Technology

Field upgrading is making it possible to pipe bitumen without thinning agents

The energy industry may be able to move beyond diluent More →

Infographic: A brief history of fracking innovation

Ground-breaking moments in hydraulic fracturing More →

Is collaboration in the oil sands possible?

COSIA turns two in March 2013, and it has shared more than 560 technologies worth a total of $900 million; the partners are working on 185 joint-industry projects worth $500 million. But it hasn’t revolutionized any one practice or process. More →

An in-depth look at how in situ oil sands development has evolved

The past, present and future of in situ bitumen recovery More →

The next revolution: how 3-D printing is transforming the energy sector

It is said that additive manufacturing will shake up every industrial sector it touches. Does that include oil and gas? More →

Shipstone Corp. touts made-in-Alberta solution to energy storage challenge

CEO Daniel Kenways draws inspiration from a famous science-fiction novel More →

Why the ‘refine it here’ mantra is nothing more than wishful thinking

“Building new refineries in Canada makes no sense,” says John Rhind, vice-president of heavy oil operations at Shell Canada More →