Proposed pipeline to pass locally

An Alberta pipeline company is looking to build a 55-kilometre line from Edmonton to a pump station near Bruderheim to carry diluent to oilsands operators in the Christina Lake area.

Inter Pipeline Company, a Calgary-based pipeline operator, is in the process of finalizing area landowner agreements in Strathcona County to thread the 24-inch diameter pipeline between Josephburg and Fort Saskatchewan to carry 200,000 barrel per day (bpd) of heavy oil thinner from the company’s Edmonton terminal to its Lamont pump station, about three kilometres northwest of Bruderheim.

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