City responds to strange substance floating in Oldman River: ‘We are containing it’

The City of Lethbridge is warning people not to dump any household products down city storm drains after a strange yellowish substance was found floating in Oldman River Tuesday evening. “We think it is cooking oil,” water and wastewater operations…

Cleanup of central Alberta oil spill expected to take 3 weeks

Bonterra Energy Corp. says it has 70 workers cleaning up the site of an oil emulsion leak from a pipeline into a creek that feeds the North Saskatchewan River in west central Alberta. Story continues below In an update posted…

Investigation and cleanup underway after oil spill near Edmonton

The Alberta Energy Regulator is investigating an oil spill southwest of Edmonton. The spill happened in the Washout Creek Natural Area, which is about 150 kilometres from Edmonton. READ MORE: Cleanup underway after 320,000 litres of oil, produced water leaks at…

Cleanup called off after 12,000-litre Hibernia oil spill: regulator

It’s not possible to clean up what remains of an estimated 12,000 litres of oil spilled from the Hibernia platform off Newfoundland last month, according to the board that regulates the industry. The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board said…

Hibernia platform still shut down as work continues to clean up oil spill

Efforts continue off Newfoundland’s east coast to monitor and clean up oil remaining from the estimated 12,000 litres that spilled from the Hibernia platform last week. The sheen of oil, first spotted on July 17, had broken into two separate…

Oil leak near Moose Jaw golf course contained, cleanup efforts ongoing

An oil leak near Moose Jaw‘s Hillcrest Golf Course was discovered late Wednesday morning, according to the City of Moose Jaw. It was found in a creek on Main Street North. Story continues below The oil, identified as unused 15W-40…

Cleanup underway after 320,000 litres of oil, produced water leaks at northern Alberta energy site

Cardinal Energy Ltd. says a cleanup is underway after a large spill involving oil and produced water occurred at its House Mountain operation in northern Alberta over the weekend. The Alberta Energy Regulator posted some details about the spill on…

Pipeline spill spoils geothermal project announcement for Razor Energy

A junior oil company is announcing government funding for an environmentally friendly geothermal power project at the same time that it is cleaning up a major spill of oil and water from a pipeline in northern Alberta. READ MORE: Officials…

Sask. mayors satisfied with Husky’s $3.8M fine for 2016 oil spill

Prince Albert Mayor Greg Dionne feels like his city is whole again after a Husky Energy pipeline buckled, leaked 225,000 litres of blended crude oil and impacted water supplies in three Saskatchewan cities. Story continues below On Wednesday, a Lloydminster…