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$107-million Saskatchewan oil leak results in guilty plea

June 12, 2019 Colette Derworiz - THE CANADIAN PRESS

LLOYDMINSTER, Sask. – Husky Energy has pleaded guilty in a pipeline leak that sent oil spilling into a major river and fouled the source of drinking water for thousands of people. The spill into the North Saskatchewan River in July

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This little piggie caused a $24-million subrogated claim

April 16, 2019 by Greg Meckbach

A $24.3-million lawsuit by an oil and gas company against a contractor over an accident that spilled 60 cubic metres of oil is one of Canada’s largest-ever subrogated claims, a lawyer for the plaintiff says. In ISH Energy Ltd v

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Death rate on Canadian fishing vessels a ‘disturbing statistic,’ warns Transportation Safety Board

July 21, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The number of aviation accidents reported to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada during the year ending March 31 was nearly 20% lower than the 10-year average, but still “not enough has been done” to reduce the risk of collisions

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Husky resumes cleanup after major oil spill in Saskatchewan last summer

May 10, 2017 Jennifer Graham - THE CANADIAN PRESS

REGINA – Husky Energy is going to see how much more oil – if any – can be cleaned up from a major spill last July along the North Saskatchewan River. The company has started more shoreline cleanup and assessment

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Saskatchewan government announces steps to improve pipeline regulations following 2016 Husky spill

March 27, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The government of Saskatchewan has announced steps to improve pipeline regulations after the completion of its investigation into last July’s Husky pipeline oil spill. Energy and Resources Minister Dustin Duncan announced last week that the Ministry of the Economy had

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TransCanada gets U.S. State Department’s OK for Keystone XL pipeline

March 24, 2017 The Canadian Press

CALGARY – TransCanada has been granted a presidential permit from the U.S. State Department that allows it to move forward on building the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline, the latest turn in fortunes for the controversial project. In granting the permit,

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Second, smaller spill reported in Saskatchewan by Tundra Energy Marketing Ltd.

February 2, 2017 The Canadian Press

STORTHOAKS, Sask. – The Calgary-based company handling a pipeline spill that saw 200,000 litres of crude leaked onto First Nations farmland in Saskatchewan is now dealing with another, albeit much smaller, spill. On Wednesday night, the National Energy Board issued

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Pipeline progress means crude by rail slowdown could be much more long term

February 1, 2017 Ian Bickis - THE CANADIAN PRESS

CALGARY – The rumble of crude-oil-laden rail cars though Canadian towns won’t be silenced any time soon, but progress on the Line 3, Trans Mountain and Keystone XL pipelines means there could be far fewer in the future. “Down the

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Saskatchewan government says Tundra Energy owns pipeline that leaked crude oil

January 27, 2017 The Canadian Press

STOUGHTON, Sask. – The Saskatchewan government says it has confirmed which pipeline leaked 200,000 litres of crude oil on First Nation farmland. It says it belongs to Calgary-based Tundra Energy Marketing Ltd. The company has been leading cleanup of the

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Canadian pipeline applications to require more emergency response information

January 12, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The National Energy Board (NEB), an independent federal regulator of several parts of Canada’s energy industry, announced on Wednesday that it will require companies to provide additional emergency response detail during the pipeline application phase of a project. NEB said

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Massive 2013 oil spill in North Dakota still not cleaned up

December 18, 2016 James MacPherson - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

BISMARCK, N.D. – Three years and three months later, a massive oil spill in North Dakota still isn’t fully cleaned up. The company responsible hasn’t even set a date for completion. Though crews have been working around the clock to

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‘No progress’ since 2010 of mandating safety management systems to “broader range” of aviation, marine companies: TSB

November 1, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Some firms in Canada’s marine and aviation sectors are allowed to operate with no formal safety management processes, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada warned Monday. “Safety management systems have not yet been mandated in all sectors of the transportation