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News Oil & Gas General
January 31, 2019  

Bankrupt energy companies can’t abandon old wells, Supreme Court rules [UPDATED]

Since the case went to court, an estimated 1,800 wells representing more than $100 million in liabilities have been abandoned.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
July 5, 2017  

AER turns to Supreme Court on well abandonment ruling

2016 decision ruled assets from bankrupt energy companies should go first to creditors, not to cleaning up abandoned oil wells.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability
November 11, 2016  

Bust to boom: oilfield firm can’t get enough staff to cover rising activity

Forecast calls for 4,175 wells to be drilled in Canada next year, up about 6% over 2016.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
October 31, 2016  

Tougher rules convince oil and gas producers to accelerate well cleanups

AER rules are meant to prevent financially shaky companies from running up reclamation liabilities to unaffordable levels.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General Sustainability
March 24, 2016  

No funding for oil well cleanup in budget

Opportunity missed for jobs and to clean up environmental mess: Greg Clark.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Sustainability
December 6, 2012  

Saskatchewan minister defends oil and gas well clean-up

Provincial auditor says up to 700 wells could be orphaned in the prairie province.