phone: (780) 554-5453 www.mightymitetongs.ca

Nabors Canada

2800-500 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2V6 Phone: (403) 263-6777 www.nabors.com

National Oilwell Varco 1600-540 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0M2 Phone: (403) 264-9646 www.nov.com

Newpark Canada Inc 300-635 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0T5 Phone: (403) 266-7383 www.newpark.ca

Newsco Directional & Horizontal Services Inc 7000 Railway St SE Calgary AB T2H 3A8 Phone: (403) 243-2331 www.newsco.ca

Norseman Inc

14545 115 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5M 3B8 Phone: (780) 451-6828 www.norseman.ca

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Northstar Drillstem Testers Inc 201-736 1 Ave NE Calgary AB T2E 0B8 Phone: (403) 265-8987 www.northstardst.com

NOV Downhole

2700-144 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3N4 Phone: (403) 234-9999 www.nov.com/downhole

Peak Energy Services 900-222 3 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0B4 Phone: (403) 543-7325 www.peak-energy.com

Petroline Rentals Ltd PO Box 118 High Prairie AB T0G 1E0 Phone: (780) 523-0063

Prairie Dog Directional Drilling PO Box 7921 Stn Main Bonnyville AB T9N 2J2 Phone: (780) 812-9145

Precision Drilling

4400-150 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3Y7 Phone: (403) 264-4882 www.precisiondrilling.com

ProDrill Fluid Technologies 1740-840 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3G2 Phone: (403) 269-8260 www.ccscorporation.ca

Pro-Rod Coiled Rod Solutions

Savanna Drilling

1800-311 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3H2 Phone: (403) 503-0652 www.savannaenergy.com

Scormac Oilfield Bits Inc 4710 62 Ave Lloydminster AB Phone: (780) 808-6462

Shield Wireline Ltd

6004 50 Ave Lloydminster AB T9V 2T9 Phone: (780) 875-2772

Sicotte Drilling Tools

1101 77 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6P 1M8 Phone: (780) 440-6700 www.sicottedrillingtools.com

Silverline Coil

PO Box 923 Slave Lake AB T0G 2A0 Phone: (780) 849-8377

Silvertip Rentals and Fishing Tools PO Box 207 Slave Lake AB T0G 2A0 Phone: (780) 849-8372 www.silvertiprentals.com

Smith Bits

700-396 11 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 0C5 Phone: (403) 264-6077 www.smithbits.com

Smith International Canada Ltd

Tangedal Water Well Drilling PO Box 1 Athabasca AB T9S 2A2 Phone: (780) 675-4405

Tartan Controls Inc

320-1201 5 St SW Calgary AB T2R 0Y6 Phone: (403) 232-1490 www.tartancontrols.com

Ted’s Power Tongs & Laydown Machine Ltd PO Box 267 Manning AB T0H 2M0 Phone: (780) 836-2460

Titus Tools Inc

6014 52 Ave Lloydminster AB T9V 2S8 Phone: (780) 875-6282 www.titustools.com

Tomtruck Enterprises Ltd PO Box 1705 Lloydminster SK S9V 1M6 Phone: (780) 205-1535 www.tomtruck.ca

Tornado Technologies Inc 3236 50 Ave SE Calgary AB T2B 3A3 Phone: (403) 244-3333 www.tornadotech.com

Trendon Bit Service Ltd

PO Box 548 Redcliff AB T0J 2P0 Phone: (403) 548-7242 www.trendonbitservice.com

Treo Drilling Services LP

710-396 11 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 0C5 Phone: (403) 264-6077 www.smith.com

600-333 11 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 1L9 Phone: (403) 723-8600 www.treodrilling.com

Smith Services

Trinidad Drilling Ltd

710-396 11 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 0C5 Phone: (403) 264-6077 www.siismithservices.com

2500-700 9 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3V4 Phone: (403) 265-6525 www.trinidaddrilling.com

Summit Wireline Inc

Tryton Tool Services Ltd

5677 Burleigh Cres SE Calgary AB T2H 1Z7 Phone: (403) 255-3730

6201B 50 Ave Lloydminster AB Phone: (306) 825-4191 www.summitwirelineinc.com

5107 62 St Lloydminster AB T9V 2E3 Phone: (780) 875-0800 www.trytontoolservices.ca

Remote Wireline Services

Superheat FGH Canada, Inc

Tundra Environmental Drilling

3201 84 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6P 1K1 Phone: (780) 449-7101 www.prorod.com

Q’Max Solutions Inc

1700-407 2 St SW Calgary AB T2P 2Y3 Phone: (403) 269-2242 www.qmaxsolutions.com

RBI Canada 2000 Inc

8804 98 St Morinville AB T8R 1K6 Phone: (780) 939-6655 www.remotewireline.com

Ryan Energy Technologies 2800-500 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2V6 Phone: (403) 269-5981 www.ryanenergy.com

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1303 77 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6P 1M8 Phone: (780) 469-8008 www.superheatfgh.com

Tallrig International Safety PO Box 12387 Lloydminster AB T9V 3C6 Phone: (780) 808-5311

Stettler AB Phone: (403) 883-2671 www.tundraenvirodrilling.ca

Ultimate Bit Service Inc PO Box 631 St Walburg SK S0M 2T0 Phone: (780) 871-8406


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SERVICE & SUPPLY Unique Boring

PO Box 1122 Slave Lake AB T0G 2A0 Phone: (780) 849-0232

VAM Canada Inc

Xtreme Wireline

1700-715 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2X6 Phone: (403) 206-3458

1920-444 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2T8 Phone: (403) 233-0119 www.vmtubes.com

ElectricalInstrumentation/ Controls

Varel Rock Bits Canada Inc

ABB Ber-Mac

9926 29 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6N 1A2 Phone: (780) 435-5706 www.varelrockbits.com

250 42 Ave SE Calgary AB T2G 1Y4 Phone: (403) 287-6026 www.ber-mac.com

Variperm Canada Limited

ABB Inc

10-3424 26 St NE Calgary AB T1Y 4T7 Phone: (403) 250-7263 www.variperm.com

110-4411 6 St SE Calgary AB T2G 4E8 Phone: (403) 225-5511 www.abb.com

Volant Products Inc

Abstract Gasfield Solutions Limited

4624 Eleniak Rd NW Edmonton AB T6B 2S1 Phone: (780) 490-5185 www.volantproducts.ca

Vortex Energy Pumping Services Inc 5115 62 St Vegreville AB T9C 1N6 Phone: (780) 632-3558

Wavefront

PO Box 124 Marsden SK S0M 1P0 Phone: (306) 826-5750

Wellsite Masters Ltd

301-9816 Hardin St Fort McMurray AB T9H 4K3 Phone: (780) 880-6559 www.wmasters.ca

Welltec Canada Inc 4860 25 St SE Calgary AB T2B 3M2 Phone: (403) 263-2248 www.welltec.com

Welltec Wireline Services

5617 50 Ave Bonnyville AB T9N 2L1 Phone: (780) 812-2585

Western Lakota Energy Services Inc

5141 50 Ave Vegreville AB T9C 1M5 Phone: (780) 603-7770 www.gasfieldsolutions.com

Ainsworth Inc

102-7304 30 St SE Calgary AB T2C 1W2 Phone: (403) 265-6750 www.ainsworth.com

Aircom Industries

9328 37 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6E 5K3 Phone: (780) 434-6916 www.teamaircom.com

All-Tek Industrial & Auto Electric 6015 53 Ave Lloydminster AB T9V 2T1 Phone: (780) 808-5209

Amercable

3812 64 St Stettler AB T0C 2L1 Phone: (403) 742-1833

APEX Distribution Inc PO Box 446 Slave Lake AB T0G 2A0 Phone: (780) 849-3432

Apex Valve Services

300-500 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2V6 Phone: (403) 214-5970 www.westernlakota.com

6217 50 Ave Bonnyville AB T9N 2L9 Phone: (780) 826-4355 www.apexdistribution.com

Wipers

B J Electric Supplies Ltd

PO Box 456 Bashaw AB T0B 0H0 Phone: (780) 372-3883

4143 97 St NW Edmonton AB T6E 6E9 Phone: (780) 461-2334 www.bjelectric.ca

Baldor Dodge Reliance

Casca Electric Ltd

230 MacAlpine Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4A6 Phone: (780) 743-1123

238 MacAlpine Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4Z6 Phone: (780) 743-2002 www.cascaelectric.com

Baldor-Reliance

CD Nova Instruments Ltd

4053 92 St NW Edmonton AB T6E 6R8 Phone: (780) 434-4900 www.ebaldor.ca

117-1144 29 Ave NE Calgary AB T2E 7P1 Phone: (403) 250-5600 www.cdnova.com

Battle River Electric Ltd

Centurion Energy Services Ltd

1330 10A St Wainwright AB T9W 1K5 Phone: (780) 842-4485

Bayzik Electrical Valve & Instrumentation Inc 8112 Fraser Ave Fort McMurray AB T9H 1W5 Phone: (780) 743-2995 www.bayzikelectric.com

6-242 MacAlpine Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4A6 Phone: (780) 791-5661 www.centurionenergy.ca

Chemco Electrical Contractors Ltd

Benchmark Instrumentation & Analytical Services Ltd

6-210 MacAlpine Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4A6 Phone: (780) 790-9722

146-51350 Rge Rd 224 Sherwood Park AB T8H 1H3 Phone: (780) 669-1300 www.benchmarkinc.ca

Classic Electric

Bentek Systems Ltd

Concept Controls Inc

Bi-Systems Electric & Controls Ltd

Daryl’s Electric & Trenching Services

Borealis Electrical & Controls Ltd

D’Lanne Electro Controls (2000)

Bredon Electrical Systems Ltd

Eagletech Electric Ltd

Brews Supply Ltd

EECOL Electric

Canonbie Contracting Ltd

Emes Electric Ltd

PO Box 6021 Peace River AB T8S 1S1 Phone: (780) 624-5749

315-3750 46 Ave SE Calgary AB T2B 0L1 Phone: (403) 243-5135 www.scadalink.com

1-2315 30 Ave NE Calgary AB T2E 7C7 Phone: (403) 208-1065 www.conceptcontrols.com

