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Equipment ID   : 1684
Equipment name   : Oil Sands Industry in Canada - Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Production Forecasts
Category   : Research Reports
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Oil Sands Industry in Canada - Market Analysis, Competitive 
Landscape and Production Forecasts to 2020


Published Date : 20-Nov-2012
No. of pages : 76

Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents
1 Table of Contents… 4
1.1 List of Tables… 6
1.2 List of Figures… 7
2 Introduction… 8
2.1 Overview… 8
2.2 Report Guidance… 9
3 Oil Sands in Canada - An Introduction… 10
3.1 Canada has the Third Largest Proved Oil Reserves in the World… 11
3.2 Bitumen is Recovered from Oil Sands Primarily through Mining and Drilling (In situ)
Methods… 13
3.3 Canadian Oil Sands are Important for World and US Energy Security… 15
3.4 Energy Resources Conservation Board is a Key Regulator of the Oil Sands Industry
in Alberta, Canada… 16
4 Oil Sands in Canada - Drivers and Challenges… 17
4.1 Increasing Global Oil Demand is Driving the Development of Oil Sands in Canada… 17
4.2 Oil Sands Industry Continues to Attract Foreign Investment due to Favorable Business
Climate in Canada… 18
4.3 High Crude Oil Prices will ensure the Growth of Oil Sands Industry in Canada… 19
4.4 Technological Developments are Helping to Increase Oil Recovery and Reduce
Environmental Impact of the Oil Sands Developments… 19
4.5 Key Oil Sands Players Form Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance to Improve
Environmental Performance of the Canadian Oil Sands… 21
4.6 Oil Sands Industry Continues to Attract Criticism due to High Water Use and
Greenhouse Gas Emissions… 22
4.7 EU has Proposed Labeling Crude Oil Produced from the Canadian Oil Sands as High
Carbon Intensity Fuel… 23
4.8 Canadian Oil Sands Industry is Expected to Face Skilled Labor Shortages in the
Future… 24
5 Oil Sands in Canada - Project Economics… 25
5.1 Cost of Production in Oil Sands Projects Depends on the Process used to Recover
Bitumen… 25
5.2 Canada’s Oil Sand Projects Witnessed Capital and Operating Expenditures
of CAD$22.7 Billion and CAD$18.2 Billion in 2011… 26
5.2.1 Crude Oil Prices Determine the Capital Expenditure of New Oil Sands Projects in
Canada… 27
5.3 Canada’s Oil Sands Projects Using In Situ Technology Attracted a Capital
Expenditure of CAD$11.9 Billion in 2011… 27
5.4 Capital and Operating Expenditures of Canadian Oil Sand Projects for Upgraders
in 2011were CAD$2.4 Billion and CAD$5.35 Billion… 28
5.5 Geological Factors Influence Cost of Operations of the Canadian Oil Sands
Projects… 29
5.5.1 Canadian Oil Sands’ Geology Affects the Cost of the Crude Oil Production… 30
6 Oil Sands in Canada - Historic Production and Major Oil Sands Projects… 31
6.1 Oil Sands Industry in Canada Produced 581.9 MMbbl of Bitumen and Synthetic 
Crude in 2011… 33
6.1.1 Athabasca Region Recorded the Largest Bitumen Production from Oil Sands in
Canada for 2011… 34
6.1.2 Mining Produced Approximately 52.1% of Bitumen and Synthetic Crude from Oil
Sands in Canada in 2011… 35
6.1.3 Heavy Oil Upgraders in the Canadian Oil Sands Industry Recorded a Capacity
of 453.1 MMbbl for 2011… 37
6.2 Syncrude is the Largest Heavy Oil Upgrader Project in Canada as of 2011… 39
6.3 Base Operations (Steepbank/Millennium) Oil Sands Project Produced 105.1 MMbbl 
of Bitumen in 2011… 42
6.4 Cold Lake is the Largest In Situ Production Project in Canada… 43
7 Oil Sands in Canada - Production Forecasts and Major Planned Projects… 44
7.1 Oil Sands Industry in Canada is Expected to Produce 3.2 MMbbl/d of Bitumen and
Synthetic Crude by 2020… 45
7.1.1 Athabasca is Set to Continue its Dominance in Bitumen and Synthetic Crude
Production in the Canadian Oil Sands Industry by 2020… 46
7.1.2 In Situ Drilling will Gain Prominence in Bitumen and Synthetic Crude Production
from Canada’s Oil Sands by 2020… 47
7.1.3 Canada is Expected to Have a Heavy Oil Upgraders Capacity of 542.5 MMbbl
by 2020… 48
7.2 Fort Hills is One of the Largest Planned Oil Sands Projects in Canada… 49
7.3 Nexen is Developing Phase II and Phase III of the Long Lake Project in Canada… 51
7.4 Suncor Energy’s Voyageur South Project is Expected to Produce 120,000 Barrels
per Day of Bitumen in the Future… 52
8 Oil Sands in Canada - Recent Financial Deal Activity… 53
8.1 Oil Sands Industry in Canada Witnessed 28 Financial Deals in January to
August 2012… 53
8.1.1 High Deal Activity Reaffirms the Significant Industry Interest in Canada’s
Oil Sands… 54
8.2 CNOOC’s Acquisition of Nexen will Bolster the Acquirer’s Oil Portfolio by
about 30%… 56
8.2.1 CNOOC’s Planned Acquisition of Nexen Reaffirms Growing Interest of Chinese
Companies in Canadian Companies and Assets… 57
8.2.2 Canada might Approve the CNOOC’s Acquisition of Nexen as it Requires Foreign
Capital for Developing Oil Sands… 59
8.3 ONGC Consortium Plans to Acquire ConocoPhillips’ Oil Sands Assets of in Canada
to Reinforce their Global Oil Portfolio… 60
8.4 Koch Oil Sands Plans to Sell Six Oil Sands Properties in Alberta
for $2.9 Billion… 61
9 Oil Sands in Canada - Competitive Landscape… 62
9.1 Suncor Energy had Net Proved and Probable Bitumen Reserves of 1,164 MMbbl
by the End of 2011… 62
9.2 Imperial Oil Limited Reported Net Proved Bitumen Reserves of
2,413 MMbbl by the End of 2011… 64
9.3 Shell Produced 45 MMbbl of Synthetic Crude Oil in 2011… 66
9.3.1 Shell Canada Plans to Construct First Carbon Capture and Storage Project
in the Canadian Oil Sands Industry… 68
9.4 Canadian Natural Resources Limited is Among the Major Companies Engaged
in Oil Sands Projects in Canada… 69

