Firebag Oil Sands Project

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Suncor
  • Country: Canada
  • Location: Alberta
  • Production start:
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • The Firebag leases cover more than 1,000 square kilometres of land and are estimated to contain 9.6 billion barrels of recoverable bitumen
  • The first four phases of development have a design capacity of nearly 120,000 barrels per day
  • Bitumen is sent for processing to the Fort McMurray Oil Sands Upgrader

Contractors

  • Amec: Construction of four 47.5 kilometre pipelines - a 20-inch and 8-inch pipeline in a common trench and two 12-inch pipelines in a common trench
  • Aker Solutions:
    • 1 Treater Vessel c/w desand system - 14 ID x 90
    • 1 FWKO Vessel c/w insulation (for vessel); 2 platforms & sample piping - 13 ID x 70
    • 1 Treater Vessel c/w desand system; platform; sample lines & sample box 13 ID x 50
  • Jacobs: Detailed design phase of Firebag Stage Three

History

  • 2002 - Amec awarded pipeline contract
  • 2011 - Jacobs awarded support contract
  • 2011 - Phase 3 production started
  • 2012 - Phase 4 production started

Geology

Links

  1. Aker Solutions Oil And Gas Processing References
  2. AMEC Awarded Major Contract for Firebag Pipeline Project in Canada's Oil Sands
  3. Jacobs Receives Contract from Suncor Energy to Support Firebag Program
  4. Suncor Energy provides update on Firebag operations

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