- Category: Feature
- Published on 2012-11-01
- Written by Elsie Ross
Cenovus's blowdown boiler process reduces water usage, costs
When Cenovus Energy Inc.’s technical team first proposed running waste water from its steam generators at its Foster Creek oilsands operations through a second boiler without treatment to increase the amount of water it was recycling, colleagues promptly organized a pool as to how long it would take before solids in the water plugged the tubes.