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September 17, 2019

First commercial gas-to-liquids plant gets green light

With a $15-million secured loan now in place, the Carseland plant will be Canada’s first commercial gas-to-synthetic fuels project, signalling a new era of natural gas processing and monetization.

Network and meet with 150+ of your top prospects at OpEx Week in Toronto!

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Taking place in Toronto this October 21-24, this year’s summit is a gathering of over 150 operations leaders – all looking to improve business performance and challenge the status quo. This year’s program will bring attendees over 50 case studies and show how to eliminate inefficiencies in your operations, drive customer excellence, harness digital transformation and build a sustainable culture of operational excellence. Interested in sponsoring this event? Build your reputation as a market leader through speaking sessions, utilize the 12 dedicated networking slots in the agenda to form business relationships and make use of our unbeatable facilities for on-site branding and exposure.

Route hearings, outstanding permits, court challenges still ahead for TMX

A report from environmental group says it expects construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion to be delayed by detailed route hearings, outstanding provincial permits and Indigenous court challenges.

The world wants Canadian oil before any other: survey

The world wants Canadian oil and natural gas, according to an updated international research survey by Ipsos, conducted on behalf of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP).

Coal mine reclamation project will provide green energy

Municipal organic waste from Edmonton, Alta. will be used to replenish soil at a nearby mine site to grow a willow crop that may be used as a biomass feedstock for renewable energy.
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At Magnetrol®, We Understand Why Every Level Measurement Matters

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Is blockchain the future for food production and distribution?

For Elena Dumitrascu, co-founder and chief research and technology officer at TerraHub Technologies Inc., blockchain’s current status as an acceptable technology in food production is a natural progression – especially given consumer trends on wanting to know where and how their food is arriving on their table. » Read More

Using Advanced Tools to Stem the Lost Revenue Tide

From the largest metropolitan utilities to the smallest water systems, leaks are a problem everywhere. Because it’s difficult to raise consumer prices to offset the losses, non-revenue water has a direct impact on the bottom line of municipal water systems. However, utility managers now have an opportunity to reverse the problem with advanced flow meter technology that combines multiple measurements.
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Fire suppression without the toxicity

Amtrust Biochemical introduces FlameOut+ Foam Fire Suppressor, the first environmentally friendly foam fire solution. It is a 100 per cent organic/non-toxic (No PFOA, PFOS, PFAS), non-corrosive/HALON replacement. » Learn More

CLEAN-GARD 83 ideal for ultrasonic cleaning

Madison Chemical introduces CLEAN-GARD 83, a cutting-edge, alkaline detergent specifically designed for removing aged, oxidized, burned-on oil, removing grease, and for other difficult cleaning operations. » Learn More

Fluoroelastomers enhance performance of pumps, valves and seals

AGC Chemicals Americas offers AFLAS 100 series fluoroelastomers to enhance the performance and extend the life of pumps, seals and valves used in a variety of harsh processing applications. » Learn More

Higher pressure ranges for X4B series of pressure transducers, transmitters

Viatran has responded to the challenging demands of high-pressure oil and gas, industrial and test applications with the addition of zero-20,000 psi and zero-30,000 psi ranges to the X4B series. » Learn More


McCormick Place
Chicago, Ill.
September 21-25, 2019
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SAG Conference [R]evolution

Marriott Parq Vancouver
Vancouver, B.C.
September 22-26, 2019
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Canadian Crude-By-Rail 2019

Commonwealth Centre
Calgary, Alta.
September 24-25, 2019
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Alberta Forest Products Association AGM and Conference

Jasper Park Lodge
Jasper, Alta.
September 25-27, 2019
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Calgary Pump Symposium

Carriage House Inn – Windsor Ballroom
Calgary, Alta.
September 26-27, 2019
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InfraCanada West Conference

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
Banff, Alta.
October 1, 2019
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The Chem Show

Javits Convention Center
New York, N.Y.
October 22-24, 2019
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2nd Annual Water Week Conference

Double Tree Hotel West Edmonton
Edmonton, Alta.
November 13-15, 2019
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