Skip to comments.The World’s First Clean Oil Sands Project: An Interview With Dr. Gerald Bailey
Posted on 09/01/2015 9:29:52 AM PDT by bananaman22
fter decades of exhaustive attempts to overcome the dirty reputation of oil sands, we finally have an environmentally-friendly and low cost method to tap into these vast resources in the state of Utahgood news both for Mother Nature and all oil and gas investors.
MCW Energy Groups CEO, former Exxon President of the Arabian Gulf region, Dr. R. Gerald Bailey, tells Oilprice.com in an exclusive interview that his hunt for an innovative technology that simultaneously makes money and cleans up the environment is over. The race to capitalize on Utahs vast oil sands resources is on, and only the cleanboth financially and environmentallywill survive.
Coming hot off of the successful launch of clean oil sands operations in Utah, while other oil sands projects are under fire from protesters
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Only very low mechanical energy is required to mix the oil sands, water and solvent.
Elimination of the activation of the fine clay particles and resultant creation of the emulsion of water, clay and bitumen.
Reduction of suspended clay particles within the process water which eliminates the generation of liquid tailings
Elimination of middlings. Clean solids, water and bitumen phase separation do not require tailings ponds to settle a middlings phase.
All of the capital cost and operating expense associated with creating bitumen froth, froth treatment, middlings treatment and tailings pond management and reclamation is eliminated. The result is a highly capital efficient and operationally simple extraction process.
The process is outlined here:
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