6015 53 Ave Lloydminster AB T9V 2T1 Phone: (780) 875-4047

PO Box 348 Glendon AB T0A 1P0 Phone: (780) 635-2634

129 Silverdale Gdns Fort McMurray AB T9H 3S6 Phone: (780) 743-1118

PO Box 6136 Fort McMurray AB T9H 4W1 Phone: (780) 799-9117

12203 40 St SE Calgary AB T2Z 4E6 Phone: (403) 243-1144 www.brewssupply.com

PO Box 542 Slave Lake AB T0G 2A0 Phone: (780) 849-7818

63 Sunpark Dr SE Calgary AB T2X 3V4 Phone: (403) 253-1952 www.eecol.com

161-2055 Premier Way Sherwood Park AB T8H 1G2 Phone: (780) 410-6900 www.canonbie.ca

Carbon Controls Ltd

905 4 St NW Slave Lake AB T0G 2A1 Phone: (780) 849-4316

PO Box 351 Slave Lake AB T0G 2A4 Phone: (780) 849-2771

Endress + Hauser

124-11979 40 St SE Calgary AB T2Z 4M3 Phone: (403) 238-9944 www.carboncontrolsltd.com

318-8925 51 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6E 5J3 Phone: (780) 486-3222 www.ca.endress.com

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SERVICE & SUPPLY Energy Electric Ltd

4111 48 St Bonnyville AB T9N 1P4 Phone: (780) 826-7795

Energy Navigator Inc

2200-101 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3P4 Phone: (403) 233-9400 www.energynavigator.com

Enviromeasure Inc 100-18130 105 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5S 2T4 Phone: (780) 487-4334

Fluid Lift Systems Inc PO Box 104 Vimy AB T0G 2J0 Phone: (780) 961-3545 www.fluidlift.com

Fort McMurray Valve & Fitting Ltd 2-266 MacKay Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 5C6 Phone: (780) 790-0640

G G Electric

3807 46A Ave Cl Lloydminster SK S9V 2C1 Phone: (306) 825-5484

General Electric Canada Inc 9353 45 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6E 5Z7 Phone: (780) 438-3280

Grizzly Electric & Instrumentation Ltd PO Box 332 Slave Lake AB T0G 2A0 Phone: (780) 849-9164

Guillevin International Co 4220A Blackfoot Tr SE Calgary AB T2G 4E6 Phone: (403) 287-1680 www.guillevin.com

Hy-Lok Canada Inc 2407 96 St NW Edmonton AB T6N 0A7 Phone: (780) 409-4484 www.hylok.ca

Independent Electric & Controls Ltd 6211 51 Ave Lloydminster AB T9V 2E1 Phone: (780) 871-0830

Industrial Electrical Services (Fort McMurray) Ltd 8333 Fraser Ave Fort McMurray AB T9H 1W9 Phone: (780) 743-9393

InTech NDE

6211 Roper Rd NW Edmonton AB T6B 3G6 Phone: (780) 448-9575 www.intech-nde.com

Invensys Systems Canada Inc 4540 104 Ave SE Calgary AB T2C 1R7 Phone: (403) 777-1150 www.invensys.com

JAG Instrument Services Ltd PO Box 1138 Slave Lake AB T0G 2A0 Phone: (780) 849-2786

Kenry Electric Ltd

9717 90 Ave Peace River AB T8S 1G8 Phone: (780) 624-5435

Kingsway Instruments Inc

4238 91A St NW Edmonton AB T6E 5V2 Phone: (780) 463-5264 www.kingswayinstruments.com

Kintek Ltd

Marlyn Electric Ltd PO Box 805 Slave Lake AB T0G 2A0 Phone: (780) 849-4447

Matrikon Inc

1800-10405 Jasper Ave NW Edmonton AB T5J 3N4 Phone: (780) 448-1010 www.matrikon.com

Midlite Powerline Construction

PO Box 25058 Fort McMurray AB T9H 5N8 Phone: (780) 714-6966

Midwest Communications

5910 44 St Lloydminster AB T9V 1V7 Phone: (780) 808-2223 www.midwestcommunications.ca

Moventas Ltd

PO Box 20100 Cambridge ON N1R 8C8 Phone: (519) 621-6390 www.moventas.com

Nedco

5-242 MacAlpine Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4A6 Phone: (780) 743-3461

Nipisi Electric Ltd

PO Box 1216 Slave Lake AB T0G 2A0 Phone: (780) 849-3700

Nomad Electrical Contractors Ltd 8909 96 St Peace River AB T8S 1G8 Phone: (780) 624-2447

Noralta Controls Ltd

34 Alberta Dr Fort McMurray AB T9H 1P5 Phone: (780) 790-0746

6010B 50 Ave Lloydminster AB T9V 2T9 Phone: (780) 875-6777 www.noraltacontrols.com

200-3415 29 St NE Calgary AB T1Y 5W4 Phone: (403) 730-8877 www.hampton-power.com

Kondro Electric (1980) Ltd

Nor-Tech Systems LP

Harris Electric Co Ltd

Laird Electric Inc

Hampton Power Systems Ltd

6205 48 St Lloydminster AB T9V 2G1 Phone: (780) 875-3336

Hinz - A Rockwell Automation Company 103-801 Manning Rd NE Calgary AB T2E 7M8 Phone: (403) 235-5305 www.hinz.com

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6202 50 Ave Lloydminster AB T9V 2C9 Phone: (780) 875-6226

225 MacDonald Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4B5 Phone: (780) 743-2595 www.lairdelectric.com

Link Industrial Technologies Ltd 9544 27 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6N 1B2 Phone: (780) 437-4380 www.linkindustrial.com

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4819 55 Ave Grimshaw AB T0H 1W0 Phone: (780) 332-3944

North Star Electric

PO Box 517 High Prairie AB T0G 1E0 Phone: (780) 523-5511

PCL Intracon Power Inc 5350 99 St NW Edmonton AB T6E 5L7 Phone: (780) 733-5300 www.pcl.com

PMC Process Measurement & Controls Inc 6235B 86 Ave SE Calgary AB T2C 2S4 Phone: (403) 258-3670

Primary Flow Signal Canada Inc 4003 97 St NW Edmonton AB T6E 5Y5 Phone: (780) 440-0109 www.primaryflowsignalcanada. com

Procon Systems Inc

9310 60 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6E 0C1 Phone: (780) 437-0244 www.proconsystems.com

Pronghorn Controls 200-6025 12 St SE Calgary AB T2H 2K1 Phone: (403) 770-6331 www.pronghorn.ca

Pyramid Corporation

2308 8 St Nisku AB T9E 7Z2 Phone: (780) 955-2988 www.pyramidcorporation.com

Regent Electric Ltd 6202 49 Ave Bonnyville AB T9N 2M5 Phone: (780) 826-5573

Rentco Equipment Ltd

7913 100 Ave Peace River AB T8S 1M5 Phone: (780) 624-4646 www.rentcoequipment.com

R.L. Electric Motor Rewinding (1995) Ltd 6506 50 Ave Lloydminster AB T9V 2W8 Phone: (780) 875-6880

Rockwell Automation 164 Chapala Dr SE Calgary AB T2X 3S9 Phone: (403) 663-8772

Rotork Controls (Canada) Ltd 6-820 28 St NE Calgary AB T2A 6K1 Phone: (403) 569-9455 www.rotork.com

Simark Controls Ltd 10509 46 St SE Calgary AB T2C 5C2 Phone: (403) 236-0580 www.simark.com

SMS Equipment

16116 111 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5M 2S1 Phone: (780) 451-2630 www.coneco.ca


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SERVICE & SUPPLY Spartan Controls Ltd

305 27 St SE Calgary AB T2A 7V2 Phone: (403) 207-0700 www.spartancontrols.com

Stellar Tech Energy Services Inc 4-6160 40 St SE Calgary AB T2C 1Z3 Phone: (403) 279-8367 www.stes.ca

Telvent Canada

200-10333 Southport Rd SW Calgary AB T2W 3X6 Phone: (403) 253-8848 www.telvent.com

The Cat Rental Store Wirtanen Electric Division 14849 124 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5L 3B2 Phone: (780) 434-8421 www.catrents.ca

Sterling Technical Services Ltd

Thomas & Betts Ltd

Studon Electric & Controls Inc

Toran Power & Equipment Ltd

PO Box 261 Ardmore AB T0A 0B0 Phone: (780) 812-3567

1030-540 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0M2 Phone: (403) 781-6302 www.studon.com

Studon Electric & Controls Inc

700 Thomas Ave Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu QC J2X 2M9 Phone: (450) 347-5318 www.tnb.com/canada

7506 43 St Leduc AB T9E 7E8 Phone: (780) 980-8000 www.toranpower.com

Wesco Distribution Canada Inc

ATCO Noise Management Ltd

Western Gauge & Instruments Ltd

Bear Slashing Ltd

385 MacKenzie Blvd Fort McMurray AB T9H 5E2 Phone: (780) 799-4337

Wika Instruments Canada Ltd 3103 Parsons Rd NW Edmonton AB T6N 1C8 Phone: (780) 463-7035 www.wika.ca

Environmental Products & Services Ace Vegetation Control Service Ltd

Tracer Industries Inc 11004 174 St NW Edmonton AB T5S 2P3 Phone: (780) 455-8111

2001 8 St Nisku AB T9E 7Z1 Phone: (780) 955-8980 www.acevegetation.com

Stuve Electrical Contractors Ltd

Trakware Systems Inc

AGI-Envirotank

8128 Manning Ave Fort McMurray AB T9H 1V7 Phone: (780) 743-2424

800-10050 112 St Edmonton AB T5K 2J1 Phone: (780) 454-8725 www.trakware.com

PO Box 879 Biggar SK S0K 0M0 Phone: (306) 948-5262 www.envirotank.com

Syntech Enerflex

TurboCare Canada Ltd

Akcess Drum Ltd

4912 52 St SE Calgary AB T2B 3R2 Phone: (403) 290-1880 www.enerflex.com

4920 43 St SE Calgary AB T2B 3N3 Phone: (403) 279-2211 www.turbocare.com

Systech Instrumentation Inc

TYCO Thermal Controls

PO Box 6158 Bonnyville AB T9N 2G8 Phone: (780) 826-8048 www.bearslashing.com

Bay 2-4045 74 Ave SE Calgary AB T2C 2H9 Phone: (403) 236-4888 www.wgiltd.com

102-8024 Edgar Industrial Cres Red Deer AB T4P 3R3 Phone: (800) 825-1646 www.studon.com

CEB Technologies

3000-150 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3Y7 Phone: (403) 539-5099

Century Environmental Services

1-3006 Cleveland Ave Saskatoon SK S7K 8B5 Phone: (306) 934-4549 www.century-environmental.com

