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November 25, 2014
With the expansion Nabiye project almost complete, Imperial Oil’s Cold Lake operations is set to reach a combined production level of approximately 193,000 barrels of oil per day.
Nabiye, which is Dené for Otter, will join four other plants – Leming, Maskaw, Mahihkan and Mahkeses – at the company’s Cold Lake operations. Together these facilities, consisting of 4,600 active wells, cover roughly 780 square kilometers of oil sands leases 50 kilometers northwest of Cold Lake.
It was in 2010 when Imperial Oil received regulatory approval to proceed with development of the $2 billion Nabiye project.
After nearly four years of planning research and construction Nabiye is projected to start up production by the end of 2014…