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upgrade

Technology Replacement of older equipment, software, services
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The Voyageur upgrader project was put on hold in October 2008 due to the global economic downturn.
upgrader, which is an excellent complement to users wanting to convert their
API bitumen with a naphtha diluent and lighter Venezuelan crudes to help it flow to the upgrader at Jose.
North West has about six months more of engineering work to do on the upgrader.
plans to shut down one of two upgraders at the company's oil sands operations near Fort McMurray, Alberta, to complete maintenance during a scheduled shutdown.
Step Three: The construction of a third oil sands upgrader and the expansion of oil sands mining and in-situ development is the final phase of Suncor's plan to increase production capacity to 500,000 to 550,000 barrels of oil per day.
With the price of a barrel of oil set to break the $100 mark there are heavy oil resources from the North Sea and other areas of the world such as Venezuela, Middle East and Africa that are now becoming economically feasible to process and this is why the new upgrader is being planned.
Petrozuata before 2007 was considering a multi-billion dollar project to raise its capacity to 260,000-300,000 b/d and a second upgrader then planned to be on stream before 2009.
The Cerro Negro upgrader became PetroMonagas with CVP having 83.
Canadian Natural Resources said it may be able to resume limited production at its Horizon oil sands plant in northern Alberta after determining that key parts of the upgrader may still be able to function despite a fire.
The Scotford Upgrader was the first facility of this type to be built in the Alberta Industrial Heartland region.
ENERGY RESOURCE-15 May 2008-CORRECTION: Suncor Energy Shuts Down Upgrader as Part of Planned Maintenance(C)2008 JeraOne - http://www.