Alberta,
01
March
2017
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18:30
America/Denver

Company Pays Price for Spill

AER fines Murphy Oil for its 2015 pipeline spill near Peace River

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has fined Murphy Oil Company $172 500 for a 2015 pipeline spill near Peace River.

This fine comes after the AER’s investigation into the spill, which found that Murphy failed to take reasonable steps to ensure that its leak detection system was properly implemented to detect leaks early.

Murphy has since abandoned the pipeline and continues to remediate the impacted area.

Edmonton Journalopens in new window
Alberta Energy Regulator fines Calgary-based oil company $172,000 for 2015 Peace River spill
28
Feb
2017
edmontonjournal.com
The Globe and Mailopens in new window
Alberta fines Murphy Oil for role in 2015 spill
28
Feb
2017
www.theglobeandmail.com
Calgary Heraldopens in new window
Alberta Energy Regulator fines Murphy Oil $172,500 for 2015 pipeline spill
28
Feb
2017
calgaryherald.com

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