PO Box 6727 Bonnyville AB T9N 2H3 Phone: (780) 826-2290 www.altusenergy.com

Tarpon Energy Services Ltd

Vanko Analytics Ltd

AMEC Earth & Environmental

Voyageur Electric Ltd

Apex Geoscience Ltd

5210C 55 St Bonnyville AB T9N 2K7 Phone: (780) 826-2461 www.techmationelectric.com

TECO-Westinghouse Motors (Canada) Inc 18060 109 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5S 2K2 Phone: (780) 444-8933 www.twmi.com

PO Box 159 Plamondon AB T0A 2T0 Phone: (780) 798-3939

Vulcan Electrical Ltd

18225 107 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5S 1K4 Phone: (780) 483-0036 www.vulcanelectrical.com

Chedkor Contracting Ltd PO Box 313 Lac La Biche AB T0A 2C0 Phone: (780) 623-2407

Clariant Oil Services 950-717 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0Z3 Phone: (403) 262-7846 www.clariantoil.com

200-9797 45 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6E 5V8 Phone: (780) 439-5380 www.apexgeoscience.com

Clean Harbors Canada Inc

Aquatech International Corp 205-259 Midpark Way SE Calgary AB T2X 1M2 Phone: (403) 256-8700 www.aquatech.com

605 Caribou Tr SW Slave Lake AB Phone: (780) 849-2581 www.bulldogcoating.com

PO Box 25 Kitscoty AB T0B 2P0 Phone: (780) 846-2437

11004 174 St NW Edmonton AB T5S 2P3 Phone: (780) 434-7417 www.tycothermal.com

Techmation Electric & Controls Ltd

Bulldog Protective Coatings

Cave Inspection Ltd

1-1815 27 Ave NE Calgary AB T2E 7E1 Phone: (403) 291-3535 www.systechinst.com

140 Quarry Park Blvd SE Calgary AB T2C 3G3 Phone: (403) 248-4331 www.amec.com

PO Box 322 Ryley AB T0B 4A0 Phone: (780) 663-2038 www.agt.net/public/brwmsccc

PO Box 1132 Slave Lake AB T0G 2A0 Phone: (780) 849-5399

Altus Energy Services Partnership

4408 51 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6B 2W2 Phone: (780) 436-0281 www.vanko.net

Beaver Regional Waste Management Authority

C. Herman Trucking Ltd

PO Box 774 Two Hills AB T0B 4K0 Phone: (780) 657-3505

7020 81 St SE Calgary AB T2C 5B8 Phone: (403) 234-8647 www.tarponenergy.com

1243 McKnight Blvd NE Calgary AB T2E 5T1 Phone: (403) 292-7804 www.atconoise.com

PO Box 390 Ryley AB T0B 4A0 Phone: (780) 663-3828 www.cleanharbors.com

Contain Enviro Services Ltd PO Box 269 Cold Lake AB T9M 1P1 Phone: (780) 639-6654 www.contain.ca

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SERVICE & SUPPLY Core Laboratories Canada Ltd 2810 12 St NE Calgary AB T2E 7P7 Phone: (403) 250-4000 www.corelab.com

Cozy Cats Ltd

PO Box 1282 Lac La Biche AB T0A 2C0 Phone: (780) 623-1926

D & G Polyethylene Products Ltd PO Box 276 Neilburg SK S0M 2C0 Phone: (306) 823-4789 www.dgpolyproducts.com

Dentor Enterprises

Excel Vegetation Services RR 4 Tofield AB T0B 4J0 Phone: (780) 446-8015

First Nation Reclamation Consulting Ltd

Garnier Environmental Service

Kaizen Lab

PO Box 223 Lloydminster SK S9V 0Y2 Phone: (780) 871-8840

GCHEM Ltd

Deuce Disposal Ltd

Gourley Construction Ltd

PO Box 10457 Lloydminster AB T9V 3A6 Phone: (780) 875-0657 www.littledipper.ab.ca

Dow Chemical Canada Inc 2100-450 1 St SW Calgary AB T2P 5H1 Phone: (403) 267-3500 www.dowcanada.com

Dziengielewski Enterprises Ltd PO Box 6321 Peace River AB T8S 1S2 Phone: (780) 624-5532

EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd 14940 123 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5V 1B4 Phone: (780) 451-2121 www.eba.ca

Enviro Vault Canada Ltd

105-7370 Sierra Morena Blvd SW Calgary AB T3H 4H9 Phone: (403) 263-4433 www.envirovault.com

EnviroSORT Inc

700-540 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0M2 Phone: (403) 509-2150 www.envirosort.com

Evergreen Solutions

110-3506 118 Ave SE Calgary AB T2Z 3X1 Phone: (403) 273-8000 www.evergreensolutions.com

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Ivanhoe

9516 146 Ave Grande Prairie AB T8V 7V9 Phone: (780) 538-3904 www.ivanhoecontracting.com

PO Box 5665 Stn Main Fort McMurray AB T9H 3G6 Phone: (780) 743-9446

Dipper Holdings Ltd

8701 102 St Clairmont AB T0H 0W0 Phone: (780) 532-7350 www.ipacservices.com

PO Box 76 Red Earth Creek AB T0G 1X0 Phone: (780) 649-0060

Bay 1-4810 62 Ave Lloydminster AB T9V 2E9 Phone: (780) 871-4668 www.gchem.ca

PO Box 362 Slave Lake AB T0G 2A0 Phone: (780) 849-3334

IPAC Services Corporation

4606 49 Ave Vermilion AB T9X 1R6 Phone: (780) 853-5087

Gower & Co Vegetation Management Inc PO Box 11812 Lloydminster AB T9V 3C1 Phone: (780) 808-3141

Hatfield Consultants

8542B Franklin Ave Fort McMurray AB T9H 2J4 Phone: (780) 743-4290 www.hatfieldgroup.com

HAZCO Environmental Services 103-3355 114 Ave SE Calgary AB T2Z 0K7 Phone: (403) 297-0444 www.hazco.com

Highland Maintenance PO Box 1220 Stn Main Lloydminster SK S9V 1G1 Phone: (780) 875-6882

Hobblestone Enterprises Inc PO Box 28 Blackfoot AB T0B 0L0 Phone: (780) 875-7282 www.hobblestoneplastics.com

Interra Environmental Inc 12-2180 Pegasus Way NE Calgary AB T2E 8M5 Phone: (403) 236-4901 www.envirospill.com

Intrinsik Environmental Sciences Inc 1060-736 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 1H4 Phone: (403) 237-0275 www.intrinsikscience.com

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333 50 Ave SE Calgary AB T2G 2B3 Phone: (403) 297-0868 www.kaizenenviro.com

Katch Kan Limited 5606 103A Street NW Edmonton AB T6H 2J5 Phone: (780) 414-6083 www.katchkan.com

Kenton Environmental Inc PO Box 990 Lac La Biche AB T0A 2C0 Phone: (780) 623-4545

Key Maintenance Technologies

204 Carmichael Cl NW Edmonton AB T6R 2K6 Phone: (780) 437-7659 www.spinnerii.ca

Kinsella Plastics

PO Box 5 Kinsella AB T0B 2N0 Phone: (780) 336-3308 www.kinsellaplastic.com

Kleen-Bee Lloydminster 5402 51 St Lloydminster AB T9V 0P8 Phone: (780) 875-7627

Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd 500-2618 Hopewell Pl NE Calgary AB T1Y 7J7 Phone: (403) 274-3424 www.klohn.com

Layfield Geosynthetics & Industrial Fabrics Ltd 11603 180 St NW Edmonton AB T5S 2H6 Phone: (780) 453-6731 www.geomembranes.com

Louvic Spraying Enterprises Ltd PO Box 351 Lloydminster SK S9V 0Y4 Phone: (780) 875-5770

M & M Environmental Services Ltd Marwayne AB Phone: (780) 847-3839

Manning Disposals PO Box 637 Manning AB T0H 2M0 Phone: (780) 836-2637

Marksmen Vegetation Management Inc PO Box 10576 Lloydminster AB T9V 3A7 Phone: (780) 847-3434 www.marksmeninc.com

Maxxam Analytics Inc

2021 41 Ave NE Calgary AB T2E 6P2 Phone: (403) 291-3077 www.maxxamanalytics.com

Mighty Mulching

PO Box 7479 Bonnyville AB T9N 2H8 Phone: (780) 826-9660

Millennium EMS Solutions Ltd 208-4207 98 St NW Edmonton AB T6E 5R7 Phone: (780) 496-9048 www.mems.ca

Morgan Construction & Environmental Ltd 702 Acheson Rd Acheson AB T7X 5A7 Phone: (780) 960-6966 www.mcel.ca

Nalco Canada Co

180-3553 31 St NW Calgary AB T2L 2K7 Phone: (403) 284-6275 www.nalco.com

Neegan Technical Services Ltd 283 MacAlpine Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4Y4 Phone: (780) 791-9386

Newalta Corporation 211 11 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 0C6 Phone: (403) 806-7000 www.newalta.com

Nilex Inc

9222 40 St SE Calgary AB T2C 2P3 Phone: (403) 543-5454 www.nilex.com


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SERVICE & SUPPLY Noise Solutions Inc

RemedX Remediation Services Inc

Waste Management of Canada Corporation

620-703 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0T9 Phone: (403) 543-5353 www.envirosearch.ca

Robwel Constructors Inc

Welclean Land Reclamation Services Ltd

Norwesco Canada Ltd

SDS Environmental Services Ltd

301-206 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0W7 Phone: (403) 232-0916 www.noisesolutions.com

Northern EnviroSearch Ltd

7520 Yellowhead Tr NW Edmonton AB T5B 1G3 Phone: (780) 474-7440 www.norwescocanada.com

Panther Environmental Inc

PO Box 7793 Bonnyville AB T9N 2J1 Phone: (780) 812-2702

Pembina Institute 200-608 7 St SW Calgary AB T2P 1Z2 Phone: (403) 269-3344 www.pembina.org

PHH ARC Environmental Ltd 111-11505 35 St SE Calgary AB T2Z 4B1 Phone: (403) 543-1940 www.phharcenv.com

Prodahl Environmental Services Ltd

305-1550 5 St SW Calgary AB T2R 1K3 Phone: (403) 209-0004 www.remedx.net

197 Northland Dr Conklin AB T0P 1H1 Phone: (780) 559-2966

1811 17 Ave Wainwright AB T9W 1L2 Phone: (780) 842-6365

Strata Environmental Ltd 5807 51 Ave Vermilion AB T9X 1V8 Phone: (780) 853-3396 www.strataenv.net

