Alberta reinstating environmental monitoring in industry, oilpatch on July 15
Testing and reporting had been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Scientists criticize Alberta’s monitoring suspension, lack of consultation
Most of it could have been done safely, says Jay White, president of the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists.
Alberta First Nations appeal suspension of monitoring in oilpatch
Appeal argues suspensions were made without any rationale linking specific activities to COVID-19 risks.
Alberta suspends environmental monitoring rules for oil sands
Follows suspended environmental reporting requirements for all industry amid COVID-19 concerns.
Review of oil sands monitoring program coming
Ottawa, Alberta report will lay out how well it’s tracking changes.
BluMetric awarded $3.2M environmental engineering contract
Vale Canada contract includes drilling, monitoring, and pumping of wells, aquifer tests and groundwater and surface-water sampling.
Sensors measure liquid levels accurately
4-20 mA output signal.
Drones take flight in the oil sands
FLIR and ING robotic aviation take aerial infrared detection west
Deal spells out how oil sands will be monitored
Brings scientific credibility to assessments of billions of dollars in industry activity.
Boeing 787 battery probe shifts to monitoring system
No evidence GS Yuasa battery is the problem’s source.
Poor monitoring erodes confidence in the oil sands
With the escalating uproar among citizens and would-be revolutionaries in the Middle East and Libya, Alberta’s so-called “dirty oil” should be looking a great deal more attractive to America these days.
ControlMaster elevates process control
Four models of ControlMaster process controllers and indicator instruments.…