Hydrogen Production Opportunities in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Presenter: Mark Plamondon, Executive Director, Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association

Moderator: Kelsey Brooks, Policy Analyst, Natural Resources Canada

Join Mark Plamondon of Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association to learn more about Alberta’s Industrial Heartland, one of the world’s most attractive locations for chemical, petrochemical, oil, and gas investment, located near Edmonton. As Canada’s largest hydrocarbon processing region, the Industrial Heartland underpins industrial investment with carbon capture and storage infrastructure, the world’s largest CO2 pipeline, advanced infrastructure, and ground-breaking innovation. With $45+ billion in existing capital investment and more than 40 companies, the AIH provides fuels, fertilizers, power, petrochemicals and more to provincial and global consumers.

Learn about hydrogen production within the Industrial Heartland and find out how this 582 square-kilometer region is creating opportunities for decarbonization pathways.

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