A brand new method of analyzing organic contaminants in tailings pond waters! Miniaturizable, high-voltage, high potential. The oil sands industry will benefit from this.
Capillary electrophoresis-electrospray ionization-mass spectrometry technology for the analysis of naphthenic acids fraction compounds in oil sands process-affected waters.
Technical, peer-reviewed description of the optimized method: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jes.2016.06.019