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Economics of Developing Heavy Oil & Bitumen Assets

This comprehensive half-day course is an introduction to the economic viability of heavy oil and bitumen development. The material is based on current events, including commodity prices, infrastructure gaps, developing greenhouse gas (GHG) legislation/regulations and the social sentiment regarding ongoing development.

Course Details

  • Category: Petroleum Economics
  • Length: 0.5 day
  • Primary Instructor:

Description


This comprehensive half-day course is an introduction to the economic viability of heavy oil and bitumen development. The material is based on current events, including commodity prices, the Alberta pipeline situation, greenhouse gas (GHG) legislation/regulations and the social sentiment regarding ongoing development.

Designed for


A broad audience looking for general knowledge about the economic situation facing bitumen producers and the province of Alberta.

Topics


  • Canadian heavy oil as a valuable resource
  • Current economic state
  • Technical overview and economic evaluation considerations
  • Recovery schemes
  • Criteria of a good project
  • Requirements to see future development
  • GHG legislative caps
  • Export capacity
  • Improving profit margin
     

Course Instructors

  • Miles Hughes P.Eng.

    Senior Petroleum Engineer and Manager, Strategic Advisory

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