The Canadian Institutes 8th Annual Oil Sands Symposium

Venue: The Fairmont Palliser Hotel

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Event Date/Time: Nov 17, 2009 End Date/Time: Nov 18, 2009
Early Registration Date: Oct 20, 2009
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Explore Emerging Opportunities in Alberta’s World Class Oil Reserves

The Alberta oil sands hold the promise of being a secure source of supply for North American and international oil demand - but policy and operational changes are coming that will have substantial impacts on oil sands operations. Producers and operators need to know what has changed in the regulatory and economic environment that will affect their access to market and ultimate profitability.

The Canadian Institute’s 8th Annual Oil Sands Symposium will address the critical changes and challenges of the industry that will shape the oil sands landscape for years to come. Hear from an outstanding faculty of industry experts and leaders on the projects, policies and practices that will define the future of oil sands operations. Get critical information on issues including:

US policy changes impacting access to markets for Canadian crude
Raising project capital in times of economic crisis and uncertainty: What makes a project attractive to investors both at home and abroad?
Material and labour challenges impacting project economics and timelines
Changes to environmental regulation and policy including CO2 management and tailings treatment practices
Major infrastructure projects improving product deliverability