Publications


Journal Publications

 

Authors Publishing Date Title Source Link Keywords
Kasiri, S., Abdulsalam, S., Ulrich, A., and Prasad, V. 2015 Optimization of CO2 fixation by Chlorella kessleri using response surface methodology Chemical Engineering Science 127(2015): 31-39. https://doi.org/10.7939/R3ZS2KN18 Microalgae Optimization
Modelling
Kinetics
MO Hagen, BA Katzenback, MdS Islam, M Gamal El-Din and M Belosevic 2014 Analysis of goldfish (Carassuis auratus L.) innate immune responses after acute and sub chronic exposure to oil sands process-affected water. Toxicological Sciences(2014):138:59-68. https://doi.org/10.7939/R32Z12Z0W Endocrine disruptionGoldfis
Goldfish

Naphthenic
Immunity
OSPW
Sun, N., Chelme-Ayala, P., Klamerth, N., McPhedran, K.N., Islam, Md.S., Perez-Estrada, L., Drzewicz, P., Blunt, B.J., Reichert, M., Hagen, M.,Tierney, K.B., Belosevic, M., and Gamal El-Din, M 2014 Advanced analytical mass spectrometric techniques and bioassays to
characterize untreated and ozonated oil sands process-affected water
Environmental Science & Technology 48(19): 11090-11099. https://doi.org/10.7939/R3QB9VM33 Naphthenic acids speciation
Molecular characterization
Mammalian immune-system
Perch perca-flavescens
Carassius-auratus l
Dissociating organic-compounds
Macrophage antimicrobial responses
Zebrafish danio-rerio
Ion mobility spectrometry
Petroleum-coke adsorption
Kasiri, S., Prasad, V., and Ulrich, A. 2014 Strain and Factor Selection for Carbon Dioxide Fixation Using Microalgae Cultivated in Oil Sands Process Water. The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 9999(2014): 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1002/cjce.22055 CO2 fixation
Oil sands process water
factorial design
microalgae
Beier, N.A., Wilson, G.W., Dunmola, A., and Sego, D.C. 2013 Impact of flocculation-based dewatering on the shear strength of oil sands fine tailings Canadian Geotechnical Journal 50(9): 1001-1007. https://doi.org/10.1139/cgj-2012-0262 mature fine tailings, oil sand tailings, flocculation, dewatering, sensitive clay, polymer
Sorta, A.R., Sego, D.C. and Wilson, G.W. 2013 The Behaviour of Oil Sands Fines-Sand Mixture Tailings Canadian Institute of Mining, 4(4):265-280.

Sorta, A.R., Sego, D.C. and Wilson, G.W. 2013 Time Domain Reflectometry (TDR) Oil Sands Tailings Water Content Measurements: Study of Influencing Parameters Canadian Institute of Mining, 4(2):109-119

W. Lu, A. Ewanchuk, L. Perez-Estrada, D.
Sego, and A.C. Ulrich.
2013 Limitation of fluorescence
spectrophotometry in the measurement of naphthenic acids in oil sands process water.
JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND HEALTH PART
A-TOXIC/HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES & ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING. 48:
429-436, February 2013.
https://doi.org/10.1080/10934529.2013.729802 Naphthenic acids, quantification, fluorescence, oil sands process water
Mahdavi, H., Liu, Y., and Ulrich, A. 2013 Partitioning and bioaccumulation of metals from oil sands process
affected water in indigenous Parachlorella kessleri
Chemosphere
90(2013):1893-1899.


Sorta, A., Sego, D., and Wilson, W. 2012 Effect of thixotropy and segregation on centrifuge modelling. International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics.
12(4):143-161.


