Firebag Frac Sand

Project Details


North of Fort McMurray, Alberta within the Wood Buffalo region of North East Alberta.


Via Highway 63, and is near water and power sources


80 acres approved, 420 acres in application

AMI Silica

Resource Estimate

Per the NI 43-101, the Athabasca Firebag Project has an indicated resource of 38.2 million tonnes with the following breakdown of products:

  • 4.5 million tonnes of 20/40
  • 19.3 million tonnes of 40/70
  • 13.4 million tonnes of 70/140
  • 1.0 million tonnes of 140/170

AMI Silica’s Firebag Project is located 95 km north of Fort McMurray, Alberta and is accessible via Highway 63. The planned operation is expected to produce industrial proppants for use in the hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells. Independent testing by both Stim Lab and Proptester confirmed a high-quality product with crush strength meeting or exceeding American Petroleum Institute and International Standards Organization standards for proppant.

Technical Report

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