Partner Profiles

Economic Developers Alberta values the contributions of its Partners.

Platinum Partner

Talisman Energy Inc.

Talisman Energy has a diversified, global portfolio of oil and gas assets. Talisman’s main operating areas are North America, the North Sea and Southeast Asia. In addition, the company is pursuing a number of high-impact international exploration opportunities. In 2010, Talisman produced 417,000 boe/d, approximately 50% oil and 50% natural gas.

Talisman’s business strategy is focused on:

  • establishing safe, long-term profitable growth from its operations in North America shale and Southeast Asia;
  • repositioning the international portfolio for renewal through high-impact exploration in selected areas; and
  • operating its conventional North Sea business and conventional portfolio in North America at maximum efficiency to maintain stable, high-quality production and cash generation for at least the next decade.

Talisman is committed to conducting its business safely and in an ethically, socially and environmentally responsible manner. The company is a participant in the United Nations Global Compact and is also included in the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index. Talisman was the first Canadian company to join the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights Plenary Group developed by the United States (US) and United Kingdom (UK) governments.

Talisman was established in 1992 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada. Talisman is listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges under the symbol TLM. The company is also part of the S&P/TSX 60 Index. At year-end 2010, the company’s enterprise value was more than $25 billion, with 1,023 million shares outstanding.

Gold Partners

Alberta Innovation and Advanced Education 

Alberta Innovation and Advanced Education aligns economic development activities in the province with post-secondary education, entrepreneurship, industry training, research and innovation. Alberta is a leader in Canada with the implementation of this unique, inclusive structure, which builds on existing links between government functions that contribute to a stronger, more robust economy.

Alberta Innovation and Advanced Education is cultivating the knowledge-inspired economy in the province by aligning initiatives that strengthen the province’s skilled workforce, increase business start-ups, support the commercialization of technology, and focus on solving the world’s biggest challenges through a world-class research and innovation system. As a result, the ministry advances Albertans’ goal to engage with the world around them and, through investment and innovation at home, play a leading role in making our world a better place.

Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP)

The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) represents companies, large and small, that explore for, develop and produce natural gas and crude oil throughout Canada. CAPP’s member companies produce about 90 per cent of Canada’s natural gas and crude oil. CAPP's associate members provide a wide range of services that support the upstream crude oil and natural gas industry. Together CAPP's members and associate members are an important part of a national industry with revenues of about $110 billion a year.

PMC is an industry leading transportation and midstream provider that specializes in transportation, storage, processing and marketing solutions for crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGL’s). PMC links petroleum producers with refiners and other customers via pipeline, truck and rail transportation. They also operate strategically located facilities for crude oil and NGL storage, separation of NGL from natural gas and fractionation of NGL into specification products. With expertise in logistics and marketing services, PMC is positioned to provide its customers with flexible, value-added services.

PMC is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, and has more than 1,300 employees in Canada and the U.S. Our Canadian facilities are located in four provinces and they conduct business in eight provinces. Their U.S. facilities are located in 14 states and they conduct business in 45 states.

Plains Midstream Canada ULC is an indirect subsidiary of Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (Plains All American). Plains All American is a publicly traded master limited partnership headquartered in Houston, Texas. Its common units are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “PAA”.


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