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North West Redwater Partnership (NWR) is building the world’s first direct to fuels bitumen refinery to combine gasification technology with an integrated carbon capture and storage program. The project was proposed to meet the rising demand for upgrading of increasing bitumen production from the Alberta oil sands and for production of low-carbon fuels with reduced greenhouse gas emissions. The project will be built in three phases, each converting approximately 50,000 barrels per day of bitumen plus diluent to produce a range of refined petroleum products and petrochemical feedstocks with the advantage of having both higher added value and a lower carbon footprint than traditional upgraders or refineries. This presentation will profile the NWR project and discuss the innovative technological approach to incorporate large scale carbon capture in a greenfield Canadian bitumen refinery development.