ConocoPhillips Canada
  • Who We Are
    X

    Who We Are

    ConocoPhillips is the world's largest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company.

    Canadian Leadership

    Learn more about our Canadian leadership. GO

    ConocoPhillips Global

    The world’s largest independent exploration and production company. GO

    Policies and Positions

    Setting the standards for our business. GO

    Collaboration

    Working with others to meet today's energy challenges. GO

    SPIRIT Values

    The values we work and live by. GO

    Our History

    Our legacy in Canada goes back over 100 years. GO

  • Our Operations
    X

    Our Operations

    Our world-class portfolio includes the Surmont oil sands project and exciting opportunities in the liquids-rich Montney play.

    Exploration and Business Development

    Developing interests across Canada. GO

    Oil Sands

    We produce heavy oil from the Athabasca region. GO

  • Technology & Innovation
    X

    Technology & Innovation

    We never stop pushing ourselves to find new and better ways to develop our oil and gas assets.

    Conventional

    We’re improving upon traditional oil and gas recovery methods. GO

    Unconventional

    We're innovating to develop today's most challenging assets. GO

  • Sustainable Development
    X

    Sustainable Development

    Sustainable Development is about conducting our business to promote economic growth, a healthy environment and vibrant communities, now and into the future.

    Safety & Health

    Safety is core to how we operate. GO

    Environment

    We are committed to protecting the environment. GO

    People & Society

    We engage with our stakeholders to understand their perspectives, values and interests. GO

  • In Our Community
    X

    In Our Community

    We believe in fostering long-term, mutually-beneficial relationships with our stakeholders.

    Community Investment

    We provide support for individuals and organizations. GO

Condensate Release Near Resthaven

At approximately 4 p.m. on June 9, 2016, a condensate release was observed at a pipeline right of way near the ConocoPhillips Resthaven gas plant, 65 km northeast of Grande Cache, Alberta. Further investigation revealed the presence of condensate on nearby Webb Creek.

There are no residents in the impacted area and no threat to public safety. We activated our emergency response plan and contacted the appropriate regulatory authorities. Since then, the pipeline has been shut down and isolated, and we are taking steps to mitigate any environmental impact.

 

Update for August 14, 2017

Steps taken from July 14, 2017 to August 14, 2017 include:

  • Continued containment and clean-up operations:
    • Continued fluid recovery from the seeps via trenches and recovery culverts
  • Continued surface water quality monitoring at select sites, including deployment of river booms
  • Continued collection of incidental wildlife information along fence and creek
  • Continued operation of the water gathering and treatment system
  • Operation of the multiphase extraction pilot test on select monitoring wells in OA1
  • Continued waste management
  • Continued general site maintenance
  • Continued underflow dam operation
  • Sediment removal behind inverted weirs in Tributary 1
  • Began Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Technique (SCAT) work in OA1 and OA2

Subject to changing weather conditions, actions planned for August 15, 2017 to September 14, 2017 include:

  • Ongoing containment and recovery activities
  • Recurring activities: collect water samples, operate water treatment system (WTS), download trail camera photos weekly, skim peat/sheen as needed in OA1 and OA2
  • Continuing the multiphase extraction (MPE) pilot test on select monitoring wells in OA1
  • Complete surface water monitoring in OA1 and OA2
  • Conduct fall groundwater monitoring event (early September)
  • Collect incidental wildlife information, if observed, and by remote camera
  • Monitor amphibian pitfall traps daily
  • Complete weekly fence assessments
  • Monitor erosion and install controls and mitigation measures as needed
  • Continue SCAT in Tributary 1 downstream of the engineered dam
  • Discuss fence and pitfall trap removal in OA1 with AEP Biologist (SCAT in OA2 is complete)
  • Complete surface water/groundwater assessment by installing temperature probes in three sections of Tributary 1, downgradient of Seeps A, B and C
  • Collect benthic samples at several locations in Tributary 1 and Web Creek
  • Begin work on risk assessment

 

Click here to view corresponding site maps.


Previous Updates