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Dr. Yuming  Yu

Special Seminar

The Role of Asphaltene Precipitation in Oil Sand Bitumen Production

by: Dr. Yuming Yu

Affiliation: Senior Research Scientist, CanmetENERGY-Devon, Natural Resources Canada, 1 Oil Patch Drive, Devon, Alberta, Canada T9G1A8

Date: Wednesday February 19, 2020

Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location: Science & Research Building 1 – Building 550 — Room 634

Overview

The Role of Asphaltene Precipitation in Oil Sand Bitumen Production

Biography

Dr. Xu is a senior research scientist in CanmetENERGY, Natural Resources Canada (a Canadian government department). In the last 30 years, he has worked closely with Canadian oil industry and conducted various research projects to develop new technologies and solve operation problems for the oil sand industry. His research area is focusing on bitumen extraction and the associated environment impact in oil sand processing. Dr. Xu received the B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from East China University of Technology, China. He then received the M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the Research Institute of Petroleum Processing, SINOPEC, in China, and his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Alberta in Alberta, Canada.

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