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Optimism on the rise at upcoming Global Petroleum Show

The price of oil is trending upwards with expectations of $85 a barrel as early as July, according to Pulitzer Prize-winning author and energy analyst Dan Yergin – and that has organizers of the Global Petroleum Show excited.

Canadian fertilizer producers eye Chinese market

China’s campaign to heat millions of extra homes this winter by redirecting natural gas has forced their domestic fertilizer producers to cut production in half – and that is opening the door for producers like Nutrien to exploit that lucrative market.

Transportation gridlock keeping commodities from vital markets

Mountains of produce – languishing on Prairie farms – is but one symptom of Canada’s overstressed transportation network that is leaving commodities from virtually every sector of the economy in lengthy queues waiting and waiting.

Oil sands projects may get a pass from new environmental assessment rules

Oil sands projects that use steam to release bitumen from deep underground will likely get a pass from new federal environmental assessment rules — but Ottawa is still considering how to deal with those that use solvents instead of water.
Sponosred Spotlight 

Putting transformation into action: A story of cultural change

Join over 250 Operations, HSE, OE and Asset Leaders in Calgary this June 4-6 at the 2018 Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit. This is your best chance this year to learn how to maximize operational efficiency while maintaining high safety and environmental protection standards. Confirmed speakers include ConocoPhillips, Royal Dutch Shell, Cenovus, Veolia, BP, Enbridge, Keyera, Irving Oil, Toronto Hydro, Suncor, Henkel and many more. Download the 2018 agenda to see the full event line-up. Don’t forget! IPP&T subscribers are entitled to receive a 15% discount on their conference pass, simply quote the discount code IPPT15 when registering online here.
White Paper 

Making a Flow System Work Best

Alicat's mass flow control, pressure control and metering devices enable custom solutions for a variety of conditions and materials. Optimizing flow requires understanding and accounting for a variety of factors such as flow range, fluid, valve sizing, PID tuning, response time as well as environmental conditions and pressure differentials. Download this whitepaper to receive in-depth explanations of these facets as well as solutions to adjusting for these issues. » Read More

Can cosmic rays really discover ore bodies?

Muon tomography may sound like science fiction, but it is proving to be a fact that a technology developed to look inside the Great Pyramids is being successfully used in mineral exploration. » Read More

Solvent recycling plant achieves 99% purity

OFRU Recycling has launched the ASC-3000, a new distillation plant with which a high-purity separation of over 99 per cent purity can be achieved on an industrial scale. » Learn More
Badger Meter

Ultrasonic clamp-on flow meter

Badger Meter has introduced the Dynasonics® TFX-500w Ultrasonic Clamp-on Flow Meter for use in building automation, heating/ventilation/air conditioning (HVAC), water & wastewater treatment and water distribution. » Learn More

Direct measurement of dry and wet biogas with variable composition

KROHNE, Inc. now offers the OPTISONIC 7300 Biogas ultrasonic flowmeter, which has been specially designed to measure dry and wet biogas with variable composition. » Learn More

Guided wave radar level transmitter can be used without calibration

The NGR is a level sensor that uses TDR technology (time-domain reflectometry) and can be used in oil and water-based liquids without calibration. » Learn More

CERI 2018 Petrochemical Conference

Delta Lodge Kananaskis
June 10 – 12
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Global Petroleum Show

Stampede Park Calgary
June 12 – 14
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