Fluor has extensive experience in heavy oil upgrading and oil sands projects ranging from processing refinery residual oil streams to upgrading well-head bitumen and heavy oil-sands feedstock.
Major projects include Canadian heavy oil sources. The company provides upgrading solutions and expertise in oil sands mining, bitumen extraction, upgrading bitumen into synthetic crude oil and supporting infrastructure and offsites.
Fluor's oil-sands experience began in the late 1970s and continues today, as heavy oil deposits fill an ever-greater portion of the world's energy needs. Fluor has a long, successful history of providing value to every existing major oil sands producer in Canada.
Fluor personnel provide services ranging from conceptual studies to full detailed engineering design, procurement and construction of heavy oil upgrading facilities with plant values in the billions of dollars. Fluor provides world-class solutions to our clients on heavy oil projects by incorporating extensive experience and expertise in distillation, hydro-processing, coking and gasification technologies, among others.