Natural Gas

Natural resources such as logging, mining, grazing, oil and gas are plentiful in the Pincher Creek area.  In 1957, Shell Canada discovered a rich sour natural gas field west of Pincher Creek and constructed a plant to process it. 

Today, the Shell Canada Waterton Gas Complex processes more than 5.5 million cubic meters of raw gas each day into the following products:

  • Natural Gas (Methane)
  • Natural Gas Liquids (propane, butane, methane)
  • Condensate 
  • Sulphur

The first gas from the Waterton Plant was sold and delivered in January 1962. Since then, the plant under went several expansions  to increase its capacity and improve its efficiency in reducing emissions.

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Waterton Gas Complex

Public Notices

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Habitat for Humanity Pincher Creek
September 28, 2017
Town proceeds with Habitat for Humanity "Pincher Creek Build" 

Senior’s Financial Benefit Information Session
September 25, 2017
Service Canada (Federal) and Alberta Seniors (Provincial).
Senior’s Financial Benefit Information Session Monday Septmeber 25th 
Stage 3 Water Restriction Issued
September 18, 2017
September 18, 3:50 p.m. 
Stage 3 water restriction issued. 
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