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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Get a glimpse of your future in chemical engineering at the CSChE 2017 industry tours!

Online Tour preregistration will be required.  Sign-up will open shortly.
Times include travel time so students must be sure to meet at the designated location at the Shaw Centre at the time listed.  

Shell Quest Carbon Capture and Storage Facility
Fort Saskatchewan
Tuesday, October 24
No. of Participants: 50 students
Government issued ID required
Closed toed shoes required

Global demand for energy is increasing and the challenge is to meet this demand while reducing our carbon footprint. Quebe is operated at the Scotford upgrader turning thick heavy oil from the oil sands called bitumen into synthetic crude that can be refined into everyday products like gasoline and jet fuel.

Enerkem Alberta Biofuels LP
Site 460, 250 Aurum Road NE, Edmonton
Tuesday, October 24
No. of Participants: 50 students
Closed toed shoes required

Enerkem Alberta Biofuels, located in Edmonton, is the world's first major collaboration between a large city and an innovative waste-to-biofuels producer. Together, they address the non-recyclable and non-compostable waste disposal challenge by diverting household waste destined to landfills. Enerkem is converting municiapal solid waste into clean biofuels and green chemicals, such as ethanol and methanol. The Energkem Alberta Biofuels facility is helping the City of Edmonton to increase its waste diversion from 50% to 90%.


Alley Kat Brewery
9929 60 Ave. West
Tuesday, October 24
No. of Participants: 50 students
ID required for proof of drinking age (18 and over)

Interested in how grain becomes beer? Want to see the brewing process in action? Alley Kat Micro-Brewery is the 4th oldest brewery in Alberta, with a current capacity of 18,000 hectoliters (5.1 million bottles) annually. Each brew is done as a small batch so they can keep a close eye on a brew's quality. Werever possible Alley Kat works with local products and local suppliers.