Sunday, November 19, 2006

Shell's Canadian oil sands expanding to 155,000bbl/day

The bulk of the article is about how they are working on CO2 capture/containment within the framework of oil field work, but the 155,000bbl/day figure caught me off guard. That's a non-trivial level of production.

Globe and Mail
[...]Mr. Mather said Shell has studied building a carbon capture facility at its Scotford upgrader east of Edmonton, which is being expanded to produce up to 155,000 barrels of synthetic oil a day.[...]

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