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Price: $(USD) 277
Course Level
Delivery Method
On-Demand Self-Study Course
Professional Development Credit Hours
There is no pre-requisite for this course.


All on-demand self-study courses are written by members of our Faculty in their areas of expertise.


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Canadian Oil Sands (ON-DEMAND) - COS

Course Summary

Canadian Oil Sands is an online training course that will introduce the student to the oil sands sector and the operations used to cost effectively exploit this resource. The drivers behind this development will also be presented, as well as the economics and the potential markets for this resource. Upon completion of this course, you’ll have a sound understanding of the rapidly developing Alberta oil sands sector, as well as the processes and techniques used to source, upgrade and market bitumen.

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Course Content

You will learn to:

  • Point out why oil sands have become an increasingly important source of supply
  • Identify the drivers behind the accelerated growth and how production of this resource has shifted from small-scale operations to large commercial projects
  • Distinguish between the pros and cons of in-situ production techniques
  • Identify how products are transported
  • Choose the costs, market conditions and the project development necessary for oil sands development to continue
  • Identify the growing concerns and opposition to oil sands development
  • Recognize how increasing oil sands production is having a significant effect on global markets and the pricing of crude oil


Practice exercises and self-assessment quizzes are included to help reinforce key topics introduced throughout the course.

A comprehensive final test will be given at the end of the course.

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