Feasibility: What is Considered When Making an Investment?

  • Panel Discussion
  • 2016 Conference Program
  • November 1, 2016
  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The complex decision to invest takes into consideration many variables. Canada, and Alberta in particular, presents a number of unique challenges and opportunities for potential investors. From feedstock availability to construction costs to market access issues, the list of considerations is long and complex. This session will address the factors that a company considers in their feasibility assessments, comparing different jurisdictions and how these factors impact the final investment decision.


  • How do government policies and/or incentive programs promote/dissuade investment?
  • How do companies assess the market outlook when deciding to invest in long term capital projects? How do market fluctuations impact these projects?
  • How can specific regions leverage their strengths to offset challenges?