Canadian Natural Resources Limited is seeking regulatory approval for the proposed Grouse In Situ Oil Sands Project (the Grouse Project). The Grouse Project is located within Lac La Biche County and situated approximately 47 km southwest of Conklin and 75 km north/northeast of Lac La Biche, Alberta primarily in Townships 74 and 75, Range 12, and a portion of Townships 74 and 75, Range 11, West of the 4th Meridian.
Canadian Natural is currently preparing an integrated application and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the proposed Grouse Project. The application and EIA are expected to be filed in Q1 2012.
The proposed Project will use steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) technology and involve a Central Processing Facility which includes a bitumen processing facility with a capacity of 50,000 barrels per day (7,949 cubic metres per day), produced water treatment and steam generation. The Grouse Project is expected to operate for approximately 20 years. Pending regulatory approval, construction is scheduled to start in Q3 2014 and steam-in is scheduled for
Canadian Natural is committed to consulting with stakeholders on our plans so we can address any potential issues, concerns or opportunities related to the proposed development.
The Grouse In Situ Oil Sands Project proposed Terms of Reference for the EIA were issued for public review on May 18, 2011. Based on comments from the public during the review period, Alberta Environment issued final Terms of Reference for the EIA on October 11, 2011. To access the proposed and final Terms of Reference, or for more information on the proposed Project, please click on the links below or contact us:
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