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Articles tagged with “Water”

 
 
 
 
 

Water EPA: Combining their knowledge, members find solutions to address fouling

Issue 09 - April 2017

Wayne Hillier, director of COSIA’s Water EPA discusses how the Water EPA’s sharing of operational best practices and new technologies helped identify multiple solutions for managing fouling and reducing water usage, cleaning chemicals, greenhouse gas emissions, downtime and costs. The case study digs into the EPA’s efforts to address the fouling of heat exchangers at in situ facilities.

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Events

Issue 08 - November 2016

COSIA and its member companies have hosted, presented and attended numerous events in the effort to tell more people about what we do.

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Water EPA: Testing titania membranes: the “superman” of membranes?

Issue 07 - July 2016

John Brogly, Director, Water Environmental Priority Area (EPA), discusses the growing appetite for water research and technical innovation. In this newsletter’s case study, we look at Shell Canada’s Titania Membrane De-risking Project and testing titania membrane technology’s strength.

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Events

Issue 07 - July 2016

Attending and hosting events allows COSIA to connect with innovators, academics, governments and the public. Learn more about the events we’ve attended, like the Canadian Mining Innovation Council’s forum, the World Economic Forum and the Bloomberg Economic Club of Canada Sustainable Business Summit, and find out what’s coming up.

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Water Environmental Priority Area Update

Issue 06 - Feb 2016

John Brogly, Director, Water Environmental Priority Area (EPA), talks about updating the gaps and opportunity areas for the EPA. This issue’s Water case study features Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.’s use of soft sensor technology to improve steam quality at in situ facility.

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Water Environmental Priority Area Update

Issue 05 - June 2015

John Brogly, Director, Water Environmental Priority Area (EPA), discusses another major milestone for the Water EPA: The release of the Mining Performance Goal. This issue’s Water case study features Devon’s commercial-scale field pilot of rifle tubes, which has the potential to improve the quality of steam generated to 90 per cent.

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Water Environmental Priority Area Update

Issue 04 - March 2015

John Brogly, Director, Water Environmental Priority Area (EPA), discusses what lies ahead for 2015, now that the EPA has its first Performance Goal. In this issue’s Water case study, Suncor is testing new water treatment technologies at their MacKay River steam assisted gravity drainage facility to improve the reliability and efficiency of in situ water treatment operations, in an effort to reduce water usage and GHG emissions.

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Events

Issue 04 - March 2015

COSIA and its member companies host and participate in a number of events each year, including COSIA’s own Innovation Summit, Clay Workshop and Conference, and Land Workshop, as well as GE’s ecomagination Challenge winners’ announcement.

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Water Environmental Priority Area Update

Issue 03 - December 2014

Exciting news for both the Water Environmental Priority Area and COSIA… John Brogly, Director of Water announces COSIA’s first performance goal! Also, Suncor Energy and partners have approved plans to build a new facility to test water treatment and recycling technologies

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Events

Issue 03 - December 2014

COSIA and its member companies host and participate in a number of events each year, including the second annual Performance Update, the Water Technology Development Centre recognition event, COSIA’s Innovation Summit and many more.

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Water Environmental Priority Area Update

Issue 02 - May 2014

John Brogly, Director of COSIA’s Water EPA talks about the 2014 Water Conference, planned site tours and Performance Goals. Learn more about the Water EPA’s work on pit lakes.

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Events

Issue 02 - May 2014

COSIA and its member companies host and participate in a number of events each year, including COSIA’s own Water Conference, Cenovus’ Land EPA Event and Re-Fresh: The Confluence of Ideas and Opportunities on Water Reuse.

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Introducing COSIA’s EPA Directors

Issue 01 - February 2014

COSIA’s four Environmental Priority Areas (EPA) of Land, Water, Tailings and Greenhouse Gases drive the collaboration and innovation that make COSIA unique. COSIA’s EPA Directors and our Monitoring Director share the highlights of 2013 and a glimpse of what to expect in 2014.

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Shell kicks off its EPI campaign

Issue 01 - February 2014

On January 13, 2014 Shell Canada introduced its employees to their Environmental Performance Improvement campaign and how it will work in alignment with COSIA’s Environmental Performance Areas.

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