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					                                     Fact Sheet
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    OIL SANDS PROJECTS IN THE ATHABASCA OIL SANDS:
Abbreviations and definitions:

bpd:           barrels per day
bbpd:          barrels of bitumen per day
In situ:       In its original place (Latin). In the oil sands industry, in situ refers to processes, which
               remove the oil from the oil sand without removing the sand from the ground.
SAGD:          Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage

While efforts have been made to obtain the most recent information, it should be noted that projects
are constantly being re-evaluated by industry.

                                                  Average Daily
 Company             Project Name                  Production                        How to Contact:
Suncor Energy Inc.   Steepbank Mine         Currently producing 263,300 bpd       P.O. Box 4001
                     Millennium Mine                                              Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3E3
Surface Mining                                                                    Ph: (780) 743-6411
                                            400,000 bpd by 2008                   www.suncor.com
Investment:
$2.8 billion

In situ              Firebag Project        35,000 bbpd by 2004
Investment:                                 140,000bbpd by 2008
$450 million
Syncrude Canada      Base Mine              Currently producing 250,000 bpd       P.O. Bag 4009
Ltd.                 North Mine                                                   Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4L1
                     (Mildred Lake)                                               Ph: (780) 790-6403
Surface Mining       Aurora Mine                                                  www.syncrude.com

Investment:          Syncrude 21            350,000 bpd by 2006 (from
$8 billion           expansion              Mildred Lake and Aurora)
Albian Sands         Muskeg River Mine      Currently producing 155,000 bbpd      P.O Box 5670
Energy Inc.                                                                       Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4W1
                                                                                  Ph: (780) 713-4400
Surface Mining                                                                    www.albiansands.ca

Investment:
$5.7 billion
Canadian Natural     Horizon Oil Sands      110,000 bpd by 2008                   P.O. Box 5630
Resources Ltd.       Project                                                      Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G6
Surface Mining &                            300,000 bpd by 2010                   Ph: (780) 714-6161
In situ                                                                           www.cnrl.com
EUB approval                                                                      (look under Current Projects)
Investment:
$6.8 - $8 billion
In situ              Kirby Project
Project currently
on hold
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                                                Average Daily
  Company             Project Name               Production                   How to Contact:
L.P/UTS Energy        Fort Hills          UTS together with its partner,    1000, 350-7 Avenue SW
Corporation                               Petro-Canada, acquired the Fort   Calgary, AB T2P 3N9
Petro-Canada                              Hills Oil Sands Project           Ph: (403) 538 7030
                                          50,000 bbpd by 2009               www.uts.ca
Surface Mining
                                                                            www.petro-canada.ca
Project deferred at
this time
Investment:
$2 billion

Petro-Canada          MacKay River        Currently producing 25,000 bbpd   9902 Franklin Ave.
In situ                                                                     Fort McMurray, AB T9H 2K5
Investment:                                                                 Ph: (780) 743-3823
$290 million                                                                www.petro-canada.ca/
In situ               Meadow Creek                                          oilsands
EUB approval
received in 2003
In situ               Lewis
Publicly disclosed;
no regulatory
approval yet
Japan Canada Oil      Hangingstone        Currently producing 5,500 bbpd    P.O. Box 5120
Sands Inc.            Project                                               Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G2
                                                                            Ph: (780) 799-4000
In situ                                   Long term commercial plan of      www.jacos.com
                                          35,000 – 45,000 bbpd
Investment:
$300 million
Devon Canada          Devon Dover         Currently producing 4,000 bbpd    P.O. Box 5540
Corp.                 SAGD Project                                          Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G5
In situ                                                                     Ph: (780) 743-1382
Investment:                                                                 www.devonenergy.com
$10 million

In situ
Investment:           Jackfish            30,000 bbpd by 2007
$550 million
OPTI Canada/          Long Lake Project   70,000 bbpd by 2006               Suite 300
Nexen Inc.                                                                  603- 7th Avenue SW
                                                                            Calgary, AB T2P 2T5
EUB approval                                                                Ph: 1-877-818-6784
In situ                                                                     www.longlake.ca
                                                                            www.opticanada.com or
Investment:                                                                 www.nexeninc.com
$450 million

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   Company           Project Name             Production                   How to Contact:
SynEnCo Energy       Northern Lights   100,000 bpd by 2009               Bay 105
                                                                         9912 Franklin Ave.
Surface Mining                                                           Fort McMurray, AB T9H 2K5
                                                                         Ph: (780) 743-8103
Proposed but no                                                          www.synenco.com
EUB approval yet

Investment:
$3.5 billion
Encana Corporation   Christina Lake    70,000 bbpd by 2007               150 – 9th Avenue SW
                                                                         Calgary, AB T2P 2S5
In situ                                                                  Ph: (403) 290-2000
                                                                         www.encana.com
Investment:
$400 million

ConocoPhillips       Surmont Plant     25,000 bbpd by 2006               Suite 2000
Canada                                                                   400 – 3rd Avenue SW
                                       100,000 bbpd by 2013              Calgary, AB T2P 5A6
In situ                                                                  www.conocophillips.com/
                                                                         canada
Investment:
$300 million
Shell Canada         Jackpine Mine     200,000 bbpd by 2010              400 – 4th Avenue SW
Limited                                                                  Calgary, AB T2P 2H5
                                                                         Ph: 1-800-250-4355
Surface Mining                                                           www.shell.ca

EUB approval
Deer Creek Energy    Joslyn Creek      2000 bbpd In situ                 Suite 1410
Limited                                                                  530 – 8th Avenue SW
                                       Phase ll expected to expand       Calgary, AB T2P 3S8
In situ & Surface                      production level by 10,000 bbpd   Ph: (403) 264-3777
Mining                                                                   www.deercreekenergy.com
EUB approval for                       The surface mining portion is
Phase 2                                tentative.
Investment:
$270 million
Husky Energy         Sunrise Thermal   50,000 bbpd by 2008               Box 6525, Station “D”
                     Project                                             707 – 8th Avenue SW
In Situ                                                                  Calgary, AB T2P 3G7
                                                                         www.huskyenergy.ca
Proposed but no
EUB approval yet
Investment:
$1.6 billion
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                                                Average Daily
   Company              Project Name             Production                       How to Contact:
Orion Oil Canada        Whitesands pilot   Proposed pilot project to test      P.O. Box 5540
Ltd.                    project            THAI (“Toe-to Heel” Air             Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3G5
                                           Injection)                          Ph: (780) 743- 1382
In situ

Investment:
$30 million
Imperial Oil Ltd.       Kearl Mine         100,000 bpd by 2010                 Imperial Oil Resources
Exxon Mobil Canada                                                             3535 Research Road NW
Ltd.                                       Construction expected to start in   Calgary, AB T2I 2K8
                                           2008
Surface Mining                                                                 www.imperialoil.com

Proposed but no
EUB approval yet
Investment:
$5-$8 billion
Uranium Power                              Proposed to drill for suspected     206 – 475 Howe St.
Corporation                                crude oil pools and natural gas     Vancouver, BC V6C 2B3
                                           below the Oil Sands deposits        Ph: (604) 685-8355
Proposed to drill but
no EUB approval yet