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SPE 098

Baseline Investigations into the Groundwater Resources of the Athabasca Oil Sands (In Situ) Area, Northeast Alberta

Chapter 5 presents the results of a terrain analysis of the surficial geology, as determined by an aerial photograph interpretation of the landscape. Chapters 6 and 7 outline the bedrock topography and geology of the unconsolidated drift ... Show Abstract

Andriashek, L.D.  Parks, K.  2002-06-01

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

BUL 014

Criteria for Differentiating the McMurray and Clearwater Formations in the Athabasca Oil Sands

Criteria for Differentiating the McMurray and Clearwater Formations in the Athabasca Oil Sands In the absence of fossil evidence the presence of the following minerals in a sample of Athabasca oil sand identifies it as belonging to the Clearwater ... Show Abstract

Carrigy, M.A.  1963-01-01

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

OFR 2015-06

Mapping Formation-Top Offsets in the Athabasca Oil Sands Area, Alberta: Methodology and Results

The sub-Cretaceous unconformity represents approximately 220 Ma of non-deposition, erosion, and karstification, which resulted in active and relict sinkholes, enlarged joints, and faults related to the dissolution of halite in the Devonian Prairie ... Show Abstract

Mei, S.  Haug, K.  Schneider, C.L.  Greene, P.  2015-06-24

OFR 2014-07

The Sub-Cretaceous Unconformity and the Devonian Subcrop in the Athabasca Oil Sands Area, Townships 87-99, Ranges 1-13, West of the Fourth Meridian

Devonian strata underlying the Lower Cretaceous McMurray Formation in the Athabasca Oil Sands Area (northeastern Alberta) between townships 87 and 99 and ranges 1 through 13 west of the 4th meridian were investigated in order to understand the ... Show Abstract

Schneider, C.L.  Mei, S.  Haug, K.  Grobe, M.  2014-12-03

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

OFR 1983-03

Overburden or Quaternary Stratigraphy, Firebag River; Northeastern Alberta: Preliminary Report

The eastern quarter of the river flows through high relief, drumlinized terrain, the central portion through undulating moraine and the western quarter through undulating glaciofluvial terrain.The Firebag River is about 160 km long and falls from ... Show Abstract

Fenton, M.M.  Mougeot, C.  1982-12-01

OFR 1983-02

Geochemical Studies - 1: Trace Elements in Alberta Crude Oils

Twenty-two trace elements, determined by neutron activation techniques, are reported for 86 conventional crude oils and two crude oils from the Athabasca oil sand deposit, Alberta. When these crude oils are grouped into three families, based on ... Show Abstract

Hitchon, B.  Filby, R.H.  1983-04-30

OFR 1980-07

Sand and Gravel Resources of the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, Northeastern Alberta

Away from the central area, mapping of aggregate deposits relied mainly upon surficial geology, soil maps and a sand and gravel aerial photo interpretation study. The major deposits of sand and gravel are of meltwater channel and outwash ... Show Abstract

Fox, J.C.  1980-08-01