List of Tables

1.1 List of Tables
Table 1: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Supply and Operating Costs* Estimates by Process
Used for the Recovery of Bitumen ($/bbl), 2010… 25
Table 2: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Crude Oil Prices Required for Capex of New Oil
Sands Projects, 2010… 27
Table 3: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Capex and Opex of Oil Sands Projects in Canada by
In Situ and Mining Technologies (CAD$m), 2006-2011… 27
Table 4: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Major Milestones Leading to the Commercial
Production from Oil Sands, 2012… 31
Table 5: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Bitumen and Synthetic Production from Oil Sands
in Athabasca, Cold Lake and Peace River Areas (MMbbl), 2006-2011… 34
Table 6: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Heavy Oil Upgraders Capacity (MMbbl),
2006-2011… 38
Table 7: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Details of Top Five Oil Sands Projects (bbl/d),
2011… 39
Table 8: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Expected Bitumen and Synthetic Production from Oil
Sands in Athabasca, Cold Lake and Peace River Areas (MMbbl), 2011-2020… 46
Table 9: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Bitumen Sources for Long Lake Upgrader (bbl/d), 
2012-2014… 52
Table 10: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Major Financial Deals ($m), 2010-August 2012… 55
Table 11: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Nexen’s Oil Sands Production Interests in Canada,
bpd, 2011… 56
Table 12: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Major Deals by China’s Companies in Oil and Gas
Sector in Canada ($m), January-September 11, 2012… 58
Table 13: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Planned Acquisitions of Unconventional Oil
and Gas Assets by Indian NOCs ($m), September 2010-July 4, 2012… 60
Table 14: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Oil Sands Assets being Acquired by ONGC
Consortium from ConocoPhillips (MMbbl), 2012… 60
Table 15: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Suncor Energy’s Bitumen and Synthetic Crude Oil
Reserves (Gross and Net) (MMbbl), 2011… 63
Table 16: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Suncor Energy’s Monthly Average Production and
Year-to-Date Average Production from Oil Sands (bbl/d), 2011… 63
Table 17: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Shell’s Synthetic Crude Oil and Bitumen
Production (Mbbl/d), 2009-2011… 66
Table 18: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Canadian Natural Resources Limited’s Gross
Crude Oil and Bitumen Reserves (MMbbl), 2011… 69
Table 19: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Canadian Natural Resources Limited’s Capacity
Targets and Scheduled Start Dates for In situ Projects (bbl/d), 2012… 70


List of Figures


1.2 List of Figures
Figure 1: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Composition of Oil Sands, 2012… 10
Figure 2: Oil Exploration and Production Industry, Global, Top Countries by Proved
Oil Reserves, billion bbl, 2012… 11
Figure 3: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Location of Oil Sand Deposits, 2012… 12
Figure 4: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Overview of Steam-Assisted Gravity Drainage and
Cyclic Steam Stimulation Processes, 2012… 13
Figure 5: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Overview of Kearl Process, 2012… 14
Figure 6: Oil and Gas Industry, The US, Top Five Countries of Origin for US Imports of
Crude Oil and Petroleum Products (bbl/d), 2011… 15
Figure 7: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Overview of Energy Industry Regulation in Canada,
2012… 16
Figure 8: Oil Industry, World, Projected Liquids* Demand (MMtoe), 2010-2030… 17
Figure 9: Oil and Gas Industry, Canada, Foreign Direct Investment in the Canadian
Energy Sector (CAD$m), 2005-2011*… 18
Figure 10: Oil and Gas Industry, Canada, Working Mechanism of THAI Technology, 
2012… 20
Figure 11: Oil and Gas Industry, Canada, Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Sector (%),
2010… 22
Figure 12: Oil and Gas Industry, Canada, Jacobs Consultancy’s Comparison of the Carbon
Intensities of EU Crude Oils and Alberta’s Crude Oils,  gCO2e/MJ of Crude, 2012… 23
Figure 13: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Capex and Opex of Oil Sands Projects (CAD$m), 
2006-2011… 26
Figure 14: Oil and Gas Industry, Canada, Capex and Opex of Upgraders (CAD$m),
2006-2011… 28
Figure 15: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Location of McMurray Formation in the Lower
Athabasca Region, 2012… 29
Figure 16: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Breakdown of Canadian Crude Oil Production
by Source, 2011… 32
Figure 17: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Production of Bitumen and Synthetic
Crude (MMbbl), 2006-2011… 33
Figure 18: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Production of Bitumen and Synthetic Crude
from Oil Sands by Region (%), 2006-2011… 34
Figure 19: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Bitumen and Synthetic Crude Production from
Oil Sands in Canada by Recovery Method (MMbbl), 2006-2011… 35
Figure 20: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Shares of Mining and In Situ Drilling for the
Production of Bitumen and Synthetic Crude from Oil Sands (%), 2006 and 2011… 36
Figure 21: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Bantrel’s Upgradation Process, 2012… 37
Figure 22: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Locations of Syncrude Project’s Oil Sands Leases,
2012… 40
Figure 23: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Syncrude Project’s Bitumen Production (MMbbl), 
2006-2011… 41
Figure 24: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Base Operations (Steepbank/Millennium) Project’s
Bitumen Production (MMbbl), 2006-2011… 42
Figure 25: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Cold Lake Project’s Bitumen Production (MMbbl), 
2006-2011… 43
Figure 26: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Share of Oil Sands’ Crude in Total Crude Oil
Production, 2011, 2015 and 2020… 44
Figure 27: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Expected Production of Bitumen and Synthetic
Crude (MMbbl), 2011-2020… 45
Figure 28: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Expected Bitumen and Synthetic Crude Production
by Recovery Method (MMbbl), 2011-2020… 47
Figure 29: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Expected Heavy Oil Upgraders Capacity (MMbbl), 
2011-2020… 48
Figure 30: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Location of Fort Hills Project and Voyageur
Upgrader, 2012… 49
Figure 31: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Location of the Long Lake Project, 2012… 51
Figure 32: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Location of Voyageur South Project, 2012… 52
Figure 33: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Comparison of Deals Value and Number
of Deals ($m), 2010-August 2012… 53
Figure 34: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Investments by Chinese Companies in Canada's Oil
Sands Industry ($m), 2009-August 2012*… 57
Figure 35: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Locations of the Koch Oil Sands’ Six Oil
Sands Properties, 2012… 61
Figure 36: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Suncor Energy’s Oil Sands Operations in Alberta,
2011… 62
Figure 37: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Imperial Oil’s Synthetic Oil and Bitumen Net
Proved Reserves (MMbbl), 2011… 64
Figure 38: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Breakdown of Imperial Oil’sTotal Crude Oil
and Natural Gas Liquid Production (%), 2011… 65
Figure 39: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Shell’s Oil Sands Operations, 2011… 67
Figure 40: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Carbon Capture at Shell Canada’s Scotford
Upgrader, 2012… 68


