Bonterra continues residual cleanup after severed Alberta line

Bonterra Energy Corp. confirmed that the emergency phase, which had been initiated immediately after identification of the release of emulsion related to a severed pipeline, has been deescalated by both the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) and Bonterra.

Bonterra Energy Corp. confirmed that the emergency phase, which had been initiated immediately after identification of the release of emulsion related to a severed pipeline, has been deescalated by both the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) and Bonterra.

The damage occurred Aug. 15 after flooding 25 km southwest of Drayton Valley, Alta., caused a creek bank to collapse.

The company deployed all possible resources with 24-hr clean-up and remediation and has recovered all of the bulk oil released.

Over the next 2-3 weeks, Bonterra will continue to perform shoreline remediation and clean-up to remove residual trace amounts, along with further monitoring and testing of the immediately impacted area.

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