Wabasca oil field
|Wabasca oil field|
Location of the Wabasca oil field in Alberta
Wabasca is an oil field in a remote area of northern Alberta, Canada. It is the fourth largest deposit of oil sands located in Alberta, locating southwest of the larger Athabasca oil sands deposit. It is also known as the Pelican Lake Oilfield.
- Athabasca oil sands
- Cold Lake oil sands
- Melville Island oil sands
- Peace River oil sands
- List of articles about Canadian tar sands
- Petroleum production in Canada
- Bruce Biossat (1973-11-23). "An oil-hungry world eyes Alberta's sand". Rome News-Tribune. Retrieved 2010-06-22.
Great as is the Athabasca spread, where real scientific exploration began just 60 years ago, it's not the full story. Alberta hold three other oil sands deposits -- Wabasca just southwest of Athabasca, Cold Lake to the south, Peace River to the west.
- "Premium Petroleum Corp. Increases Lands Position to 11,520 Acres". Premium Petroleum Corp. 2007-09-19. Retrieved 2010-06-22.
According to the Petroleum Economist: "Although tar sands occur in more than 70 countries, the bulk is found in Canada in four regions: Athabasca, Wabasca, Cold Lake, and Peace River; together covering an area of some 77,000 km2.
- O.P. Strausz. "The Chemistry of the Alberta Oil Sand Bitumen" (PDF). University of Alberta. Retrieved 2010-06-22.
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