Resource is brought to you by the Alberta Energy Regulator.
Alberta - November 27, 2019

Tube men or sky dancers aren’t just inflatable eyesores used by car dealerships to attract attention. They are integral to keeping wildlife away when there is a pipeline release or spill.

The staff at Western Canadian Spill Services—a co-op that helps its members respond to oil and gas emergencies—are pros when it comes to spill response. They demonstrated their equipment to emergency response staff from the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) and members of the Western Cree Tribal Council earlier this year.

Watch this short video to learn more about the techniques used to keep the environment and wildlife safe.

Leaving a comment? You should know this:

We welcome all comments, and encourage you to be part of the discussion by sharing your thoughts and opinions on Resource stories. When leaving a comment, know that your first and last names will appear, but not your email. Also, all comments must adhere to the AER’s General Social Media Terms of Use and will be reviewed against these terms, which means that we may choose to publish only part or none of the comment. This also means that comments will not be published immediately.

Add new comment

This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.

Contributors

Sign up for our weekly stories!