Institute for Oil Sands Innovation (IOSI)

Extraction

COSI 2006-01: Design of Solvent used for Bitumen Extraction by Molecular Modelling and Inverse Gas Chromatography
Philip Choi - University of Alberta

COSI 2006-02: Clay Mineralogy in the Oil Sands
Tom Etsell - University of Alberta

COSI 2006-05: Attachment and Transport of Particulates at the Oil-Water Interface
Tony Yeung - University of Alberta

COSI 2007-02: Spectroscopic Analysis of Adsorbed Asphaltenes and Water on Clays
Keng Chang Chou - University of British Columbia

COSI 2008-02: Probing Asphaltene Aggregation and Small Molecule Access with Fluroescent Probes
Cornelia Bohne - University of Victoria

COSI 2008-04: Rosette Nanotubes and Polystrene Microspheres for the Elucidation of Asphaltenes' Structure and Aggregation Behaviour
Hicham Fenniri - University of Alberta

COSI 2009-06: Desorption of Bitumen from Clay Minerals
Christian Detellier - University of Ottawa

COSI 2009-08: Hyperspectral Imaging for Improved Process Monitoring and Control of Bitumen Production
Benoit Rivard - University of Alberta

COSI 2009-11: Role of Mineralogy and Solids Surface Condition in Separation of Bitumen from Oil Sands using Solvent Extraction and Solids Agglomeration
Patrick Mercier - NRC

COSI 2010-01: Interfacial Forces in Solvent Extraction Processes
Edgar Acosta - University of Toronto

COSI 2010-02: Fluorescence Probing of the Aggregation and De-aggregation of Asphaltenes
Cornelia Bohne - University of Victoria

COSI 2010-03: Mechanical and Chemical Properties of Asphaltene Surface Deposits
Gino DiLabio - University of Alberta

COSI 2010-04: Kinetics of Solvent Recovery from Extracted Oil Sands Tailings
Phillip Choi - University of Alberta

COSI 2010-06: Nano and Microsize Minerals in Non-aqueous Bitumen Extraction from Oil Sands
Tom Etsell - University of Alberta

COSI 2010-08: Non-aqueous bitumen extraction: Interfacial science behind the process
Tony Yeung - University of Alberta

COSI 2011-02: Imaging the microscopic distribution of organic materials in oil sands
John Pezacki - NRC

COSI 2011-03: Real-time detection of naphtha using photothermal cantilever deflection spectroscopy
Thomas Thundat - University of Alberta

COSI 2011-06: Infrared Spectroscopy for the Assessment of Oil Sands Froth Quality
Benoit Rivard - University of Alberta

COSI 2013-06: Microbiological Fates of Aliphatic Solvents Used For Extraction of Oil Sands Ores
Tariq Siddique - University of Alberta