Alberta’s $1.5 Billion Upgrader Plan to Create 2000 Jobs

Province says the project will spur the construction of refineries, upgraders and petrochemical facilities and create 2,000 jobs. Alberta is working to encourage construction of a C$2 billion ($1.5 billion) partial-upgrading facility that would turn more of the province’s oilsands bitumen into higher-value products. The facility, designed by Calgary-based Value Creation, would be located near

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LNG Canada Approves C$937 Million in Contracts to First Nations and Canadian Businesses

LNG Canada has announced the value of contracts and subcontracts approved as of December 2018, following the first three months of the construction phase of the large-scale LNG export project near Kitimat, British Columbia. LNG Canada has so far approved over C$937 million in contracts and subcontracts with First Nations enterprises and other businesses across

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Indigenous Groups Want to Buy Canadian Pipeline to Ease Oil Delivery Woes

First Nations groups have approached the Canadian government with a proposal to purchase an initial 51 percent of the stalled Trans Mountain pipeline. The Trans Mountain crude pipeline that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government bought from Kinder Morgan last year is getting interest from some indigenous groups hurt by Canada’s oil price crunch. Up

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