Athabasca Oil Sands Project - Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
Ganotec West, a Kiewit affiliate, fabricated modules and completed all scopes of work for construction of the sole-sourced hydrogen manufacturing unit (HMU) for the Athabasca Oil Sands Project Scotford Upgrader Expansion.
The Scotford Upgrader refines bitumen that is mined at the Shell Albian Sands mines near Fort McMurray and transported via pipeline to northeast of Edmonton. The 100,000 bpd expansion, including the HMU, increased upgrading capacity at the Scotford Upgrader to 255,000 bpd of synthetic crude oil.
Fabricated: Edmonton, Alberta
Location: Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
Completion: August 2010
Manhours: 1.6 million over multiple projects