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RF XL Commercial Pilot Test Timeline

RF XL: Accelerating the transition to a clean and prosperous energy future

Acceleware is currently piloting RF XL, a next generation, patented, low-cost, non-aqueous recovery solution for heavy oil and oil sands. This clean-tech innovation enables the electrification of industrial heat and promises a dramatic reduction in GHGs.

2010 to Present Day

De-Risking

Acceleware has completed robust shop and lab testing in collaboration with 3rd party industry resources like Noetic, AGAT, and Perm Inc. on each unique surface and subsurface component, along with material compatibility tests (thermal, electrical, mechanical), and material strength tests (destructive testing).

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2010 to Present Day

May to September 2020

Regulatory Process

Acceleware submitted a Directive 23 Experimental Scheme Application to the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) in July 2020 and received approval in October 2020.

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July to December 2020

Procurement Execution

Acceleware has >90% of long lead tangible materials in hand and has mitigated unforeseen delays on international supply from overseas. Manufacturing & machining required for threading tubulars and other components of the downhole RF XL assembly is underway.

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July to December 2020

September to February 2021

Surface and Subsurface Design Update

Scovan Engineering has completed the facility surface design with Issued For Construction (IFC) drawings and 3D modelling. Scovan’s sister company, Gemini, is now fabricating and sourcing the surface facility components (i.e. tanks, treater, combustor, flow-lines, MCC, etc.).

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January 2021

Initial Site Construction

Local civil construction manager Morrey Heathcote has been engaged to build the civil lease for the Marwayne Pilot Project.

The site is currently cleared and graded for both drilling and completion operations.

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January 2021

PRESENT DAY

August 2021

Drilling & Completion

Currently underway!

Acceleware has kicked off the drilling and completions program of the commercial-scale RF XL pilot project at Marwayne, Alberta.

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August 2021

September 2021

Facility Install

Starting soon!

Facility construction and commissioning.

October to March 2022

Pilot Heating

Starting soon!

Commence and maintain RF XL heating at Marwayne.

October to March 2022

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