Will remove solids from water used at oil and gas sites for higher level of reuse.
Strategic partner will use the plant to apply the technology at existing and new sites.
Undergoing optimization and prepping for “commercial opportunities.”
A $1.125-million donation by Newalta will support R&D efforts at Western university to discover clean technologies that use waste generated by industrial sectors such as oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, mining and manufacturing.
Newalta has signed a contract worth $60 million with Alberta oil sands developer Syncrude Canada for a demonstration project that will process mature fine tailings resulting from oil sands mining.