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SGS is committed to providing safe testing, leading edge technology, efficient site and industrial maintenance services, ethical certification support and efficient verification services to all oil sands operators and stakeholders.


Over the past 25 years, we have earned the trust and respect of the oil sands industry. By combining local oil sands expertise with global best practices from other disciplines, SGS has forged a unique service offering that is integrated, comprehensive and diversified.

SGS laboratories offer the best of industry-standard approaches enhanced with innovative ideas and technologies. Our technical experts have searched the SGS global network to source best practices from many disciplines and combined these with oil sands “know-how” to provide you with the oil sands services you need:

  • Specialized oil sands analysis and testing
    • Dean and Stark testing
    • Methylene Blue Index
    • Particle size distribution
    • Vertical and Horizontal permeability testing
    • Non-destructive testing
  • Oils sands core processing
  • Pilot plant testing and development
  • Technical staffing services
  • Supply chain management
  • Mining equipment maintenance services
  • Bird and wildlife deterrence and management

SGS is committed to technical excellence, innovative solutions and compliance with international standards. Contact us to see how we can ensure the continued growth of your oil sands project.