About Kearl

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Kearl Brochure

Production and Handling
Jointly owned by Imperial Oil (operator) and ExxonMobil Canada, the Kearl oil sands project will produce one of the largest and highest quality oil sands deposits in Canada. Diluted bitumen production is anticipated to start by the end of 2012 at an initial production level of 160,000 barrels per day (bpd). At full development, Kearl is expected to produce almost 500,000 bpd of diluted bitumen.

Logistics
Kearl will be connected to the substantial North American pipeline system. Kearl diluted bitumen can be transported straight to refineries that are already configured to process heavy oil and bitumen. Additional logistics are under development that will further expand outlets to the U.S. Gulf, mid-continent, and Far East markets.

Typical Characteristics
Kearl is a heavy, high sulfur diluted bitumen that is ideal for refineries with heavy crude capabilities. Kearl has an API gravity of 22.6, and contains 3.4 wt% sulfur and 8.9 wt% Conradson carbon, making it an attractive coker feed. The detailed assay can be found below.

 

Characteristics 
Gravity:22.6
Sulfur:3.38%

 

Assay:
Detailed assay info for this crude is available in either Excel or Acrobat format.

 

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