Ralph Jonasson

SRC Ralph Jonasson
Energy
Job Title
Senior Research Scientist, EOR Field Development

Ralph Jonasson has been a Senior Research Scientist with SRC for almost a decade, studying the enhanced recovery of heavy oil and bitumen from carbonate and clastic reservoirs. Ralph holds a Bachelor of Science in double-honors Chemistry and Geology from McMaster University and a PhD from the University of Western Ontario in Inorganic Chemistry. He worked previously at the Alberta Research Council in Edmonton, Alberta and at Vulcan Chemicals in Columbus, Georgia. He is a member of AAAS, ACS, CHOA and SPE. 

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potash ore sample at src
April 28, 2020
Solution mining is one way producers can mine potash deep below the earth’s surface. Cooling ponds can become contaminated in the extraction process, which can result in the production of hydrogen sulfide - a dangerous and highly destructive chemical. Learn how researchers are finding ways to control it.