Air Water Land - Magazine Contents —June 2011
Editor's noteEditor's note
“I didn’t come to Fort McMurray [Alberta] for the money. I thought I could have a positive impact on reducing the environmental footprint of our [oilsands] operations.”
Retrofitting compressor engines to reduce emissionsCenovus Energy receives new funding from the Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation
One of the most significant players in the oilsands industry is also among Canada’s largest natural gas producers—and enhancing efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is an investment for both plays.
New water monitoring plan for AthabascaEnvironment Canada releases its proposed strategy for the heart of the oilsands
A new surface water quality monitoring program for the Lower Athabasca River in the heart of Alberta’s largest oilsands region released in March by federal Environment Minister Peter Kent will be incorporated into the work of a revamped provincial monitoring program, says the province’s environment minister.
Getting recognized for land stewardshipImperial Oil Cold Lake becomes the first upstream oil and gas site in Canada certified by the Wildlife Habitat Council
Generations of lynxes, moose, deer, foxes and bears have come to take Imperial Oil Limited’s in situ oilsands installation at Cold Lake, Alta., for granted.
Inside big oilEnvironmental scientists take on the opportunity to effect significant change from within
Christine Daly never expected to be working for Suncor Energy, Inc., or any oilsands company, for that matter. The 31-year-old, who holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental science and master’s degree in biological sciences from the University of Windsor, was raised in Tecumseh, Ont. Her expectation was to conduct research on the Great Lakes for most of her life, but a summer working for Suncor changed her path, leading her to embrace an opportunity to effect change from inside industry.
Patents issued on wind energy storage as heat in oil reservoirs