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Short Lessons on Heavy Oil Production

These are downloadable, executable PC (for various screen resolutions) files that highlight technologies from throughout the world. Please help us to prepare translations from English to the following languages such that more people can benefit from these sets of slides.

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Cfer.exe is a short lesson on heavy oil and sand production from shallow, thin, unconsolidated sand reservoirs in Western Canada.

English Version (Windows, 1.8MB, 640x480 resolution)
English Version (Windows, 1.8MB, 800x600 resolution)
Presentation Mode*, English Version (Windows, 1.8MB, 800x600 resolution)
Presentation Mode*, Spanish Version (Windows, 1.9MB, 640x480 resolution)
Presentation Mode*, Spanish Version (Windows, 1.9MB, 800x600 resolution)

* Presentation mode requires you to advance each slide by clicking the mouse. Push esc to exit the program.

Screen Savers

Winter day in 1989 in Midway-Sunset Field, Kern County, California USA. In 1997 Midway-Sunset oil field continued as California's largest oil producer.producing 60.7 million barrels. The field has produced 2.5 billion barrels since discovery in 1894.

Midway-Sunset Field with sound (Windows Version, 2.9MB)
Midway-Sunset Field, no sound (Windows Version, 1.2MB)

Programs

Unit conversion program (Windows Version, 1.8MB Compressed (self-extracting))
A utility for converting between a wide variety of units. How many gallons of oil in a barrel? Find out with this. This is a self extracting file. Run the "Convert.exe" program to uncompress, then run the "Setup" program.

Data

Data from the 1995 US Heavy Oil Database
In spreadsheet format, Compressed (.ZIP), courtesy of the USDOE.
Data from the 1993 USA Bitumen Database
In spreadsheet format, Compressed (.ZIP), courtesy of the USDOE.

Information

ICHH's Brochure
The International Centre for Heavy Hydrocarbon's Brochure in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.