As one of the world’s lowest cost producers of low carbon hydrogen, the Alberta’s Industrial Heartland region offers advantages that outpace other jurisdictions, including carbon capture and storage infrastructure, the world’s largest CO2 pipeline, advanced infrastructure, ground-breaking innovation, best-in-class resource development, and an educated workforce.
Who We Are
Alberta’s Industrial Heartland is one of the world’s most attractive locations for chemical, petrochemical, oil, and gas investment. As Canada’s largest hydrocarbon processing region, we’re making history enabling diversification at the intersection of economic resiliency and environmental leadership. With $45+ billion in existing capital investment and more than 40 companies, we are providing fuels, fertilizers, power, petrochemicals and more to provincial and global consumers.
Where We Are
We are a globally-recognized, diversified, energy cluster, with a world-leading hydrocarbon processing industry.
Our region’s cluster model provides improved industrial efficiencies and land-use, reduces industrial GHG footprint, and promotes increased innovation.
We are home to two refinery complexes with carbon capture technology and the World’s largest CO2 pipeline.
Companies in our region are among the world’s lowest cost producers of low carbon hydrogen and we are well-positioned to lead the World in a low-carbon, low-emissions energy future.
582 Square Kilometres of Opportunity
Alberta’s Industrial Heartland is a 582-square kilometre value-add energy cluster.
Investment attraction to the region is guided by the Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association (AIHA), a non-profit municipal collaboration promoting responsible development.
The partnership was formally created in 1998, recognizing the importance of cooperation in pursuit of common goals. Together, the municipalities take a proactive and collaborative approach to planning and industrial development.