Hagen M.O., E. Garcia-Garcia, A. Oladiran, M.
Karpman, S. Mitchell, M. Gamal El-Din, J.W. Martin, and M. Belosevic.
2012 The Acute and Sub-Chronic Exposures of Goldfish to Naphthenic Acids Induce Different Host Defense Responses, Aquat. Toxicol. 109,
143-149.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquatox.2011.12.011 Naphthenic acids
Immunotoxicity Oil sands process water Macrophages Trypanosoma carassii
Mahdavi, H., Ulrich, A., and Liu, Y. 2012 Metal
removal from oil sands tailings pond water by indigenous micro-alga.
Chemosphere 89(2012): 350-354. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2012.04.041 Parachlorella kessleri
Micro-algae Metal removal Oil sands Tailings pond water
C.C. Small, Z. Hashisho, and
A.C. Ulrich.
2012 Preparation and characterization of activated carbon
from oil sands coke.
Fuel, Vol. 92, pp. 69-76, February 2012.

Small,
C.C., Ulrich, A.C., and Hashisho, Z.
2012 Adsorption of Acid
Extractable Oil Sands Tailings Organics onto Raw and Activated Oil Sands Coke.
Journal of Environmental Engineering, 138(8): 833-840.

Cai, J., Hall, N.A, Elenany, M., Zhu, D.Z., Rajaratnam, N. 2010 Observations on Sand jets in air ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 136(9), 1181-1186.

Hall, N.A, Elenany, M., Zhu, D.Z., Rajaratnam, N. 2009 Distribution of clay minerals in the process streams produced by the extraction of bitumen from Athabasca Oil Sands. Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering. 87(1): 85-93. https://doi.org/10.1002/cjce.20133 oil sands
clay minerals clay characterization clay activity
H. Kaminsky, T.H. Etsell, D.G. Ivey and O.E. Omotoso. 2008 Characterization of Heavy Minerals in the Athabasca Oil Sands. Minerals Engineering, 21 (2008) 264-271. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mineng.2007.09.011 Oil sands
Tailings disposal Ore mineralogy Reclamation Modelling
Beier,
N, Sego, D.C, Donahue, R, Kevin Biggar, KW.
2007 Laboratory investigation on freeze separation of saline mine waste water. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 48: 239-247. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coldregions.2006.12.002 Freeze separation
Freeze concentration Oil sands process water Saline water Impurity separation
Beier, N., Sego, D., Donahue, R., and Biggar, K. 2007 Trickle-freeze separation of contaminants from saline waste water. International Journal of Mining. Reclamation and Environment, 21:2, 144-156

H. Kaminsky, T.
Etsell, D.G. Ivey and O. Omotoso,
2006 Fundamental Particle Size of Clay Minerals in Athabasca Oil Sands Tailings. Clay Science, Vol. 12, 217-222. https://doi.org/10.11362/jcssjclayscience1960.12.Supplement2_217 Oil sands, Tailings, HRTEM, XRD, Fundamental particle size






 

 


Conference Publications

 

