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July 5th, 2010

Greening Alberta oil sands

Abstract:
GE has partnered with the University of Alberta (UA) and Alberta Innovates Technology Futures (AITF) on a $4 million CO2 capture project supported by the Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation. The team will use nanotechnology to reduce CO2 emissions associated with the extraction and upgrading process in oil sands, and treatment of produced water generated during the oil recovery.The technology is based on naturally occurring zeolites identified by UA.

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