- Although 2011 witnessed fewer natural disasters than 2010, overall global monetary losses hit a record-setting $380 billion. Insurance companies, politicians and climate change leaders are discussing how best to mitigate and prepare for unforeseen catastrophes.
- The federal government is radically changing the way it funds research and development in Canada. Saying that Canada has fallen behind other developed countries, Budget 2012 announces a new formula for funding innovation and research to foster job creation.
- A new study from the University of Oregon is challenging conventional thinking on alternative energy someday replacing fossil fuels. The study says it can take as much as 10 units of alternative energy to replace one unit of fossil fuels.
- Sagging carbon prices lost nearly 14% of their value yesterday (2 April) as recession and a warm winter sparked a predicted 2.6% drop in carbon emissions from the 10,000 installations covered by the EU's Emissions Trading System (ETS) last year.
- The US Environmental Protection Agency says that targeted strategies to reduce black carbon "can be expected to provide climate benefits within the next several decades," based on black carbon's strong warming potential and its short atmospheric lifetime of days to weeks.
|Exhibitor:||Ridgeline Energy Services Inc.|
|Contact Name:||Ryan Johnson|
885 Georgia St. West,
Vancouver, BC V6C3E8
Through our subsidiary Ridgeline Water Inc., we are applying proprietary technology to treat the large volumes of contaminated water generated by oil and gas production. We are working with energy majors in the application of this technology for the recycle and reuse of produced and hydraulic fracturing ("frac") water, enhanced recovery chemical flood water and oil sands process water. As well we are utilizing this technology in the testing and treatment of commercial and industrial waste water. Through our environmental consulting and remediation subsidiaries, Ridgeline Environment Inc. and Ridgeline GreenFill Inc., we have built a reputation as an established provider of environmental services to North America's oil and gas industry.
|Experience in:||not specified|
|Interest in:||Canada, United States|