In this groundbreaking video, Brent investigates underground steam extraction. Get it?
In the news, you may have seen coverage on the oil sands in Alberta, Canada. Oil sands are a thick, tar-like mixture underneath the earth's surface. It consists of sand, water, bitumen and clay. Bitumen is an oil that is too heavy to flow without being diluted. In order to dilute the bitumen, engineers use steam assisted gravity to drain and break up the mixture.
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