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Alberta Industrial Heartland

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Major Sturgeon projects

North West Redwater Partnership

Project Description 

150,000 barrel/day bitumen upgrader and diesel refinery (over 3 phases); the facility will capture 1.2 million tonnes of CO2 per year per phase, which will be sold for use in enhanced oil recovery before being sequestered

Capital Cost 

$8.5 billion for phase 1 (50,000 barrels per day)


Currently 3,800 people working at the site; project workforce to peak at 3,000-5,000 people during 2016; significant on-site construction activity is underway; phase 1 of the project is expected to be operational in September 2017. View the latest project update.


Pembina Pipeline Corporation

Project Description 

Pembina's RFS II project includes expansion of the Redwater Fractionator and Storage (RFS) facility involving twinning Pembina's existing 73,000 barrel per day ethane-plus fractionator in Redwater; Pembina is currently building RFSIII which is a 55,000 bpd propane-plus fractionator

Capital Cost 

$415M for RFSII; $460M for RFSIII and associated pipeline


Pembina RFSII is currently operational. RFSIII is expected to be in service in the third quarter of 2017. View the latest project update.

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