August 16, 2017, 11:24 AM MDT
Although Inter Pipeline Ltd. believes it has a solid economic project in its $3.1 billion integrated propane dehydrogenation (PDH) and polypropylene project, it also is determined to get the right commercial contracts in place before a final investment decision, says its chief executive.
August 11, 2017, 11:44 AM MDT
Canada Kuwait Petrochemical Corp. (CKPC) has chosen Honeywell UOP's C3 Oleflex technology to produce 550,000 metric tons per year of polymer-grade propylene at CKPC's proposed facility in Sturgeon County near Edmonton.
July 11, 2017, 8:19 AM MDT
July 4, 2017, 9:04 AM MDT
Stringent Canadian carbon emission standards could result in higher global greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions overall with the loss of production to jurisdictions with less-ambitious standards and that ‘carbon leakage’ is a very real concern for sectors such as natural gas, petrochemicals and aluminum manufacturing, a petrochemical conference heard last week.
June 13, 2017, 10 AM MDT
Kananaskis — If you had asked him just a few years ago, Marc Godin would have said converting petrochemicals into plastics must occur near customers, which would usually preclude places such as Alberta as the ideal location for such plastic conversions.
June 9, 2017, 6 AM MDT
Kananaskis — Canada’s petrochemical industry should look to Alberta’s oil and gas sector, specifically the oilsands, as a bit of a cautionary tale as to the importance of maintaining control over one’s brand.
June 7, 2017, 11:09 AM MDT
Kananaskis — Government must create an environment where companies believe investment is wanted and welcome, which has not been the case thus far with respect to LNG — an export opportunity that does not just represent a potential boon for Western Canada energy producers, but for Western Canada’s petrochemical industry that depends on natural gas exports to enable its feedstock.
June 6, 2017, 7:48 AM MDT
Pembina Pipeline Corporation and Petrochemical Industries Company K.S.C. (PIC) of Kuwait have reached key milestones for the proposed integrated propylene and polypropylene production facility in Sturgeon County, which includes joint venture agreements and the proponents will proceed with FEED.
May 15, 2017, 7:01 AM MDT
Canadian governments need to be more proactive to attract new petrochemical plants to the country, says the head of a Calgary-based energy research body — and he’s hoping an upcoming conference in Kananaskis will drive that point home.
May 10, 2017, 6 AM MDT
The Alberta government needs to clearly indicate that it welcomes new energy value-added projects and to demonstrate that commitment to attracting new investment by offering economic incentives, an NGL conference heard recently.
May 9, 2017, 6 AM MDT
LPG (propane and butane) has truly become part of a global market over the last two years due to improved infrastructure, a conference on NGLs heard Wednesday.
May 4, 2017, 6:56 AM MDT
April 17, 2017, 8:46 AM MDT
March 27, 2017, 9:48 AM MDT
February 27, 2017, 10:22 AM MST
Edmonton — Despite advantages like abundant supplies of low-cost feedstock, Alberta’s petrochemical sector will likely still be challenged to lure investment away from larger industrial regions like the U.S. Gulf Coast.
February 22, 2017, 9:37 AM MST
Inter Pipeline Ltd.’s 2016 throughput volumes on its pipeline systems averaged a record 1,296,600 bbls per day and the company also set records for funds flow from operations and net income.
February 17, 2017, 11:06 AM MST
February 17, 2017, 6:44 AM MST
A decision on whether to proceed with the front end engineering design (FEED) stage for a new $3.8 billion-$4.2 billion petrochemical plant to be built in Sturgeon County, northeast of Edmonton, will be made in 30 days — but executives with one of the partners in the project seem confident the plant will be built.
January 27, 2017, 4:27 AM MST
January 23, 2017, 10:24 AM MST
Edmonton — With multiple major projects underway and several more proposals on the horizon, there’s a great deal of optimism in the future of the Alberta Industrial Heartland region northeast of Edmonton.
January 20, 2017, 10:43 AM MST
January 20, 2017, 9:59 AM MST
January 19, 2017, 8:32 AM MST
December 23, 2016, 8:56 AM MST
The province has approved two Petrochemical Diversification Program (PDP) projects representing three world-class facilities and creating a new propane value chain in Alberta.
December 5, 2016, 12:01 PM MST