Authors Publishing Date Title Source
Kabwe, L.K., Wilson, G.W., Scott, J.D. and Donahue, R. 2014 Field and laboratory measurements of centrifuge cake deposits for oil sands reclamation 67th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Regina, SK, 28 September - 1 October.
Beier, N., Sego, D. and Morgenstern, N. 2014 Assessing a novel technology using a tailings management simulation model 4th International Oil Sands Tailings Conference, Lake Louise, Alberta, December 7-10, 2014, 10 pp.
Wilson, G.W., Kabwe, L.K. and Donahue, R. 2012 Determination of Geotechnical Properties of In-Line Flocculated ILF Thin Lift Deposits of Oil Sands Fluid Fine Tailings FFT 3rd International Oil Sands Tailings Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, 2-5 December.
Sorta, A.R., Wilson, G.W. and Sego, D.C. 2012 Time Domain Reflectometry (TDR) Oil Sands Tailings Water Content Measurements: Texture Effect 3rd International Oil Sands Tailings Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, 2-5 December, pp. 183-190.
Beier, N., Sego, D. and Morgenstern, N. 2012 Simulation of Tailings Management Options. 3rd International Oil Sands Tailings Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, December 2-5, 2013. 83-92.
Beier, N.A., Wilson, G.W., Dunmola, A., and Sego, D.C. 2012 Geotechnical Aspects of Flocculation-based Technologies for Dewatering Mature Fine Tailings. 65th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 30 – Ocotber 3, 2012. 8 pp. Accepted July 24, 2012.
Beier, N. 2012 Freeze Separation of Contaminants. The David C. Sego Symposium, April 26-27, 2012, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. 73-82.
Wilson, G.W., Kabwe, L.K., Donahue, R. and Lahaie, R. 2011 Field performance of in-line flocculated FFT using thin lift deposition Mine Closure 2011, Lake Louise, Alberta, 18-21 September, A. Fourie and M. Tibbett (eds.). Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Nedlands, WA, Australia, pp. 473-486.
Ewanchuk, A., Alostaz, M., Ulrich, A., and Sego, D. 2010 Parallel Factor Analysis (Parafac) of Naphthenic acids in process affected water. 2nd International Oil Sands Tailings Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, December 5-8, 2010. P 205-212
Small, C., Ulrich, A., and Hashisho, Z. 2010 The adsorption of Oil Sands Naphthenic acids from process affected tailings water using activated petroleum coke. 2nd International Oil Sands Tailings Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, December 5-8, 2010. P 285-292
Nik, R, Sego, D, Morgenstern, N. 2010 Flow Behaviour and Robustness of non-segregating tailings made from Filtered/centrifuge cake. 2nd International Oil Sands Tailings Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, December 5-8, 2010. P 319-330
Sorta, A.R. and Sego, D.C., 2010 Segregation related to centrifuge modeling of oil sands tailings. GEO2010, Proceedings of the 63th Canadian Geotechnical Conference and 6th Canadian Permafrost Conference, September 12-15, 2010 Calgary, AB (CD) pp: 656-664.
Wu, S., Sego, D.C. and Naeth, A. 2010 Evapotranspiration dewatering effect on CT deposits by grasses. GEO2010, Proceedings of the 63th Canadian Geotechnical Conference and 6th Canadian Permafrost Conference, September 12-15, 2010 Calgary, AB (CD) pp: 1371-1378.
Small, C.C., Hashisho, Z., and Ulrich, A.C. 2010 The Use of Activated and Produced Oil Sands Coke for the Potential Treatment of Process-Affected Mine Tailings Water. 103rd Air and Waste Management Association (AWMA) Annual Conference and Exhibition, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. June 21-24 2010.
Beier, N., Sego, D. and Morgenstern, N. 2009 Dynamic Simulation of Tailings Management Options. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Tailings and Mine Waste Conference, November 1-4, 2009, Banff, Alberta, pp 441-450.
Ewanchuk, A.M., M. Alostaz, A.C. Ulrich & D.C. Sego. 2009 Fluorescence characterization of oil sands naphthenic acids. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Tailings and Mine Waste Conference, November 1-4, 2009, Banff, Alberta, pp 475-486.
Small, C.C., Z. Hashisho & A.C. Ulrich. 2009 Potential use of carbonaceous materials for the treatment of process-affected water. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Tailings and Mine Waste Conference, November 1-4, 2009, Banff, Alberta, pp 499-512.