Swamp Mats Inc

1600-505 3 St SW Calgary AB T2P 3E6 Phone: (403) 265-8757 www.swampmats.ca

Tarbender Family of Degreasers 142 Tusselwood Hts NW Calgary AB T3L 2M7 Phone: (403) 375-0062 www.detsaw.ca

4201 37 Ave Lloydminster AB Phone: (306) 825-5933 www.prodahlenv.com

Target Vegetation Control Ltd

Proeco Corporation

TORR Canada Inc

7722 9 St NW Edmonton AB T6P 1L6 Phone: (780) 440-1825 www.proeco.com

Quik Pick Waste Disposal PO Box 710 Lloydminster SK S9V 0Y7 Phone: (780) 875-4100 www.quikpick.biz

Radium Reclamation Ltd PO Box 26 Mallaig AB T0A 2K0 Phone: (780) 635-2225

Recyc-Haul Waste Management Inc

PO Box 51011 RPO Beddington Calgary AB T3K 3V9 Phone: (403) 272-3138

Red Oak Industries Inc PO Box 582 Bruderheim AB T0B 0S0 Phone: (780) 796-3851

PO Box 396 Athabasca AB T9S 2A4 Phone: (780) 675-4995

240, 100-1039 17 Ave SW Calgary AB T2T 0B2 Phone: (403) 921-6891 www.torrcanada.com

Total Combustion Inc 1510-734 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3P8 Phone: (403) 309-7731 www.tciburners.com

Tri-Gen Construction Ltd

PO Box 399 Boyle AB T0A 0M0 Phone: (780) 689-3831 www.tri-genconstruction.com

Veracity Energy Services Ltd 500-608 7 St SW Calgary AB T2P 1Z2 Phone: (403) 537-1300 www.veracityenergy.com

Apectec

3911 Trasimene Cres SW Calgary AB T3E 7J6 Phone: (403) 685-1888 www.apectec.com

7940 25 St NW Edmonton AB T6P 1M9 Phone: (780) 440-1700 www.wm.com

2306 52A Ave Cl Lloydminster AB T9V 2R5 Phone: (780) 875-6354

Williams Engineering Canada Inc 10010 100 St NW Edmonton AB T5J 0N3 Phone: (780) 424-2393 www.williamsengineering.com

WorleyParsons

4500 16 Ave NW Calgary AB T3B 0M6 Phone: (403) 247-0200 www.worleyparsons.com

1526 10 Ave SW Calgary AB T3C 0J5 Phone: (403) 244-0751 www.zazula.com

300-239 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 1B9 Phone: (403) 974-5721 www.atb.com

2200-333 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2Z1 Phone: (403) 515-3656 www.bmo.com

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Border Credit Union

5614A Burbank Rd SE Calgary AB T2H 1Z4 Phone: (403) 259-3303 www.zirco.com

5012 49 St Lloydminster AB T9V 0K2 Phone: (780) 875-4434

Financial Institutions & Legal Firms Acumen Capital Partners

900-10025 102A Ave NW Edmonton AB T5J 0Y2 Phone: (780) 423-9801 www.aon.ca

ATB Financial

1000-400 3 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 4H2 Phone: (403) 232-9500 www.blgcanada.com

Zirco (1989) Ltd

AON Reed Stenhouse

500-321 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3H3 Phone: (403) 770-4800

BMO Capital Markets

Zazula Process Equipment Ltd

960-630 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0S8 Phone: (403) 294-0002 www.energycapital.ca

Aston Hill Financial

4500-855 2 St SW Calgary AB T2P 4K7 Phone: (403) 298-3100 www.bennettjones.com

200-6002 50 Ave Lloydminster AB T9V 2T9 Phone: (780) 875-1442 www.xtec.ca

Allegro Energy Capital Corporation

4300-400 3 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 4H2 Phone: (403) 292-0680 www.arcfinancial.com

Bennett Jones LLP

X-Terra Environmental Consulting Ltd

700-404 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0R9 Phone: (403) 571-0314

ARC Financial Corporation

Business Development Bank of Canada 110-444 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0X8 Phone: (403) 292-5600 www.bdc.ca

Canaccord Capital Corp 2200-450 1 St SW Calgary AB T2P 5H1 Phone: (403) 508-3800 www.canaccord.com

Canaccord Enermarket Ltd

2310-450 1 St SW Calgary AB T2P 5H1 Phone: (403) 262-1442 www.canaccordenermarket.com

Canadian Energy Capital Inc 3228 Conrad Dr NW Calgary AB T2L 1B4 Phone: (403) 874-0830

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SERVICE & SUPPLY Canadian Western Bank

FirstEnergy Capital Corp

JB Oil & Gas Ltd

McLennan Ross LLP

Canalta Business Brokers Inc

Foster Park Baskett Insurance Ltd

Jennings Capital Inc

Merrill Lynch Canada Ltd

KPMG

Miles Davison LLP

Lawson Lundell LLP

Miller Thomson LLP

Leede Financial Markets Inc

Mustang Capital Partners Inc

Lionhart Capital Ltd

National Bank Financial

Lochterra Inc

National Bank of Canada

606 4 St SW Calgary AB T2P 1T1 Phone: (403) 262-8700 www.cwbank.com

1420-5555 Calgary Tr NW Edmonton AB T6H 5P9 Phone: (780) 468-1602 www.canaltabb.com

CCS Income Trust

2400-530 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3S8 Phone: (403) 231-1149 www.ccsincometrust.com

Chrysalis Capital Advisors Inc 15 Bel Aire Pl SW Calgary AB T2V 2C3 Phone: (403) 252-2911

CIBC World Markets Inc 900-855 2 St SW Calgary AB T2P 4J7 Phone: (403) 260-0500 www.cibc.ca

Community Futures Wood Buffalo 102-9816 Hardin St Fort McMurray AB T9H 4K3 Phone: (780) 791-0330 www.cfwb.ca

Co-operators, The

Unit 1-310 Thickwood Blvd Fort McMurray AB T9K 1Y1 Phone: (780) 588-2667 www.thecooperators.ca

Davis LLP

1000-250 2 St SW Calgary AB T2P 0C1 Phone: (403) 296-4470 www.davis.ca

Deloitte & Touche 3000-700 2 St SW Calgary AB T2P 0S7 Phone: (403) 267-1700 www.deloitte.ca

Enstar Financial Corp

2300-444 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2T8 Phone: (403) 974-3266 www.enstarfinancial.com

Ernst & Young

1100-440 2 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 5E9 Phone: (403) 290-4100 www.eycan.com

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1100-311 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3H2 Phone: (403) 262-0600 www.firstenergy.com

200-17704 103 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5S 1J9 Phone: (780) 489-4961 www.fpb.ca

Fraser Milner Casgrain 3000-237 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 4X7 Phone: (403) 268-7000 www.fmc-law.com

FRPL Finance Ltd

C-5799 3 St SE Calgary AB T2H 1K1 Phone: (403) 451-1161 www.frplfinance.com

GE Canada Equipment Financing G.P.

2120-530 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3S8 Phone: (403) 571-2150 www.gecapitalcanada.com

GMP Securities Ltd

1600-500 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2V6 Phone: (403) 543-3030 www.gmpsecurities.com

Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP 1400-700 2 St SW Calgary AB T2P 4V5 Phone: (403) 298-1000 www.ballem.com

Grant Thornton LLP 900-833 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3T5 Phone: (403) 260-2500 www.grantthornton.ca

Haywood Securities Inc 301-808 1 St SW Calgary AB T2P 1M9 Phone: (403) 509-1900 www.haywood.com

Hutchinson & Company 5019 50 St Lloydminster AB T9V 0L9 Phone: (780) 875-3887

J D McCormick Financial Services Inc 810-441 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2V1 Phone: (403) 209-0900

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800-639 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0M9 Phone: (403) 298-4430 www.jbog.ca

2600-520 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3R7 Phone: (403) 292-0970 www.jenningscapital.com

2700-205 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 4B9 Phone: (403) 691-8188 www.kpmg.com

3700-205 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2V7 Phone: (403) 269-6900 www.lawsonlundell.com

2300-777 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3R5 Phone: (403) 531-6800 www.leedefinancial.com

876 Parkridge Rd SE Calgary AB T2J 5C6 Phone: (403) 287-2807 www.lionhartcapital.com

PO Box 2096 Stn M Calgary AB T2P 2M4 Phone: (403) 270-7899

Longbow Capital Inc 701-421 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 4K9 Phone: (403) 264-1888

Macleod Dixon

3700-400 3 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 4H2 Phone: (403) 267-9411 www.macleoddixon.com

Marsh Canada Limited 1100-222 3 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0B4 Phone: (403) 290-7900 www.marshcanada.com

McCarthy Tetrault 3300-421 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 4K9 Phone: (403) 260-3500 www.mccarthy.ca

McLean & Partners Wealth Management Ltd 801 10 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 0B4 Phone: (403) 234-0005 www.mcleanpartners.com

600-12220 Stony Plain Rd NW Edmonton AB T5N 3Y4 Phone: (780) 482-9200 www.mross.com

2620-255 5 Ave SW Bow Valley Square Calgary AB T2P 3G6 Phone: (403) 231-7314 www.ml.com

1600-205 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2V7 Phone: (403) 298-0333 www.milesdavison.com

3000-700 9 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3V4 Phone: (403) 298-2400 www.millerthomson.ca

3601-150 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3Y7 Phone: (403) 537-6300 www.mustangcapital.ca

2800-450 1 St SW Calgary AB T2P 5H1 Phone: (403) 531-8400 www.nbfinancial.com

2700-530 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3S8 Phone: (403) 294-4962 www.nbc.ca

Native Venture Capital Co Ltd 27 Pointe Artist View Calgary AB T3Z 3N3 Phone: (403) 208-5380

Norfolk Group, The 1100-940 6 Ave Calgary AB T2P 3T1 Phone: (403) 232-8545 www.norfolkgrp.com

Orion Securities Inc

1210-335 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 1C9 Phone: (403) 218-6650 www.orionsecurities.ca

Parlee McLaws LLP 1500-10180 101 St NW Edmonton AB T5J 4K1 Phone: (780) 423-8500 www.parlee.com

Peters & Co Limited

Bankers Hall W 3900-888 3 St SW Calgary AB T2P 5C5 Phone: (403) 261-2205 www.petersco.com


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SERVICE & SUPPLY Poyry Energy

1610-700 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0T8 Phone: (403) 237-5334 www.poyry.com

