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C-FER and Automation - Who knew?
Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
Learning more about how C-FER is utilizing, improving and developing automation in the energy industry

The members of the Edmonton Section of the International Society of Automation recently visited C-FER's facilities to learn more about how C-FER is utilizing, improving and developing automation in the energy industry.

Learn more about the tour on the ISA blog.

Alberta's Environment and Sustainable Resrouce Development (ESRD) Announces Two New Environmental Frameworks at C-FER's Facilities
Friday, March 13th, 2015
Minister Fawcett tours the C-FER Technologies research laboratory

EDMONTON (March 13, 2015) – Kyle Fawcett (Minister of Environment and Sustainable Resource Development) and Don Scott (Minister of Innovation and Advanced Education) were at C-FER on Friday to announce the Alberta’s plan for reducing the amount of tailings that accumulate during oil sands mine operation. The announcement also included a water management framework that aims to reduce the amount of water withdrawn from the Athabasca River for oil sands operations.

C-FER Presents at the NEB Pipeline Safety Forum
Monday, January 26th, 2015
C-FER Technologies pipeline and technology development expertise recognized.

C-FER Technologies, a recognized leader in pipeline research and technology development, was invited to present at the NEB Pipeline Safety Forum held in Calgary in June of 2015. This two-day event, organized by the National Energy Board of Canada as part of their national engagement initiative, provided an opportunity to engage stakeholders in discussions on how to improve pipeline safety and environmental protection.

Friday, October 17th, 2014
Expanding and enhancing C-FER’s capabilities to qualify and de-risk technologies
EDMONTON (October 17, 2014) – C-FER Technologies is leasing a new $14 million research and testing facility to further enhance Alberta’s leadership in advancing technologies that increase safety and improve efficiency in support of responsible resource development.
C-FER’s new facility features:
  • A full-scale underground leak simulator for liquid pipelines
  • One of the world’s largest deep water pressure vessel
  • A first of its kind indoor tailings testing facility
C-FER hosts deligation from CNPC Tubular Goods Research Institute
Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

C-FER was pleased to host a Chinese delegation from the CNPC Tubular Goods Research Institute (TGRI), including TGRI president, Mr. Zhang Guanjun. The delegation met at C-FER’s facilities to review on-going projects and new opportunities for research collaborations. Following the meeting, members of the delegation witnessed full-scale tests of pipeline specimens as part of a current project with TGRI.

Thank you to Mr. Guanjun and the entire TGRI delegation for visiting C-FER.

C-FER Technologies’ Francisco Alhanati is honoured with the SPE Production and Operations award.
Tuesday, October 1st, 2013
Award presented at a banquet during the 2013 ATCE conference in New Orleans.

On October 1, 2013, C-FER’s Managing Director was honored at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition with the SPE Production and Operations Award. The award, presented at a banquet held at The National WWII Museum in New Orleans, acknowledges outstanding achievements in or contributions to the advancement of petroleum engineering in the area of production operations technology.

C-FER Technologies is proud to announce Dr. Maher Nessim’s induction into The Canadian Academy of Engineering
Thursday, June 20th, 2013
Leading the development of risk and reliability methods for pipelines.

On June 20, 2013, C-FER Technologies’ Dr. Maher Nessim was inducted as a Fellow into The Canadian Academy of Engineering. The induction ceremony took place during the academy’s annual general meeting and symposium held in Montreal‘s Delta Centre-Ville hotel.

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