ACOA is part of a comprehensive array of Government of Canada programs and services for business. www.acoa-apeca.gc.ca
The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC) is a policy research organization whose mandate is to further economic progress in Atlantic Canada and build synergies among its stakeholders to strengthen the region’s position in a rapidly changing world.
APEC is an independent, non-government, not-for-profit organization supported by its members and guided by a board of directors from across the Atlantic region. Its Major Projects compilation is an annual highlight. www.apec-econ.ca
Aspin Kemp & Associates (AKA)
Aspin Kemp & Associates (AKA) is a systems integrator focussing on energy efficiency in diesel, island and micro grid power stations. We identify best-in-class energy technologies and integrate them into energy and power systems. AKA innovates, manufactures, installs and supports power generation and energy assets for marine, offshore Oil and Gas, and land based industries.
Our achievements include the world’s first hybrid powered harbor tug boat, world’s first hybrid offshore drilling derrick, and world’s first power plant to be certified to operate DP3 Closed Bus. AKA has shifted the paradigm for fuel efficiency in offshore drilling with proven fuel savings of up to 40%. www.aka-group.com
Brunswick Pipeline delivears natural gas, supplied by Repsol Energy Canada Ltd., from the Canaport™ Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) receiving and re-gasification terminal near Saint John, New Brunswick, to markets in Canada and the US northeast. The 30-inch diameter, 145 kilometer natural gas transmission pipeline extends through southwest New Brunswick to an interconnection with the Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline (M&NP) near St. Stephen, New Brunswick. It is part of a distribution system to support an abundant supply of clean-burning natural gas in our region. Brunswick Pipeline, part of Emera New Brunswick, is an energy company based in Canada’s Maritime Provinces. www.brunswickpipeline.com
Canaport LNG is a state-of-the-art liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving and regasification terminal – the first in Canada. Situated in Saint John, New Brunswick, the terminal is capable of sending 1.2 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day. It is a partnership between Repsol of Spain (75%) and Irving Oil (25%). www.canaportlng.com
One of Canada’s youngest and most ambitious universities with a comprehensive set of liberal arts, science and professional programs and a unique commitment to community, economic development, aboriginal learning and research into many aspects of environment and culture. Home of the Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy & the Environment. www.cbu.ca
City of Saint John
Saint John, New Brunswick, the oldest incorporated city in Canada, is home to a growing assortment of energy infrastructure. This includes Canada’s largest oil refinery, import LNG terminal, Nuclear power plant, and oil & gas pipelines. www.saintjohn.ca
Corridor Resources is a junior resource company engaged in the exploration and production of petroleum and natural gas onshore in New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Quebec and offshore in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and Newfoundland. Corridor Resources has proven reserves of natural gas at one property; the McCully Field near Sussex, New Brunswick and Corridor has midstream facilities connecting to the Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline (M&NP). Visit Corridor Resource's website at www.corridor.ca.
Deloitte, one of Canada's leading professional services firms, provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services through more than 7,700 people in 57 offices. Deloitte operates in Québec as Samson Bélair/Deloitte & Touche s.e.n.c.r.l. Deloitte is the Canadian member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. Visit Deloitte's website at www.deloitte.ca.
Headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Emera has operations all over northeastern North America and St. Lucia. Emera and its subsidiaries generate, transmit, and distribute electricity; deliver fuel oil; and pursue investments in energy related serves across Atlantic Canada, the northeastern US and the Caribbean. Within the region Emera is the sole owner of Nova Scotia Power which serves 460,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers, Bangor Hydro in Bangor, Maine and Brunswick Pipeline. Visit Emera's website at www.emera.com.
Enterprise Saint John
Regional economic development commission serving the Greater Saint John area. They work to attract investment, provide support services for businesses of every size, and offer coaching and programming for budding entrepreneurs. www.enterprisesj.com
Fundy Engineering & Consulting Ltd is a growing multi-disciplinary engineering firm. The firm was established in 1989 in Saint John, New Brunswick and has grown to over 50 employees in Saint John, Charlottetown and Halifax. The firm is employee-owned and operated with a broad range of clientele. Fundy Engineering is licensed to practice in New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and Maine. Visit Fundy Engineering’s website at www.fundyeng.com.