Summary

“Oil Sands Industry in Canada - Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Production
Forecasts to 2020” is the latest report,the industry analysis specialist. The report
provides an overview of the oil sands industry in Canada and analyses some of the
major drivers and challenges, project economics of oil sands projects, historic and
projected bitumen and synthetic crude production, some of the major existing and
planned oil sands projects, financial deal activity, and the competitive landscape
in the industry. 

The report has been compiled using data and information sourced from proprietary
databases, primary and secondary research, and in-house analysis by this team
of industry experts.

Canada is one of the largest countries in the world in terms of proved oil reserves
and was ranked third in the world in terms of proved oil reserves at the end of 2011.
It had 175.2 billion barrels (bbl) of proved oil reserves at the end of 2011, of
which 169.2 billion bbl of reserves were available as oil sands. This is expected to
play a major role in ensuring the world’s future energy security.


Scope


This report analyzes the oil sands industry in Canada, including major drivers and
challenges, competitive landscape and forecasts to 2020. The report primarily
focuses on -
- Drivers and challenges in the oil sands industry
- Key existing and planned oil sands projects in Canada
- Bitumen and synthetic crude production and forecasts until 2020
- Heavy oil upgrader capacity and forecasts until 2020
- Financial deal activity
- Key companies


Reasons to buy


This report will enhance your decision-making capabilities by allowing you to -
- Identify some of the key drivers and challenges for the oil sands market in Canada
- Gain an insight into historic bitumen and synthetic crude production and forecasts
until 2020
- Understand the project economics in the oil sands industry based on yearly capital
expenditure and operational expenditure
- Gains an insight into the financial deal activity of the oil sands industry in
recent years
- Understand the key companies in Canada’s oil sands industry


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Equipment ID   : 1684
Equipment name   : Oil Sands Industry in Canada - Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Production Forecasts
Category   : Research Reports
Specifications   : Name of the Report :
Oil Sands Industry in Canada - Market Analysis, Competitive 
Landscape and Production Forecasts to 2020


