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Paul O’Malley, Physics 118, homework #8 Oil sands 1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Athabasca_oil_sands This website covers everything from the history of oil sands to how much is there and how it is mined. 2. http://www.oilsandsofcanada.com/ this is a website that shows a presentation of why the oil sands are important to both Canada and the U.S. 3. http://www.energy.alberta.ca/OurBusiness/oilsands.asp this is a government run website oil sand production. It has a list of links you can use to navigate around various parts of the website to learn about the oil sands. 4. http://www.canadasoilsands.ca/en/ This is another government run website that details about the oil sands and top news stories, good and bad.
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Unformatted text preview: 5. http://www.suncor.com/en/about/242.aspx this is an energy company’s website that talks about the benefits of mining the oil sands. I chose to write about the oil sands because they are one of the biggest reserves of oil in the world. They could be a crucial chess piece in the future of oil in the world, and I wanted to learn about them before this happened. Many oil companies have large investments in this area, and it is the biggest area of oil production in North America. Overall, the Athabasca oil sands will be a very big piece of the future of oil production, and I felt that it would benefit me to know details about them....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course PHYSICS 118 taught by Professor Davidkastor during the Fall '10 term at UMass (Amherst).

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