Husky Energy Inc., Calgary, reported the start of production from its 10,000-b/d Edam East heavy oil thermal project in Saskatchewan. The company started steam operations last month (OGJ Online, Mar. 1, 2016).
The company has startup plans for two more projects in the Lloydminster area in the third quarter: the 10,000-b/d Vawn and the 4,500-b/d Edam West. Husky’s total thermal production is expected to reach about 80,000 b/d by yearend.
Husky said operating costs for its Lloydminster thermal projects in the fourth quarter were $7/bbl.