Published Date : 20-Nov-2012
No. of pages : 76

Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents
1 Table of Contents… 4
1.1 List of Tables… 6
1.2 List of Figures… 7
2 Introduction… 8
2.1 Overview… 8
2.2 Report Guidance… 9
3 Oil Sands in Canada - An Introduction… 10
3.1 Canada has the Third Largest Proved Oil Reserves in the World… 11
3.2 Bitumen is Recovered from Oil Sands Primarily through Mining and Drilling (In situ)
Methods… 13
3.3 Canadian Oil Sands are Important for World and US Energy Security… 15
3.4 Energy Resources Conservation Board is a Key Regulator of the Oil Sands Industry
in Alberta, Canada… 16
4 Oil Sands in Canada - Drivers and Challenges… 17
4.1 Increasing Global Oil Demand is Driving the Development of Oil Sands in Canada… 17
4.2 Oil Sands Industry Continues to Attract Foreign Investment due to Favorable Business
Climate in Canada… 18
4.3 High Crude Oil Prices will ensure the Growth of Oil Sands Industry in Canada… 19
4.4 Technological Developments are Helping to Increase Oil Recovery and Reduce
Environmental Impact of the Oil Sands Developments… 19
4.5 Key Oil Sands Players Form Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance to Improve
Environmental Performance of the Canadian Oil Sands… 21
4.6 Oil Sands Industry Continues to Attract Criticism due to High Water Use and
Greenhouse Gas Emissions… 22
4.7 EU has Proposed Labeling Crude Oil Produced from the Canadian Oil Sands as High
Carbon Intensity Fuel… 23
4.8 Canadian Oil Sands Industry is Expected to Face Skilled Labor Shortages in the
Future… 24
5 Oil Sands in Canada - Project Economics… 25
5.1 Cost of Production in Oil Sands Projects Depends on the Process used to Recover
Bitumen… 25
5.2 Canada’s Oil Sand Projects Witnessed Capital and Operating Expenditures
of CAD$22.7 Billion and CAD$18.2 Billion in 2011… 26
5.2.1 Crude Oil Prices Determine the Capital Expenditure of New Oil Sands Projects in
Canada… 27
5.3 Canada’s Oil Sands Projects Using In Situ Technology Attracted a Capital
Expenditure of CAD$11.9 Billion in 2011… 27
5.4 Capital and Operating Expenditures of Canadian Oil Sand Projects for Upgraders
in 2011were CAD$2.4 Billion and CAD$5.35 Billion… 28
5.5 Geological Factors Influence Cost of Operations of the Canadian Oil Sands
Projects… 29
5.5.1 Canadian Oil Sands’ Geology Affects the Cost of the Crude Oil Production… 30
6 Oil Sands in Canada - Historic Production and Major Oil Sands Projects… 31
6.1 Oil Sands Industry in Canada Produced 581.9 MMbbl of Bitumen and Synthetic 
Crude in 2011… 33
6.1.1 Athabasca Region Recorded the Largest Bitumen Production from Oil Sands in
Canada for 2011… 34
6.1.2 Mining Produced Approximately 52.1% of Bitumen and Synthetic Crude from Oil
Sands in Canada in 2011… 35
6.1.3 Heavy Oil Upgraders in the Canadian Oil Sands Industry Recorded a Capacity
of 453.1 MMbbl for 2011… 37
6.2 Syncrude is the Largest Heavy Oil Upgrader Project in Canada as of 2011… 39
6.3 Base Operations (Steepbank/Millennium) Oil Sands Project Produced 105.1 MMbbl 
of Bitumen in 2011… 42
6.4 Cold Lake is the Largest In Situ Production Project in Canada… 43
7 Oil Sands in Canada - Production Forecasts and Major Planned Projects… 44
7.1 Oil Sands Industry in Canada is Expected to Produce 3.2 MMbbl/d of Bitumen and
Synthetic Crude by 2020… 45
7.1.1 Athabasca is Set to Continue its Dominance in Bitumen and Synthetic Crude
Production in the Canadian Oil Sands Industry by 2020… 46
7.1.2 In Situ Drilling will Gain Prominence in Bitumen and Synthetic Crude Production
from Canada’s Oil Sands by 2020… 47
7.1.3 Canada is Expected to Have a Heavy Oil Upgraders Capacity of 542.5 MMbbl
by 2020… 48
7.2 Fort Hills is One of the Largest Planned Oil Sands Projects in Canada… 49
7.3 Nexen is Developing Phase II and Phase III of the Long Lake Project in Canada… 51
7.4 Suncor Energy’s Voyageur South Project is Expected to Produce 120,000 Barrels
per Day of Bitumen in the Future… 52
8 Oil Sands in Canada - Recent Financial Deal Activity… 53
8.1 Oil Sands Industry in Canada Witnessed 28 Financial Deals in January to
August 2012… 53
8.1.1 High Deal Activity Reaffirms the Significant Industry Interest in Canada’s
Oil Sands… 54
8.2 CNOOC’s Acquisition of Nexen will Bolster the Acquirer’s Oil Portfolio by
about 30%… 56
8.2.1 CNOOC’s Planned Acquisition of Nexen Reaffirms Growing Interest of Chinese
Companies in Canadian Companies and Assets… 57
8.2.2 Canada might Approve the CNOOC’s Acquisition of Nexen as it Requires Foreign
Capital for Developing Oil Sands… 59
8.3 ONGC Consortium Plans to Acquire ConocoPhillips’ Oil Sands Assets of in Canada
to Reinforce their Global Oil Portfolio… 60
8.4 Koch Oil Sands Plans to Sell Six Oil Sands Properties in Alberta
for $2.9 Billion… 61
9 Oil Sands in Canada - Competitive Landscape… 62
9.1 Suncor Energy had Net Proved and Probable Bitumen Reserves of 1,164 MMbbl
by the End of 2011… 62
9.2 Imperial Oil Limited Reported Net Proved Bitumen Reserves of
2,413 MMbbl by the End of 2011… 64
9.3 Shell Produced 45 MMbbl of Synthetic Crude Oil in 2011… 66
9.3.1 Shell Canada Plans to Construct First Carbon Capture and Storage Project
in the Canadian Oil Sands Industry… 68
9.4 Canadian Natural Resources Limited is Among the Major Companies Engaged
in Oil Sands Projects in Canada… 69

List of Tables

1.1 List of Tables
Table 1: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Supply and Operating Costs* Estimates by Process
Used for the Recovery of Bitumen ($/bbl), 2010… 25
Table 2: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Crude Oil Prices Required for Capex of New Oil
Sands Projects, 2010… 27
Table 3: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Capex and Opex of Oil Sands Projects in Canada by
In Situ and Mining Technologies (CAD$m), 2006-2011… 27
Table 4: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Major Milestones Leading to the Commercial
Production from Oil Sands, 2012… 31
Table 5: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Bitumen and Synthetic Production from Oil Sands
in Athabasca, Cold Lake and Peace River Areas (MMbbl), 2006-2011… 34
Table 6: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Heavy Oil Upgraders Capacity (MMbbl),
2006-2011… 38
Table 7: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Details of Top Five Oil Sands Projects (bbl/d),
2011… 39
Table 8: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Expected Bitumen and Synthetic Production from Oil
Sands in Athabasca, Cold Lake and Peace River Areas (MMbbl), 2011-2020… 46
Table 9: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Bitumen Sources for Long Lake Upgrader (bbl/d), 
2012-2014… 52
Table 10: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Major Financial Deals ($m), 2010-August 2012… 55
Table 11: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Nexen’s Oil Sands Production Interests in Canada,
bpd, 2011… 56
Table 12: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Major Deals by China’s Companies in Oil and Gas
Sector in Canada ($m), January-September 11, 2012… 58
Table 13: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Planned Acquisitions of Unconventional Oil
and Gas Assets by Indian NOCs ($m), September 2010-July 4, 2012… 60
Table 14: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Oil Sands Assets being Acquired by ONGC
Consortium from ConocoPhillips (MMbbl), 2012… 60
Table 15: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Suncor Energy’s Bitumen and Synthetic Crude Oil
Reserves (Gross and Net) (MMbbl), 2011… 63
Table 16: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Suncor Energy’s Monthly Average Production and
Year-to-Date Average Production from Oil Sands (bbl/d), 2011… 63
Table 17: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Shell’s Synthetic Crude Oil and Bitumen
Production (Mbbl/d), 2009-2011… 66
Table 18: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Canadian Natural Resources Limited’s Gross
Crude Oil and Bitumen Reserves (MMbbl), 2011… 69
Table 19: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Canadian Natural Resources Limited’s Capacity
Targets and Scheduled Start Dates for In situ Projects (bbl/d), 2012… 70


