Chemistry students work with permanent technicians in the Upgrading or Extraction Laboratories where they perform routine analytical testing and other day-to-day assignments including:

  • Routine, oil, water, solids analysis of oil sand samples.
  • Core preparation and particle size analysis.
  • Various routine refinery hydrocarbon analysis.
  • Analysis of process and environmental waters.
  • During the term, one or more special projects will also be assigned, in method development, instrument commissioning, or similar area.