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ESN 1977-A

Stoneware and low duty refractory clays associated with the Athabasca Oil Sands

Open-pit mining of the Athabasca Oil Sands in the Fort McMurray area removes most of the overburden from basal McMurray Formation clays which have potential for use as stoneware and low heat duty refractories. The clays have good plasticity and ... Show Abstract

Scafe, D.W.  1977-01-01

SPE 006

Athabasca Oil Sands Data McMurray/Wabiskaw Oil Sands Deposit - Electronic Data

Athabasca Oil Sands Data McMurray/Wabiskaw Oil Sands Deposit - Electronic Data The database is implemented on a VAX station 4000 using INGRES, a commercially available database management system. The data that accompany this report are one of the ... Show Abstract

Wynne, D.A.  Attalla, M.  Berezniuk, T.  Brulotte, M.  Cotterill, D.K.  Strobl, R.  Wightman, D.  2002-01-01

BUL 038

The Hydrogeology of the Athabasca Oil Sands Area, Alberta

West of the fault, three hydrostratigraphic units are defined: 1.The K-O hydrostratigraphic unit, consisting of Holocene and Cretaceous sediments, is characterized by alternating vertical and horizontal groundwater flow controlled by zones of low ... Show Abstract

Hackbarth, D.A.  Nastasa, N.  1979-01-01

BUL 046

Oil Sands Geology - Athabasca Deposit North

In the western part of the study area, significant reserves occur in laterally extensive marine bar sands at the top of the McMurray formation and at the base of the overlying Clearwater Formation.The McMurray Formation was deposited in a ... Show Abstract

Flach, P.D.  1984-01-01

ESR 2000-07

An Atlas of Lithofacies of the McMurray Formation, Athabasca Oil Sands Deposit, Northeastern Alberta: Surface and Subsurface

Facies analysis indicates that the Lower Cretaceous McMurray Formation was deposited and reworked as fluvial, estuarine and coastal plain sediments within an evolving landscape that changed form incised-valley fills carved on a regional ... Show Abstract

Hein, F.J.  Cotterill, D.K.  Berhane, H.  2000-06-01

ESR 2000-05

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)

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) In doing this compilation a number of ... Show Abstract

Hein, F.J.  2000-05-01

ESR 1965-03

Athabasca Oil Sands Bibliography (1789-1964)

The bibliography of the Athabasca Oil Sands published in 1962 as Preliminary Report 62-7 is now out of print. Since its publication so much new work has been published on the oil sands that it seemed desirable to revise the whole report rather than ... Show Abstract

Carrigy, M.A.  1965-01-01

ESR 1962-07

Bibliography of the Athabasca Oil Sands, Alberta

The number requests received at the Research Council of Alberta for information about the Athabasca oil sands has indicated that a need exists for a compilation of all the literature references relevant to this vast, potentially economic reserve of ... Show Abstract

Carrigy, M.A.  1962-01-01

OFR 2014-04

Geological Characterization of the Lower Clearwater Shale in the Athabasca Oil Sands Area, Townships 87-99, Ranges 1-13, West of the Fourth Meridian

Geological Characterization of the Lower Clearwater Shale in the Athabasca Oil Sands Area, Townships 87-99, Ranges 1-13, West of the Fourth Meridian The study area (Twp. 87 to 99, Rge. 1 to 13, W 4th Mer.) is located in the Athabasca Oil Sands Area ... Show Abstract

Haug, K.  Greene, P.  Mei, S.  2014-10-17

OFR 1980-06

Sand and Gravel Resources of the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, Northeast Alberta - Phase I, Proposed Townsite Area

Sand and Gravel Resources of the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, Northeast Alberta - Phase I, Proposed Townsite Area In the Western portion of the site a few testholes encountered medium grained sand with a grain size distribution mainly within the ... Show Abstract

Shetsen, I.  1980-03-01