Project Research

The documents below relate to various interest areas that COSIA is involved in with external partners.

Greenhouse Gases

Greenhouse Gases

Greenhouse Gases

Energy Efficiency Technology Scan for Oil Sands Activities

Partners: ENEA, COSIA
Greenhouse Gases

A Review of Natural Gas Decarbonisation Technology for Application in SAGD Steam Generation

Partners: Alberta Innovates – Technology Futures (AITF)
Greenhouse Gases

CO2 Gas Hydrate Storage Long Term Stability in Athabasca Region

Partners:
Greenhouse Gases

Technology Assessment For Alternate Ore and Waste Haulage Technologies

Partners:
Greenhouse Gases

Hydrogen from Hydrogen Sulphide

Partners: Delude Consulting Inc.
Greenhouse Gases

Carbon Dioxide Conversion Technologies for Oil Sands Activities

Partners: ENEA, COSIA
Greenhouse Gases

Advanced Steam Generation: Technologies for Canadian Oil Sands

Partners: Gas Technology Institute, Nine Sigma
Greenhouse Gases

Preliminary Assessment of Enhanced Geothermal Systems for Oil Sands Mining Operations

Partners:
Greenhouse Gases

Scan and Evaluation of Natural Gas Decarbonization Technologies

Partners: Gas Technology Institute
Greenhouse Gases

Mining Hot Water Production Challenge

Partners:
Greenhouse Gases

Oxygen Generation Technologies Review

Partners:
Greenhouse Gases

Material and Energy Balance for an Oil Sands Mining and Bitumen Extraction Reference Facility

Partners:
Greenhouse Gases

Development of a Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage Reference (SAGD) Facility

Partners: Candor Engineering
Greenhouse Gases

Bitumen Beyond Combustion - Phase 2 Report

Partners: Alberta Innovates
Greenhouse Gases

Radial Thermal Conductivity Performance Evaluation of Vacuum Insulated Tubing

Partners:
Greenhouse Gases

Technical and Market Assessment of Solid Carbon Products

Partners:
Greenhouse Gases

Thermal In-Situ Energy Benchmarking Study Report

Partners:
Greenhouse Gases

Ultra-Class Mine Haul Truck GHG Reduction Study

Partners:
Land

Land

Land

Regional Industry Caribou Collaboration (RICC) 2019 Annual Report

Partners:
Land

Oil Sands Vegetation Cooperative Newsletter May 2021

Partners:
Land

Linear Feature Restoration in Caribou Habitat: A summary of current practices and a roadmap for future programs

Partners: Fuse Consulting
Land

Oil Sands Vegetation Cooperative December 2018

Partners:
Land

Regional Industry Caribou Collaboration (RICC) 2018 Annual Report

Partners:
Land

2019 Land Research Report (Mine)

Partners:
Land

In-Situ Oil Sands Extraction Reclamation and Restoration Practices and Opportunities Compilation

Partners: Navus Environmental
Land

Oil Sands Vegetation Cooperative November 2017

Partners:
Land

Oil Sands Vegetation Cooperative Newsletter May 2016

Partners:
Land

Oil Sands Vegetation Cooperative May 2017

Partners:
Land

Oil Sands Vegetation Cooperative Newsletter November 2019

Partners:
Land

Swamp and Bog Reclamation Workshop: Executive Summary

Partners:
Land

Prioritizing Zones for Caribou Habitat Restoration in the COSIA Area v2.0

Partners: Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute
Land

Oil Sands Vegetation Cooperative May 2018

Partners:
Land

2019 Land Research Report (In Situ)

Partners:
Land

2020 COSIA Genomics and eDNA Workshop Summary Report

Partners:
Land

COSIA In-Situ Oil Sands Shared Practices for Working in and Around Wetlands

Partners: Fuse Consulting, FPInnovations, Circle T Consulting
Land

Oil Sands Vegetation Cooperative December 2016

Partners:
Land

2017 Land Research Report (Mine)

Partners:
Land

Restoration Innovation Roadmap Phase 2

Partners:
Land

2018 Land Research Report (In Situ)

Partners:
Land

Prioritizing Zones for Caribou Habitat Restoration in the Canada's Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) Area Version 3.0

Partners:
Land

2020 Land Research Report (In Situ)

Partners:
Land

In-Situ Wetland Reclamation Guides: Reclaiming In Situ Pads and Roads to Peatlands

Partners: CPP Environmental
Land

2014 Land Research Report (Mine)

Partners: COSIA
Land

Seed Viability, Germination and Longevity of Selected Boreal Species: A Literature Review

Partners:
Land

2018 Land Research Report (Mine)

Partners:
Land

Oil Sands Vegetation Cooperative Newsletter May 2020

Partners:
Land

2020 Land Research Report (Mine)

Partners:
Land

In-Situ Wetland Reclamation Guides: Guide for Reclaiming Aggregate and Borrow Excavations to Water Bodies

Partners: CPP Environmental
Land

Caribou Protection and Recovery Program (Predator Exclosure) Cost Effectiveness Analysis

