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Oil Sands Industry In Canada - Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape And Production Forecasts To 2020

- Key existing and planned oil sands projects in Canada

- Bitumen and synthetic crude production and forecasts until 2020

- Heavy oil upgrader capacity and forecasts until 2020

- Financial deal activity

- Key companies

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This report will enhance your decision-making capabilities by allowing you to -

- Identify some of the key drivers and challenges for the oil sands market in Canada

- Gain an insight into historic bitumen and synthetic crude production and forecasts until 2020

- Understand the project economics in the oil sands industry based on yearly capital expenditure and operational expenditure

- Gains an insight into the financial deal activity of the oil sands industry in recent years

- Understand the key companies in Canada's oil sands industry

1 Table of Contents1 Table of Contents 41.1 List of Tables 61.2 List of Figures 72 Introduction 82.1 Overview 82.2 GlobalData Report Guidance 93 Oil Sands in Canada - An Introduction 103.1 Canada has the Third Largest Proved Oil Reserves in the World 113.2 Bitumen is Recovered from Oil Sands Primarily through Mining and Drilling (In situ) Methods 133.3 Canadian Oil Sands are Important for World and US Energy Security 153.4 Energy Resources Conservation Board is a Key Regulator of the Oil Sands Industry in Alberta, Canada 164 Oil Sands in Canada - Drivers and Challenges 174.1 Increasing Global Oil Demand is Driving the Development of Oil Sands in Canada 174.2 Oil Sands Industry Continues to Attract Foreign Investment due to Favorable Business Climate in Canada 184.3 High Crude Oil Prices will ensure the Growth of Oil Sands Industry in Canada 194.4 Technological Developments are Helping to Increase Oil Recovery and Reduce Environmental Impact of the Oil Sands Developments 194.5 Key Oil Sands Players Form Canada's Oil Sands Innovation Alliance to Improve Environmental Performance of the Canadian Oil Sands 214.6 Oil Sands Industry Continues to Attract Criticism due to High Water Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions 224.7 EU has Proposed Labeling Crude Oil Produced from the Canadian Oil Sands as High Carbon Intensity Fuel 234.8 Canadian Oil Sands Industry is Expected to Face Skilled Labor Shortages in the Future 245 Oil Sands in Canada - Project Economics 255.1 Cost of Production in Oil Sands Projects Depends on the Process used to Recover Bitumen 255.2 Canada's Oil Sand Projects Witnessed Capital and Operating Expenditures of CAD$22.7 Billion and CAD$18.2 Billion in 2011 265.2.1 Crude Oil Prices Determine the Capital Expenditure of New Oil Sands Projects in Canada 275.3 Canada's Oil Sands Projects Using In Situ Technology Attracted a Capital Expenditure of CAD$11.9 Billion in 2011 275.4 Capital and Operating Expenditures of Canadian Oil Sand Projects for Upgraders in 2011 were CAD$2.4 Billion and CAD$5.35 Billion 285.5 Geological Factors Influence Cost of Operations of the Canadian Oil Sands Projects 295.5.1 Canadian Oil Sands' Geology Affects the Cost of the Crude Oil Production 306 Oil Sands in Canada - Historic Production and Major Oil Sands Projects 316.1 Oil Sands Industry in Canada Produced 581.9 MMbbl of Bitumen and Synthetic Crude in 2011 336.1.1 Athabasca Region Recorded the Largest Bitumen Production from Oil Sands in Canada for 2011 346.1.2 Mining Produced Approximately 52.1% of Bitumen and Synthetic Crude from Oil Sands in Canada in 2011 356.1.3 Heavy Oil Upgraders in the Canadian Oil Sands Industry Recorded a Capacity of 453.1 MMbbl for 2011 376.2 Syncrude is the Largest Heavy Oil Upgrader Project in Canada as of 2011 396.3 Base Operations (Steepbank/Millennium) Oil Sands Project Produced 105.1 MMbbl of Bitumen in 2011 426.4 Cold Lake is the Largest In Situ Production Project in Canada 437 Oil Sands in Canada - Production Forecasts and Major Planned Projects 447.1 Oil Sands Industry in Canada is Expected to Produce 3.2 MMbbl/d of Bitumen and Synthetic Crude by 2020 457.1.1 Athabasca is Set to Continue its Dominance in Bitumen and Synthetic Crude Production in the Canadian Oil Sands Industry by 2020 467.1.2 In Situ Drilling will Gain Prominence in Bitumen and Synthetic Crude Production from Canada's Oil Sands by 2020 477.1.3 Canada is Expected to Have a Heavy Oil Upgraders Capacity of 542.5 MMbbl by 2020 487.2 Fort Hills is One of the Largest Planned Oil Sands Projects in Canada 497.3 Nexen is Developing Phase II and Phase III of the Long Lake Project in Canada 517.4 Suncor Energy's Voyageur South Project is Expected to Produce 120,000 Barrels per Day of Bitumen in the Future 528 Oil Sands in Canada - Recent Financial Deal Activity 538.1 Oil Sands Industry in Canada Witnessed 28 Financial Deals in January to August 2012 538.1.1 High Deal Activity Reaffirms the Significant Industry Interest in Canada's Oil Sands 548.2 CNOOC's Acquisition of Nexen will Bolster the Acquirer's Oil Portfolio by about 30% 568.2.1 CNOOC's Planned Acquisition of Nexen Reaffirms Growing Interest of Chinese Companies in Canadian Companies and Assets 578.2.2 Canada might Approve the CNOOC's Acquisition of Nexen as it Requires Foreign Capital for Developing Oil Sands 598.3 ONGC Consortium Plans to Acquire ConocoPhillips' Oil Sands Assets of in Canada to Reinforce their Global Oil Portfolio 608.4 Koch Oil Sands Plans to Sell Six Oil Sands Properties in Alberta for $2.9 Billion 619 Oil Sands in Canada - Competitive Landscape 629.1 Suncor Energy had Net Proved and Probable Bitumen Reserves of 1,164 MMbbl by the End of 2011 629.2 Imperial Oil Limited Reported Net Proved Bitumen Reserves of 2,413 MMbbl by the End of 2011 649.3 Shell Produced 45 MMbbl of Synthetic Crude Oil in 2011 669.3.1 Shell Canada Plans to Construct First Carbon Capture and Storage Project in the Canadian Oil Sands Industry 689.4 Canadian Natural Resources Limited is Among the Major Companies Engaged in Oil Sands Projects in Canada 6910 Appendix 7110.1 Market Definition 7110.2 Abbreviations 7110.3 Sources 7210.4 Methodology 7410.4.1 Coverage 7410.4.2 Secondary Research 7510.4.3 Primary Research 7510.4.4 Expert Panel Validation 7510.5 Contact Us 7510.6 Disclaimer 76

