The end of pipelines? New innovation could change oil transportation

A UCalgary discovery leads to spill-resistant bitumen By Michael Platt , Schulich School of Engineering Ian Gates describes each pebble of bitumen as resembling a liquid-filled headache capsule and, for an Alberta struggling to build pipelines, this tiny package could spell pain relief indeed. Freshly patented and weeks away from pilot-scale production, the professor’s revolutionary […]

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