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Syncrude analytical methods for oil sand and bitumen processing

Syncrude Canada Limited. Research Department.

Syncrude analytical methods for oil sand and bitumen processing

by Syncrude Canada Limited. Research Department.

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Published by Syncrude Canada Limited in Edmonton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementResearch Staff and Laboratory Methods Committee ; prepared and edited by J.T. Bulmer, J. Starr.
ContributionsBulmer, J. T., Starr, J.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14223966M

Carbothermal reduction is a reducing reaction involving carbonaceous materials at high temperatures. Oil sand fluid coke is a high-carbon byproduct of the thermal cracking of oil sand bitumen via a process called fluid coking. To lay a foundation for the development of a process that removes and converts sulfur dioxide into elemental sulfur, the kinetics of the carbothermal reduction of SO2 by. By means of electrospray ionization Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry (ESI FT−ICR MS) and automated field desorption/ionization (FD) FT−ICR MS, we identify nonvolatile nonpolar, polar acidic, and basic water-in-bitumen emulsion film stabilizers. Highly condensed aromatic basic, nonpolar, and acidic asphaltene multilayered films stabilize emulsions near or at.

New feedstocks. As Canadian oil-sand projects progress, the production of bitumen and bitumen-derived SCOs are forecast to increase from million bpd (MMbpd) in to 3 MMbpd in Middle distillates production from oil sands are also expected to increase. Compared to conventional crude, oil sands-derived SCO contains a. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.

Version in steady-state mode was used to simulate the Scrubber Section of a Syncrude Canada Ltd.'s Fluid Coker, a plant for oil sand bitumen upgrading. In this scrubber, hot vapours from the Fluid Coker are contacted counter-currently with cooler oils to remove heavy components. The objective was to develop a reliable simulation model, which would describe the plant operation. The global imbalance between oil supply and demand, which has built to million b/d in April due to the COVID pandemic, is set to halve to million b/d in May, and fall further to


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Syncrude analytical methods for oil sand and bitumen processing by Syncrude Canada Limited. Research Department. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Syncrude analytical methods for oil sand and bitumen processing by Syncrude Canada Limited. Research Department.,Syncrude Canada Limited edition, in English.

Syncrude analytical methods for oil sand and bitumen processing by Syncrude Canada Ltd.,Alberta Oil Sands Technology and Research Authority edition, in EnglishPages: Syncrude moved to a new Research and Development Centre at the Edmonton Research Park in At the time its new equipment included a pilot plant that could process 2, pounds of oil sand per hour into bitumen froth.

A twinned pilot plant recently added to the facility will double the amount of oil sand that can be processed. Full text of "Syncrude analytical methods for oil sand and bitumen processing" See other formats.

Read more about Syncrude analytical methods for oil sand and bitumen processing The chemistry of Alberta oil sands, bitumens and heavy oils need for a textbook for an introductory course at the undergraduate or graduate level in technical and engineering schools providing an overview of the field, prompted the writing of this book.;Includes.

Full text of "Syncrude analytical methods manual for bitumen upgrading" See other formats. Syncrude Canada Ltd. produces a synthetic crude oil called Syncrude Sweet Blend from Athabasca oilsands bitumen in northern Alberta. The company is investing in various bitumen-upgrading research.

Temperature Effects From the Conditioning and Flotation of Bitumen From Oil Sands in Terms of Oil Recovery and Physical Properties. Analytical Methods for Oil Sand and Bitumen. J.T. Bulmer, J. Starr (Eds.), Syncrude Analytical Methods for Oil Sand and Bitumen Processing, Alberta Oil Sands Technology and Research Authority, Edmonton, Alberta (), pp.

Google Scholar. Fuel Processing Technology, 23 () Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam -- Printed in The Netherlands Processibility of Athabasca Oil Sand by the Hot- Water Process when Contaminated with Overburden Material RUSSELL G.