List of Tables

Table 1: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Supply and Operating Costs* Estimates by Process Used for the Recovery of Bitumen ($/bbl), 2010 25Table 2: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Crude Oil Prices Required for Capex of New Oil Sands Projects, 2010 27Table 3: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Capex and Opex of Oil Sands Projects in Canada by In Situ and Mining Technologies (CAD$m), 2006-2011 27Table 4: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Major Milestones Leading to the Commercial Production from Oil Sands, 2012 31Table 5: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Bitumen and Synthetic Production from Oil Sands in Athabasca, Cold Lake and Peace River Areas (MMbbl), 2006-2011 34Table 6: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Heavy Oil Upgraders Capacity (MMbbl), 2006-2011 38Table 7: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Details of Top Five Oil Sands Projects (bbl/d), 2011 39Table 8: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Expected Bitumen and Synthetic Production from Oil Sands in Athabasca, Cold Lake and Peace River Areas (MMbbl), 2011-2020 46Table 9: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Bitumen Sources for Long Lake Upgrader (bbl/d), 2012-2014 52Table 10: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Major Financial Deals ($m), 2010-August 2012 55Table 11: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Nexen's Oil Sands Production Interests in Canada, bpd, 2011 56Table 12: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Major Deals by China's Companies in Oil and Gas Sector in Canada ($m), January- September 11, 2012 58Table 13: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Planned Acquisitions of Unconventional Oil and Gas Assets by Indian NOCs ($m), September 2010-July 4, 2012 60Table 14: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Oil Sands Assets being Acquired by ONGC Consortium from ConocoPhillips (MMbbl), 2012 60Table 15: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Suncor Energy's Bitumen and Synthetic Crude Oil Reserves (Gross and Net) (MMbbl), 2011 63Table 16: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Suncor Energy's Monthly Average Production and Year-to-Date Average Production from Oil Sands (bbl/d), 2011 63Table 17: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Shell's Synthetic Crude Oil and Bitumen Production (Mbbl/d), 2009-2011 66Table 18: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Canadian Natural Resources Limited's Gross Crude Oil and Bitumen Reserves (MMbbl), 2011 69Table 19: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Canadian Natural Resources Limited's Capacity Targets and Scheduled Start Dates for In situ Projects (bbl/d), 2012 70

