Alberta Floods

Alberta needs to strengthen program to deal with dormant oil wells: critics

A program in Alberta to deal with thousands of dormant oil and gas wells that don't meet safety and monitoring standards needs to be strengthened, critics say as falling crude prices could see their numbers swell. The Alberta Energy Regulator's goal for the 2015-16 fiscal year is just under 5,500 wells. While that shows that the organization is two-thirds of its way to meeting its goal, that sti…

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