BlackPearl Resources Inc.



SAGD Commercial Public Disclosure Documents


Commercial Project

BlackPearl Resources Inc. (BlackPearl) is seeking regulatory approval for the proposed Blackrod SAGD Commercial Project (Project), an in situ Steam-Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) bitumen recovery project in the Lower Grand Rapids Formation.

The proposed project will be developed in three phases over an estimated 30-year period with the initial phase producing 20,000 barrels per day of crude bitumen and the second and third phases producing 30,000 barrels per day each, for a total production capacity of 80,000 barrels per day.

The proposed Project is located on Crown Land on the east side of the Athabasca River in Townships 076 and 077, Ranges 17 and 18, West of the Fourth Meridian (W4M), approximately 50 kilometres northwest of the Hamlet of Wandering River, Alberta.

Pilot Project Update

In October 2010, BlackPearl received regulatory approval for the construction, operation and reclamation of the Blackrod SAGD Pilot Project in the Lower Grand Rapids Formation. BlackPearl began operations of the Pilot Project in June 2011 and it was converted to SAGD mode in September 2011.

For further information on our pilot project refer to the AER website for the In Situ Progress Reports - Performance Presentations.

In Situ Progress Reports

Regulatory Information

BlackPearl submitted the regulatory application for a 80,000 barrels per day commercial SAGD operation in May 2012. To view the Blackrod Commercial SAGD Project regulatory application, please select the link below:

Blackrod Regulatory Application

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