Technical Program

Wednesday, May 15 – Afternoon
Oil Sands Geology
Room: Telus Room 104-105
Chair(s): Paul Broughton & Khalis Ahmed
Sponsored by:
1:25 - 1:50 The McMurray Conundrum: Brackish Water and Tidal Influence
Murray K. Gingras, Shahin E. Dashtgard, Andrew D. La Croix
1:50 - 2:15 The McMurray Formation ‘A2 Valley’: Where is the shoreline?
Paul R. Durkin, Stephen M. Hubbard, Sean C. Horner, Harrison K. Martin, Cynthia A. Hagstrom, Dylan Evanik
2:15 - 2:40 Depositional Architecture of the middle McMurray Formation: Suncor Firebag SAGD Asset
Heather A. Gray
2:40 - 3:20


3:20 - 3:45 High GR readings (hot-shale and hot-mud) in McMurray Formation - characterization and origin
Raza A. Siddiqui, Milovan Fustic, Rajeev S. Nair and Tim Hartel
3:45 - 4:10 Vertically Stacked Meander-belt Deposits of the McMurray Formation and Implications for Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage
Jordan Curkan, Siavash Nejadi, Paul Durkin, Stephen M. Hubbard
4:10 - 4:35 The Eastern Flank: Predicting the Architecture of the McMurray Formation Beyond its Subcrop Edge
Thomas R. Jean and Shahin E. Dashtgard

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