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Salamander Published Papers:

  • CT&F Journal Special Issue on EOR: Downhole Electric Heating of Heavy-Oil Wells: September 2020 (download pdf, or view online)

Salamander on the Web:

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    • LinkWell Application for Salamander Heaters: October 2018 (download pdf, or view online)
    • Overview Presentation – We Bring Low Cost Barrels: June 2018 (download pdf)
    • BoostWell Application for Salamander Heaters: February 2018 (download pdf, or view online)
    • Introduction to Salamander Heaters: December 2017 (download pdf, or view online)

Salamander in the News:

  • Salamander Heaters awarded a contract by Petrogas. Read the full announcement here.
  • Salamander Solutions and Tatweer Petroleum Announce Electric Heater Project. Read the full announcement here.
  • Announcing an agreement with Shell International Exploration & Production Inc, to complete the qualification program for Salamander’s Subsea flowline heating system aimed at preventing and remediating flow assurance issues (download pdf).
  • Salamander Solutions CEO Ben van den Brule, VP Deepwater Mike Rainey, VP Project Integration Tom Fowler, and VP Global Business Development Steven Engler are attending the 20th Anniversary Subsea Tieback Forum and Exhibition event at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center San Antonio, TX. The event runs February 18-20 and includes interactive sessions where the aim is to share knowledge and experiences to improve the quality, safety, and economics of the subsea tieback industry. Be sure to drop in at booth #707 for an opportunity to meet our team and talk about how our patented advanced heater technology can help your business.
  • World Heavy Oil Congress & Exhibition Oman September 2018: A New and Robust Re-Creation of a Proven Technology (download pdf)
  • Shell spinout Salamander Solutions closes $7 million Series A: July 2, 2018 (download pdf)
  • Salamander Solutions have brought to the market electric-cable heaters of unprecedented length, power and reliability.  They have been deployed downhole in both vertical and horizontal wells with excellent results  (increase in oil rate, decrease in water cut).  The history of two such deployments, both in horizontal production wells in heavy-oil deposits in Alberta, will be presented at the upcoming 2019 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, held in Calgary on September 30 – October 2.   Don’t miss this presentation on Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 at 2:25 p.m. in room Palomino A-C, BMO Centre at Stampede Park.
  • Suncor Energy Inc. has received regulatory approval to test downhole electrical heating in a single well at its MacKay River SAGD project. The company intends to use the system to pre-heat the reservoir prior to steam injection and confirm the potential to reduce pad-level steam usage, accelerate production ramp-up and improve peak oil rates. Read more here.
  • Canadian Natural Resources Limited says a test of downhole electrical heating at its Peace River oilsands acreage has validated the theory of the technology and proven its economics. Read more here.
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