This high pressure, high temperature testing unit is one of the few membrane testing units in the world capable of working at temperatures as high as 120 degrees Celsius and pressure up to 6900 kPa.
If there’s one perplexing problem for maintenance managers at in situ oil sands facilities, it’s the regular fouling of the once through steam generators (OTSGs) that provide steam for operations.
For the past seven years, the SWAMP team have been lending their expertise to a series of COSIA water projects in the lower Athabasca River watershed.
Syncrude Canada Ltd.’s Research and Development team delivers innovative solutions to oil sands industry issues – its work on water-capped tailings technology may be the team’s largest contribution yet.
COSIA asked Aquanty Inc. to conduct a water modelling study on the Athabasca River and its tributaries and look into the region’s climate future.
Warren Zubot is leading the team behind an exciting innovation that’s targeting faster, more effective reclamation of tailings areas.
COSIA sat down with Water Director John Brogly to find out more about mine water release, an important future step in the reclamation of oil sands mines.