Long Lake

Project Long Lake
Operator CNOOC Limited
Ownership CNOOC Limited 100%
Location 00-00-085-06W4
Technology SAGD
Bitumen Capacity (bbls/day) 92,000
Upgrader Capacity (bbls/day) 58,500
Bitumen production rates (bbl/d) 2015
Jan-Nov
39,802
Bitumen production rates (bbl/d) 2014 42,911
Bitumen production rates (bbl/d) 2013 36,542
Number of wells actually producing or injecting/capable of production or injection 2015
Jan-Nov
256/305
Number of wells actually producing or injecting/capable of production or injection 2014 232/251
Number of wells actually producing or injecting/capable of production or injection 2013 203/223
Steam injection rates (bbl/d) 2015
Jan-Nov
161,236
Steam injection rates (bbl/d) 2014 194,439
Steam injection rates (bbl/d) 2013 170,294
Steam to oil ratio 2015
Jan-Nov
3.94
Steam to oil ratio 2014 4.53
Steam to oil ratio 2013 4.69
Synthetic Crude Oil Production (bbls/day) 2015
Jan-Nov
36,093
Synthetic Crude Oil Production (bbls/day) 2014 38,345
Synthetic Crude Oil Production (bbls/day) 2013 34,895
Water production rates (bbl/d) 2015
Jan-Nov
171,619
Water production rates (bbl/d) 2014 208,527
Water production rates (bbl/d) 2013 171,691
Water to steam ratio 2015
Jan-Nov
1.13
Water to steam ratio 2014 1.07
Water to steam ratio 2013 1

Project location and leases in close vicinity

(neighbouring leases may be owned by the operator, a partner, or competitor. Click on lease for details.)

Nexen says it has returned Long Lake to full operations following amendment orders from the Alberta Energy Regulator lifting suspension of pipeline operations. The suspension was ordered in late August after Nexen self-disclosed to the AER pipeline non-compliances, following a major spill in July.

Operating phases

Phase Start Year Capacity Status
Phase 1 - In Situ 2008 72,000 Operating
Phase 1 - Upgrader 2009 58,500 Operating
Kinosis (K1A) 2014 20,000 Operating

Future phases

Phase Start Year Capacity Status
Kinosis (K1B) TBD 37,500 Approved
Phase 2 - In Situ TBD 72,000 Approved
Phase 2 - Upgrader TBD 58,500 Approved
Phase 3 - In Situ TBD 72,000 Application
Phase 3 - Upgrader TBD 58,500 Application
Phase 4 - In Situ TBD 72,000 Announced
Phase 4 - Upgrader TBD 58,500 Announced
Phase 5 - In Situ TBD 72,000 Announced
Phase 5 - Upgrader TBD 58,500 Announced
Phase 6 - In Situ TBD 72,000 Announced
Phase 6 - Upgrader TBD 58,500 Announced

*Synthetic production for 2015 is for Jan-Sept