The Red Deer River Oil Spill — Update #14

Posted on: Thursday, June 28, 2012
Posted at: 1:45 AM

This is Update #14 of the Red Deer River Oil Spill…

  • Plains Midstream Canada continues to blog its cleanup efforts surrounding the Rangeland Pipeline System failure near Sundre, Alberta.   [ Web Updates ]
  • Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resources Development has compiled into a water quality analysis report. According to the report, hydrocarbon levels in the Red Deer River and the Gleniffer Lake up to containment at Gleniffer Reservoir are trending downward.   [ Report (PDF) ]
  • Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development will continue to oversee monitoring and sampling work by the company until provincial environmental standards are met.   [ Statement ]


  • The Rangeland Pipeline System is made up of approximately 1285 kilometres of gathering and trunk pipelines.   [ Link ]
  • The majority of the Rangeland Pipeline System is approximately 50 years old.   [ Link ]
  • According to Google Maps, Jackson Creek is approximately 50 km from the Gleniffer Reservoir — where the booms have been set up to contain the oil spill. That means, the oil spill has travelled 50 km along the Red Deer River.   [ Map ]

Other Red Deer River Oil Spill Updates:

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