Combusting bitumen products in internal combustion car and truck engines, its major use right now, may amount to sending a much more valuable commodity up in smoke.
January 13, 2021, 6 AM MST
Calgary-based BitCrude Energy has successfully completed its commercial production demonstration that delivers a cost-effective, ecologically enhanced, and safe bitumen transportation process.
January 11, 2021, 9:58 AM MST
Start-up Meteor Biotech is developing new technology to uncover additional production while reducing emissions per bbl of oil at the same time in oilsands operations.
December 23, 2020, 12 AM MST
Acceleware Ltd. says that a second major oilsands producer has agreed to provide financial and technical support for the commercial-scale pilot test of its RF XL radio frequency heating system at Marwayne.
December 22, 2020, 6:23 AM MST
A second life cycle assessment (LCA) study of oilsands greenhouse gas emissions intensity involving essentially all major oilsands producers will soon be underway, an Alberta Innovates executive said Thursday.
December 18, 2020, 7:26 AM MST
When Alberta-specific data is used, upstream greenhouse gas intensity numbers for oilsands production pathways are 14 per cent to 35 per cent lower than previously published, according to a new study funded by Alberta Innovates and Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA).
December 17, 2020, 11 AM MST
Canada is at an economic crossroads.
December 9, 2020, 12 AM MST
The COVID-19 pandemic has reluctantly forced us to cancel the 2021 Daily Oil Bulletin Energy Excellence Awards, but that doesn’t mean we don’t want to learn about your successes in project execution, innovation and technology, as well as environmental excellence (click here for all of the 2020 winners).
December 9, 2020, 4:24 AM MST
Suncor Energy Inc. has confirmed its ongoing support for the commercial-scale radio frequency (RF) XL pilot project at Marwayne, first announced on May 20, said Acceleware Ltd.
December 3, 2020, 8:01 AM MST
Acceleware Ltd., a clean-tech energy developer, says it expects to start work later this year to prepare a site near Marwayne, Alberta for a commercial-scale field test of its proprietary RF XL radio frequency heating technology in the extraction of bitumen.
November 26, 2020, 10:04 AM MST
With more than 80 per cent of Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions currently associated with the energy system, deep reductions in emissions likely will be needed across the system and economy to achieve a target of net-zero emissions by 2050, says a new study by the Canada Energy Regulator (CER).
November 25, 2020, 9:18 AM MST
Acceleware Ltd. has received Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) approval for its experimental scheme application under the Oil Sands Conservation Act (OSCA) for the recovery of crude bitumen using RF XL at Marwayne.
October 16, 2020, 11:03 AM MDT
The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted a key patent to Acceleware Ltd.
September 17, 2020, 9:50 AM MDT
Pedro Pereira-Almao is convinced the in-situ bitumen and heavy oil upgrading technology he and his team at the University of Calgary have developed can reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 80 per cent by eliminating the use of steam, while drastically reducing production costs and rendering SAGD technology virtually obsolete.
September 4, 2020, 8:12 AM MDT
Acceleware Ltd., a clean-tech energy technology developer, says it made significant progress in the second quarter of 2020 on the development of key radio frequency heating technology (RF) research and development patent applications.
August 27, 2020, 6 AM MDT
The Daily Oil Bulletin has created a new editorial section on the website to highlight our coverage of corporate performance on environment, social and governance (ESG) initiatives.
August 25, 2020, 10:15 AM MDT
Solvent-enhanced bitumen and heavy oil recovery was the subject of two recent submissions to the DOB’s Energy Excellence Awards, with the associated technologies promising potential commercialization that could revolutionize the bitumen and heavy oil sector in terms of reducing emissions and costs from production.
August 12, 2020, 9:29 AM MDT
A Canadian technology that employs cosmic rays to see into SAGD reservoirs could be the next frontier when it comes to reducing monitoring costs and optimizing oilsands recovery rates.
July 27, 2020, 6:57 AM MDT
Canada’s oil and gas industry has been on a relentless pursuit of operational excellence for the last five years in response to lower oil and gas prices.
July 21, 2020, 6 AM MDT
Acceleware Ltd. has completed a 500-kilowatt field test of its radio frequency converter prototype designed in collaboration with General Electric Company research.
June 30, 2020, 8:25 AM MDT
Congratulations to the finalists and champions for this year’s Energy Excellence Awards, presented by the Daily Oil Bulletin.
June 11, 2020, 11:09 AM MDT
Acceleware Ltd. has secured a new partner and test site for its commercial scale pilot of the company’s RF XL clean technology.
May 20, 2020, 8:51 AM MDT
Today, we feature two co-champions in Project Execution Excellence in the subcategory of Industry Accelerators.
May 13, 2020, 6 AM MDT
Bayshore Petroleum Corp. says its wholly owned subsidiary, Bayshore Oil Technology Corp., has collaborated with industry partners to successfully merge technologies and test a new, innovative tailings remediation process within an experimental, in-house environment.
May 11, 2020, 10:36 AM MDT
The second annual Energy Excellence Awards (EEAs) program, presented by the Daily Oil Bulletin, uniquely recognizes energy excellence and focuses on the advancement of collaboration within Canada’s energy industry. Today, we feature the best in Environmental Excellence in the subcategory of Cleantech: Land.
April 27, 2020, 6 AM MDT