May 5

Alberta said it's in a good position to meet the growing energy demands of expanding Asian economies.

May 5 (UPI) -- A deal with a Japanese oil and gas company was among agreements reached during a recent trade visit to Asia, the provincial leader of Alberta said.

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley concluded a recent tour of Asia alongside Economic Development and Trade Minister Deron Bilous. Three of 10 days were spent in Japan, where she met with representatives from sectors ranging from energy to agriculture.

During her visit, Notley signed an agreement with the Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp. to collaborate on components related to oil and gas exploration and production. Read More