Extraction separation cell

Title: Extraction separation cell

Description
Suncor's primary extraction plants separate raw bitumen from the sand in giant separation cells.
Keywords
Oil Sands, bitumen, extraction plant, Fort McMurray, Alberta
Dimensions
2100 px width by 1392 px height
Resolution
300 x 198
Size
490.00 KB

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Coker towers and stacks

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