Alberta attempts to tackle its abandoned well problem
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Apr 3, 2017

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Apr 3, 2017

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orphan well Major oil companies caught in orphan wells crisis as tiny Lexin Resources goes insolvent
Apr 3, 2017

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Former Lexin workers raise public safety fears over sour wells near Calgary
Mar 31, 2017

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orphan well Canada federal budget grants aid for Alberta ‘orphan’ oil wells
Mar 22, 2017

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alberta Varcoe: Federal money for orphan wells a first step, but more must be done
Mar 22, 2017

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alberta Varcoe: Alberta awaits federal budget, hoping for orphan well cleanup program
Mar 21, 2017

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Surface rights group staging meeting
Mar 5, 2017

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orphan well Varcoe: NDP promises action on orphan wells, support for Trans Mountain pipeline
Mar 2, 2017

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question Is there an easier way to fund the Orphan Well Association?
Feb 28, 2017

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Lexin ordered to close well sites
Feb 16, 2017

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Feb 17, 2017

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orphan well Varcoe: AER enforcement action sparks questions over orphan wells
Feb 16, 2017

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alberta 80,000 Inactive Oil Wells:A Blessing Or A Curse?
Feb 10, 2017

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Feb 9, 2017

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Feb 1, 2017

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Jan 21, 2017

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Jan 15, 2017

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Dec 28, 2016

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Dec 28, 2016

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alberta Alberta ‘orphan’ wells needing cleanup proliferate after court ruling
Nov 22, 2016

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Fire, gas from defunct tube well creates scare in Barmer
Nov 21, 2016

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saskatchewan Alberta companies cleaning up abandoned Sask. oil wells
Nov 18, 2016

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wyoming Wyoming Revisits Water Quality Study and Finds Oil & Gas Likely Not to Blame
Nov 10, 2016

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Nov 10, 2016

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Nov 1 2016

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saskatchewan Premier Wall Outlines Saskatchewan Plan for Climate Change
Oct 18, 2016

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Oct 14, 2016

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Oct 12, 2016

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Oct 12, 2016

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Oct 6, 2016

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alberta Alberta Government Eyes Geothermal Fix to Abandoned Well Crisis
Oct 5, 2016

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pennsylvania Conference takes aim at state’s orphan well problem
Oct 5, 2016

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Maryland regulations will prevent the fracking side effects experienced in Texas
Oct 4, 2016

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Texas: A long legacy of drilling and a big cleanup list
Sep 16, 2016

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Wyoming: Drilling applications up, 18 rigs working
Sep 16, 2016

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Aug 23, 2016

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Aug 23, 2016

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Aug 19, 2016

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Aug 13, 2016

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Aug 9, 2016

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Aug 2, 2016

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AER AER Bulletin 2016-25 – Second 2016/17 Orphan Fund Levy
Aug 2, 2016

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July 27, 2016

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July 27, 2016

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July 22, 2016

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July 11, 2016

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July 5, 2016

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July 2, 2016

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June 30, 2016

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June 23, 2016

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June 21, 2016

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June 21, 2016

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June 8, 2016

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June 2, 2016

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May 24, 2016

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May 21, 2016

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May 20, 2016

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May 18, 2016

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May 12, 2016

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Apr 24, 2016

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Apr 22, 2016

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Apr 22, 2016

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Apr 19, 2016

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Apr 12, 2016

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Apr 7, 2016

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Apr 6, 2016

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Apr 4, 2016

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Wyoming Wyo Supreme Court awards Arvada rancher $1.1 million for CBM cleanup
Mar 23, 2016

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Mar 23, 2016

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Mar 17, 2016

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Mar 16, 2016

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Mar 15, 2016

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Mar 12, 2016

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Mar 11, 2016

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Mar 10, 2016

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Mar 10, 2016

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Mar 7, 2016

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Mar 4, 2016

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Mar 1, 2016

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oil2 Ewart: In exceptional times, it’s OK to help fund the cleanup of ‘old mistakes and failed companies’
Feb 12, 2016

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Feb 12, 2016

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emissions NDP says polluters, not taxpayers, should clean up thousands of abandoned wells in Alberta
Feb 12, 2016

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Feb 12, 2016

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Feb 10, 2016

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Jan 26, 2016

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Jan 26, 2016

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Jan 22, 2016

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Jan 12, 2016

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Jan 11, 2016

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Wyoming DEQ: Pavillion study wasn’t ‘a critique’ of EPA study
Dec 22, 2015

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oil2 The Entire OilPatch is Watching This Court Case on Wednesday
Dec 14, 2015

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Dec 4, 2015

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Drilling Rig Spyglass Resources receivership raises well abandonment liability questions
Nov 26, 2015

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Nov 12, 2015

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Nov 12, 2015

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Nov 5, 2015

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Nov 4, 2015

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Oct 30, 2015

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Oct 29, 2015

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Oct 27, 2015

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Oct 23, 2015

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Oct 21, 2015

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Oct 5, 2015

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Wyoming Bonding fees for O&G wells could double in Wyo.
Sep 25, 2015

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Sep 13, 2015

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Sep 10, 2015

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Aug 25, 2015

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Aug 20, 2015

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Oil Groups Say Proposed EPA Rules to Add Costly Burden to Oil, Gas Industry
Aug 18, 2015

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Aug 11, 2015

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Aug 3, 2015

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July 30, 2015

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Offshore Rig Oil Firms May Retain Clear-Up Costs For Hard-to-Sell N. Sea Assets
July 21, 2015

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July 15, 2015

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July 13, 2015

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July 5, 2015

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July 5, 2015

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July 5, 2015

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June 23, 2015

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June 16, 2015

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June 15, 2015

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June 4, 2015

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May 14, 2015

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May 4, 2015

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May 4, 2015

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May 1, 2015

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April 17, 2015

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April 15, 2015

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Jan 27, 2015

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