Tuesday, July 21, 2015

AER orders “expectations” to Nexen over massive pipeline spill south of Fort McMurray, Alberta. Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation calls the break a tarsands milestone: “It is now home to the largest spill in Canadian history”

From:  Ernst vs. EnCana 

by Admin 

Environmental protection order issued to Nexen over pipeline spill by Edmonton Journal, July 17, 2015, Calgary Herald
The Alberta Energy Regulator has issued an environmentalPROTECTION order to Nexen Energy after its pipeline spilled five million litres of bitumen and water south of Fort McMurray.
A worker discovered the leak Wednesday while walking along the pipeline. The technology designed to detect leaks failed to alert the company of the pipeline break, the company said Friday.  MORE