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Oil sands, greenhouse gases, and US oil supply

CERA Advisory Service

Oil sands, greenhouse gases, and US oil supply

getting the numbers right

by CERA Advisory Service

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Published by CERA in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesSpecial report
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2012/40500 (HD)
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25292412M
LC Control Number2012392362

Canadian Oil Sands: Life-Cycle Assessments of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Congressional Research Service extraction activities in Canada or the overall volume of crude oil transported to and refined in the United States. Scope and Purpose of This Report Congressional interest in the GHG emissions attributable to Canadian oil sands crudes has. Upstream greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from Canadian oil sands as a feedstock for European refineries. Oil sands, greenhouse gases, and US oil supply: Getting the numbers.

Alberta-base oil and gas producer, MEG Energy believes it can achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions at its Christina Lake oil sands facility in northern Alberta. They are proposing a project that would capture greenhouse gases before they are released into the atmosphere, and permanently bury those emissions deep below the Earth's surface. 21 hours ago  Kathleen Sgamma with the Western Energy Alliance, which lobbies for oil and gas companies, said a better measure of the administration’s success is the growth in US .

  Oil has long been the lifeblood of Alberta’s economy. In , the oil sands produced million barrels per day, about two-thirds of Canada’s total the early s, people from across the country flocked to Fort McMurray, the epicenter of the oil sands boom, to . The latest salvo from oil industry comes from IHS CERA’s “Oil Sands, Greenhouse Gases, and the US Oil Supply,” purporting that a review of the literature shows “only” 5–15% higher emissions.


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Oil sands, greenhouse gases, and US oil supply by CERA Advisory Service Download PDF EPUB FB2

OIL SANdS, GREENHOUSE GASES, ANd US OIL SUPPLy: GETTING THE NUmBERS RIGHT. SUmmARy Of KEy INSIGHTS Of IHS CERA’S ANALySIS. Oil sands fuels produced solely from oil sands result in well-to-wheels life-cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 5 to 15 percent higher than the average crude refined in the United Size: KB.

The IHS CERA Special Report meta-analysis Oil Sands, Greenhouse Gases, and US Oil Supply(first published in September and updated here for Europe) puts multiple studies into a consistent framework with the goal of providing a broader comparison than any single Size: KB.

Oilsands greenhouse gas emissions are being significantly underestimated, new study suggests Environment Canada scientists say four major oilsands mines are releasing an average of about one-third.

We aspire to produce oil with lower greenhouse Oil sands emissions than other sources of oil. COSIA’s Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Environmental Priority Area (EPA) is investigating ways to reduce energy use and associated GHG emissions through the development of innovative technologies for oil sands in situ (in place) and mining operations.

The novel coronavirus outbreak and related slowdown of China’s economy had a dramatic effect on the demand for oil. As manufacturing and transportation stalled, supply quickly outpaced demand, said Birn. As more countries take steps to slow the spread of the virus, demand could decline even further.

Special Report: Oil Sands, Greenhouse Gases, and US Oil Supply: Getting the Numbers Right, September Also available are Frequently Asked Questions on this Special Report; Special Report: The Role of Canadian Oil Sands in US Oil Supply, April ; Multi-client Study: Growth in the Canadian Oil Sands: Finding the New Balance, May   The odd active oil sands projects are owned by major oil companies from Canada and around the world, including the U.S.

and China. Together, the. Oil sands emissions comparison. An independent study by IHS CERA estimates the well-to-wheels life-cycle GHG emissions of crude oil from the oil sands are in the same range as those of the other crude oil products refined in the United States.

The studies found that direct greenhouse gas emissions from oil sands are similar to other heavy oils and about six percent higher than emissions from. There are countless initiatives being undertaken in the oil sands all in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and air pollutants.

Some examples include: STATE-OF-THE-ART MINING FLEET: As with all commercial & industrial vehicles (such as cars, trucks and airplanes), newer vehicles tend to be much more fuel efficient and clean-burning. Tar sands contain more oil than reserves of ordinary crude oil. Oil from tar sands costs more per barrel than ordinary crude oil.

Producing oil from tar sands involves emitting less carbon dioxide than extracting crude oil does. The amount of oil produced from tar sands.

New tech to reduce oil sands greenhouse gas emissions. more efficient ways to extract oil and gas products from the oil sands. In Ottawa, the team runs tests using the only pilot plant of its kind in the world, one that uses contaminated water from Alberta to mimic the processes used in the oil sands there.

the steam production requires. A Carbon-Intense Industry. The carbon intensity of oil sands development poses other environmental health questions.

The extraction and refining of oil sands produces 30–70% more greenhouse gas emissions than conventional oil production, according to estimates by Alex Farrell and Adam Brandt published in the October issue of Climatic the greenhouse gas impact of oil sands is Cited by: 4 • Clearing the air on oilsands emissions THE FACTS Oilsands are the fastest growing source of greenhouse gas emissions in Canada.

Between andproduction from Alberta’s oilsands increased by per cent and the corresponding greenhouse gas emissions have almost tripled from 17File Size: KB. Oil sands refined in the United States released 9 percent more greenhouse gases last year than the average of other crudes processed in the country, according to the study released by IHS CERA, an.

1. The cap allows emissions from oil sands production to increase % above levels. The oil sands are Canada’s fastest growing source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and in NovemberAlberta’s oil production reached million barrels per day for the first time.

Because there’s so much less of it than conventional oil, coal and natural gas, oil from Canadian tar sands accounts for percent of the world’s greenhouse-gas emissions and has a. These impacts include emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) during resource extraction and processing.

A number of key studies in recent literature have expressed findings that GHG emissions per unit of energy produced from Canadian oil sands crudes are higher than those of other crudes imported, refined, and consumed in the United by: Legend # Description; 1: Each owner or operator of onshore petroleum and natural gas production wells and related equipment reports under subpart W the combined emissions for all wells that they own or operate within each hydrocarbon basin.

Emissions from stationary and portable fuel combustion equipment are reported under "Subpart W" of the More about Emissions from this source.

Energy Consumption and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Total Energy Consumption. End-use demand in Alberta was 3 petajoules (PJ) in The largest sector for energy demand was industrial at 75% of total demand, followed by transportation at 11%, commercial at 9%, and residential at 6% (Figure 6).Alberta’s total energy demand was the largest in Canada, and the largest on a per.

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 minerals, and nates: 57°01′N °39′W / °N.

When compared to the average crude oil processed in the United States, greenhouse gas emissions from the Alberta oil sands are approximately five to 15 per cent higher because the oil is Author: Ashley Terry.

Oil Sands Canada More The Greenhouse Gas Emissions to Produce Synthetic Crude Oil at Oil Sands is a research paper on the effects of Oil Sands production in environment. Available ebook formats: epub mobi pdf lrf pdb txt html.

Source: IHS ENERGY, Comparing GHG Intensity of the Oil Sands and the Average US Crude Oil, May Source: IHS CERA April Special Report Oil Sands, Greenhouse Gases, and European Oil Supply: Getting the Numbers Right and IHS ENERGY, Special Report Comparing GHG Intensity of the Oil Sands and the Average U.S.

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