Priority Leasing Inc

200-7909 Flint Rd SE Calgary AB T2H 1G3 Phone: (403) 216-1930 www.priorityleasing.net

Provident Energy Ltd

2100-250 2 St SW Calgary AB T2P 0C1 Phone: (403) 296-2233 www.providentenergy.com

Raymond James Ltd 2500-707 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 1H5 Phone: (403) 509-0500

RBC Capital Markets 1100-888 3 St SW Calgary AB T2P 5C5 Phone: (403) 292-3907 www.royalbank.com

Rogers Insurance Ltd 600-1000 Centre St NE Calgary AB T2E 7W6 Phone: (403) 296-2400

Ross Smith Sousa

400-407 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 1E5 Phone: (403) 294-9111 www.rseg.com

Roynat Capital

3900-700 2 St SW Calgary AB T2P 2W2 Phone: (403) 269-7755 www.roynat.com

RSM Richter

910-736 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 1H4 Phone: (403) 233-8462

Rundle Energy Partners 1950-140 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3N3 Phone: (403) 298-9725 www.rundleenergy.com

Sphere Energy Corp 750-815 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3P2 Phone: (403) 233-2822 www.sphereenergy.ca

Stikeman Elliott LLP 4300-855 2 St SW Calgary AB T2P 5C5 Phone: (403) 266-9000 www.stikeman.com

Tax Back Ltd

710-7015 Macleod Tr S Calgary AB T2H 2K6 Phone: (403) 252-3128 www.taxback.ab.ca

TD Securities

800-324 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2Z2 Phone: (403) 299-7964 www.tdsecurities.com

Trans Action Oil & Gas Ventures Inc 445-708 11 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 0E4 Phone: (403) 263-9270 www.taog.ca

Tristone Capital Inc

Allied Land Services (1978) Ltd 200-718 15 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 0R6 Phone: (403) 244-5530

1920 10 Ave SW Calgary AB T3C 0J8 Phone: (403) 265-2855

200-11907 111 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5G 0E4 Phone: (780) 423-0211

Valiant Trust Company 310-606 4 St SW Calgary AB T2P 1T1 Phone: (403) 233-2801

Van Helden Agencies Ltd

E-7239 Flint Rd SE Calgary AB T2H 1G2 Phone: (403) 281-8025

1100-630 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0S8 Phone: (403) 266-5746 www.brittland.com

Meridian Land Services (90) Ltd

Canada West Land Services Ltd 4-2333 18 Ave NE Calgary AB T2E 8T6 Phone: (403) 250-7240

Caribou Land Services Ltd

300-1324 11 Ave SW Calgary AB T3C 0M6 Phone: (403) 264-5188 www.divestco.com

Cavalier Land Ltd

Charchun Consulting Ltd 1000-10909 Jasper Ave NW Edmonton AB T5J 5B9 Phone: (780) 453-5783

Dallas E Maynard & Associates Inc

Veracity Financial Services

D.R. Hurl & Associates Ltd

420 Christie Knoll Pt SW Calgary AB T3H 2V2 Phone: (403) 240-2880

1620-540 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0M2 Phone: (403) 266-6133 www.sayersecurities.com

Willis Canada Inc

Essential Energy Services Trust

SCF Partners

Working Capital Corporation

Remco Land Services Ltd 258 Vista Dr Sherwood Park AB T8A 4J4 Phone: (780) 449-3120

1100-250 2 St SW Calgary AB T2P 0C1 Phone: (403) 263-6778

Four West Land Consultants Ltd 510-206 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0W7 Phone: (403) 237-5460 www.fourwest.com

Ranger Land Services Ltd

Reid-Bicknell Land Ltd

91 Lombard Cres St Albert AB T8N 3N1 Phone: (780) 458-7123

2806-505 6 St SW Calgary AB T2P 1X5 Phone: (403) 262-2803 www.workingcapitalcorp.com

200-1711 10 Ave SW Calgary AB T3C 0K1 Phone: (403) 229-3969 www.pioneer-group.ca

211-1215 13 St SE Calgary AB T2G 3J4 Phone: (403) 265-2225 www.rangerland.ca

210-7710 5 St SE Calgary AB T2H 2L9 Phone: (403) 264-8550

3430-400 3 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 4H2 Phone: (403) 244-7888 www.scfpartners.com

Pioneer Professional Services Group

300-14815 119 Ave Edmonton AB T5L 2N9 Phone: (780) 454-4717 www.progressland.com

1215 14 Ave SW Calgary AB T3C 0W1 Phone: (403) 244-8957

1600-520 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3R7 Phone: (403) 263-6117

100-1721 10 Ave SW Calgary AB T3C 0K1 Phone: (403) 266-2858 www.meridianland.com

Progress Land Services Ltd

4909 49 St Lloydminster SK S9V 0M2 Phone: (306) 825-6200

Sayer Energy Advisors

9940 99 Ave Fort Saskatchewan AB T8L 4G8 Phone: (780) 992-1500 www.integrityland.com

Majestic Land Services Ltd

Britt Resources Ltd

Union Bank of California

406-206 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0W7 Phone: (403) 261-7787

Integrity Land Inc

Aurora Land Consulting Ltd

138-2451 Dieppe Ave SW Calgary AB T3E 7K1 Phone: (403) 276-1940

165-6815 8 St NE Calgary AB T2E 7H7 Phone: (403) 291-2804

Horizon Land Services Ltd

Antelope Land Services Ltd

2020-335 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 1C9 Phone: (403) 294-9541 www.tristonecapital.com

730-440 2 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 5E9 Phone: (403) 233-4800 www.uboc.com

Heritage Freehold Specialists & Co Ltd

Land Agents

Sundance Land Services Ltd 23 Slocan Rd SW Calgary AB T2W 0S9 Phone: (403) 255-1996

Thompson G B Resource Consultants Ltd 2200-801 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3W2 Phone: (403) 264-4352

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SERVICE & SUPPLY Oilfield Equipment ManufacturingWelding Products/ Services

Bartan Machine & Welding Co Ltd

Century Machining Services Ltd

Double B Machining & Fabricating Ltd

A Amyotte & Sons Welding Ltd

Battle River Ironworks Inc

Cessco Fabrication & Engineering Ltd

DTS Welding Ltd

PO Box 96 Mallaig AB T0A 2K0 Phone: (780) 635-3880

Accurate Machining Ltd PO Box 10402 Lloydminster AB T9V 3A5 Phone: (780) 875-8756

Advance Engineered Products Ltd

2335 Schuyler St Saskatoon SK S7M 5V1 Phone: (306) 933-2445 www.advanceengineeredproducts. com

Advantage Products Inc

273-1919B 4 St SW Calgary AB T2S 1W4 Phone: (403) 264-1647 www.advantageproductsinc.com

Aker Solutions

300-6835 Railway St SE Calgary AB T2H 2V6 Phone: (403) 640-4230 www.akersolutions.com

Almac Machine Works Ltd 9624 35 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6E 5S3 Phone: (780) 434-3402 www.almacmachine.com

Almita Manufacturing Ltd 4201 66 St Ponoka AB T4J 1J8 Phone: (403) 783-5800 www.almita.com

A-Plus Machining

4702 62 Ave Lloydminster AB T9V 2G2 Phone: (780) 875-6969 www.aplusmachining.com

Aqua Industrial Ltd

205-9912 Franklin Ave Fort McMurray AB T9H 2K5 Phone: (780) 799-7300 www.aquaindustrialltd.com

Argus Machine Co Ltd 5820 97 St NW Edmonton AB T6E 3J1 Phone: (780) 434-9451 www.argusmachine.com

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285 MacDonald Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4B7 Phone: (780) 743-1817

4907 49 Ave Forestburg AB Phone: (780) 582-3596

Bend-Tech Fabricating

PO Box 11793 County Energy Park Lloydminster AB T9V 3C1 Phone: (780) 872-5234

Big B’s Portable Welding 224 Cheechem Dr Anzac AB T0P 1J0 Phone: (403) 881-3977

BJ Tool Services

7071 112 Ave SE Calgary AB T2C 5A5 Phone: (403) 236-2815 www.bjservices.com

B-Line Welding Inc PO Box 205 Athabasca AB T9S 2A3 Phone: (780) 689-2562

Bluestar Welding

Site 7 Box 20 RR 2 Grande Prairie AB T8V 2Z9 Phone: (780) 532-1160 www.bluestarwelding.com

Bonnyville Sandblasting Ltd PO Box 6296 Bonnyville AB T9N 2G8 Phone: (780) 826-4532

Bonnyville Welding Ltd

PO Box 8075 Bonnyville AB T9N 2J3 Phone: (780) 826-3847 www.bonnyvillewelding.com

Border Steel

8-235 Mackay Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4T5 Phone: (780) 743-5109

7310 99 St NW Edmonton AB T6E 3R8 Phone: (780) 433-9531 www.cessco.ca

Clearwater Welding & Fabricating Ltd

8124 Fraser Ave Fort McMurray AB T9H 1W6 Phone: (780) 743-2171 www.clearwaterweldfab.com

Collins Industries Ltd 3740 73 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6B 2T8 Phone: (780) 440-1414

Corlac Industries

PO Box 10050 Lloydminster AB T9V 3A2 Phone: (780) 875-8459 www.corlac.com

Dacro Industries Inc 9325 51 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6E 4W8 Phone: (780) 434-8900 www.dacro.com

Dale’s Welding 2008 Ltd PO Box 1155 Lloydminster AB T9V 1G1 Phone: (780) 875-0032

Damik Machine Ltd RR 1 Westlock AB T7P 2N9 Phone: (780) 349-3431

Davco Welding & Crane Service Ltd

PO Box 710 Lloydminster SK S9V 0Y7 Phone: (780) 875-3235

402 4 Ave S Wainwright AB Phone: (780) 842-5559 www.davco.cc

Boyd Lay’s Welding

Dewan’s Welding

PO Box 6551 Bonnyville AB T9N 2H1 Phone: (780) 826-7717

PO Box 7586 Bonnyville AB T9N 2H9 Phone: (780) 826-2531

Bushrat Welding & Picker Service

Don Hiebert’s Welding Ltd

Canadian Advanced ESP Inc

Donnelly Machining & Fabricating Ltd

Site 4 Box 7 RR 1 Westlock AB T7P 2N9 Phone: (780) 954-2239

5307 72A Ave NW Edmonton AB T6B 2J1 Phone: (780) 469-0770 www.canadianadvanced.com

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PO Box 3492 Wainwright AB T9W 1T5 Phone: (780) 842-3238

