Last week we told you about a new report detailing scientific findings that settle the diluted bitumen debate once and for all.
The Dilbit Corrosivity (PDF) report from UK-based Penspen Integrity states that diluted bitumen is not more corrosive than conventional crude.
This fact alone invalidates myths being spread by industry critics about the transportation of diluted bitumen. But the report doesn’t stop there – here are five more diluted bitumen facts you should know:
While a great deal has been said about diluted bitumen, these are the scientific facts.
For even more facts, check out our Diluted Bitumen Fact Sheet (PDF).
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