GLOSSARY

Heavy crude oil

Oil with a gravity below 28 degrees API.
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Horizontal drilling

Drilling a well that deviates from the vertical and travels horizontally ...
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Hot water process

A method for separating bitumen from oil sand using hot water ...
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Heavy Oil

Long chains of hydrogen and carbon atoms.
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Hydrocarbons

Family of organic compounds, composed entirely of carbon and hydrogen (for ...
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Hazard

Object, physical effect, or a condition with potential to harm persons, ...
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Injection well

A well used for injecting fluids (air, steam, water, natural gas, ...
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Impermeable

Fluids cannot flow through rocks (clays, cemented sandstone or salt) where ...
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Incident

An unplanned event or chain of events which has or could ...
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