Long Lake Oil Sands Project

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Nexen
  • Country: Canada
  • Location: 40 km southeast of Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • Production start: 2008
  • Partners: Nexen - 65%, CNOOC - 35%
  • Type: Heavy Oil
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume: 60,000 bbls/d

Description

  • Long Lake is an integrated Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) and upgrading operation that uses a proprietary OrCrudeâ„¢ technology as well as hydrocracking and gasification to produce Premium Synthetic Crude oil.
  • Full design rates of 72,000 bbls/d of bitumen production is upgraded to approximately 60,000 bbls/d of PSC
  • The Long Lake site is located approximately 40 km southeast of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.
    • The K1A development is a satellite which consists of steam-generating equipment, well pad facilities, 37 well pairs, and water and bitumen flowlines.

Contractors

  • Fluor: Detailed engineering and procurement services for the three main upgrader process units
  • Jacobs Engineering: Engineering and procurement services
  • Aker Solutions:
    • 2 FWKO Vessels c/w desand system & insulation - 16 OD x 90
    • 4 Treaters c/w desand system; 2 transformers; 2 Sample boxes & Insulation 13 ID x 90
    • Flash Treater - 10 x 20
  • Kentz: Carbonyls filtration and dilutent recovery unit (DRU)

History

  • 2004 - Fluor awarded detailed engineering and procurement services for the three main upgrader process units
  • 2008 - Long Lake Oil Sands Project commissioned
  • 2009 - First synthetic crude produced
  • 2008 - Nexen acquires a further 15%
  • 2012 - Production begins on pad 12
  • 2013 - Jacobs awarded engineering contract
  • 2014 - K1A started production

Geology

Links

  1. Aker Solutions Oil And Gas Processing References
  2. Fluor Wins $570 Million Award for Work on Large Canadian Oil Sands Project
  3. Nexen Provides Long Lake Project Update
  4. Nexen Acquires Additional Interest in Long Lake
  5. Nexen Produces First Synthetic Crude Oil at Long Lake
  6. Nexen Announces Achievement of Two Important Milestones at Long Lake
  7. Jacobs Receives Contract from Nexen
  8. Kentz initiates construction work on Nexen Energy award
  9. CNOOC Limited Announces First Production from K1A

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