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Canada's AFL applauds planned methanol plant in Alberta

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Feb '19
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Canada’s Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL) has praised the province’s premier Rachel Notley’s Made-in-Alberta energy strategy and the resulting Nauticol methanol plant south of Grande Prairie city. Three thousand direct and indirect jobs, including 1,000 direct construction jobs, at the plant will be great for Alberta workers, said AFL president Gil McGowan.

“This is exactly the kind of diversification Alberta’s economy needs and we are very pleased this plant is moving forward,” said McGowan in a press release.

McGowan acted as co-chair of the provincial government’s Energy Diversification Advisory Committee (EDAC) which worked with industry, labour and community stakeholders to develop a blueprint for diversification in the oil and gas sector, focusing on spurring development in areas like upgrading, refining and petrochemicals. (DS)

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