Firebag steam generation

Title: Firebag steam generation

Description
Suncor's in-situ project is located on leases known as "Firebag". The Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) technology uses underground wells to inject steam into the oil
Keywords
oil sand, in-situ, SAGD, bitumen, steam, Firebag, Fort McMurray, Alberta
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2048 px width by 1496 px height
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300 x 219
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Suncor Energy's Pond 1 in 2002

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Mackay River In Situ Project

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Suncor Energy's Pond 1 in August 2010

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Edmonton Refinery

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