“Detector dogs” assist pipeline leak mitigation

“Detector dogs” assist pipeline leak mitigation

Indigenous people and communities can play an important role in pipeline monitoring and leak detection. By becoming a valuable partner for pipeline monitoring and spill response, these communities fulfill an important role that can lead to better leak detection,...
Heavy-oil technology may be a perfect fit for geothermal power

Heavy-oil technology may be a perfect fit for geothermal power

While the economic future of greenfield heavy-oil projects is in serious doubt these days, one prominent applied research group in Canada said that some of the technologies involved with heavy oil have the potential to be used around the world. The catch is that the...
Creating Power Using Geothermal Sources

Creating Power Using Geothermal Sources

Alberta Innovates subsidiary C-FER Technologies is digging deep to discover new sources of power. Geothermal energy is generally associated with the production of heat. Brandon Curkan, a research engineer with C-FER Technologies, wants to show that it can also be used...