Popular Projects Update Seminar Back Again at Oil Sands Conference

Popular Projects Update Seminar Back Again at Oil Sands Conference 
TULSA, OKLAHOMA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/11/13 -- Keeping multi-billion
dollar oil sands development projects on budget and on schedule is a
major challenge. Producers face the realities of, long distances and
remote locations, a tight labour market and stiff competition for
materials and equipment. The obstacles are significant and as an
industry it's important to hear what's working and what isn't. That's
why the Projects Update seminar will again be standing room only at
the annual Oil Sands and Heavy Oil Technologies Conference &
Exhibition July 23-25 at the Calgary TELUS Centre in Calgary. 
The Projects Update session provides delegates with the latest
developments on some of the most significant projects taking place in
the oil sands. Leaders from five companies will provide updates
including: 


 
--  Vincent Hugonet, Shell Canada Resources - Quest Carbon Capture and
    Storage. 
    Quest CCS is connected to the Scotford Upgrader near Fort Saskatchewan
    Alberta. The upgrader processes bitumen from mining operations near Fort
    McMurray. Quest will store over 1 million tonnes per annum of CO2 
 
--  Robert Logan Sunshine Oilsands Ltd. - West Ellis SAGD 
    West Ellis - Phase 1 is a 10,000bbls/day development and is Sunshine's
    first Wabiskaw play with significant differences and new challenges from
    projects in the McMurray formation
 
--  Daniel Yang, Laricina Energy Ltd. - Key learnings from the Saleski
    Grosmont carbonate 
    Laricina has operated a steam injection pilot in the Saleski Grosmont
    carbonate since late 2010. What are the takeaways for a commercial
    operation?
 
--  Michael Scribner, ConocoPhillips Canada - Surmont Phase 2 
    Updating the latest developments on this100,000bbbls/day expansion
    project
 
--  K.C. Yeung, Brion Energy - MacKay River and Dover Commercial Projects 
    The former Dover Energy Corporation provides an update on two
    significant oil sands projects.

 
Bob Tippee, editor of Oil & Gas Journal and director of the
conference, said with the stakes so high people need to know how
others are fairing. "This seminar gives our delegates the inside
story on how some of the industry's biggest projects are doing and
there are always lessons to learn about what's working and what
isn't," adds Tippee. 
The two day Oil Sands and Heavy Oil Technologies Conference and
Exhibition brings together close to 1,000 leaders in the oil sands
industry. For the first time there will be a track dedicated to water
and water issues. Other tracks include various aspects of thermal (in
situ) operations, upgrading, geophysical work, surface issues, and
emerging technologies. 
More information and registration instructions are available at
www.oilsandstechnologies.com. 
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