Two new petrochemical plants announced, one in Sturgeon County

The province announced two new approved petrochemical plants Monday, projects the government believes will “add jobs, diversify the energy industry and create lasting benefits for Alberta’s economy.”

The two projects process propane extracted from natural gas resources into value-added plastics products used worldwide. The province says the projects have been approved to receive royalty credits under Alberta’s Petrochemicals Diversification Program, announced in February of this year. […]


Government encouraging diversification in petrochemicals

The Government of Alberta launched its new $500 million Petrochemicals Diversification Program Monday morning, part of what the government says is its continued efforts to create jobs, attract investment and diversify Alberta’s economy. […]