SMITH and LAURIER L. SCHRAMM* Syncrude Canada Limited, Research Department, P.O. BoxEdmonton, Alberta T6C 4G3 (Canada). With the development and adoption of advanced analytical instrumentations, our understanding of bitumen extraction at each individual step has been extended from the macroscopic scale down to the molecular level.

How to improve bitumen recovery and bitumen froth quality from poor processing ores is still a future challenge in oil sands processing. Starr J, Bulmer JT () Determination of bitumen, water and solids content of oil sand, reject and slurry samples (classical), Method Syncrude Analytical Methods for Oil Sand & Bitumen Processing.

Alberta Oil Sands Technology and Research Authority (AOSTRA). Edmonton AB, p. The environmental impact of the oil sands is an issue that has been extremely divisive.

As with the extraction and use of any fossil fuel, negative environmental effects arise as a result of the extraction, upgrading, and processing of bitumen from the oil sands.

Although some steps are being taken to reduce the severity of these impacts - such as reclamation - there are still associated. Introduction. The oil sands in Alberta, Canada are the world's third largest proven reserve comprising ~ billion barrels of recoverable bitumen, with production expected to surpass million barrels day −1 by Bitumen is extracted from surface-mined ores using hot water and hydrocarbon solvent (Schramm et al., ), generating ~1 million m 3 fluid fine tailings day −1 that are.

A method for processing lumps of oil sand containing bitumen to produce a bitumen froth and non segregating tailings of a solid material and a sludge. The method includes depositing the lumps of oil sand into a bath of warm water.

The lumps are then conditioned by gently contacting them with the warm water to liberate and separate bitumen from the oil sand while minimizing the dispersal into. Regarding the effect that different twin-tailed surfactant have on a solid stabilized petroleum emulsion.

Authors; AOSTRA () Syncrude analytical methods for oil sand and bitumen processing. () Book of ASTM Standards, pp 24 Google Scholar. Speight JG, Moschpedis ME () Advances in. In a booklet, "Syncrude Analytical Methods for Oil Sand and Bitumen Processing", published by Syncrude Canada, Ltd., August,the extraction procedure is substantially the same--"The sample is separated into bitumen, water and solids by.

Approximately two tons of ore are required to produce a barrel of bitumen product, and typically, oil sands are 85% mineral (70% sand and 15% fines), 12% bitumen, and 3% connate (or formation) water.

In the early days of oil-sands development, the mining operations were relatively small, with production of. Oil sands development contributes polycyclic aromatic compounds to the Athabasca River and its tributaries he Alberta oil sands consist of water, sand, and bitumen, a heavy and viscous hydrocarbon, that is recovered by surface Methods and Analytical and Statistical Method Details in SI Text.

A temperature-sensitive polymer, poly(N-isopropylacrylamide), was tested as a process aid to process a low-grade, high-fines oil sand ore. Two sets of bitumen extraction tests were carried out.

In test set I, both oil sands slurry conditioning and bitumen flotation were conducted at 23 °C. In test set II, the slurry was conditioned at 23 °C, and, however, the bitumen flotation step was.

@article{osti_, title = {Alterations of bitumen produced by the in-situ combustion process at the oxygen Wolf Lake Project, Alberta}, author = {Riechert, C.

and Fuhr, B. and Williams, G. and Sawatzky, H. and Jha, K. and Lafleur, R.}, abstractNote = {The Oxygen Wolf Lake Project, operated by BP Resources Canada Limited, recovers bitumen by an in-situ combustion process.First, he said, there were at least 1, square miles of bitumen-saturated sand in the area.

Second, the sands were to feet thick. Third – and this result came from laboratory tests that involved boiling oil sand samples – the bitumen content averaged 12 per cent by weight. So much has changed in the oil market and the global economy over the past year and a half. The International Energy Agency suggests that, when it comes to the current oil situation, the world is “in search of the new normal,” 1 faced with an array of recently unlocked unconventional supplies—solid ancient bitumen adhered to sand and clay in oil sands, extra-heavy tacky oils that .