2012 report charts

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SO2 emissions

SO2 is sulphur dioxide. The increase in SO2 emissions is due to the increase in reported flaring volumes as a result of unforeseen upsets to steam generators at Foster Creek and Christina Lake. We recovered 70 percent of SO2 emissions emitted from these two projects and thus these pollutants were not emitted into the atmosphere.

SO2 emissions (tonnes)

Measurement abbreviations used throughout the report


bbls barrels
BOE/d barrel of oil equivalent per day
CO2 carbon dioxide
CO2E carbon dioxide equivalent
GJ gigajoules
GHG greenhouse gas
m³OE cubic metres of oil equivalent
mg/L milligrams per litre
MMcf/d million cubic feet per day
SOR steam to oil ratio