Although Encana announced it would pull out of Erie and halt drilling at the Pratt site, that has not exactly happened just yet. They needed to complete the drilling of the well that they started before they could cap it and close down operations. 1,025 more words
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EXPERT LEGAL ADVICE: "stop being a nuisance and settle with Encana - they have all the money in the world"
This is SO important. I have personally looked into this man’s eyes (Glenn Solomon, the lawyer speaking on the recording) after he successfully argued in Court that the Regulator (AER formerly ERCB) should not be responsible for the FACT that the water in Rosebud became so polluted that it could be set on fire – this is apparently a matter to be settled between Ernst and EnCana privately – it’s not Alberta’s problem. 478 more words
DENVER (CBS4) – While prices at the pump are pleasing to many drivers so far this holiday season, the plummeting prices of oil are a bit concerning for Colorado’s oil and gas industry. 247 more words
ROSEBUD, Alta. – Alberta will not appeal a court ruling that says a woman can sue the province over hydraulic fracturing that she alleges has so badly contaminated her well that the water can be set on fire. 134 more words
ROSEBUD, Alta. – A judge has ruled an Alberta woman who says her well is so contaminated with methane that the water can be set on fire can sue the province over hydraulic fracturing on her property. 105 more words
The Alberta government cannot claim immunity against a lawsuit by a landowner who claims an energy company’s operations contaminated her drinking water supply.
The new ruling allows Rosebud-area resident and oilpatch consultant Jessica Ernst to move forward with her multimillion-dollar actions against Encana’s hydraulic fracturing and Alberta Environment’s oversight, and could clear the way for similar claims by other landowners, her lawyer said. 279 more words