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Developing Atlantic Canada’s oil and gas reserves has the potential to transform New Brunswick from a have-not province to an economic powerhouse like Saskatchewan, a federal committee researching the industry has heard.

Colleen Mitchell, president of Atlantica Centre for Energy, told a bipartisan panel delving into the cross-Canada benefits of further developing the oil and gas industry that the royalties Saskatchewan receives from the oil and gas sector roughly equate to New Brunswick’s equalization payments. Telegraph Journal, March 10, 2014

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Stephen MacMackin, Chairman of the Board of the Atlantica Centre for Energy, announced today that Colleen Mitchell has been confirmed by the Board of Directors as President of the Atlantica Centre for Energy. Ms. Mitchell brings a wealth of experience in the energy, engineering and transportation sectors to the role.

"The members of the Centre are excited to have Colleen lead the organization. Her background in petroleum, engineering and transportation is well suited to this role. Colleen will continue to strengthen the Centre's position as the thought leader for the regional energy sector," stated MacMackin

Ms. Mitchell joins the Atlantica Centre for Energy after long-tenured positions with Irving Oil and ADI Group Inc., plus senior roles at the Port of Saint John and the Saint John Airport.

“I am pleased to accept this role and bring together the community, government and others interested in the sustainable development of the region’s energy resources. There are many opportunities ahead and I am excited about their potential impact on the future of this region,” commented Ms. Mitchell.

Gordon Mouland, President of Fundy Engineering and the Centre's Secretary added, "Colleen has a proven ability to bring partners together for a common cause. We are looking forward to her leading the association as it engages interested parties in regional energy dialogue."

The Atlantica Centre for Energy is an industry association dedicated to the sustainable growth and economic development of the regional energy sector. The Centre serves as a bridge between corporations and the community to help realize the opportunities associated with the energy sector in Atlantic Canada and the American Northeast. It provides a meeting ground for government, the education and research sectors, and the community at large to foster partnerships and engagement in energy-related issues and policy development. Thursday, January 30, 2014

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Fuel: Atlantica Centre for Energy says high gas distribution prices are forcing big firms to use other fuels or leave New Brunswick

A New Brunswick energy organization is warning of a potential "death spiral" in the natural gas market associated with industrial customers and suggests the government can either keep the status quo or overhaul the system.Telegraph Journal, June 29, 2010

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