Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Nabiye project update
• In 2010, Imperial received regulatory approval
to proceed with a $2 billion expansion of the
company’s Cold Lake Operation.
• The expansion will bring on 40,000 barrels
per day of bitumen production in a new area
• The Nabiye project will look similar to our
existing operations and will incorporate
technology advances from our more than
three decades of operating experience at
• Project start-up is expected by year
Key project features
• Cogeneration facilities − to enhance the
Nabiye plant’s energy efficiency. New power
transmission facilities will connect Nabiye to
the power grid.
• Sulphur removal facilities − to reduce
sulphur dioxide emissions.
• Longer horizontal wells − to reduce the
number of wellbores, the number of pads
and surface footprint.
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• Completed setting and interconnecting
all plant modules.
• Erecting buildings and tanks.
• Progressing piping, electrical and
• Drilling complete on the initial seven pads.
• Wells completed on seven pads.
• Installing field production facilities and
• Interplant pipelines and 144kV transmission
• Progressing energization plans.
In addition to the many benefits Imperial’s
operations bring to the region, the Nabiye
project has brought many specific benefits to
the Lakeland region including:
• Employment opportunities for Lakeland
residents – direct and through contractors.
• Business opportunities for local and
• Indirect benefits and opportunities through
accommodation and related services.
As Nabiye becomes part of the existing
Imperial Cold Lake Operations, the Lakeland
region residents and business will continue to
Keeping the community informed
Communication will continue throughout the project execution. Details regarding the
Nabiye project are available on Imperial’s website at imperialoil.ca/nabiye
Your feedback is welcome. Questions and comments related to the project can be directed to:
Cold Lake Operations Socio-Economic Advisor
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Imperial Oil | Nabiye Project | May 2014
Left: dry chemical silos
Middle: a Nabiye pad
Right: water treatment