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Thursday, November 7, 2013

Pourbaix Speaks To Outlook 2014 In Saint John

TransCanada's Alex Pourbaix visiting the Port City to speak about the proposed Energy East Pipeline.

Pourbaix says they will hiring New Brunswick companies in the first phase for engineering and environmental work.

He says they find in polling people are overwhelmingly support of the project saying Canadians understand that when we have Canadian refineries importanting oil from overseas while producers in Alberta are exporting two-thirds of its production...that doesn't make sense for Canada.

Pourbaix expects a good portion of the oil coming from Alberta via the pipeline will be used by the Maritime refineries and those in the Eastern U.S.