Program 190

AIRDATE:02/07/06

PROMO: Syncrude's Clara Qualizza chairs oil sands reclamation symposium, where UofA researchersDean Mackenzieand Dr. Jon Hornung present their findings on donor soils and using cattails to build wetlands from tailings water

ARC's Dr. Alex Turta develops toe to heel water flooding to improve heavy oil recovery

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TITLE: Clara Qualizza, Soils Specialist and Reclamation Research Coordinator, Syncrude Canada, Fort McMurray
SUBJECT: #190 Oil Sands Reclamation Research Symposium
SYNOPSIS: With all the oil sands activity in northeastern Alberta, reclaiming the forest landscape after the mining is done is critical. But there’s a lot to learn about how to do it properly. The Canadian Oil Sands Network for Research and Development recently sponsored a symposium which brought together many of the young researchers working on reclamation science.

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TITLE: Dean Mackenzie, Graduate Student, Renewable Resources, University of Alberta
SUBJECT: #190 Oil Sands Reclamation Research Symposium
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TITLE: Dr. Jonathan Hornung, Post Doctorate Fellow, Renewable Resources, University of Alberta
SUBJECT: #190 Oil Sands Reclamation Research Symposium
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TITLE: Dr. Alex Turta, Research Engineer, Conventional Oil and Gas Business Unit, Alberta Research Council, Calgary
SUBJECT: #190 "Toe to Heel" Enhanced Heavy Oil Recovery
SYNOPSIS: Dr. Alex Turta of the Alberta Research Council in Calgary has developed a new method that could greatly increase the amount of oil produced from heavy oil sites. He calls it "toe to heel" water flooding.

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