Muskeg River

Project Muskeg River
Operator Shell Albian Sands
Ownership Chevron Canada Resources 20%
Marathon Oil Corporation 20%
Royal Dutch Shell plc 60%
Location 10-15-095-10W4
Technology Surface Mining
Bitumen Capacity (bbls/day) 155,000
Mining production rates (bbls/day) 2015
Jan - Mar
Mining production rates (bbls/day) 2014 132,227
Mining production rates (bbls/day) 2013 136,633

Project location and leases in close vicinity

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Marathon says that production increased by approximately 35 percent in the first quarter, primarily as a result of higher reliability compared to the first quarter when nine days of planned mine maintenance occurred. A planned turnaround is scheduled for late spring/early summer.

Operating phases

Phase Start Year Capacity Status
Commercial 2002 155,000 Operating

Future phases

Phase Start Year Capacity Status
Expansion & Debottlenecking TBD 115,000 Approved