Oil sands mine planning

1 Jul 2015 U. geologist's claims of water raise doubts about tar sands mine expansion "It is a much more logical mining plan," operations chief Barclay  24 Feb 2020 Canada's oil sands industry may have already built its last big mine. The cancellation of Teck Resources Ltd.'s Frontier project in northern  OIL SANDS MINING PIT. Typically a truck-and-shovel operation, oil sands is excavated from the mine pit using hydraulic or electric shovels. A typical shovel load of is about 90 tonnes. Mined oil sands normally contains from 7 to 13% bitumen by weight. The oil sands is trucked to the Ore Preparation Plant using large heavy haulers.

24 Dec 2015 Since 2003 Shell has been mining oil sand oil in Athabasca, from the planning stage up to and including the exit strategy of a mining project. 16 Aug 2012 Utah has even shied away from drawing up a master plan for developing the state's oil sands. "What we need to assume is business knows their  3 Feb 2020 The federal cabinet must decide to approve, reject or delay a decision on the proposed oil sands mine by the end of February. DARRYL DYCK/  5 Oct 2016 Canadian Natural Resources is the first oilsands mining operator to file its plan under the Alberta Energy Regulator's (AER The Company owns and operates substantial world class oil sands mining assets . The Horizon Oil Sands and the Athabasca Oil Sands Project (AOSP) are  7 Feb 2020 Trudeau, Teck mega-project is the canary in the oilsands mine would include surface mining, a processing plant and tailings ponds, a plan  We survey some of the mines twice per month. Our satellite surveys provide instantaneous snapshots of the elevation surface of the entire mine site. Survey all of 

Integrated Mine Planning for the Fort Hills Oil Sands Project Virginia Odegaard NorWest Mine Services Ltd., 400, 205-9 th Ave. SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0R3 godegaard@norwestmines.ab.ca, Peter MacFarlane and Burns Cheadle Koch Petroleum Canada, L.P, 1400 111-5 th Ave. SW, Calgary, AB T2P 3Y6

Integrated Mine Planning for the Fort Hills Oil Sands Project Virginia Odegaard NorWest Mine Services Ltd., 400, 205-9 th Ave. SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0R3 godegaard@norwestmines.ab.ca, Peter MacFarlane and Burns Cheadle Koch Petroleum Canada, L.P, 1400 111-5 th Ave. SW, Calgary, AB T2P 3Y6 Mine planning is the backbone of all mining enterprises and determines the profitability or otherwise of any mining investment. Providing high quality ore and tailings containment at the right time The optimization framework incorporates waste management in oil sands mining. The models consider stockpiling with limited duration in production scheduling. The two-stage approach improves the computational performance of the model. Generating initial production targets serve as a guide for detailed mine planning. in oil sands planning and revisits the current regulatory approach to ensuring resource recovery. The proposed system is compatible with traditional approaches to economic analysis in open pit planning, and with emerging best practices to manage technical and economic uncertainty, improve project optimization, and develop robust mine plans. 1 mining/in-situ capacity = barrels of bitumen per calendar day • upgrader capacity = barrels of synthetic crude oil per calendar day 2 pre-fid = awaiting final investment decision (fid) 3 c&su = currently in commissioning & start-up phase 4 capital expenditures for 2018/2019 estimated values Environmental concerns regarding oil sands mining focus on the toxic waste byproduct of the extraction process and land disturbance. After the sand is brought to an extraction plant, it undertakes a dilution process in which it is mixed with hot water and chemicals so that it may flow freely into pipelines .

Integrated Mine Planning for the Fort Hills Oil Sands Project Virginia Odegaard NorWest Mine Services Ltd., 400, 205-9 th Ave. SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0R3 godegaard@norwestmines.ab.ca, Peter MacFarlane and Burns Cheadle Koch Petroleum Canada, L.P, 1400 111-5 th Ave. SW, Calgary, AB T2P 3Y6 macfarlp@kochind.com cheadleb@kochind.com ABSTRACT

Mine planning is the backbone of all mining enterprises and determines the profitability or otherwise of any mining investment. Providing high quality ore and tailings containment at the right time The optimization framework incorporates waste management in oil sands mining. The models consider stockpiling with limited duration in production scheduling. The two-stage approach improves the computational performance of the model. Generating initial production targets serve as a guide for detailed mine planning. in oil sands planning and revisits the current regulatory approach to ensuring resource recovery. The proposed system is compatible with traditional approaches to economic analysis in open pit planning, and with emerging best practices to manage technical and economic uncertainty, improve project optimization, and develop robust mine plans.

The oil sand feed to the cyclofeeder (North mine). Currently under planning and cost estimation, the next phase will include construction of two additional 

9 Nov 2019 Oil sands producers recycle 75% to 87% of water used. Oil Sands Tailing Ponds Management. Tailings ponds can remain part of an active mine  The Teck Frontier mine is the largest tar sands mine ever proposed. before the World Heritage Committee conclusions on Canada's Action Plan to safeguard  11 Sep 2018 Welcome to Fort Hills, a Suncor Energy Inc. oil-sands mine in While the Calgary, Alberta-based company doesn't plan to invest in a new mine 

Teck pulls application to build huge Alberta oil sands mine. By ROB GILLIES February 23, 2020. TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian company said Sunday that it has 

24 Feb 2020 A pond collects soil and water residue from oil-sands mining near Fort McMurray, Alberta. The oil sands account for 60 percent of Canada's oil  Oil sands, tar sands, crude bitumen, or more technically bituminous sands, are a type of Because the cost of production is so much higher at oil sands petroleum -mining operations, the breakeven point is much higher than for late 2014, the list of currently proposed projects, many of which are in the early planning stages,   The "TMF under the Lower Athabasca Regional Plan (LARP) provides direction to the AER and industry on the management of fluid tailings during and after mine   scape by open-pit oil sands mining in Alberta, Canada to evaluate its effect on carbon operators plan to construct upland forest with well-defined drainage 

OIL SANDS MINING PIT. Typically a truck-and-shovel operation, oil sands is excavated from the mine pit using hydraulic or electric shovels. A typical shovel load of is about 90 tonnes. Mined oil sands normally contains from 7 to 13% bitumen by weight. The oil sands is trucked to the Ore Preparation Plant using large heavy haulers. A pond collects soil and water residue from oil-sands mining near Fort McMurray, Alberta. The oil sands account for 60 percent of Canada’s oil output. Credit Mine planning is the backbone of all mining enterprises and determines the profitability or otherwise of any mining investment. Providing high quality ore and tailings containment at the right time are the main drivers in oil sands mining. Recent environmental and regulatory requirements also makes waste Integrated Mine Planning for the Fort Hills Oil Sands Project Virginia Odegaard NorWest Mine Services Ltd., 400, 205-9 th Ave. SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0R3 godegaard@norwestmines.ab.ca, Peter MacFarlane and Burns Cheadle Koch Petroleum Canada, L.P, 1400 111-5 th Ave. SW, Calgary, AB T2P 3Y6 Mine planning is the backbone of all mining enterprises and determines the profitability or otherwise of any mining investment. Providing high quality ore and tailings containment at the right time The optimization framework incorporates waste management in oil sands mining. The models consider stockpiling with limited duration in production scheduling. The two-stage approach improves the computational performance of the model. Generating initial production targets serve as a guide for detailed mine planning. in oil sands planning and revisits the current regulatory approach to ensuring resource recovery. The proposed system is compatible with traditional approaches to economic analysis in open pit planning, and with emerging best practices to manage technical and economic uncertainty, improve project optimization, and develop robust mine plans.