PO Box 289 Donnelly AB T0H 1G0 Phone: (780) 925-2021

PO Box 786 Slave Lake AB T0G 2A0 Phone: (780) 849-6688

3501 51 Ave Lloydminster AB T9V 1C9 Phone: (780) 871-5979

DWH Welding Ltd PO Box 493 Marwayne AB T0B 2X0 Phone: (780) 847-2186

Edmonton Exchanger & Manufacturing Ltd

5545 89 St NW Edmonton AB T6E 5W9 Phone: (780) 468-6722 www.edmontonexchanger.com

Electra Welding (1988) Ltd 2152 1 Ave Wainwright AB T9W 1L7 Phone: (780) 842-4066

Endura Manufacturing Company Ltd 12425 149 St NW Edmonton AB T5L 2J6 Phone: (780) 451-4242 www.endura.ca

ENG Machining Ltd

3-5202 63 St Lloydminster AB T9V 2E6 Phone: (780) 875-1500

Feldspar Excavating & Redi-Mix 5002 65 St Lloydminster AB T9V 2K2 Phone: (780) 875-2208

Foremost Industries LP 1225 64 Ave NE Calgary AB T2E 8P9 Phone: (403) 295-5800 www.foremost.ca

Garneau Manufacturing Inc PO Box 3154 Morinville AB T8R 1S1 Phone: (780) 939-2129 www.garweld.com

Get It Done Machining & Manufacturing 6-5914 51 Ave Lloydminster AB T9V 3K5 Phone: (780) 872-5797

Golden View Fabricating Ltd PO Box 71 Smoky Lake AB T0A 3C0 Phone: (780) 656-3575


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SERVICE & SUPPLY Greg Chapman Welding 3104 55A Ave Lloydminster AB T9V 1S6 Phone: (780) 875-7539

Grit Industries Inc

PO Box 10448 Lloydminster AB T9V 3A5 Phone: (780) 875-5577 www.gritindustries.com

Guthrie Mechanical Services Ltd 9916 Manning Ave Fort McMurray AB T9H 2B9 Phone: (780) 715-0946

Hitachi Canadian Industries Ltd

Kramer Ltd

PO Box 707 Stn Main Regina SK S4P 3A8 Phone: (306) 545-3311 www.kramer.ca

Kudu Industries Inc 1200-717 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0Z3 Phone: (403) 203-1244 www.kudupump.com

Lemax Machine & Welding Ltd 175 MacDonald Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4B3 Phone: (780) 791-1445

Liebherr-Canada Ltd

826 58 St E Saskatoon SK S7K 5Z4 Phone: (306) 242-9222 www.hitachi.sk.ca

208-53016 Hwy 60 Acheson AB T7X 5A7 Phone: (780) 962-6088 www.liebherr.com

Hritzuk Peter Welding Ltd

Lor-Lin Tank & Fabrication

PO Box 106 Tofield AB T0B 4J0 Phone: (780) 662-4664

PO Box 218 Lloydminster AB S9V 0Y2 Phone: (780) 871-5951

ICI Artificial Lift Inc

M H Welding Ltd

Murland Projects Inc

Plainsman Mfg. Inc

PO Box 256 Lloydminster SK S9V 0Y2 Phone: (780) 871-4671

Murrayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Portable Welding 10313 89 St Peace River AB T8S 1N9 Phone: (780) 624-5068

Nardei Fabricators Ltd 8915 44 St SE Calgary AB T2C 2P5 Phone: (403) 279-3301 www.nardei.com

Porterco Welding

Natco Canada

PowerComm Redwater

Nebraska Boiler

Propak Systems Ltd

Norcan Fluid Power

PWM Steel Services Ltd

R H S Welding & Fabrication Ltd

5B Parkdale Way Slave Lake AB T0G 2A0 Phone: (780) 805-4000

PO Box 850 Stn T Calgary AB T2H 2H3 Phone: (403) 236-1850 www.natcogroup.com

6005 72A Ave NW Edmonton AB T6B 2J1 Phone: (780) 465-7038 www.powercomm.ab.ca

440 East Lake Rd Airdrie AB T4A 2J8 Phone: (403) 912-7000 www.propakenergy.com

6940 Cornhusker Highway Lincoln NE 68507 Phone: (402) 434-2080 www.neboiler.com

PO Box 97 Lloydminster SK S9V 0X9 Phone: (780) 875-3167

PO Box 21027 Lloydminster AB T9V 2S1 Phone: (780) 872-7470 www.icisolutions.ca

PO Box 6027 Bonnyville AB T9N 2G7 Phone: (780) 826-3906

JV Driver Projects Inc

Maloney Industries

Noremac Industrial Coatings

8825 Shepard Rd SE Calgary AB T2C 4N9 Phone: (403) 279-5000 www.maloneyindustries.ca

PO Box 6231 Fort McMurray AB T9H 4W1 Phone: (780) 743-5968

MaXfield Inc

395 MacKenzie Blvd Fort McMurray AB T9H 5E2 Phone: (780) 791-0887

K G Enterprises Ltd PO Box 787 Lamont AB T0B 2R0 Phone: (780) 895-7554

6235B 86 Ave SE Calgary AB T2C 2S4 Phone: (403) 258-3680 www.maxfield.ca

Kelro Pump & Mechanical Ltd

MaXXiMaT

1-6304 56 St Lloydminster AB Phone: (780) 875-7252 www.kelro.com

2107 5 St Nisku AB T9E 7X4 Phone: (780) 979-6588 www.maxximat.com

Kinetic Process Systems

McKinley Welding

400-839 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3C8 Phone: (403) 258-1971 www.kineticprocess.ab.ca

PO Box 6141 Fort McMurray AB T9H 4W1 Phone: (780) 791-5460

Kinsella Steelworks

Metal Fabricators & Welding Ltd

Koenders Manufacturing (1997) Ltd

Metaltek Machining Ltd

PO Box 116 Kinsella AB T0B 2N0 Phone: (780) 336-2151

PO Box 171 Englefeld SK S0K 1N0 Phone: (877) 581-8877 www.koendersmfg.com

12509 124 St NW Edmonton AB T5L 0N6 Phone: (780) 455-2186 www.metalfab.ca

PO Box 10433 Lloydminster AB T9V 3A5 Phone: (780) 875-6535

Plamondon Welding Ltd PO Box 1192 Lac La Biche AB T0A 2C0 Phone: (780) 623-2149

3053 Faithfull Ave Saskatoon SK S7K 8B3 Phone: (306) 384-9100 www.norcanfluidpower.com

212-3601 82 Ave Leduc AB T9E 0H7 Phone: (780) 980-5837 www.jvdriver.com

8305 McIntyre Rd NW Edmonton AB T6E 5J7 Phone: (780) 496-9800 www.plainsmanmfg.com

PO Box 6155 Fort McMurray AB T9H 4W1 Phone: (780) 791-7956

O & K Orenstein & Koppel Inc

PO Box 218 Lamont AB T0B 2R0 Phone: (780) 895-7548

Orion Machining & Manufacturing Inc

R & R Stress Relieving Service Ltd

8-6202 48 St Lloydminster AB T9V 2G2 Phone: (780) 875-1535

Peerless Engineering Sales Ltd 4015 East First Ave Burnaby BC V5C 3W5 Phone: (604) 659-4100 www.peerlessengineering.com

Penfabco Ltd

2103 6 St Nisku AB T9E 7X8 Phone: (780) 955-7559 www.rrstress.com

Ramco Restoration Painting & Sandblasting PO Box 1174 Cold Lake AB T9M 1C3 Phone: (780) 594-2648

Sabre Machining Ltd

5715 56 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6B 3G3 Phone: (780) 434-0222 www.penfabco.com

PO Box 10717 Lloydminster AB T9V 3A7 Phone: (780) 875-4780 www.sabremachining.com

Peter Hritzuk Welding Ltd PO Box 106 Tofield AB T0B 4J0 Phone: (780) 662-4664

R J S Welding

S.C.K. Welding Ltd Box 67 Site 1 RR 2 Tofield AB T0B 4J0 Phone: (780) 662-3733

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SERVICE & SUPPLY Shaw Cat & Equipment Ltd PO Box 3354 Wainwright AB T9W 1T3 Phone: (780) 842-2195

SIF Superior Industrial Frictions Ltd 11570 154 St NW Edmonton AB T5M 3N8 Phone: (780) 451-6894 www.sifbrake.com

Sinclair Welding

PO Box 454 St Paul AB T0A 3A0 Phone: (780) 645-5242

Sorge’s Welding Ltd

PO Box 5768 Stn Main Fort McMurray AB T9H 4V9 Phone: (780) 743-9739 www.sorgeswelding.com

Standard Machine Ltd/ Hamilton Gear 868 60 St E Saskatoon SK S7K 8G8 Phone: (306) 931-3343 www.hamiltongear.com

Strad Energy Services

2315 5A St Nisku AB T9E 8G6 Phone: (780) 955-9393 www.stradmanufacturing.com

Streamline Services

PO Box 69069 RPO Skyview Edmonton AB T6V 1G7 Phone: (780) 649-2225

Supreme Steel Ltd

10457 184 St NW Edmonton AB T5S 1G1 Phone: (780) 483-3278 www.supremesteel.com

Terry’s Welding

5204 54 Ave Bonnyville AB T9N 2E1 Phone: (780) 826-2158

3M Porta Weld

PO Box 157 Edgerton AB T0B 1K0 Phone: (780) 755-2053

TIC Canada

131-26230 Twp Rd 531A Acheson AB T7X 5A4 Phone: (780) 960-7450

TIW WESTERN Inc

7770 44 St SE Calgary AB T2C 2L5 Phone: (403) 279-8310 www.tiwwestern.com

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Tomco Production Services Ltd 6219 52 Ave Bonnyville AB T9N 2H4 Phone: (780) 826-2522

Pipeline Products & Services A H McElroy Sales & Service (Canada) Ltd

Triangle Machine Shop

13212 146 St NW Edmonton AB T5L 4W8 Phone: (780) 454-0638 www.ahmcelroy.com

Ultimate Sandblasting & Painting Ltd

AABB-X-Air Ltd

VaporTech Energy Services Inc

Aerotec Locator Services Ltd

PO Box 2061 High Prairie AB T0G 1E0 Phone: (780) 523-2479

PO Box 138 Lloydminster AB T9V 0N9 Phone: (780) 875-5574

20711 107 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5S 1W5 Phone: (800) 485-7175 www.vaportechinc.com

