Inter Pipeline’s new ventures segment focuses on the development of large-scale innovative projects to create new cash flow streams, while better serving its customers through enhanced services or market access.
These investments meet Inter Pipeline’s criteria of being complementary to the existing portfolio of infrastructure assets or provide a new growth platform, with sizable organic growth opportunities.
Heartland Petrochemical Complex
What is the Heartland Petrochemical Complex and why are we doing it?
Inter Pipeline’s new ventures business currently includes the Heartland Petrochemical Complex, a world-scale integrated complex comprised of a propane dehydrogenation plant (PDH Plant) and polypropylene plant (PP Plant) and a co-generation central utilities block (CUB). It is currently being built in Strathcona County, Alberta, near the Redwater Olefinic Fractionator. The Heartland Petrochemical Complex is designed to convert locally sourced, low-cost propane into 525,000 tonnes per year of polypropylene, an easily transported plastic used in the manufacturing of a wide range of finished products.
The Heartland Complex will materially diversify and strengthen Inter Pipeline’s existing large-scale NGL processing business, while creating an attractive new market for Alberta propane.
Asset: Heartland Petrochemical Complex*
Input Capacity: 22,000 b/d of propane
Output Capacity: 525,000 tonnes per year of polypropylene
*In-service date of early 2022
Inter Pipeline – Making Moves
See the story of the moves and installation of some of the HPC’s largest components moved over the road in Canadian history.
Heartland Petrochemical Complex: Rail Operations Overview
HPC Video Gallery
View our video gallery for the latest progress updates at our Heartland Petrochemical Complex.
Plastics Research in Action
Our ten-year agreement with the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology will uncover new ways to reuse and recycle plastic in Canada.
We’re at the heart of innovation
Learn more about construction and progress at North America’s first integrated PDH/PP complex.
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