Zhang, C., Alostaz, M., Beier, N., and Sego, D. 2009 Cross Flow Filtration of Oil Sand Tailings. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Tailings and Mine Waste Conference, November 1-4, 2009, Banff, Alberta, pp 799-812.
Azimi, A.H., Zhu, D., and Rajaratnam, N. 2008 Numerical simulation of sand jet in water. 1st International Oil Sands Tailings Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, December 7-10, 2008. 9pp
Beier, N., Sego, D. and Morgenstern, N.R. 2008 Developing a dynamic simulation model for tailings management and planning. 1st International Oil Sands Tailings Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, December 7-10, 2008. 7pp
Cai, J., Zhu, D., and Rajaratnam, N. 2008 Preliminary study of sand jets in water-capped artificial and real MFT. 1st International Oil Sands Tailings Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, December 7-10, 2008. 11pp.
Donahue, R., Sego, D.C., Burke, B., Krahn, A., Kung, J., and Islam, N. 2008 Impact of ion exchange properties on the sedimentation properties of oil sands mature fine tailings and synthetic clay slurries. 1st International Oil Sands Tailings Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, December 7-10, 2008. 9pp.
Fu. H., Gamal El-Din, M., Smith, D.W., MacKinnon, M.D., and Zubot, W. 2008 Ozone treatment of napthenic acids in Athabasca oil sands process-affected water. 1st International Oil Sands Tailings Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, December 7-10, 2008. 4pp
Hall, N., Elenany, M., Zhu, D., and Rajaratnam, N. 2008 Experimental measurements of turbulent sand and slurry jets. 1st International Oil Sands Tailings Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, December 7-10, 2008. 10pp
Kaminsky, H., Etsell, T., Ivey, D., and Omotoso, O. 2008 Distribution of minerals in process streams after bitumen extraction by the hot water extraction process. 1st International Oil Sands Tailings Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, December 7-10, 2008. 9pp
Li, C., Siddique, T., and Foght, J. 2008 Investigating biological methane production and its impact on densification of oil sands tailings. 1st International Oil Sands Tailings Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, December 7-10, 2008. 7pp
Nik, R., Sego, D.C., and Morgenstern, N.R. 2008 Possibility of using centrifugal filtration for production of non-segregating tailings. 1st International Oil Sands Tailings Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, December 7-10, 2008. 9pp
Mihiretu, Y., Chalaturnyk, R., and Scott, D. 2008 Tailings segregation fundamentals from flow behaviour perspectives. 1st International Oil Sands Tailings Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, December 7-10, 2008. 9pp
Wang, Y., Pourrezaei, P., and Gamal El-Din, M. 2008 Coagulation-flocculation pretreatment of oil sands process-affected waters. 1st International Oil Sands Tailings Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, December 7-10, 2008. 9pp
Yang, J. and Chalaturnyk, R. 2008 Computational Fluid Dynamic simulation of standpipe tests. 1st International Oil Sands Tailings Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, December 7-10, 2008. 9pp
Mihiretu, Y., Chalaturnyk, R., and Scott, J.D. 2008 Quantitative study of tailings segregation. 61st Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, September 21-24, 2008. 5pp.
Beier, N., and Sego, D.C. 2008 Dewatering of oil sands tailings using cross flow filtration. 61st Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, September 21-24, 2008. 8pp.
A. Hooshiar, P. Uhlik, H. Kaminsky, T. Etsell, Q. Liu, O. Omotoso and D.G. Ivey, 2008 Characterization of Fine Fractions in Bitumen Froth and Tailings Produced by Hot Water Extraction of Oil Sands from the Athabasca Region, Alberta, Canada 235th ACS National Meeting, April 6-10, 2008, New Orleans, La.
Beier, N., and Sego, D.C. 2007 The Oil Sands Tailings Research Facility. Proceedings of 60th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, OttawaGeo 2007, Ottawa, Ontario, October 21-24, 2007. 8p
