The Red Deer River Oil Spill — Update #8

Posted on: Monday, June 18, 2012
Posted at: 10:45 PM

This is Update #8 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 ]
  • People with homes on Gleniffer Lake say Plains Midstream Canada is still not able to say for sure how long the cleanup will take.   [ Article ]
  • People with homes, property and livelihood impacted by the Rangeland Pipeline System failure say Plains Midstream Canada has not told them when they will be compensated.   [ Article ]
  • Plains Midstream Canada held open houses for residents of the Gleniffer Lake Resort and the Carefree Resort on Saturday, June 16th. There were no media present at these open houses, as they were deemed private.   [ Article ]
  • Over the weekend, the Province of Alberta had to remind people to stay off Gleniffer Lake.   [ Article ]


  • 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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