Understanding Industry's Challenges

Kinetica Ventures works closely with key energy industry partners to identify and prioritize innovation opportunities, and find solutions for these opportunities. We have initiated discussions with many of the major energy players in Alberta’s energy sector, which has resulted in the detailed Technology Opportunities List below.

The Technology Opportunities List is a living document, which will continue to transform and evolve as discussions with industry continue, and as we work with technology developers to help the energy sector solve challenges.

If you are a technology developer with an innovative solution for any of the listed opportunities, or an energy company with additional technology opportunity areas, CONTACT US to learn how Kinetica can help.

Kinetica's Focus Areas:

  Hydrocarbon Recovery & Processing
  Transport of Energy
  Renewable Energy

Energy Industry's Top Technology Opportunities:


  Increase facility efficiencies through waste heat utilization

  Increase boiler combustion efficiencies

  Reduce cost of bitumen extraction

  Field upgrading


  Corrosion prevention

  Scaling and fouling prevention


  Soil remediation and habitat reclamation

  Wildlife monitoring and protection

  Tailings treatments

  Pollution abatement


  Cost-competitive renewable energy generation

  Renewable energy integration


  Mitigate worker health and safety risks


  Improve project delivery outcomes

  Optimize supply chain interfaces


  Improve steam-oil recovery ratios

  Enhanced oil recovery (EOR)

  Unconventional oil and gas (UOG) technologies

  Emulsion breakers

  Improve product quality of marketable bitumen resources 


  Improve bitumen transportation

  Diluent substitutions and accessibility 


  Enhance pipeline integrity and leak mitigation 


  Increase water conservation in extraction and production processes

  Improve industrial water treatment

  Minimize boiler blowdown


  Multi-challenge solutions through novel technology configurations 

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