UAlberta and ICORE partner to pursue global energy development

A new agreement between the University of Alberta and the International Centre of Regulatory Excellence (ICORE) is set to deliver Albertan leadership and expertise to capacity-building efforts to energy sectors of developing countries around the globe.

Together,UAlberta, AER, SAIT, and Mexico are collaborating through ICORE, a global centre committed to supporting regulators around the world to achieve regulatory excellence. 

The partnership is designed to offer Canada and, more specifically, Alberta-related expertise to developing countries that are facing challenges in building a successful and thriving energy sector.

UAlberta and ICORE have the capability to offer a full portfolio of Alberta-based energy regulatory expertise, knowledge leadership, and capacity-building innovation in developing countries worldwide, with a view to increasing economic prosperity for their citizens. 

"UAlberta is as a global knowledge leader in energy and environment and will join forces with ICORE, themselves world leaders in providing services and expertise relating to regulatory excellence," says University Associate Vice President (International) and Vice-Provost Britta Baron. “Such a partnership positions the Province of Alberta as partner of choice for governments and private sector partners all over the world who seek support with capacity building and innovation in the energy sector.”

A new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to be signed at Global Petroleum show in Calgary, AB on June 13, 2017, will formalize the new collaborative commitment to share energy-related innovation abroad and expand Canada's global profile as a leader in energy.

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