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Alberta flooded with applications for grants to clean up inactive oil and gas wells

Calgary’s Scott Darling, who owns two oil-well service companies – Performance Energy Services and Performance Production Services – is hoping to participate in Alberta’s Site Rehabilitation Program. Todd Korol/The Globe and Mail May 25 2020 Alberta flooded with applications for … Continue reading

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Alberta asking Feds for more funds to deal with orphaned well cleanup

Old, unproductive oil and gas wells could cost up to $70B to clean up, says new report ‘The mess continues to grow,’ says landowner stuck with abandoned well Kyle Bakx – CBC News — Hustle in the oil patch: Inside … Continue reading

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Alberta and Canada ignores the ticking time-bomb of orphaned oil and gas wells at its own peril

Eamon Mac Mahon, ASSOCIATED PRESS Syncrude upgrader facilities on the Athabasca river near Fort McMurray Alberta Dec 9 2019 – Globe and Mail, The Narwhal and Concerned Citizen — These are some of the major issues that make it hard … Continue reading

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Ocean Cleanup starts harvesting plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

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Political leaders misleading their parties and the public and they join up to do the same once in power

Shutterstock The CBC ran a version of the news story from The Georgia Straight about Andrew Scheer lying or misleading his party and the public but with less details. The Straight also covers some of the lies, misleading and conflicts … Continue reading

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Canadian Government proposing replacing the National Energy Board Regulator via Bill-C69 and appointing board members and high paid CEO

March 30 2019 – Various news sources plus commentary Here is an update on the status of Bill-C69, a collection of news articles, details of the appointments and some commentary. This bill passed in the house with Liberal majority and … Continue reading

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Bankrupt companies can’t avoid oil well cleanups, top court says

JEFF LEWIS ENVIRONMENT REPORTER PUBLISHED JANUARY 31, 2019 https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/industry-news/energy-and-resources/article-bankrupt-energy-companies-cant-abandon-old-wells-supreme-court-says/

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