List of Figures


1.2 List of Figures
Figure 1: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Composition of Oil Sands, 2012… 10
Figure 2: Oil Exploration and Production Industry, Global, Top Countries by Proved
Oil Reserves, billion bbl, 2012… 11
Figure 3: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Location of Oil Sand Deposits, 2012… 12
Figure 4: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Overview of Steam-Assisted Gravity Drainage and
Cyclic Steam Stimulation Processes, 2012… 13
Figure 5: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Overview of Kearl Process, 2012… 14
Figure 6: Oil and Gas Industry, The US, Top Five Countries of Origin for US Imports of
Crude Oil and Petroleum Products (bbl/d), 2011… 15
Figure 7: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Overview of Energy Industry Regulation in Canada,
2012… 16
Figure 8: Oil Industry, World, Projected Liquids* Demand (MMtoe), 2010-2030… 17
Figure 9: Oil and Gas Industry, Canada, Foreign Direct Investment in the Canadian
Energy Sector (CAD$m), 2005-2011*… 18
Figure 10: Oil and Gas Industry, Canada, Working Mechanism of THAI Technology, 
2012… 20
Figure 11: Oil and Gas Industry, Canada, Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Sector (%),
2010… 22
Figure 12: Oil and Gas Industry, Canada, Jacobs Consultancy’s Comparison of the Carbon
Intensities of EU Crude Oils and Alberta’s Crude Oils,  gCO2e/MJ of Crude, 2012… 23
Figure 13: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Capex and Opex of Oil Sands Projects (CAD$m), 
2006-2011… 26
Figure 14: Oil and Gas Industry, Canada, Capex and Opex of Upgraders (CAD$m),
2006-2011… 28
Figure 15: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Location of McMurray Formation in the Lower
Athabasca Region, 2012… 29
Figure 16: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Breakdown of Canadian Crude Oil Production
by Source, 2011… 32
Figure 17: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Production of Bitumen and Synthetic
Crude (MMbbl), 2006-2011… 33
Figure 18: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Production of Bitumen and Synthetic Crude
from Oil Sands by Region (%), 2006-2011… 34
Figure 19: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Bitumen and Synthetic Crude Production from
Oil Sands in Canada by Recovery Method (MMbbl), 2006-2011… 35
Figure 20: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Shares of Mining and In Situ Drilling for the
Production of Bitumen and Synthetic Crude from Oil Sands (%), 2006 and 2011… 36
Figure 21: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Bantrel’s Upgradation Process, 2012… 37
Figure 22: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Locations of Syncrude Project’s Oil Sands Leases,
2012… 40
Figure 23: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Syncrude Project’s Bitumen Production (MMbbl), 
2006-2011… 41
Figure 24: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Base Operations (Steepbank/Millennium) Project’s
Bitumen Production (MMbbl), 2006-2011… 42
Figure 25: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Cold Lake Project’s Bitumen Production (MMbbl), 
2006-2011… 43
Figure 26: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Share of Oil Sands’ Crude in Total Crude Oil
Production, 2011, 2015 and 2020… 44
Figure 27: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Expected Production of Bitumen and Synthetic
Crude (MMbbl), 2011-2020… 45
Figure 28: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Expected Bitumen and Synthetic Crude Production
by Recovery Method (MMbbl), 2011-2020… 47
Figure 29: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Expected Heavy Oil Upgraders Capacity (MMbbl), 
2011-2020… 48
Figure 30: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Location of Fort Hills Project and Voyageur
Upgrader, 2012… 49
Figure 31: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Location of the Long Lake Project, 2012… 51
Figure 32: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Location of Voyageur South Project, 2012… 52
Figure 33: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Comparison of Deals Value and Number
of Deals ($m), 2010-August 2012… 53
Figure 34: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Investments by Chinese Companies in Canada's Oil
Sands Industry ($m), 2009-August 2012*… 57
Figure 35: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Locations of the Koch Oil Sands’ Six Oil
Sands Properties, 2012… 61
Figure 36: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Suncor Energy’s Oil Sands Operations in Alberta,
2011… 62
Figure 37: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Imperial Oil’s Synthetic Oil and Bitumen Net
Proved Reserves (MMbbl), 2011… 64
Figure 38: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Breakdown of Imperial Oil’sTotal Crude Oil
and Natural Gas Liquid Production (%), 2011… 65
Figure 39: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Shell’s Oil Sands Operations, 2011… 67
Figure 40: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Carbon Capture at Shell Canada’s Scotford
Upgrader, 2012… 68


Summary

“Oil Sands Industry in Canada - Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Production
Forecasts to 2020” is the latest report,the industry analysis specialist. The report
provides an overview of the oil sands industry in Canada and analyses some of the
major drivers and challenges, project economics of oil sands projects, historic and
projected bitumen and synthetic crude production, some of the major existing and
planned oil sands projects, financial deal activity, and the competitive landscape
in the industry. 

The report has been compiled using data and information sourced from proprietary
databases, primary and secondary research, and in-house analysis by this team
of industry experts.

Canada is one of the largest countries in the world in terms of proved oil reserves
and was ranked third in the world in terms of proved oil reserves at the end of 2011.
It had 175.2 billion barrels (bbl) of proved oil reserves at the end of 2011, of
which 169.2 billion bbl of reserves were available as oil sands. This is expected to
play a major role in ensuring the world’s future energy security.


