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Grande Prairie

(Fr. gräNd prâ'rē`), city (1991 pop. 28,271), W Alta., Canada, NW of Edmonton. It is the chief business center for the Peace River valley farming area. The discovery of oil and natural gas in the region in the late 1970s led to a short boom which dramatically increased the city's population. The Northern Winter Carnival is held in the city annually.
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Located approximately 100 kilometers south of Grande Prairie, Alberta, the Project is a tight, liquids-rich gas and light oil project in the early stages of development.
Canadian National (CN) announced it will start serving a new state-of-the art frac sand terminal north of Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada, starting in November 2013.
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The books draw on research conducted over two decades, made possible because of the discovery of a densely packed bonebed near Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada, which yielded a new species of horned dinosaur, the ceratopsian.
The affected sections of pipe are about 62 miles southeast of Grande Prairie, Alberta.
The researchers carried out a laboratory study and two mill trials to find out if reducing the pH or adding chelant could reduce the Mn content of effluents at the Weyerhaeuser pulp mill in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada.
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Margaret Strang is appointed as a medical missionary to the Peace River with her headquarters at North Star, 200 miles north of Grande Prairie, Alberta.
These were questions of concern for the City of Grande Prairie, Alberta, in recent years.
The company also will add new carbon dioxide and liquid nitrogen distribution and storage facilities in Grande Prairie, Alberta, and Dawson Creek, British Columbia, as well as mobile storage and transportation equipment.
has greeted the Honourable Diana McQueen, Alberta Minister of Energy, and the Honourable Wayne Drysdale, Minister of Transportation & Infrastructure, to visit its bitumen extraction pilot facility in Grande Prairie, Alberta.
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