Stp Mckay Oil Sands Project

Summary Information

  • Operator: Southern Pacific
  • Country: Canada
  • Location: Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • Production start: 2012
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume: The design capacity of Phase 1 is 18,000 bbl/d of bitumen

Description

  • STP-McKay is located about 45 km (28 miles) northwest of Fort McMurray, Alta. Phase 1 is designed to recover 12,000 bbl/d of bitumen.
  • The facility uses Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage SAGD
  • 24 well bores make up 12 SAGD well pairs, drilled from two pads
  • Southern Pacific will be transporting the bitumen by rail to the gulf coast
  • STP-McKay Phase 2 would increase Southern Pacific’s operations in the area from the Phase 1 capacity of 12,000 bbl/d to a total design capacity of 36,000 bbl/d of bitumen

Contractors

  • Precision Drilling: Contract drilling

History

  • 2011 - Southern Pacific Submits Phase 2 Expansion Application
  • 2012 - Contracts signed for transporting the bitumen by rail to the gulf coast
  • 2012 - Southern Pacific Sells First Barrels Of Bitumen From STP-Mckay Thermal Project

Geology

Links

  1. Southern Pacific Sells First Barrels Of Bitumen From STP-Mckay Thermal Project
  2. Southern Pacific Provides STP-McKay Operations Update
  3. Southern Pacific Completes Project Start-Up With Steam To Second Well Pad At Mckay
  4. Southern Pacific Resource Corp. Completes Arrangements To Transport And Market Bitumen Via CN To The U.S. Gulf Coast
  5. Southern Pacific Submits Stp-Mckay Phase 2 Expansion Application To Increase Total Project Production Capacity To 36,000 Bbl/D
  6. Southern Pacific Completes SAGD Drilling at STP-McKay Thermal Project and Reduces Estimate of Total Project Capital Cost
  7. Southern Pacific Completes SAGD Drilling at STP-McKay Thermal Project and Reduces Estimate of Total Project Capital Cost

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