What Is a Dawn Raid?

A dawn raid is a type of surprise inspection that is conducted by regulatory authorities. The purpose of a dawn raid is to gather evidence of possible illegal or unethical activities. Dawn raids are often conducted without prior notice, and they can be extremely disruptive to businesses. Dawn raids are typically conducted by teams of … Read more

Steam-Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD).

Oil sands are a type of heavy oil that is too viscous (thick) to flow on its own. In order to extract the oil from the sands, a process called steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) is used. SAGD involves injecting steam into the oil sands to reduce the viscosity of the oil and allow it to … Read more