03 Aug '11, 3pm

New method makes tar sands removal cheaper and cleaner, Alberta consortium says

03 Aug 2011: New Method Makes Tar Sands Removal Cheaper and Cleaner, Group Says A Canadian consortium says it has developed technology that could double the amount of oil that can be extracted from Alberta’s abundant tar sands and cut greenhouse gas emissions associated with the As Alberta’s Tar Sands Boom, Foes Target Project’s Lifelines Exploiting North America’s largest oil deposit has destroyed vast stretches of Canadian forest. Now opponents are battling the Keystone XL pipeline, which would pass through environmentally sensitive lands as it moves the oil to market. READ THE e360 REPORT process by 85 percent. Existing technologies to extract and process the sludgy bituminous material from tar sands deposits use chemicals and intense heat and require enormous amounts of energy. The Alberta-based consortium, N-Solv, says it has introduced a system that uses a solvent, s...

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