EKS: Putting the squeeze on water pollution

EKS: Putting the squeeze on water pollution

Across the Alberta oil sands, more than 250 square kilometres of tailings ponds hold a hazardous slurry of water, residual bitumen and fine clay particles — the byproduct created from the bitumen extraction process. Before those ponds can be reclaimed as forests or...

EKS Receives Funding from NRCan CGP

In August 2019, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources announced an investment of close to $2 million for ElectroKinetic Solutions Inc. to field test a new dewatering technology that will speed up the process to reclaim new and legacy oil sands mine tailings...
Environmental Benefits

Environmental Benefits

EKS-DT reduces the demand on fresh water sources by increasing the water available for reuse and decreases the disturbed land footprint from tailings handling, storage, and disposal. The EKS-DT process is clearly environmentally superior to current technologies on all...
Improve Long-Term Sustainability

Improve Long-Term Sustainability

EKS – Dewatering Technology process test results demonstrate clearly that the overall impact of EKS-DT will be to improve the long-term sustainability of Alberta’s oil sands industry. Social Responsibility The EKS-DT process is clearly socially superior to...
Reduce Costs

Reduce Costs

EKS has prepared a detailed quantitative life cycle analysis for its technology and used these results to compare its economic and environmental performance with other dewatering technologies. The EKS-DT process clearly out performs existing technologies. Competitive...
EKS Innovations Set the Standard

EKS Innovations Set the Standard

EKS has developed a number of patented innovations that have resulted in major improvements in the capital and operating costs of the EKS-DT process as well as improvements in the performance of the dewatering process itself.