Project Kearl
Operator Imperial Oil Limited
Ownership ExxonMobil Canada Energy 29.04%
Imperial Oil Limited 70.96%
Location 02-09-097-07W4
Technology Surface Mining
Bitumen Capacity (bbls/day) 110,000
Mining production rates (bbls/day) 2014
January - March
Mining production rates (bbls/day) 2013 33,040

Project location and leases in close vicinity

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Imperial says production continues to increase and progress continues towards stabilizing production at the targeted rate of 110,000 barrels per day. Kearl production has been successfully marketed and processed at more than 20 refineries to date. The Kearl expansion project was 81 percent complete at the end of the quarter. The project is tracking ahead of schedule relative to its originally planned late 2015 startup.

Operating phases

Phase Start Year Capacity Status
Phase 1 2013 110,000 Operating

Future phases

Phase Start Year Capacity Status
Phase 2 2015 110,000 Construction
Phase 3 2020 80,000 Approved
Phase 4 Debottleneck TBD 45,000 Approved