Two big carbon emitters Capital Power and Shell, are showing support for Alberta’s plan to strengthen its greenhouse gas rules. Capital Power CEO Brian Vaasjo expects more green energy investment as a result of the steps being taken by Alberta’s New democrat government. “Not only is it the right thing to do, it’s the right […]
One researcher’s innovative tailings pond solution is getting some attention
Rob chats with University of Alberta Professor Mohamed Gamal El-Din about their research into faster, better tailings pond reclamation.
Seeing the light when it comes to oil sands tailings ponds reclamation
Cleaning up oil sands tailings may become a little greener thanks to the work of University of Alberta civil engineering professors. They use solar energy to accelerate tailings pond reclamation efforts by industry. Instead of using UV lamps as a light source to treat oil sands process affected water (OSPW) retained in tailings ponds, professors […]
Oil and gas well information goes public
It’s called Wellwiki and it’s the brainchild of University of Alberta business professor Joel Gehman. The concept is simple. It’s a website to give people access to information about oil and gas wells in Alberta. The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, Brad Herald told the Edmonton Journal, “It’s a very interesting endeavour. This kind of […]