Heavy Oil Science Centre - Overburden

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Our goal is to be a world class centre for information about the unique heavy oil industry. 
We salute those, past and present, who have overcome the challenges of 
producing, transporting, and refining Heavy Oil!

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Crudey - Oil with Attitude

the "Heavy Oil Drop with Attitude" as you tour our site - click here


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Explore our site for information about all phases of the unique heavy oil business.
Prospect with geologists in formations laid down when Alberta was a tropical ocean.

Learn how drilling an oil well is no longer just "down hole" but now can be horizontal or even multi-directional drilling.

Follow the labour intensive efforts to bring heavy oil wells into production - and keep them there.

Keep up-to-date with the startling innovations enabling us to recover more and more of our petroleum assets.

Learn about transporting the highly viscous heavy crude.

Follow the route of oil through giant upgraders and refineries.
All of this to bring heavy oil products to market to serve society.


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For a page of links to 29 articles on some of the latest developments in Heavy Oil  click here

For a page of links to unique photos from the history of Heavy Oil in the Lloydminster area - click here

For a page of links to some of the historical highlights in the development of Heavy Oil - click here

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