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Little Balls of Oil

Postby Bsuds » Sep 6th, 2017, 6:42 pm

This looks like a very game changing way to ship oil!

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/b ... -1.4277320

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Re: Little Balls of Oil

Postby Queen K » Sep 6th, 2017, 6:51 pm

This could be the new technology of the future! Awesome find Bsuds.
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Re: Little Balls of Oil

Postby Cactusflower » Sep 7th, 2017, 10:54 am

Bitumen balls.......what next? Those multinational oil corporations will stop at nothing to expand tar sands production. I'm sure they have more than enough bitumen in storage now to pave another Trans Canada Highway. Why don't they just use some of that to send overseas, rather than digging up more of the environmentally-destructive crap?
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Re: Little Balls of Oil

Postby alfred2 » Sep 7th, 2017, 12:12 pm

Cactusflower wrote:Bitumen balls.......what next? Those multinational oil corporations will stop at nothing to expand tar sands production. I'm sure they have more than enough bitumen in storage now to pave another Trans Canada Highway. Why don't they just use some of that to send overseas, rather than digging up more of the environmentally-destructive crap?

where is your proof about the bitemen? *removed* :admin:
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Re: Little Balls of Oil

Postby OldIslander » Sep 7th, 2017, 12:29 pm

That's quite brilliant...! Tks for posting the link...
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Re: Little Balls of Oil

Postby Veovis » Sep 8th, 2017, 7:47 am

I can't help but recall the episode where Kramer pushed the bladder full of oil out his window and blamed it on the intern.......but still could be really cool if it can work large scale efficiently.
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Re: Little Balls of Oil

Postby StraitTalk » Sep 8th, 2017, 10:47 am

Cactusflower wrote:Bitumen balls.......what next? Those multinational oil corporations will stop at nothing to expand tar sands production. I'm sure they have more than enough bitumen in storage now to pave another Trans Canada Highway. Why don't they just use some of that to send overseas, rather than digging up more of the environmentally-destructive crap?


Did you read the article?
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Re: Little Balls of Oil

Postby youjustcomplain » Sep 8th, 2017, 11:16 am

Cactusflower wrote:Bitumen balls.......what next? Those multinational oil corporations will stop at nothing to expand tar sands production. I'm sure they have more than enough bitumen in storage now to pave another Trans Canada Highway. Why don't they just use some of that to send overseas, rather than digging up more of the environmentally-destructive crap?


I suppose you don't use any products that are products or bi-products of this ? Of course you do. Try not to be a hypocrite.
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