The development of energy resources has become essential for transportation, agriculture, information technology, and manufacturing.
According to the 2016 issue of Alberta Venture, Sturgeon County ranked in the top 10 of Alberta’s Best Communities for Business. Sturgeon County continues to attract world class companies who excel in the energy industry.
The petroleum sector will expand in 2017 when North West Redwater Partnership commissions a $8.5 billion facility which will convert the raw bitumen directly into the low carbon, ultra-low Sulphur diesel and diluents that are in short supply and high demand in Canada.
Energy deregulation in Alberta gives consumers in certain markets specific rights when it comes to their energy supply. Sturgeon County offers nine competitive retailers in our municipality including Direct Energy, EPCOR, Enmax, Fortis Alberta and more.