Tag: hydrocarbons

Microbial function in hydrocarbon-rich freshwater sediments

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Novel detoxification treatment for oil sands tailings: validating reclamation strategies

The Athabasca Oil Sands of Northern Alberta, Canada is one of the largest bitumen reserves in the world, producing millions of barrels of oil per day. Given proximity of the surface, open-pit mining is a primary method of extracting bitumen from the ground, producing…