Regional hydrogeological study McMurray oil sands area, Alberta

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  • In May of 1974, the Oil Sands Environment Study Group (O.S.E.S.G.) authorized a First Phase Regional Hydrogeological Study of the McMurray Oil Sands area in Alberta. The objects of the assigned study were to: • Determine the present availability of pertinent hydrogeological data. • Interpret this data as far as possible and outline the effects of the groundwater systems on oil recovery operations and vice versa. • Determine what additional data is required, recommend methods of obtaining this data, and give initial cost estimates. • Prepare a report summarizing the results of the work.

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    Conditions of Use Gorrell, H.A. (Study Coordinator), 1976. Regional hydrogeological study McMurray oil sands area, Alberta. Syncrude Canada Ltd., Edmonton, Alberta. Environmental Research Monograph 1976-5. 92 pp. plus maps. Permission for non-commercial use, publication or presentation of excerpts or figures is granted, provided appropriate attribution (as above) is cited. Commercial reproduction, in whole or in part, is not permitted without prior written consent. The use of these materials by the end user is done without any affiliation with or endorsement by Syncrude Canada Ltd. Reliance upon the end user's use of these materials is at the sole risk of the end user.