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Flow measurement handbook now available

July 6, 2020

The Flow Measurement Handbook is now available for download, offering engineers and plant managers the latest insights on flow measuring techniques and instruments. This collection of articles provides a wealth of practical advice on the design, operation, and performance of

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We’re down for now, but…

May 4, 2020

By Ian Verhappen Since the start of 2020 and the end of April the energy sector has made $9 billion in cuts to their spending and reduced production by more 500,000 barrels per day. Part of the reason is the

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Oil sector grasps for answers amid plummeting prices, COVID-19

April 22, 2020

No industry is immune from the impacts of COVID-19, including oil. With news that oil demand is down 20 per cent as a result of the virus, everyone is looking for solutions as to how to weather the current crisis,

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Check out our podcast, The Wild West Show

April 7, 2020

There’s a new podcast in town: The Wild West Show. The Wild West Show – Episode 1 Look in our Menu section for Podcasts to see this and many more podcasts in the future. If you want to be a

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Improving performance, structure and strength with advanced textiles

March 21, 2020

By Joe Melcher, Patty Berghardt and Shawn Benfield, Bally Ribbon Mills The advanced technical textile industry uses science, information technology, and specialized materials to provide material solutions to a broad range of niche markets. The industry distinguishes itself from the standard

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Mobile robots help Ontario manufacturer become more flexible, efficient

March 9, 2020

A few years ago, Ontario-based manufacturer Sunview Patio Doors was facing threats from market shifts. Customers were increasingly looking for faster delivery times and customized products. Windows and patio doors were being produced in more varying sizes and materials, and

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How Suncor is transforming its advanced analytics capability

February 19, 2020

The Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit in Calgary, Alta. in June will examine some of the latest technologies being used in the oil sands. OPEX organizers sat down with Mike Krayacich, vice president of digital technology and

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How expansion barrels reduced downtime at oil sands mine

February 5, 2020

Rubber-lined expansion barrels that are now being used at one of the largest integrated combined oil sands mining and refinery facilities in Fort McMurray, Alta., has significantly increased productivity, while reducing downtime. Due to the size of the mine, oil

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Canadian innovation is ready to take on the world

January 15, 2020

By Jamie Zachary Experts point to Western Canada becoming a hot bed of innovation as players in several key resource-based industries explore new technologies to remain competitive on a global stage. From improved resource recovery to improved I/O modules, these

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Going upstream for resource energy solutions

December 16, 2019

By Trent Marx, CEO, Resource Energy Solutions It took us decades to master the extraction of oil and gas from below the ground, and liquid gold was the name given to it. From Edwin Drake along the banks of Oil