List of Figures

Figure 1: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Composition of Oil Sands, 2012 10Figure 2: Oil Exploration and Production Industry, Global, Top Countries by Proved Oil Reserves, billion bbl, 2012 11Figure 3: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Location of Oil Sand Deposits, 2012 12Figure 4: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Overview of Steam-Assisted Gravity Drainage and Cyclic Steam Stimulation Processes, 2012 13Figure 5: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Overview of Kearl Process, 2012 14Figure 6: Oil and Gas Industry, The US, Top Five Countries of Origin for US Imports of Crude Oil and Petroleum Products (bbl/d), 2011 15Figure 7: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Overview of Energy Industry Regulation in Canada, 2012 16Figure 8: Oil Industry, World, Projected Liquids* Demand (MMtoe), 2010-2030 17Figure 9: Oil and Gas Industry, Canada, Foreign Direct Investment in the Canadian Energy Sector (CAD$m), 2005-2011* 18Figure 10: Oil and Gas Industry, Canada, Working Mechanism of THAI Technology, 2012 20Figure 11: Oil and Gas Industry, Canada, Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Sector (%), 2010 22Figure 12: Oil and Gas Industry, Canada, Jacobs Consultancy's Comparison of the Carbon Intensities of EU Crude Oils and Alberta's Crude Oils, gCO2e/MJ of Crude, 2012 23Figure 13: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Capex and Opex of Oil Sands Projects (CAD$m), 2006-2011 26Figure 14: Oil and Gas Industry, Canada, Capex and Opex of Upgraders (CAD$m), 2006-2011 28Figure 15: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Location of McMurray Formation in the Lower Athabasca Region, 2012 29Figure 16: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Breakdown of Canadian Crude Oil Production by Source, 2011 32Figure 17: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Production of Bitumen and Synthetic Crude (MMbbl), 2006-2011 33Figure 18: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Production of Bitumen and Synthetic Crude from Oil Sands by Region (%), 2006-2011 34Figure 19: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Bitumen and Synthetic Crude Production from Oil Sands in Canada by Recovery Method (MMbbl), 2006-2011 35Figure 20: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Shares of Mining and In Situ Drilling for the Production of Bitumen and Synthetic Crude from Oil Sands (%), 2006 and 2011 36Figure 21: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Bantrel's Upgradation Process, 2012 37Figure 22: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Locations of Syncrude Project's Oil Sands Leases, 2012 40Figure 23: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Syncrude Project's Bitumen Production (MMbbl), 2006-2011 41Figure 24: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Base Operations (Steepbank/Millennium) Project's Bitumen Production (MMbbl), 2006-2011 42Figure 25: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Cold Lake Project's Bitumen Production (MMbbl), 2006-2011 43Figure 26: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Share of Oil Sands' Crude in Total Crude Oil Production, 2011, 2015 and 2020 44Figure 27: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Expected Production of Bitumen and Synthetic Crude (MMbbl), 2011-2020 45Figure 28: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Expected Bitumen and Synthetic Crude Production by Recovery Method (MMbbl), 2011-2020 47Figure 29: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Expected Heavy Oil Upgraders Capacity (MMbbl), 2011-2020 48Figure 30: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Location of Fort Hills Project and Voyageur Upgrader, 2012 49Figure 31: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Location of the Long Lake Project, 2012 51Figure 32: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Location of Voyageur South Project, 2012 52Figure 33: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Comparison of Deals Value and Number of Deals ($m), 2010-August 2012 53Figure 34: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Investments by Chinese Companies in Canada's Oil Sands Industry ($m), 2009-August 2012* 57Figure 35: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Locations of the Koch Oil Sands' Six Oil Sands Properties, 2012 61Figure 36: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Suncor Energy's Oil Sands Operations in Alberta, 2011 62Figure 37: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Imperial Oil's Synthetic Oil and Bitumen Net Proved Reserves (MMbbl), 2011 64Figure 38: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Breakdown of Imperial Oil's Total Crude Oil and Natural Gas Liquid Production (%), 2011 65Figure 39: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Shell's Oil Sands Operations, 2011 67Figure 40: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Carbon Capture at Shell Canada's Scotford Upgrader, 2012 68

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