Hydrothermal Technology

"Greening" the Oilsands: More than a Pipe(line) Dream

Perry Toms | Posted 03.23.2014 | Canada Alberta
Perry Toms

Recent events, like the tragic explosion in Lac-Megantic and the near-disasters recently in Casselton, North Dakota and Plaster Rock, New Brunswick, have put the transportation of oil by rail into question. Safety concerns, especially with the more volatile and lighter shale oil that comes from the Bakken oil fields of Saskatchewan and North Dakota, are becoming real deterrents to moving oil by rail.