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Western Oil Sands

Company nameWestern Oil Sands
Company typePublic
IndustryOil and Gasoline
FateAcquired by Marathon Oil Corporation
FoundedCalgary, Alberta
Defunct 2007
HeadquartersCalgary, Alberta
Key peopleJames C. Houck, President & CEO, David A. Dyck, Vice President & CFO
ProductsOil & gas exploration and production
Revenue12px$910.330 million CAN (2005)

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Western Oil Sands, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta was a 20 percent partner in the Athabasca Oil Sands Project. Together with their partners, Western Oil Sands mines and extracts recoverable bitumen reserves at the Muskeg River Mine for transportation to the Scotford Upgrader, 435 km to the south, for upgrading into synthetic crude oil.

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