Scope


This report analyzes the oil sands industry in Canada, including major drivers and
challenges, competitive landscape and forecasts to 2020. The report primarily
focuses on -
- Drivers and challenges in the oil sands industry
- Key existing and planned oil sands projects in Canada
- Bitumen and synthetic crude production and forecasts until 2020
- Heavy oil upgrader capacity and forecasts until 2020
- Financial deal activity
- Key companies


Reasons to buy


This report will enhance your decision-making capabilities by allowing you to -
- Identify some of the key drivers and challenges for the oil sands market in Canada
- Gain an insight into historic bitumen and synthetic crude production and forecasts
until 2020
- Understand the project economics in the oil sands industry based on yearly capital
expenditure and operational expenditure
- Gains an insight into the financial deal activity of the oil sands industry in
recent years
- Understand the key companies in Canada’s oil sands industry


Price

Single User Price : $3,995
Site License Price : $7,990
Enterprisewide Price (Global Site License) : $11,985


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The facts of this report are believed to be correct at the time of publication but cannot be
guaranteed. Please note that the findings, conclusions and recommendations that the
publisher delivers will be based on information gathered in good faith from both primary
and secondary sources, whose accuracy we are not always in a position to guarantee.
As such the publisher accept no liability whatever for actions taken based on any
information that may subsequently prove to be incorrect.

To order this report, please send an email to mail@worldoils.com
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Equipment name   : Oil Sands Industry in Canada - Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Production Forecasts
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Name of the Report :
Oil Sands Industry in Canada - Market Analysis, Competitive 
Landscape and Production Forecasts to 2020


Published Date : 20-Nov-2012
No. of pages : 76

Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents
1 Table of Contents… 4
1.1 List of Tables… 6
1.2 List of Figures… 7
2 Introduction… 8
2.1 Overview… 8
2.2 Report Guidance… 9
3 Oil Sands in Canada - An Introduction… 10
3.1 Canada has the Third Largest Proved Oil Reserves in the World… 11
3.2 Bitumen is Recovered from Oil Sands Primarily through Mining and Drilling (In situ)
Methods… 13
3.3 Canadian Oil Sands are Important for World and US Energy Security… 15
3.4 Energy Resources Conservation Board is a Key Regulator of the Oil Sands Industry
in Alberta, Canada… 16
4 Oil Sands in Canada - Drivers and Challenges… 17
4.1 Increasing Global Oil Demand is Driving the Development of Oil Sands in Canada… 17
4.2 Oil Sands Industry Continues to Attract Foreign Investment due to Favorable Business
Climate in Canada… 18
4.3 High Crude Oil Prices will ensure the Growth of Oil Sands Industry in Canada… 19
4.4 Technological Developments are Helping to Increase Oil Recovery and Reduce
Environmental Impact of the Oil Sands Developments… 19
4.5 Key Oil Sands Players Form Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance to Improve
Environmental Performance of the Canadian Oil Sands… 21
4.6 Oil Sands Industry Continues to Attract Criticism due to High Water Use and
Greenhouse Gas Emissions… 22
4.7 EU has Proposed Labeling Crude Oil Produced from the Canadian Oil Sands as High
Carbon Intensity Fuel… 23
4.8 Canadian Oil Sands Industry is Expected to Face Skilled Labor Shortages in the
Future… 24
5 Oil Sands in Canada - Project Economics… 25
5.1 Cost of Production in Oil Sands Projects Depends on the Process used to Recover
Bitumen… 25
5.2 Canada’s Oil Sand Projects Witnessed Capital and Operating Expenditures
of CAD$22.7 Billion and CAD$18.2 Billion in 2011… 26
5.2.1 Crude Oil Prices Determine the Capital Expenditure of New Oil Sands Projects in
Canada… 27
5.3 Canada’s Oil Sands Projects Using In Situ Technology Attracted a Capital
Expenditure of CAD$11.9 Billion in 2011… 27
5.4 Capital and Operating Expenditures of Canadian Oil Sand Projects for Upgraders
in 2011were CAD$2.4 Billion and CAD$5.35 Billion… 28
5.5 Geological Factors Influence Cost of Operations of the Canadian Oil Sands
Projects… 29
5.5.1 Canadian Oil Sands’ Geology Affects the Cost of the Crude Oil Production… 30
6 Oil Sands in Canada - Historic Production and Major Oil Sands Projects… 31
6.1 Oil Sands Industry in Canada Produced 581.9 MMbbl of Bitumen and Synthetic 
Crude in 2011… 33
6.1.1 Athabasca Region Recorded the Largest Bitumen Production from Oil Sands in
Canada for 2011… 34
6.1.2 Mining Produced Approximately 52.1% of Bitumen and Synthetic Crude from Oil
Sands in Canada in 2011… 35
6.1.3 Heavy Oil Upgraders in the Canadian Oil Sands Industry Recorded a Capacity
of 453.1 MMbbl for 2011… 37
6.2 Syncrude is the Largest Heavy Oil Upgrader Project in Canada as of 2011… 39
6.3 Base Operations (Steepbank/Millennium) Oil Sands Project Produced 105.1 MMbbl 
of Bitumen in 2011… 42
6.4 Cold Lake is the Largest In Situ Production Project in Canada… 43
7 Oil Sands in Canada - Production Forecasts and Major Planned Projects… 44
7.1 Oil Sands Industry in Canada is Expected to Produce 3.2 MMbbl/d of Bitumen and
Synthetic Crude by 2020… 45
7.1.1 Athabasca is Set to Continue its Dominance in Bitumen and Synthetic Crude
Production in the Canadian Oil Sands Industry by 2020… 46
7.1.2 In Situ Drilling will Gain Prominence in Bitumen and Synthetic Crude Production
from Canada’s Oil Sands by 2020… 47
7.1.3 Canada is Expected to Have a Heavy Oil Upgraders Capacity of 542.5 MMbbl
by 2020… 48
7.2 Fort Hills is One of the Largest Planned Oil Sands Projects in Canada… 49
7.3 Nexen is Developing Phase II and Phase III of the Long Lake Project in Canada… 51
7.4 Suncor Energy’s Voyageur South Project is Expected to Produce 120,000 Barrels
per Day of Bitumen in the Future… 52
8 Oil Sands in Canada - Recent Financial Deal Activity… 53
8.1 Oil Sands Industry in Canada Witnessed 28 Financial Deals in January to
August 2012… 53
8.1.1 High Deal Activity Reaffirms the Significant Industry Interest in Canada’s
Oil Sands… 54
8.2 CNOOC’s Acquisition of Nexen will Bolster the Acquirer’s Oil Portfolio by
about 30%… 56
8.2.1 CNOOC’s Planned Acquisition of Nexen Reaffirms Growing Interest of Chinese
Companies in Canadian Companies and Assets… 57
8.2.2 Canada might Approve the CNOOC’s Acquisition of Nexen as it Requires Foreign
Capital for Developing Oil Sands… 59
8.3 ONGC Consortium Plans to Acquire ConocoPhillips’ Oil Sands Assets of in Canada
to Reinforce their Global Oil Portfolio… 60
8.4 Koch Oil Sands Plans to Sell Six Oil Sands Properties in Alberta
for $2.9 Billion… 61
9 Oil Sands in Canada - Competitive Landscape… 62
9.1 Suncor Energy had Net Proved and Probable Bitumen Reserves of 1,164 MMbbl
by the End of 2011… 62
9.2 Imperial Oil Limited Reported Net Proved Bitumen Reserves of
2,413 MMbbl by the End of 2011… 64
9.3 Shell Produced 45 MMbbl of Synthetic Crude Oil in 2011… 66
9.3.1 Shell Canada Plans to Construct First Carbon Capture and Storage Project
in the Canadian Oil Sands Industry… 68
9.4 Canadian Natural Resources Limited is Among the Major Companies Engaged
in Oil Sands Projects in Canada… 69

