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Historical overview of the Fort McMurray area and oil sands industry in northeast Alberta

with expanded bibliographies on oil sands, surficial geology, hydrogeology, minerals and bedrock in northeast Alberta

by Frances J. Hein

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Published by Alberta Energy and Utilities Board, Alberta Geological Survey in Edmonton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oil sands,
  • Oil sands industry,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrances J. Hein
    SeriesAlberta Geological Survey -- 2000-05, Earth sciences report -- 2000-05.
    ContributionsAlberta Geological Survey, Alberta Energy and Utilities Board
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25670110M
    OCLC/WorldCa45225308

    With approximat homes, Fort McMurray residential development continues to add new communities to the city's borders to meet the demand of an increasing population. As one of the primary hubs for the Alberta oil sands production and extraction industry, Fort McMurray is strategically located on Highway 63 near the Athabasca Oil Sands. 6 ALBERTA’S VAST RESOURCE OIL SANDS DISCOVERY CENTRE ATHABASCA AREA At 40, square kilometres, this is the largest and most accessible reserve. It also contains the most bitumen. About 20% of the oil sands near Fort McMurray are close enough to the surface to be mined. In situ techniques are needed for other deeper deposits.

    Fort Chipewyan is Alberta’s oldest settled community. Over years of rich history has created a destination that has enticed explorers, fur traders and adventure enthusiasts since the 18th century. Fort Chipewyan’s roots can be traced back to . FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta, Sha' , , SPA -- Alberta officials on Saturday lifted mandatory evacuation orders in some areas north of Fort McMurray, where a raging wildfire has forced the evacuation of more t people and the closure of oil sands operations, AP reported.

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Historical overview of the Fort McMurray area and oil sands industry in northeast Alberta by Frances J. Hein Download PDF EPUB FB2

Historical overview of the Fort McMurray area and oil sands industry in northeast Alberta: with expanded bibliographies on oil sands, surficial geology, hydrogeology, minerals and bedrock in northeast Alberta by Hein, Frances J; Alberta Pages: Historical Overview of the Oil Sands Industry in Northeast Alberta Editor: The following overview is reprinted with permission from Fran Hein, Alberta Geology Survey (Hein ; p.

Fort McMurray (/ m ɪ k ˈ m ʌr i / mik-MURR-ee) is an urban service area in the Regional Municipality (RM) of Wood Buffalo in Alberta, Canada.

It is located in northeast Alberta, in the middle of the Athabasca oil sands, surrounded by boreal has played a significant role in the development of the national petroleum industry.A severe wildfire in May led to the Census division: The Athabasca oil sands, also known as the Athabasca tar sands, are large deposits of bitumen or extremely heavy crude oil, located in northeastern Alberta, Canada – roughly centred on the boomtown of Fort oil sands, hosted primarily in the McMurray Formation, consist of a mixture of crude bitumen (a semi-solid rock-like form of crude oil), silica sand, clay Coordinates: 57°01′N °39′W /.

On May 1,about 4 Pm, an Alberta Agriculture and Forestry crew identified a wildfire that covered an area of just 2 ha (1 ha = about ac) southwest of Fort McMurray, a city km (1 km = mi) northeast of ninth wildfire of the year in the area (designated MWF) initially appeared to be an unremarkable blaze, but it quickly grew out of control.

Search 43 Oil jobs now available in Fort McMurray, AB onthe world's largest job site. FORT McMURRAY, Alberta — At a camp for oil workers here, a collection of 16 three-story buildings that once housed 2, workers sits empty. A parking lot at a neighboring camp is now dotted Author: Ian Austen.

Most of the bitumen in the Athabasca deposit is hosted within fluvial, estuarine, and marginal marine deposits of the Lower Cretaceous Wabiskaw-McMurray succession.

The present study is an integration of recent outcrop and subsurface studies, mainly focused in the Fort McMurray area of northeastern Alberta. The basis of the regional geologic framework Cited by: Historical overview of the Fort McMurray area and oil sands industry in northeast Alberta: with expanded bibliographies on oil sands, surficial geology, hydrogeology, minerals and bedrock in northeast Alberta.

Hein FJ () Historical overview of the Fort McMurray area and oil sands industry in northeast Alberta. Alberta Energy Resources Conservation Board/Alberta Geological Survey Earth Sciences Report –, p 32 Google ScholarAuthor: Nigel Atkinson.

Energy Utilities Board. Earth Sciences Report. Historical Overview of the Fort McMurray Area and Oil Sands Industry in Fort McMurray (with expanded bibliographies on oil sands, surficial geology, hydrogeology, minerals and bedrock in northeast Alberta) ().

FMA Heritage Resource Consultants Inc. I liked ay when it was a small town, when people knew each other!. After the big boom (Oil n gas came into effect), I didn't like it. But, I still lived there with my sister Margaret n Fred MacDonald n I was a live in maid.

Haha. Later on I finally looked for work n my first job was washing dishes at the, Oil Sands Cafe. Fort McMurray is surrounded by hundreds of kilometres of boreal forest, which makes embracing the outdoors daily an easy goal.

The km of trails in the city are great for cross-country skiing, casual strolls, cycling or just getting lost. Lights out, look up:. The largest Canadian oil sands deposit, the Athabasca oil sands is in the McMurray Formation, centered on the city of Fort McMurray, Alberta.

It outcrops on the surface (zero burial depth) about 50 km (30 mi) north of Fort McMurray, where enormous oil sands mines have been established, but is m (1, ft) deep southeast of Fort McMurray.

Heritage Shipyard is OPEN for the season. For decades, Fort McMurray was a transportation hub. In the spring, rail cars would arrive to unload their wares, which were then transferred to ships that traveled up the Athabasca River, distributing goods to.

Fort McMurray, Alberta synonyms, Fort McMurray, Alberta pronunciation, Fort McMurray, Alberta translation, English dictionary definition of Fort McMurray, Alberta. A community of northeast Alberta, Canada, at the conjunction of the Athabasca and Clearwater Rivers.

Hein, Frances J. Historical Overview of the Fort McMurray Area and Oil Sands Industry in Northeast Alberta. Edmonton: Alberta Energy and Utilities Board/Alberta Geological Survey, Edmonton: Alberta Energy and Utilities Board/Alberta Geological Survey, Project Historical overview of the Fort McMurray area and oil sands industry in northeast Alberta: with expanded bibliographies on oil sands, surficial geology, hydrogeology, minerals and bedrock in northeast Alberta.

Natural Resources Research (C ) DOI: /s The Athabasca Oil Sands — A Regional Geological Perspective, Fort McMurray Area, Alberta, Canada. Search 22 Oil Sands jobs now available in Fort McMurray, AB onthe world's largest job site. BCMInns Fort McMurray - Downtown is located 2 minutes off of Memorial Dr (Hwy 63) near the center of Fort McMurray.

They offer a hot continental breakfast, kitchenettes, guest laundry, guest barbeques, and a covered parking area. In your room, you can enjoy a dedicated Wi Fi signal and a large HD TV with HDMI plug-ins.Historical overview of the Fort McMurray area and oil sands industry in northeast Alberta: [electronic resource] with expanded bibliographies on oil sands, surficial geology, hydrogeology, minerals and bedrock in northeast Alberta [].

The oil hub of Fort McMurray, where 2, homes and businesses were destroyed and more than damaged, is still off limits after the evacuation of alm people from the region.