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Frontier Oil Sands Mine

Proponent:  Teck Resources Ltd.
Phase:  Environmental Assessment
Environmental Assessment Type:  {Joint} Review Panel
MPMO Officer:  Carolyn Ramsum
Status:  Active/In Progress

Project Details    
Project Name: Frontier Oil Sands Mine
Proponent Name: Teck Resources Ltd.
Phase: Environmental Assessment
Federal Review Status: Active/In Progress
Sector: Oil and Gas
Environmental Assessment Type: {Joint} Review Panel
Project Location: The proposed mining area of the Frontier Project is about 100 Kms north of Fort McMurray, Alberta.
Project Description
Teck Resource's Frontier Oil Sands Mine is a 280,000 barrels/day open pit bitumen extraction mine proposal located in the Athabasca oil sands area of Alberta. The proposal consists of the construction and operation of co-generation facilities, reclamation and tailings storage areas, and associated infrastructure.