Natural gas fuels new growth in Industrial Heartland

EDMONTON – Years of doom and gloom appear to be over for the Industrial Heartland region northeast of Edmonton, Canada’s largest centre of oil, natural gas and petrochemical processing.

“In the past year we are seeing companies making investments; they see this area as where the future is going,” said Neil Shelly, executive director of Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association. “The key opportunities in natural gas are a long way from when we were called Upgrader Alley.”

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