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A pioneer in an expensive business has grown in strides
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I am referred to in the book as a wacky engineer (in fact I was/am a stable chemical engineer), and was one of the original half-dozen engineers (from Sun Oil Marcus Hook) that was assigned to the original pilot plant operation [early 1960's]. A great experience, and we made a lot of tailings in those days. Looks like you are getting ahead of the disposal problem.
I am 72, long retired now, and I get a lot of pleasure owning a few shares. So I get your great newspaper!
Best of luck,
Thanks for the comment. Glad you enjoy our little magazine. You must be amazed at how much the oil sands has grown since you were working on it.
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