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Heavy Oil & Oil Sands Technical Course

This course is an introduction to the technical components related to Canadian heavy oil and oil sands resources, as well as their future development.

Course Details

  • Category: Technical
  • Length: 2 days
  • Primary Instructor:

Description


This 2-day course is an introduction to the technical issues related to Canadian heavy oil and oil sands assets, as well as their future development. By the end of this course, participants will be able to fully understand the exploration and exploitation strategies employed by industry to develop these resources. Surface mining and several in-situ recovery mechanisms are discussed. The course lecture material is supported by an asset life cycle case study.

Designed for


The material covered in the course is relevant for engineers, geoscientists, land professionals, accountants, technologists, business development, finance and anyone who wants to understand the process of producing, refining and evaluating heavy oil and bitumen assets.

Topics


  • Characterization of heavy oil and bitumen
  • Chemical and physical properties
  • Geology
  • Recovery mechanisms
  • Assigning reserves and resources
  • Resource play case study
     

Course Instructors

  • Cameron Six P.Eng.

    President and CEO

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