April 18, 2018
The listing of historic resources is a tool that may assist developers, industry representatives and municipalities in determining if a proposed development might affect historic resources. The listing identifies lands that contain or have a high potential to contain historic resources, including...
January 1, 2016
Facts about Alberta’s oil sands and its industry: oil sands overview, Alberta oil sands,basics of bitumen, oil sands pioneers, Cyrus the Bucketwheel Excavator 1303, surface mining, upgrading, pipelines, environmental protection, In situ technology, oil sands projects, oil sands resources.
January 1, 2014
Abasand Oils Ltd. is significant because it represents the rise and fall of a pioneering oil sands effort. It was the first oil sands plant to pipe a refined product. At its peak, Abasand Oils Ltd. had 150 employees and produced 500 barrels of bitumen per day. Although these numbers are very...