List of Tables

1.1 List of Tables
Table 1: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Supply and Operating Costs* Estimates by Process
Used for the Recovery of Bitumen ($/bbl), 2010… 25
Table 2: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Crude Oil Prices Required for Capex of New Oil
Sands Projects, 2010… 27
Table 3: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Capex and Opex of Oil Sands Projects in Canada by
In Situ and Mining Technologies (CAD$m), 2006-2011… 27
Table 4: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Major Milestones Leading to the Commercial
Production from Oil Sands, 2012… 31
Table 5: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Bitumen and Synthetic Production from Oil Sands
in Athabasca, Cold Lake and Peace River Areas (MMbbl), 2006-2011… 34
Table 6: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Heavy Oil Upgraders Capacity (MMbbl),
2006-2011… 38
Table 7: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Details of Top Five Oil Sands Projects (bbl/d),
2011… 39
Table 8: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Expected Bitumen and Synthetic Production from Oil
Sands in Athabasca, Cold Lake and Peace River Areas (MMbbl), 2011-2020… 46
Table 9: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Bitumen Sources for Long Lake Upgrader (bbl/d), 
2012-2014… 52
Table 10: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Major Financial Deals ($m), 2010-August 2012… 55
Table 11: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Nexen’s Oil Sands Production Interests in Canada,
bpd, 2011… 56
Table 12: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Major Deals by China’s Companies in Oil and Gas
Sector in Canada ($m), January-September 11, 2012… 58
Table 13: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Planned Acquisitions of Unconventional Oil
and Gas Assets by Indian NOCs ($m), September 2010-July 4, 2012… 60
Table 14: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Oil Sands Assets being Acquired by ONGC
Consortium from ConocoPhillips (MMbbl), 2012… 60
Table 15: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Suncor Energy’s Bitumen and Synthetic Crude Oil
Reserves (Gross and Net) (MMbbl), 2011… 63
Table 16: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Suncor Energy’s Monthly Average Production and
Year-to-Date Average Production from Oil Sands (bbl/d), 2011… 63
Table 17: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Shell’s Synthetic Crude Oil and Bitumen
Production (Mbbl/d), 2009-2011… 66
Table 18: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Canadian Natural Resources Limited’s Gross
Crude Oil and Bitumen Reserves (MMbbl), 2011… 69
Table 19: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Canadian Natural Resources Limited’s Capacity
Targets and Scheduled Start Dates for In situ Projects (bbl/d), 2012… 70


