Entries by Greg Moffatt

AIHA sets record attendance with annual Stakeholder Event

Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association (AIHA) hosted its annual Stakeholder Event on Thursday, January 17 in Edmonton. CIAC was in attendance and was one of many event sponsors. Attendees heard industry updates from several companies building and operating in the region including CIAC’s newest member – Inter Pipeline and their Heartland Petrochemical Complex currently under construction. […]

Alberta Chemistry Day 2018

CIAC invites you to attend our 19th Alberta Chemistry Day. This annual event for all chemistry industry stakeholders provides an opportunity to discuss common issues, better understand industry and government positions and get to know new participants. This event is sponsored by NOVA Chemicals Corp. Where: Amber Room of the Matrix Hotel, 10640 -100 Avenue, […]

Canada to lose 635,000 jobs, petrochemical industry at ‘serious risk’ due to U.S. tax reform, says PwC report

Last year’s U.S. tax reform poses a substantial risk to the long-term viability of a large portion of Canada’s petrochemical and other chemical industry, as well as the Canadian economy at large, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers report commissioned by the Business Council of Canada and released on September 12. The impacts of U.S. tax reform […]

Energy and Mines Ministers discuss ways to bolster competitiveness of Canada’s petrochemical sector at 2018 conference

The competitiveness of Canada’s petrochemical sector was on the agenda for the federal, provincial, and territorial energy and mining ministers gathered at the Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference in Iqaluit August 12-14. Notably, the Gas Processing Management Inc. (GPMi) shared a report surveying the competitiveness landscape for Canada’s petrochemical industry when compared to the U.S. […]

Alberta’s energy diversification should focus on converting energy into manufactured products and adding value to natural gas

On March 20, Bob Masterson, the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada’s (CIAC) President and CEO, along with the Chairs of CIAC’s National and Alberta Business & Economics committees, appeared before the Energy Diversification Advisory Committee in Edmonton to deliver CIAC’s recommendations on adding value to Alberta’s energy resources.