Acronyms and Definitions

A

ACCAAccelerated Capital Cost Allowance

ADCTMAccelerated De-contamination

AEGSAlberta Ethane Gathering System

AERAlberta Energy Regulator

AIHA – Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association

AITFAlberta Innovates – Technology and Future

 

B

Bpd – barrels per day

BRIKBitumen Royalty In Kind program

 

C

C3 – Propane, and propane derivatives

CCGRFCan-China Global Resource Fund

CCS – Carbon Capture and Storage

CERICanadian Energy Research Institute

CMCCarbon Management Canada

CO2 – Carbon dioxide

COCTMClean Oil Cracking

Condensate – Natural gas liquids at low pressure

COS – Carbonal Sulphur

 

D

Dilbit– diluted bitumen

DSUTMDe-Sulphurization & Upgrading

E

EETP – Edmonton Energy and Technology Park

 

F

Feedstock – raw material supplied to a processing plant

FAP Fort Air Partnership

 

G

GDP – Gross Domestic Product

GHG – Greenhouse Gas

 

H

HOPHeartland Offgas Plant

 

I

IEEPIncremental Ethane Extraction Program

IHSIHS Markit (Information Handling Services)

IPLInter Pipeline

ISOInternational Organization for Standardization

 

L

LITHLife in the Heartland

LNG – Liquified Natural Gas (methane and ethane)

LPG – Liquified Petroleum Gas (propane or butane). Natural gas liquids at high pressure

 

M

MAP – Ammonium phosphate

MMbpd – million barrels per day

Mbpd – thousand barrels per day

MOU – Memorandum of Understanding

MW – Megawatts

 

N

Natural gas – Natural gas liquids at intermediate pressure

NGL – Natural Gas Liquid (ethane, propane, butane, isobutane, pentane, etc.)

NCIANortheast Capital Industrial Association

NRCAER Northeast Region Community Awareness Emergency Response

NRCanNatural Resources Canada

NWRPNorth West Redwater Partnership

 

O

Offgas – gaseous by-products of industrial processes

Olefin – hydrocarbons such as ethylene/ethene, propylene/propene, or butylene/butane

 

P

PDH – Propane Dehydrogenation

PDPPetrochemicals Diversification Program

PET – Polyethylene terephthalate resins

PICPetrochemical Industries Company K.S.C.

PNTPembina Nexus Terminal

 

R

R&D – Research & Development

RFS – Redwater Fractionator and Storage

ROIReturn On Insight

 

V

Value-add – Practice of further refining products in-house in order to sell them at a higher price

Value Chain – The set of activities performed by an industry to deliver a product or service to market

VCIValue Creation Inc.

VCS-HValue Chain Solutions – Heartland Complex