Recent upgrades brought them price parity with other methods of extraction: https://boereport.com/2019/05/01/co...
Originally Posted by Danno
Western Select sells for about $38 a barrel, quite a bit lower than world crude, and the oil sands companies make a profit. Something doesn't add up. Billions of gallons of water that are recycled, and reused.
Originally Posted by BMWTurboDzl
Oil sands is one of the most if not the most expensive to extract and requires billions of gallons of freshwater.
Originally Posted by WyrTwister
Canada has the oil sand oil , why go nuclear ? Global warming / climate change ? Give me a brake , much of Canada could use some warming !