Partners: G. Hauer, J. Anderson, T. Antoniuk, V. Adamowicz
Land

Optimizing Weed Control for Progressive Reclamation: Risk Analysis on regulated Weeds in the Boreal Region

Partners:
Land

2016 Land Research Report (Mine)

Partners: COSIA
Land

Bioengineering and Conventional Erosion and Sediment Control Solutions for Oil Sands Operations

Partners:
Land

Optimizing Weed Control for Progressive Reclamation: Literature Review

Partners:
Land

Wildfire Risk to Caribou Conservation Projects in Northeastern Alberta

Partners:
Land

Caribou Predator Fencing Pilot

Partners: COSIA
Land

Region Industry Caribou Collaboration (RICC) 2017 Annual Report

Partners:
Land

2015 Land Research Report (Mine)

Partners:
Land

Prioritizing Zones for Caribou Habitat Restoration in the COSIA Area v1.0

Partners: Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute
Land

An Exploration of Conservation Breeding and Translocation Tools to improve the Conservation Status of Boreal Caribou Populations in Western Canada

Partners: Calgary Zoo Centre for Conservation Research
Land

Caribou Protection and Recovery Program Technical Guidance

Partners: OSLI, T. Antoniuk, L. McNeil, J. Nishi, K. Manuel
Land

Oil Sands Vegetation Cooperative Newsletter May 2019

Partners:
Land

A Review of Exploration Tools and Techniques to Support COSIA Land Challenge

Partners:
Water

Water

Water

Regional Water Management Initiative

Partners: COSIA
Water

2018 Water Research Report (Mining)

Partners:
Water

Method Development to Optimize TPH/O&G Analysis by FTIR for Bitumen in Water

Partners:
Water

Predictive Simulations Using the 3D Regional Groundwater Solutions Groundwater Flow Model Southern Athabasca Oil Sands

Partners: Matrix Solutions
Water

COSIA Climate Change Modelling Report For the Athabasca River Basin

Partners:
Water

2017 Pit Lakes Mesocosm Research Report

Partners:
Water

Regional Geochemistry Study for the Southern Athabasca Oil Sands Area

Partners: Alberta Innovates, Integrated Sustainability
Water

Regional Substance Load Allocation Study for the Athabasca River - Phase 2

Partners:
Water

2018 Pit Lakes Mesocosm Research Report

Partners:
Water

2019 Water In Situ Research Report

Partners:
Water

Pit Lakes: A Surface Mining Perspective

Partners:
Water

2019 Water Mining Research Report

Partners:
Water

Topics in Once Through Steam Generation and Produced Water Treatment

Partners:
Water

Literature Review of Global Pit Lakes

Partners:
Water

2020 Water Mining Research Report

Partners:
Tailings

Tailings

Tailings

Oil Sands Tailings Technology Deployment Roadmap Project Report – Volume 1: Project Summary

Partners: Thurber Engineering Ltd.
Tailings

Fluid Fine Tailings Management Methods

Partners:
Tailings

Precision of Particle Size Measurements for Minus 44 Micron Solids from Oil Sands: An Interlaboratory Study

Partners:
Tailings

Oil Sands Tailings Technology Deployment Roadmap Project Report – Volume 2: Component 1 Results

Partners: BGC Engineering Inc., Norwest Corporation
Tailings

Statistical Analysis of Reduced Sulphur Compounds

Partners:
Tailings

Oil Sands Tailings Technology Deployment Roadmap Project Report – Volume 3: Component 2 Results

Partners: Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd. (KCB)
Tailings

2020 Tailings Research Report

Partners:
Tailings

Oil Sands Tailings Technology Deployment Roadmap Project Report – Volume 4: Component 3 Results

Partners: Golder Associates Ltd.
Tailings

Oil Sands Tailings Technology Deployment Roadmap Project Report – Volume 5: Component 4 Results

Partners: Thurber Engineering Ltd., AMEC Environment & Infrastructure
Tailings

Guidelines for Determining Oil Sands Fluid Tailings Volumes

Partners: COSIA
Tailings

Tailings Roadmap - Technology Scoring Sheets

Partners: Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environment Solutions
Tailings

A Geostatistical Study, Workflow and Software Guide for Tailings Deposit

Partners: COSIA
Tailings

Guidelines for Tailings Deposit Sampling and Measuring Tools

Partners: COSIA
Tailings

Deposit Characterization

Partners: COSIA
Tailings

Pit Lakes: A Surface Mining Perspective

Partners:
Tailings

A Guide to Audit and Assess Oil Sands Fluid Fine Tailings Performance Management

Partners: COSIA
Tailings

Guidelines for Performance Management of Oil Sands Fluid Fine Tailings Deposits to Meet Closure Commitments

Partners: COSIA
Tailings

Beach Fines Capture Study

Partners: AMEC Environment & Infrastructure
Tailings

2018 Tailings Research Report

Partners:
Tailings

Technical Guide for Fluid Fine Tailings Management

Partners: Oil Sands Tailing Consortium (OSTC)
Tailings

2019 Tailings Research Report

Partners: