Oil Sands Acronyms


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ABBAthabasca Bitumen Blend
AERAlberta Energy Regulator (formerly known as ERCB or EUB)
AESOAlberta Electric System Operator
AIESAlberta Interconnected Electric System
ALArm’s Length
AMIAlberta Mineral Information (System)
APIAmerican Petroleum Institute
ARCAlberta Research Council
ARFAlberta's Royalty Framework
ATCAthabasca Tribunal Council
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bblBarrel
BDMBitumen Density Measurement
BDTBusiness Design Team
BRIKBitumen Royalty In-Kind
BROBitumen Royalty Option
BVMBitumen Valuation Methodology
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CANCorporate Access Number
CAPPCanadian Association of Petroleum Producers
CARECost Analysis and Reporting Enhancement
CARSCorporate Accounting Revenue System
CCSCarbon Capture and Storage
CEMACumulative Environmental Management Association
CEPACanadian Energy Pipeline Association
CERICanadian Energy Research Institute
CHOPSCold Heavy Oil Production with Sand
CISContinuations Information System
CMDRCCrown Mineral Disposition Review Committee
CORESCorporate Registry System
COSCost of Service
CRWPCondensate Allowance Price
CSSCyclic Steam Stimulation
CWClient Withdrawn
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DRRZDDeeper Rights Reversion Zone Designation
DSUDrilling Spacing Unit
DWDepartment Withdrawn
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EOPEnd of Period
EPACExplorers and Producers Association of Canada (formerly known as SEPAC)
ERISEscalating Rent Information System
ETSElectronic Transfer System
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FCCFluid Catalytic Cracker
FMTFreehold Mineral Tax System
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GAAPGenerally Accepted Accounting Principles
GFEGood Faith Estimate
GHGGreenhouse Gas
GJGigajoule
GLCGeneral Land Classification
Green TRIPGreen Transit Incentives Program
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HBPHardisty Bitumen Price
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LADSLand Agreement Description System
LAMASLand Automated Mineral Agreement System
LOISLand Offset Information System
LSASLand Status Automated System
LSDLegal Subdivision
LTBRLong-Term Bond Rate
LTOLand Titles Office
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MDTMaximum Development Time
MFTMature Fine Tailings
MLEMinimum Level of Evaluation
MLPMinimum Level of Production
MMAMines and Minerals Act
MOSSMineable Oil Sands Strategy
MPCMaximum Daily Production Capacity
MRCMonthly Royalty Calculation
MRISMineral Revenues Information System
MSACMetis Settlement Access Committee
MSCMulti-stakeholder Committee
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NALNon-Arm's Length
NCUTNational Centre for Upgrading Technology
NEBNational Energy Board
NGLNatural Gas Liquid
NPONo Public Offering Notice
NPVNet Present Value
NRANo Rights Available
NRFNew Royalty Framework
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OASISOil Sands Administrative and Strategic Information System (formerly known as OSCAR)
OSAOil Sands Area
OSACOil Sands Allowed Costs (Ministerial) Regulation
OSDOil Sands Division
OSRROil Sands Royalty Regulation
OTSGOnce-Through Steam Generator
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PADDPetroleum Administration Defense District
PNCBPrior Net Cumulative Balance
PNGPetroleum and Natural Gas
PONPublic Offering Notice
PSVPrimary Separation Vessel
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RAMRoyalty and Marketing System
RCPRoyalty Calculation Point
RG%Gross Royalty Rate
RN%Net Royalty Rate
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SAGDSteam-Assisted Gravity Drainage
SAGPSteam-Assisted Gas Push
SCOSynthetic Crude Oil
SEPACSmall Explorers and Producers Association of Canada
SMASurface Mineable Area
SORSteam Oil Ratio
SRDSingle Request Detail Report
SREMSustainable Resource and Environmental Management
SUSpacing Unit
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TATransportation Allowance
TANTotal Acid Number
THAIToe-to-Heel Air Injection
TORTailings Oil Recovery
TPDThird Party Disposition
TRSTrespass System
TWPTownship
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UTFUnderground Test Facility
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VAPEXVapour Extraction Process
VDUVacuum Distillation Unit
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WCSWestern Canadian Select (blended bitumen)
WTIWest Texas Intermediate