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

Upcoming Events

MAY
28
6:00 PM
Council Meeting
MAY
30
7:00 PM
Day on the Creek

Public Notices

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Public Works Week Proclamation
May 22, 2018
Mayor Don Anderberg's speech at the May 22nd 2018 Public Proclamation of Public Works Week! 
Sealed Bid Auction
May 9, 2018
Sealed bids for the items listed on the Town of Pincher Creek bid form will be accepted at the Town of Pincher Creek main office (962 St John Ave.) between May 9- 23, 2018. All bids will be opened privately at 4:00pm May 28, 2018.

Emergency Preparedness Showcase Day
May 8, 2018
Please join us on May 8 from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Community Hall! 
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