Alberta clipper


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Alberta clipper

n
(Physical Geography) meteorol (in Canada) an area of low pressure that forms in winter near the Rocky Mountains
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The surface chart (next page, top right) shows a classic polar outbreak pattern, with an Alberta clipper sweeping northwest-to-southeast.
Our governments support of this important project, along with our approval of the Line 3 replacement and the increased capacity on the Alberta Clipper Project (Enbridges Line 67), is creating almost 10,000 well-paying, middle-class jobs and will further strengthen the cross-border energy relationship.
An example could be found in March in northern Minnesota at a "Sustainability Solutions Summit" and protest against an expansion of the Alberta Clipper crude oil pipeline from Canada.
Meanwhile, the latest development is considered positive for the broader Canadian energy industry in transportation viewpoint as other projects like the Line 3 Replacement Program and Alberta Clipper are likely to benefit from the change of tone in the US government.
In mid-January 2004 up to 27 cm (11 in) of snow fell across western New York state, accompanied by thunder and lightning, as an Alberta clipper moved over the region.
Pipeline company Enbridge is on the verge of almost doubling the amount of oil that currently passes through its Alberta Clipper line, from 450,000 barrels of oil a day to 880,000 barrels a day.
And, of course, pipelines are not exactly renowned for providing 100% integrity, which has been a key debating point for opponents of TransCanada's Keystone XL and other proposed long-distance pipelines such as Enbridge's Alberta Clipper.
pipeline that would connect Edmonton to Hardisty, the starting point of U.S.-bound oil conduits such as Enbridge's Alberta Clipper and TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone lines.
Dubbed Winter Storm Saturn by The Weather Channel and the "Snowquester" by the Washington Post's Capital Hill Weather Gang, the storm is a fast-moving system called an Alberta clipper that's beating a path southeast from Canada.
Cesco's Alberta Clipper is loud and breaks easy with a little back pressure.
Two of these pipelines, Alberta Clipper and Keystone, with a combined capacity of just under 0.9 Mbpd (26% of the total) began service last year.
"The mainline contractors completed the Canadian sections of the Alberta Clipper project across Saskatchewan and Manitoba and the TransCanada North Central Corridor project in northern Alberta.
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