Canada’s existing petrochemical industry, as well as new polypropylene plants being built in the Edmonton area, can compete economically with the petrochemical industry in the U.S. Gulf Coast, even if it is faced with a $50 a tonne carbon tax, a new study concludes.
July 4, 2019, 6 AM MDT
A new chemical process technology used in refinery and petrochemical integration could more than double the profits derived from a bbl of crude oil by converting crude to chemicals, according to a new study by Houston-based IHS Markit.
June 26, 2019, 11:16 AM MDT
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Chevron Phillips Chemical Company has reportedly made a US$15-billion bid for Calgary-based Nova Chemicals Corp.
June 21, 2019, 10:39 AM MDT
In 2016, Mark Tonner left “a pretty cool executive job” with GE to co-found Nauticol Energy and start advancing a proposed $2-billion methanol facility outside Grande Prairie. Market dynamics were “just screaming at us that natural gas was abundant” and the project made sense, says the former president of GE Energy’s investing business in Canada.
June 14, 2019, 12 AM MDT
Many oil and gas companies focus on investing in production of new technologies as a strategy to improve operations and remain resilient given the ongoing challenges facing the energy sector, notes Alex Yashkevich.
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Right now Canada’s first LPG export terminal is commencing operations and Chinese importers are more than ready to accept shipments, a representative of China’s biggest LPG importer said on Wednesday.
May 16, 2019, 10:15 AM MDT
Inter Pipeline Ltd. has no plans to seek a financial partner in its $3.5 billion Heartland Petrochemical Complex project, company president and CEO Christian Bayle said this morning.
May 10, 2019, 10:34 AM MDT
This year some of the largest vessels ever on Alberta roads have travelled from manufacturing and fabrication shops in Edmonton to Inter Pipeline Ltd.’s Heartland Petrochemical Complex construction site near Fort Saskatchewan.
May 1, 2019, 10:16 AM MDT
Jason Kenney wants the government of Alberta to do more to encourage investment in petrochemical projects. If elected on Tuesday, the United Conservative Party will build on the incentive programs put in place by Premier Rachel Notley in order to make Alberta petrochemicals more competitive with other jurisdictions, Kenney told the DOB.
April 15, 2019, 6 AM MDT
Offshoring components for Alberta major projects gets airtime as a strategy to reduce costs, but owners are better off staying in-region and implementing collaborative delivery models, says a study by the Alberta Steel Manufacturers.
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March 28, 2019, 8:15 AM MDT
It’s been a tough — and busy — four years for Premier Rachel Notley and her government who have had to deal with an Alberta economy devastated by low prices while oilsands production continued to grow and anticipated pipeline capacity was delayed.
March 25, 2019, 6 AM MDT
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The Alberta government is seeing “tremendous interest” from industry as it continues to work on its Petrochemical Feedstock Infrastructure Program (PFIP), Premier Rachel Notley said Friday.
March 11, 2019, 7:45 AM MDT
Leveraging its supply of propylene from multiple facilities, Inter Pipeline Ltd. is considering a $600 million acid and propylene derivatives facility in the Industrial Heartland northeast of Edmonton.
March 8, 2019, 11:55 AM MST
Fort Saskatchewan — Two federal cabinet ministers visited the construction site of Inter Pipeline Ltd.’s Heartland Petrochemical Complex on Thursday for what they called a “significant” funding announcement.
March 8, 2019, 10:54 AM MST
March 8, 2019, 8:30 AM MST
Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains announced a commitment of $49 million to Inter Pipeline Ltd., which is building the $3.5-billion Heartland Petrochemical Complex.
March 7, 2019, 11:27 AM MST
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