Oil Sands coker towers

Title: Oil Sands coker towers

At the Suncor oil sands plant, bitumen is heated and sent to drums where petroleum coke, the heavy bottom material, is removed.
Oil Sands, coker towers, bitumen, petroleum coke, Fort McMurray, Alberta
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