Carmon Creek Oil Sands Project

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Shell
  • Country: Canada
  • Location: Peace River, Alberta
  • Production start:
  • Partners:
  • Type: Heavy Oil
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume: 80,000 bpd (Planned)


  • The project is expected to produce about 80,000 barrels per day of heavy oil using steam recovery methods
  • There will be 13 well pads in the initial development
  • An inter field pipeline system will transport steam to the wells and produce bitumen, water and natural gas that will be sent to central processing facilities.
  • The central processing facilities will separate bitumen from water and natural gas, which can then be used to produce steam.
  • Diluted bitumen is expected to be exported to existing North American refineries.


  • ICA Fluor: modular fabrication and procurement services for 13 well pads
  • NEM: Engineering, fabrication and supply (Delivery At Place) of three Once Through Heat Recovery Steam Generators


  • 2010 - Shell submitted its regulatory application
  • 2013 - Regulatory approval given
  • 2013 - Final investment decision reached
  • 2014 - ICA Fluor awarded contract for fabrication and procurement



  1. Shell moves ahead with 80,000 barrel per day Carmon Creek project
  2. NEM started fabrication for Shell Carmon Creek
  3. ICA Fluor Awarded Fabrication Contract for Shell’s Heavy Oil Extraction Project in Canada
  4. Shell to halt Carmon Creek in situ project

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