Danielle Smith notably met Republican Senator from Kentucky Rand Paul during her visit to Washington.
The Prime Minister also affirmed that natural gas will be at the basis of the economy of the future. She cites in particular the uses of this fossil fuel to replace coal, but also to produce hydrogen, which can be used as fuel, or ammonia, a raw material for fertilizers used in agriculture.
During her two-day visit to Washington, the Premier of Alberta met with numerous Republican elected officials, including Rand Paul and Lisa Murkowski, as well as a few Democrats , including Chris Coons and Joe Manchin.
She also spoke with Markwayne Mullin, a senator from Oklahoma. Our province is the state of Oklahoma's largest bilateral trading partner, said Danielle Smith, as many refineries that process Alberta oil are located in this southern state.
< p class="StyledBodyHtmlParagraph-sc-48221190-4 hnvfyV">Danielle Smith also participated in a Canadian-American Business Council event sponsored by the airline WestJet.