Posts Tagged ‘Cyclic Steam stimulation (CSS)’

Canada back on track with major oil sands projects in Alberta

Shell makes final decision for Carmon Creek Project After the joint venture Suncor-Total which decided to proceed with their multibillion Fort Hills oil sands mining project in Athabasca region, Shell is making the final investment decision (FID) with its Carmon Creek oil sands project in Alberta. The two mega projects, […]

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Kuwait Oil Company completed FEED on Lower Fars phase 1

KOC to invest $7 billion in Lower Fars heavy crude oil The national upstream Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) is considering to move into the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC)stage for the Lower Fars phase-1 project since WorleyParsons completed the front end engineering and design (FEED) work in 2012. This phase-1 is […]

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Unconventional oil and gas

Definition Unconventional oil and gas refers to the oil and gas resources which cannot be explored, developed and produced by conventional processes just in using the natural pressure of the wells and pumping or compression operations. These unconventional crude oil and natural gas are trapped in the pores of sediments rocks called shale […]

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Oil sands

Definition Oil sands are bitumen deposits  which naturally occurred from the mixture of thick, heavy oil, water and sand. Since the heavy oil is classified as bitumen, Oil sands are scientifically named as Bituminous sands. Oil sands may also be called Tar sands where Tar refers to the residue produced from organic […]

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