List of Figures


1.2 List of Figures
Figure 1: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Composition of Oil Sands, 2012… 10
Figure 2: Oil Exploration and Production Industry, Global, Top Countries by Proved
Oil Reserves, billion bbl, 2012… 11
Figure 3: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Location of Oil Sand Deposits, 2012… 12
Figure 4: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Overview of Steam-Assisted Gravity Drainage and
Cyclic Steam Stimulation Processes, 2012… 13
Figure 5: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Overview of Kearl Process, 2012… 14
Figure 6: Oil and Gas Industry, The US, Top Five Countries of Origin for US Imports of
Crude Oil and Petroleum Products (bbl/d), 2011… 15
Figure 7: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Overview of Energy Industry Regulation in Canada,
2012… 16
Figure 8: Oil Industry, World, Projected Liquids* Demand (MMtoe), 2010-2030… 17
Figure 9: Oil and Gas Industry, Canada, Foreign Direct Investment in the Canadian
Energy Sector (CAD$m), 2005-2011*… 18
Figure 10: Oil and Gas Industry, Canada, Working Mechanism of THAI Technology, 
2012… 20
Figure 11: Oil and Gas Industry, Canada, Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Sector (%),
2010… 22
Figure 12: Oil and Gas Industry, Canada, Jacobs Consultancy’s Comparison of the Carbon
Intensities of EU Crude Oils and Alberta’s Crude Oils,  gCO2e/MJ of Crude, 2012… 23
Figure 13: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Capex and Opex of Oil Sands Projects (CAD$m), 
2006-2011… 26
Figure 14: Oil and Gas Industry, Canada, Capex and Opex of Upgraders (CAD$m),
2006-2011… 28
Figure 15: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Location of McMurray Formation in the Lower
Athabasca Region, 2012… 29
Figure 16: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Breakdown of Canadian Crude Oil Production
by Source, 2011… 32
Figure 17: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Production of Bitumen and Synthetic
Crude (MMbbl), 2006-2011… 33
Figure 18: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Production of Bitumen and Synthetic Crude
from Oil Sands by Region (%), 2006-2011… 34
Figure 19: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Bitumen and Synthetic Crude Production from
Oil Sands in Canada by Recovery Method (MMbbl), 2006-2011… 35
Figure 20: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Shares of Mining and In Situ Drilling for the
Production of Bitumen and Synthetic Crude from Oil Sands (%), 2006 and 2011… 36
Figure 21: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Bantrel’s Upgradation Process, 2012… 37
Figure 22: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Locations of Syncrude Project’s Oil Sands Leases,
2012… 40
Figure 23: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Syncrude Project’s Bitumen Production (MMbbl), 
2006-2011… 41
Figure 24: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Base Operations (Steepbank/Millennium) Project’s
Bitumen Production (MMbbl), 2006-2011… 42
Figure 25: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Cold Lake Project’s Bitumen Production (MMbbl), 
2006-2011… 43
Figure 26: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Share of Oil Sands’ Crude in Total Crude Oil
Production, 2011, 2015 and 2020… 44
Figure 27: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Expected Production of Bitumen and Synthetic
Crude (MMbbl), 2011-2020… 45
Figure 28: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Expected Bitumen and Synthetic Crude Production
by Recovery Method (MMbbl), 2011-2020… 47
Figure 29: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Expected Heavy Oil Upgraders Capacity (MMbbl), 
2011-2020… 48
Figure 30: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Location of Fort Hills Project and Voyageur
Upgrader, 2012… 49
Figure 31: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Location of the Long Lake Project, 2012… 51
Figure 32: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Location of Voyageur South Project, 2012… 52
Figure 33: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Comparison of Deals Value and Number
of Deals ($m), 2010-August 2012… 53
Figure 34: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Investments by Chinese Companies in Canada's Oil
Sands Industry ($m), 2009-August 2012*… 57
Figure 35: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Locations of the Koch Oil Sands’ Six Oil
Sands Properties, 2012… 61
Figure 36: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Suncor Energy’s Oil Sands Operations in Alberta,
2011… 62
Figure 37: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Imperial Oil’s Synthetic Oil and Bitumen Net
Proved Reserves (MMbbl), 2011… 64
Figure 38: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Breakdown of Imperial Oil’sTotal Crude Oil
and Natural Gas Liquid Production (%), 2011… 65
Figure 39: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Shell’s Oil Sands Operations, 2011… 67
Figure 40: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Carbon Capture at Shell Canada’s Scotford
Upgrader, 2012… 68


Summary

“Oil Sands Industry in Canada - Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Production
Forecasts to 2020” is the latest report,the industry analysis specialist. The report
provides an overview of the oil sands industry in Canada and analyses some of the
major drivers and challenges, project economics of oil sands projects, historic and
projected bitumen and synthetic crude production, some of the major existing and
planned oil sands projects, financial deal activity, and the competitive landscape
in the industry. 

The report has been compiled using data and information sourced from proprietary
databases, primary and secondary research, and in-house analysis by this team
of industry experts.

Canada is one of the largest countries in the world in terms of proved oil reserves
and was ranked third in the world in terms of proved oil reserves at the end of 2011.
It had 175.2 billion barrels (bbl) of proved oil reserves at the end of 2011, of
which 169.2 billion bbl of reserves were available as oil sands. This is expected to
play a major role in ensuring the world’s future energy security.


Scope


This report analyzes the oil sands industry in Canada, including major drivers and
challenges, competitive landscape and forecasts to 2020. The report primarily
focuses on -
- Drivers and challenges in the oil sands industry
- Key existing and planned oil sands projects in Canada
- Bitumen and synthetic crude production and forecasts until 2020
- Heavy oil upgrader capacity and forecasts until 2020
- Financial deal activity
- Key companies


Reasons to buy


This report will enhance your decision-making capabilities by allowing you to -
- Identify some of the key drivers and challenges for the oil sands market in Canada
- Gain an insight into historic bitumen and synthetic crude production and forecasts
until 2020
- Understand the project economics in the oil sands industry based on yearly capital
expenditure and operational expenditure
- Gains an insight into the financial deal activity of the oil sands industry in
recent years
- Understand the key companies in Canada’s oil sands industry


Price

Single User Price : $3,995
Site License Price : $7,990
Enterprisewide Price (Global Site License) : $11,985


Disclaimer
All Rights Reserved.

No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted
in any form by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise,
without the prior permission of the publisher.

The facts of this report are believed to be correct at the time of publication but cannot be
guaranteed. Please note that the findings, conclusions and recommendations that the
publisher delivers will be based on information gathered in good faith from both primary
and secondary sources, whose accuracy we are not always in a position to guarantee.
As such the publisher accept no liability whatever for actions taken based on any
information that may subsequently prove to be incorrect.

To order this report, please send an email to mail@worldoils.com
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Oil Sands in Canada - An Introduction
Oil Sands in Canada - Project Economics
Canada has the Third Largest Proved Oil Reserves in the World
Oil Sands in Canada - Recent Financial Deal Activity
Oil Sands in Canada - Competitive Landscape
Shell Produced 45 MMbbl of Synthetic Crude Oil in 2011

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