From the Lab to the Loading Dock Blog
September 02, 2021
A societal shift toward mitigating climate change has led industry to take on how to continue providing energy to support our lifestyles and economies without generating greenhouse gas emissions that come from fossil fuel-sourced energy. Learn how Lesley McGilp and her team are tackling this challenge head-on.
June 15, 2021
Clays and active clays are found naturally in mineral deposits and present challenges for mining and oil sands industry processes and tailings management. Learn more about the work being done by SRC and its research partners to further the development of two active clay analyzers to address the issues that active clays present.
April 12, 2021
SRC's Enhanced Oil Recovery team uses a stage-gated approach to help small-to-medium enterprises develop their technologies and evaluate technical, market and commercial factors. This helps our clients save time and accelerate adoption. Learn about what's involved.
January 19, 2021
Many industries in western Canada face corrosion problems due to the frequent exposure of metal alloys to water, salt, oxygen, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide and lesser well-known sulfur compounds. In our lab, we test metal corrosion by simulating the environment in which it will be applied. Learn more.
April 07, 2020
In the 2000s, SRC’s previous work on natural gas vehicle conversions was broadened to develop and demonstrate a variety of other alternative fuel vehicles that could operate on natural gas, ethanol or hydrogen. Learn more about this next phase of innovation.
February 25, 2020
Given both global and national pressure to decarbonize operations, Canadian industries are looking for new technologies and implementing more energy-efficient processes from proven, applicable mitigation options. Learn how SRC's CeDER platform helps companies sift through the available technologies.
February 12, 2020
SRC is one of the pioneers in the field of alternative fuel vehicle work and has a long history conducting research and development in the area since 1985. Learn about SRC’s journey into alternative fuels, including the successes, some failures and even some firsts.
June 25, 2019
Oil pipelines are a transport mechanism to get a vital resource from its origin to its users. In the case of oil, it is helpful to know a bit about its origins too, in Canada and more broadly. Take a trip back in time.
June 05, 2019
This blog post is the second installment in a two-part series about methane emissions. In the first post , we looked at how methane emissions are created and why there’s a push to reduce them. In this...
May 20, 2019
Government energy regulators are demanding substantial greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions from industry. While carbon dioxide is a concern, methane poses a bigger problem because it absorbs significantly more energy and has a great impact on global warming.