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CALGARY, A.B. – SemCAMS has received Alberta Energy Regulator approval for its sour gas plant.

The plant will provide sour processing options to Montney producers in the Wapiti region of the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin.

The new proposed gas plant will be located at 07-35-067-7W6M would be able to process up to 200 mmcf per day of raw sour gas and 20,000 barrels per day of condensate.

The release says that long term negotiations are underway with many area producers to lock in long-term processing arrangements.

SemCAMS final decision is expected to be announced after one or more of those arrangements is agreed upon.

The Wapiti area and this new gas plant are key components of our overall growth strategy and, with the engineering and licence approval now in hand, we are excited about moving this project to the next phase. SemCAMS has a long and successful history of safely operating sour gas plants, and we are looking forward to expanding that expertise in the Wapiti area and to Montney producers with this new facility,” said David Gosse, SemCAMS’ vice president and general manager.

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