1. Producing Carbon Fibre from Asphaltenes Could Provide A Future for Canada's Oil Sands

    Alberta's Carbon Fibre Grand Challenge is down to five finalists seeking a $15 million prize. The five have to produce from asphaltene and bitumen 0.5 to 1 kilogram of carbon fibre daily, demonstrate the process is scalable, and 50% lower in cost than current prices for the produ