Irving Oil Limited
Irving Oil is a privately-held regional energy processing, transporting, and marketing company headquartered in Saint John, New Brunswick, with US marketing operations in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. With over 7,000 employees, over 700 retail sites, operations from 13 marine terminals, and a delivery fleet of tractor-trailers, Irving Oil serves wholesale, commercial, and retail customers in Eastern Canada, Quebec, and New England. Visit Irving Oil’s website at www.irvingoil.com.
J.D. Irving, Ltd.
Headquartered in Saint John, New Brunswick, J.D. Irving, Ltd is a diverse family-owned company with operations in Canada and the United States. For over 125 years its focus has been on providing quality service and products to customers around the world. Visit J.D. Visit Irving’s website at www.jdirving.com.
Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline
Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline (M&NP) operates a 1,400-kilometre transmission pipeline system built in 1999 to transport natural gas from developments offshore Nova Scotia to markets in Atlantic Canada and the northeastern United States. A joint venture of Spectra Energy (77.53%), Emera Inc. (12.92%), and ExxonMobil Canada (9.55%), M&NP is headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia. M&NP system capacity is approximately 530 million cubic feet per day. The M&NP system runs from the Sable Offshore Energy Inc. (SOEI) gas plant at landfall in Goldboro, through Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. The M&NP mainline in the US interconnects with Portland Natural Gas Transmission System, Tennessee Gas Transmission, and Algonquin Gas Transmission. Visit Maritimes Northeast Pipeline's website at www.mnpp.com.
The NB Power Group of companies operates and maintains one of North America's most diverse generating systems. Electricity is generated at 16 facilities that include hydro, nuclear, coal, oil and diesel-powered stations and delivered via power lines, substations and terminals to more than 370,000 direct and indirect New Brunswick homes, businesses and facilities. The Group’s total installed net capacity is 3,959 MW and also exports electricity to New England, Quebec, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. Visit NB Power's website at www.nbpower.ca.
New Brunswick, bordering the U.S. in eastern Canada, is one of the country’s Maritime provinces and is officially bilingual (English and French). As an Eastern energy hub, it has a strategic geographic location to the USA and Europe. www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/biling/en.html
Nova Scotia is one of eastern Canada's Maritime provinces on the Atlantic coast, with numerous lakes and long coastlines. Offshore oil exploration is a key component of its energy sector. http://energy.novascotia.ca
Saint John Energy
Saint John Energy provides the energy users of Saint John with the power needed to heat their homes, run their businesses and fuel industrial growth. www.sjenergy.com
We're active members of the communities we serve. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.
The Stantec community unites more than 13,000 employees working in over 200 locations. Our work—professional consulting in planning, engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics—begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. With a long-term commitment to the people and places we serve, Stantec has the unique ability to connect to projects on a personal level and advance the quality of life in communities across the globe. Visit Stantec’s website at www.stantec.com.
State of Maine
Maine, the northeasternmost state in the U.S., is known for its rocky coastline, long maritime history and abundant parks and reserves, including the famed granite and spruce islands of Acadia National Park. Maine faces the same energy challenges as the Canadian Maritime provinces. www.maine.gov/energy/
TransCanada is a leader in the responsible development and reliable operation of North American energy infrastructure, including natural gas and oil pipelines, power generation and natural gas storage facilities. The Energy East Pipeline is a 4,600-kilometre pipeline that will carry 1.1-million barrels of crude oil per day from Alberta and Saskatchewan to refineries in Eastern Canada. www.transcanada.com
Founded in 1785, UNB offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 60 disciplines and continuing education in a variety of fields. UNBSJ’s Saint John College offers a comprehensive “Energy Fundamentals” program. www.unbsj.ca