Mihiretu, Y., Chalaturnyk, R., and Scott, J.D. 2007 Segregation study by Flume Test. Proceedings of 60th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, OttawaGeo 2007, Ottawa, Ontario, October 21-24, 2007. 8p
H. Kaminsky, T.H. Etsell, D.G. Ivey and O. Omotoso. 2007 Characterization of Heavy Minerals in the Athabasca Oil Sands Processing & Disposal of Mineral Industry Wastes 07, June 14-15, 2007, Falmouth, UK.
H. Kaminsky, T.H. Etsell, D.G. Ivey and O. Omotoso 2007 Characterization of Clay Minerals in Froth, Middlings and Tailings Streams Produced by Hot Water Extraction of Athabasca Oil Sands Processing & Disposal of Mineral Industry Wastes 07, June 14-15, 2007, Falmouth, UK, published in proceedings, B. Willis, ed., 29 pages.
Beier, N., Biggar, K. Sego, D. and Donahue, R. 2007 Freeze Separation of Saline Mine Waste Water. Proceeding of the Fifth Biennial Workshop on Assessment and Remediation of Contaminated Sites in Arctic and Cold Climates. Edmonton, May 7-8, 2007 pp: 216-225.
Elenany, M.G., Hall, N., Zhu, D.Z. and Rajaratnam, N. 2007 Experimental Study on Sand Jets in Water. Hydraulic Measurements & Experimental Methods 2007, Crowne Plaza Resort & Golf Club, Lake Placid, New York, Sept. 10-12, 2007
H. Kaminsky, T.H. Etsell, D.G. Ivey and O.E. Omotoso 2006 Characterization of Heavy Minerals in the Athabasca Oil Sands CIM Conference and Exhibition, Vancouver, BC, May 14-17, 2006.
H. Kaminsky, D.G. Ivey, T.H. Etsell and O. Omotoso 2006 Characterization of Oil Sands Minerals. Oil Sands 2006, University of Alberta, February 22-24, 2006
Jeeravipoolvarn, S., Scott, J.D., and Chalaturnyk, R.J. 2006 Three ten metre high standpipe tests on tailings. Proceedings of 59th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Sea to Sky Geotechnique 2006, Vancouver, B.C., October 1-4, 2006, 8p.
M. Chang, Z. Xu, S. Liu, A. Nelson, K. Hashmi, and O. Omotoso. 2006 Recovery of kaolinite from oil sands fine tailings using the CANMET hydrocyclone. Proceedings of Hydrocyclones 06, Falmouth, UK, June 14-15, 2006.
H. Kaminsky, T. Etsell, D.G. Ivey and O. Omotoso 2005 Fundamental Particle Size of Clay Minerals in Athabasca Oil Sands Middlings 13th International Clay Conference, Tokyo, Japan, August 21-27, 2005.
Beier, N., Biggar, K.W., Donahue, R. and Sego, D.C. 2005 Freeze Separation of Contaminants from Salt Contaminated Water. Proceedings of 58th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, GeoSask 2005, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, September 18-25, 2005. 8p
Niven, E., Robertson, P.K., Sego, D.C. and Woeller, D. 2005 On The Use of the SPT and CPT in Loose Sands. Proceedings of 58th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, GeoSask 2005, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, September 18-25, 2005. 8p
Guo, C., Chalaturynk, R.J., Scott, J.D. and Mackinnon, M. 2004 Densification of Oil Sands Tailings by Biological Activity. Proceedings of 57th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, GeoQuebec 2004, Quebec City, Quebec, October 24 - 27 2004, 8p
Scott, J.D., Chalaturynk, R.J., and Jeeravipoolvarn, S. 2004 Fine Tailings decrease in volume by creep compression. Proceedings of 57th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, GeoQuebec 2004, Quebec City, Quebec, October 24 - 27 2004, 8p
Guo, C., Chalaturynk, R.J., Scott, J.D., Mackinnon, M. and Cyre, G. 2002 Geotechnical Investigation of the Rapid Densification Phenomenon of Oil Sands Mature Fine Tailings by Biological Activity. Proceedings of 55th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Niagara Falls, Ontario October 20 - 23 2003, 8p

 

 

 

Other Publications

Authors Publishing Date Title Source
Beier, N.A., Sorta, A., Wilson, G.W., and Sego, D.C. 2012 Challenges with meeting regulatory compliance in the oil sands industry. Geotechnical News, March 2012: 48-51.
Beier, N. and Sego, D. 2010 Innovations in Tailings Management. CIM Magazine Vol 5:6, Sep/Oct 2010, pp 80-81.
Ifill, R.O., Beier, N.A., Zhang, C. and Sego, D 2010 Crosflow Filtration: An option towards Compliance with Directive 074. Geotechnical News, Vol 28:2, June 2010. pp 30-33.
Beier, N., and Sego, D.C. 2008 The Oil Sands Tailings Research Facility. Geotechnical News, 26:2, June 2008, 72-77.