Cal Dallas, Minister of International and Intergovernmental Relations, will attend the World Heavy Oil Congress (WHOC) in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 4-7.  Minister Dallas will share Alberta’s responsible and sustainable practices with industry leaders from 25 countries.  He will also take part in a panel discussion, “Heavy Oil Transportation: Overcoming the Infrastructure Challenge.”  

“Energy infrastructure constraints must be overcome if Albertans are to get higher prices for our resources. A healthy energy sector means economic growth and plentiful job opportunities for Albertans. We need to be at the table at these types of events to firmly position Alberta as a safe, secure and responsible global energy supplier.” 

- Cal Dallas, Minister of International and Intergovernmental Relations

“Alberta is widely renowned and respected by the delegates of World Heavy Oil Congress, particularly by countries who are beginning to emerge or optimize their heavy oil resources.”

- Wes Scott, Executive Vice President of WHOC organizers, dmg events

Diana McQueen, Minister of Energy, will represent Alberta at CERAWeek in Houston, Texas, March 4-7. CERA (Cambridge Energy Research Associates) brings together industry leaders and government officials to discuss energy and technology.  Minister McQueen will participate in a panel discussion, “The Next Stage of the North American Energy Renaissance.”  

“Alberta is an innovative, forward-thinking and responsible developer of oil and gas. CERAWeek is a significant opportunity to tell Alberta’s story and how we are addressing the world’s demand for energy.”

- Diana McQueen, Minister of Energy

Under the Building Alberta Plan, our government is investing in families and communities, living within our means, and opening new markets for Alberta's resources to ensure we're able to fund the services Albertans told us matter most to them. We will continue to deliver the responsible change Albertans voted for.

Related information

Travel itineraries (pdf)

World Heavy Oil Congress

CERA Week 2014


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