Stoakes Consulting Group Ltd

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Devonian Beneath the Athabasca Oil Sands

Since 2008 SCG has been working on the Middle Devonian succession beneath the Athabasca Oil Sands in northeast Alberta.  This work is summarized in a number of talks and core conference presentations:

GeoConvention 2012: Vision

2012a Paleozoic Stratigraphic Framework beneath the Muskeg River Mine (Twp 95, Rge 9-10W4): Controls and Constraints on Present Day Hydrogeology.  Awarded Best Core Conference Presentation. (Abstract)

2012b Updated Devonian Hydrostratigraphy in Northeast Alberta. (Abstract)

GeoConvention 2014: Focus

2014a  Multiphase solution removal of the Prairie Evaporite Formation in northeast Alberta (Implications for the oil sands mining community). (Abstract)

2014b The Devonian ‘Caprock’ succession beneath the Oil Sands in northeastern Alberta: Core data from shallow sub-horizontal boreholes. Core Conference.  (Abstract)

2014c Evolution of a regional interconnected diagenetic aquifer in the Lower Prairie Evaporite of northeast Alberta. Honorable Mention – Heavy Oil Presentation. (Abstract)

2014d Hypogenic Karst Beneath the Athabasca Oil Sands – Controls on Aquifers and Aquitards  Best Geology Presentation. (Abstract)

2014 (Other)

Almasi, I., Walker, J.D., Cranshaw, J.C., Potma, K., and Stoakes, F.A.  2014.  Hypogenic Karst Beneath the Athabasca Oil Sands – Controls on Aquifers and Aquitards.  Abstract.  DIKTAS Karst without Boundaries 2014.

2015 Mountjoy Conference

2015 Paleozoic Stratigraphic Framework beneath the Muskeg River Mine (Twp 95, Rge 9-10W4): Controls and Constraints on Present Day Hydrogeology. (Abstract)