Wabash Manufacturing Inc 9312 110A St Westlock AB T7P 2M4 Phone: (780) 460-9142

Waiward Steel Fabricators Ltd 10030 34 St NW Edmonton AB T6B 2Y5 Phone: (780) 469-1258 www.waiward.com

Westech Industrial Ltd 5636 Burbank Cres SE Calgary AB T2H 1Z6 Phone: (403) 252-8803 www.westech-ind.com

Westech Vac Systems Ltd 1002 15 Ave Nisku AB T9E 7S5 Phone: (780) 955-3030 www.westechvac.com

Western Truck Body Mfg

6115 30 St NW Edmonton AB T6P 1J8 Phone: (780) 466-8065 www.western-truck-body-mfg.com

(WWL) Weaver Welding Ltd 7501 107 Ave Peace River AB T8S 1M6 Phone: (780) 618-7522

ZCL Composites Inc 6907 36 St NW Edmonton AB T6B 2Z6 Phone: (780) 466-6648 www.zcl.com

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PO Box 7454 Bonnyville AB T9N 2H8 Phone: (780) 812-3246 www.aabbxair.com

100-11830 160 St NW Edmonton AB T5V 1C9 Phone: (780) 437-9948

Alberta Line Find Inc

Buryn Construction PO Box 651 Redwater AB T0A 2W0 Phone: (780) 942-3635

Comco Pipe & Supply Ltd 300 MacDonald Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4B6 Phone: (780) 743-3404

Crane Supply Inc

324 58 Ave SE Calgary AB T2H 0P2 Phone: (403) 252-7811 www.cranesupply.com

Doran Stewart Oilfield Services (1990) Ltd

PO Box 1750 Rocky Mountain House AB T4T 1B3 Phone: (403) 845-4044 www.doranstewart.com

440 Aquaduct Dr Brooks AB T1R 1C4 Phone: (403) 793-2800 www.linefind.com

Edgen Murray Canada

Athabasca Pipelines Ltd

Enbridge Pipelines Inc

PO Box 1950 Stn Main Athabasca AB T9S 2B5 Phone: (780) 675-4070 www.athapipe.ca

Atlantic Pipeline (2004) Inc 202-425 Gregoire Dr Fort McMurray AB T9H 4K7 Phone: (780) 715-1526 www.atlanticpipeline.com

Baker Atlas

5816 50 Ave Bonnyville AB T9N 2K7 Phone: (780) 826-3409 www.bakerhughes.com

Bandit Pipeline

PO Box 12248 Lloydminster AB T9V 3C5 Phone: (780) 875-8764 www.banditpipeline.com

Beretta Pipeline Construction Ltd PO Box 21042 RPO Lloydmall Lloydminster AB T9V 1V8 Phone: (780) 875-6522 www.berettapipeline.com

BJ Process & Pipeline Services 9010 34 St NW Edmonton AB T6B 2V1 Phone: (780) 465-6495 www.bjservices.com

Brenntag Canada Inc 1900-777 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3R5 Phone: (403) 263-8660 www.brenntag.ca

8524 Roper Rd NW Edmonton AB T6E 6V4 Phone: (780) 440-1475

3000-425 1 St SW Calgary AB T2P 3L8 Phone: (403) 231-5768 www.enbridgetechnology.com

Evraz Inc NA Canada 400-505 3 St SW Calgary AB T2P 3E6 Phone: (403) 543-8000 www.evrazincna.com

Exact Oilfield Developing Ltd PO Box 755 Slave Lake AB T0G 2A0 Phone: (780) 849-2211

Flexpipe Systems

3501 54 Ave SE Calgary AB T2C 0A9 Phone: (403) 503-0548 www.flexpipesystems.com

Fullkote Pipeline Services (1996) Ltd 4873 46 St Lacombe AB T4L 2B2 Phone: (403) 782-3176

Global Fusion Coating Inc

1710 18 St Wainwright AB T9W 1L2 Phone: (780) 842-6860 www.globalfusioncoating.com

Global Steel Ltd

1600-144 4 Ave SE Calgary AB T2P 3N4 Phone: (403) 237-8108 www.globalsteel.ca


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SERVICE & SUPPLY Hex-Hut Shelter Systems Ltd 120-2719 7 Ave NE Calgary AB T2A 2L9 Phone: (403) 293-7333 www.hex-hut.com

Houlder Construction PO Box 560 Grimshaw AB T0H 1W0 Phone: (780) 332-4691 www.houlders.ca

IR Corrosion Control Ltd 37 Camelot Ave Leduc AB T9E 4L7 Phone: (780) 986-5553

K. Kenn Industries Ltd 5004 49 St Mannville AB Phone: (780) 763-3924

Kinder Morgan Canada Inc 2700-300 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 5J2 Phone: (403) 514-6400 www.kindermorgan.com

Kool Welding Ltd

PO Box 64 St Brides AB T0A 2Y0 Phone: (780) 645-2388

Krantz Contracting Ltd PO Box 728 Manning AB T0H 2M0 Phone: (780) 836-2830 www.kclcontracting.ca

Lincoln County Oilfield Services Ltd 1-3603 53 St Athabasca AB T9S 1A9 Phone: (780) 675-9613 www.lcos.ca

Line Finders Ltd

PO Box 147 Marshall SK S0M 1R0 Phone: (306) 387-6264

LTD Oilfield Services Inc PO Box 859 Redwater AB T0A 2W0 Phone: (780) 942-4484

Maverick Oilfield Services Ltd PO Box 597 Provost AB T0B 3S0 Phone: (780) 753-2992 www.mavoil.com

Midwest General Contractors Ltd

PO Box 5296 Stn E Edmonton AB T5P 4C5 Phone: (403) 962-1993

North American Construction Group 2-53016 Hwy 60 Acheson AB T7X 5A7 Phone: (780) 960-7171 www.nacg.ca

O.J. Pipelines Canada 1409 4 St Nisku AB T9E 7M9 Phone: (780) 955-3900 www.ojpipelines.com

Pinpoint Locating & Hydrovac Service PO Box 1642 Athabasca AB T9S 2B4 Phone: (780) 675-5228

Pipetech Corporation Ltd 3311 114 Ave SE Calgary AB T2Z 3X2 Phone: (403) 287-3558 www.pipetechcorp.com

Pro Line Locators Ltd 5108 27 St Lloydminster AB T9V 2K9 Phone: (780) 808-8393

Proline Pipe Equipment Inc 7141 67 St NW Edmonton AB T6B 3L7 Phone: (780) 465-6161 www.proline-global.com

RD Scan Inc

PO Box 7159 Bonnyville AB T9N 2H5 Phone: (780) 812-6699 www.rdscan.biz

Red Flame Hot Tap Services Ltd 6736 71 St Red Deer AB T4P 3Y7 Phone: (403) 343-2012 www.redflame.ca

Red-Alta Utility Location Ltd 11830 160 St Edmonton AB T5V 1C9 Phone: (780) 437-9948 www.red-alta.ca

River Valley Energy Services Ltd Box 1038, 5301 57 Ave Grimshaw AB T0H 1W0 Phone: (780) 332-1330 www.rivervalleyservices.com

Round Pipeline Inspection & Consulting Ltd PO Box 5716 Stn Main Lacombe AB T4L 1X3 Phone: (780) 782-3623

Saddle Tech. Inc

Wolseley Engineered Pipe Alberta

4015 53 St Athabasca AB T9S 1A7 Phone: (780) 675-5661 www.saddletech.ca

Santec Tool Services Ltd 5209 63 St Lloydminster AB Phone: (780) 875-1216

17306 116 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5S 2X2 Phone: (780) 461-9400 www.wolseleyepg.ca

Production Products & Services

Sharp Underground

A-Fire Burner Systems

B-1902 15 Ave Wainwright AB T9W 1L2 Phone: (780) 842-3336

Shaw Pipe Protection Ltd 200-1824 Crowchild Tr NW Calgary AB T2M 3Y7 Phone: (403) 263-2255 www.shawpipe.ca

5508 59 Ave Lloydminster AB T9V 3A8 Phone: (780) 875-0672 www.a-fire.ca

ALBRICO KAEFER Services Ltd 4-6923 Farrell Rd SE Calgary AB T2H 0T3 Phone: (403) 251-2556 www.albricokaefer.com

Summit Tubulars Corp

2400-350 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3N9 Phone: (403) 232-6066 www.summit-tubulars.com

Alfa Laval Inc

Tartan Canada Corporation PO Box 9 Redwater AB T0A 2W0 Phone: (780) 942-3802 www.tartan.ca

305-2912 Memorial Dr SE Calgary AB T2A 6R1 Phone: (403) 269-5300 www.alfalaval.ca

A-1 Oilfield Services PO Box 6469 Bonnyville AB T9N 2H1 Phone: (780) 826-7763

T.D. Williamson Canada ULC 9503 28 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6N 0A3 Phone: (780) 440-6637 www.tdwilliamson.com

Apex Equipment Ltd

116-5726 Burleigh Cres SE Calgary AB T2H 1Z8 Phone: (403) 214-2049 www.apexequipmentltd.com

TransCanada Pipelines Limited

Areva T & D Canada Inc

Triple D Bending

Argo Sales Ltd

Viking Power Dozer Ltd

Armour Valve Ltd

PO Box 204 Viking AB T0B 4N0 Phone: (780) 336-3032

6-2221 41 Ave NE Calgary AB T2E 6P2 Phone: (403) 229-3171 www.armourvalve.com

Waschuk Equipment Rentals Ltd

Babcock & Wilcox Canada Ltd

Willbros Canada

Baker Hughes INTEQ

3532-114 Ave SE Calgary AB T2Z 3V6 Phone: (403) 236-3389 www.areva-td.com

1500-450 1 St SW Calgary AB T2P 5H1 Phone: (403) 920-2000 www.transcanada.com

1300-717 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0Z3 Phone: (403) 265-6633 www.argosales.com

4707 Glenmore Tr SE Calgary AB T2C 2R9 Phone: (403) 255-2944 www.pipebending.com

PO Box 5003 Red Deer AB T4N 6A1 Phone: (403) 342-2447

261 Seneca Rd Sherwood Park AB T8A 4G6 Phone: (780) 400-4200 www.willbroscanada.com

17611 105 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5S 1T1 Phone: (780) 489-0404 www.babcock.com

1000-401 9 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3C5 Phone: (403) 537-3400 www.bakerhughes.com

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SERVICE & SUPPLY Baytex Energy Trust 2200-205 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2V7 Phone: (403) 269-4282 www.baytex.ab.ca

