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Company says the affected area is about 16,000 square metres, mostly along the pipeline’s route.
Regulator says 32 pose “extremely” high environmental consequences if they were to fail.
Incident blamed on pipeline mechanical failure.
Initial phases approved for production capacity of 90,000 bbls/d.
2012 spill caused by contractor’s attempts to restart compressors at two wells.
$3-billion Grand Rapids pipeline ship up to 900,000 barrels of diluted bitumen per day.
Alberta Energy Regulator says it’s satisfied steamflooding approach will lower the risk of more leaks.
The company was fined $1.3 million in June after pleading guilty to environmental charges related to two high-profile oil spills.
Oil sands producer is seeking permission to use steam flooding, a process that injects steam at low pressure.
Freedom of information request by Canadian Press yields 260 blank pages.
$800-million project will connect Suncor Energy Inc.’s planned Fort Hills mine to a tank farm near Fort McMurray.
The regulator says company failed to enact adequate mitigation measures and communicated poorly with those affected.
Changes give the regulator the power to order mandatory conservation of gases for specific areas and projects.
The territory will take over responsibility from the federal government for managing its natural resources in April.
Second order issued over northern Alberta oil sands project, CNRL to find root cause of bitumen releases.