Beartrax Pumpjack Services Inc PO Box 2465 Slave Lake AB T0G 2A0 Phone: (780) 849-3388

BlackWatch Energy Services Trust Drumheller AB Phone: (403) 823-2447 www.blackwatchenergy.ca

Bornemann Inc

320-441 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2V1 Phone: (403) 294-0777 www.bornemann.com

Braiker Oilfield Services Ltd 5214 62 St Lloydminster AB T9V 2E4 Phone: (780) 808-2999

Bucyrus Canada Limited 18131 118 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5J 2L9 Phone: (780) 454-9000 www.bucyrus.com

Canadian Dewatering Ltd

11819 24 St NE Edmonton AB T6S 1B5 Phone: (780) 406-5111 www.canadiandewatering.com

Canitron Systems Inc 220 Pump Hill Rise SW Calgary AB T2V 4C8 Phone: (403) 259-8732

Canusa - CPS

2-1824 Crowchild Tr NW Calgary AB T2M 3Y7 Phone: (403) 218-8207 www.shrinksleeves.com

Caradan Chemicals Inc

1914 19 Ave Wainwright AB T9W 1L2 Phone: (780) 806-8227 www.caradanchemicals.com

CCS Midstream Services

2400-530 8 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3S8 Phone: (403) 233-7565 www.ccsmidstreamservices.com

CHEP Catalyst & Chemical Containers 5106 51 St Lloydminster AB T9C 0P4 Phone: (780) 875-3271 www.chep.com

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Christie Corrosion Control (1983) Ltd PO Box 1458 Lloydminster AB T9V 1K4 Phone: (780) 875-6559 www.christiecorrosion.com

Cougar Pump Supply & Service Ltd 1802 1 Ave Wainwright AB T9W 1L7 Phone: (780) 842-6710

Danco Equipment Inc

308 53 Ave SE Calgary AB T2H 0N3 Phone: (403) 253-6421 www.dancoequipment.com

Deerborn Oilfield Services Ltd 5301 55 St Bonnyville AB T9N 2K6 Phone: (780) 573-1273

Eadie Oil Inc

14019 104 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5N 0W7 Phone: (780) 906-0577 www.eadie.com

Electric Motor Service Limited 201 MacKay Cres Fort McMurray AB T9H 4T5 Phone: (780) 790-9550

Enerflex Systems Ltd 4700 47 St SE Calgary AB T2B 3R1 Phone: (403) 236-6800 www.enerflex.com

Gateway Compression Inc 10-11 Rowland Cres St Albert AB T8N 5B3 Phone: (780) 458-1770 www.gatewaycompress.com

GEOCAN Energy Inc 1900-639 5 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 0M9 Phone: (403) 261-3851 www.geocan.com

Grenco Industries Ltd 3710 78 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6B 3E5 Phone: (780) 468-2000 www.grenco.com

Grithog Sand Control Systems Ltd PO Box 11698 Lloydminster AB T9V 3B9 Phone: (780) 875-2741 www.grithog.com

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Guest Controls (2001) Ltd 5503 52 St Lloydminster AB T9V 0R7 Phone: (780) 875-5822 www.guestcontrols.com

Hiltap Fittings Ltd 1-3140 14 Ave NE Calgary AB T2A 6J4 Phone: (403) 250-2986 www.hiltap.com

Holyoke Contracting Ltd PO Box 7284 Bonnyville AB T9N 2H6 Phone: (780) 826-7626

Hot Tools

Bay 3D-6211 51 Ave Lloydminster AB T9V 2E1 Phone: (780) 875-2468 www.2hottools.ca

ICS Group

8214 Fraser Ave Fort McMurray AB T9H 1W8 Phone: (780) 791-4484 www.icsgroup.ca

Kema Enterprizes PO Box 769 Redwater AB T0A 2W0 Phone: (780) 736-2232

Kenilworth Combustion Ltd PO Box 12118 Lloydminster AB T9V 3C4 Phone: (780) 744-3974 www.kenilworth.ca

Klaus Enterprises Ltd

123 Cree Rd Sherwood Park AB T8A 3X9 Phone: (780) 467-7823 www.klaus.ca

Krupp Canada Inc 405-1177 11 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 0G5 Phone: (403) 245-2866 www.krupp.ca

Lufkin Industries Canada Ltd 1050-808 4 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3E8 Phone: (403) 234-7692 www.lufkin.ca

Marking Services Canada Ltd Bay 6-702 12 Ave Nisku AB T9E 7P7 Phone: (780) 955-9303 www.markserv.com

MJB Slickline Services 400-608 7 St SW Calgary AB T2P 1Z2 Phone: (403) 262-7432 www.mjbslickline.com

Mosquito Enterprises 3828 63A Ave Cl Lloydminster AB T9V 3G5 Phone: (780) 871-4221

National Process Equipment 5-3401 19 St NE Calgary AB T2E 6S8 Phone: (403) 219-0270 www.natpro.com

Night Wolf Energy Services 4517 46 Ave Vermilion AB T9X 1J2 Phone: (780) 853-3002

Northern Industrial Insulation Contractors Inc 17408 106A Ave NW Edmonton AB T5S 1E6 Phone: (780) 483-1850 www.northern-insulation.ca

Oil Lift Technology Inc

3-1820 30 Ave NE Calgary AB T2E 7M5 Phone: (403) 291-5300 www.oillifttechnology.com

P & H MinePro Services of Canada 300-7326 10 St NE Calgary AB T2E 8W1 Phone: (403) 730-9851 www.minepro.com

PC Compression Inc

6023 52 Ave Bonnyville AB T9N 2M3 Phone: (780) 826-6680 www.pccompression.com

Pickford Group Ltd, The 5759 67 St NW Edmonton AB T6B 0B4 Phone: (780) 469-6002 www.pickford.com

Prime Pump Industries 550-407 2 St SW Calgary AB T2P 2Y3 Phone: (403) 234-7033

Pure Energy Services Ltd 1000-333 11 Ave SW Calgary AB T2R 1L9 Phone: (403) 262-4000 www.pure-energy.ca

Quadrise Canada Fuel Systems Inc

1200-202 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 2R9 Phone: (403) 290-1100 www.quadrisecanada.com

Quinn Pumps

PO Box 846 Stn Postal Box Ctr Red Deer AB T4N 5H2 Phone: (403) 347-1128 www.quinnpumps.com


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SERVICE & SUPPLY R & M Energy Systems 10586 US Hwy 75 N Willis TX 77378 Phone: (936) 890-1064 www.rmenergy.com

RamEx Exchanger Inc

157-54150 Rge Rd 224 Fort Saskatchewan AB T8L 3Y5 Phone: (780) 992-8333 www.ramex.ca

Rivard Enterprises Ltd

155 MacLean Rd Fort McMurray AB T9H 4X2 Phone: (780) 743-3003

RJV Gas Field Services

4901 Bruce Rd Vegreville AB T9C 1C3 Phone: (780) 632-7774 www.terravestindustries.com

Rocanda Enterprises Ltd 329 10A St NW Calgary AB T2N 1W7 Phone: (877) 726-9943 www.rocanda.com

Sandale Utility Products 4435 90 Ave SE Calgary AB T2C 2S6 Phone: (403) 663-2101

Seven Lakes Oilfield Services Corp

PO Box 39 Bonnyville AB T0A 1C0 Phone: (780) 826-6392

Sign Language

Bay 2-6206 50 Ave Lloydminster AB T9V 2C9 Phone: (780) 875-7446

SlurryFlo Valve Corp 5304 68 Ave Edmonton AB T6B 3M4 Phone: (780) 468-6945 www.slurryflo.com

Smith Cameron

4422 97 St NW Edmonton AB T6E 5R9 Phone: (780) 432-6202 www.smithcameron.com

SS Holdings

5504 52 Ave Bonnyville AB T9N 2A2 Phone: (780) 826-4394

Summit Valve & Controls Inc 5304 68 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6B 3M4 Phone: (780) 468-6900 www.summitvalve.com

Talmek Compression Services Ltd 1208 12 St SE SS 3 Slave Lake AB T0G 2A3 Phone: (780) 849-6844

Texacana Turbines Inc 6132 46 St SE Calgary AB T2C 4X4 Phone: (403) 720-8080

Thermon Heat Tracing Services Inc 5215 87 St NW Edmonton AB T6E 5L5 Phone: (780) 437-6326 www.thermon.com

Toromont Energy Services 102-85 Freeport Blvd NE Calgary AB T3J 4X8 Phone: (403) 250-4979 www.toromontsystems.com

Tracerco Process Diagnostics 8908 60 Ave NW Edmonton AB T6E 6A6 Phone: (780) 469-0055 www.tracerco.com

Tri-Alta Oilfield Industries Ltd PO Box 813 Redwater AB T0A 2W0 Phone: (780) 942-6000

Ultraline

1600-645 7 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 4G8 Phone: (403) 231-9300 www.halliburton.com

Universal Industries Corp 5014 65 St Lloydminster SK T9V 2K2 Phone: (780) 875-6161 www.uic.ca

Wajax Industries

16745 111 Ave NW Edmonton AB T5M 2S4 Phone: (780) 487-6700 www.wajax.ca

Wellstream Canada Ltd 300-840 6 Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 3E5 Phone: (403) 261-8873 www.wellstream.com

Westcomm Pump & Equipment Ltd

2-3424 26 St NE Calgary AB T1Y 4T7 Phone: (403) 215-7867 www.westcommpump.com

Wild Rows Pump & Compression Ltd

Transco Energy Services Ltd

Wood Group ESP (Canada) Ltd

Safety Products & Services

10612 24 St SE Calgary AB T2C 4Z7 Phone: (403) 777-1644 www.flintenergy.com

5901 63 Ave Lloydminster AB T9V 3C1 Phone: (780) 875-0650 www.wildrowspump.com

300-1015 4 St SW Calgary AB T2R 1J4 Phone: (403) 263-7166 www.woodgroup-esp.com

Aeromedical Industrial Services 10713 95 St High Level AB T0H 1Z0 Phone: (780) 926-2166 www.aeromedical.ca

Rig-Moving Allnite Trucking Ltd

Apprenticeship & Industry Training

PO Box 99 Boyle AB T0A 0M0 Phone: (780) 689-2121 www.allnitetrucking.com

7-9915 Franklin Ave Fort McMurray AB T9H 2K4 Phone: (780) 743-7150

Calnash Trucking (South) Ltd 1 Parker Rd Lac La Biche AB T0A 2C0 Phone: (780) 623-4817