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by Adrienne Tait

Representatives from Canadian Natural
Resources Ltd. (CNRL) were at the Galloway
Station and Museum on November 9 to give a
presentation hosted by the Edson and District
Chamber of Commerce.
CNRL employs over 7,200 people and
approximately 55 in the Edson area.
The company is raising concerns about the new
provincial draft regulations regarding methane
reduction. The Alberta Climate Leadership Plan
set out by the province in 2015 called for a 45%
reduction in methane emissions by 2025. Since
that time both the Canadian and American federal
targets have been lowered.
The 45% reduction is a target which presenter
Nicholas Gafuik said may be obtainable but
should be achieved through technology, new
facilities and non or low emitting pneumatic
devices, and in concert with oil and gas producers Canadian Natural Resources Public Affairs Advisor Nicholas Gafuik presented concerns regarding the
rather than retrofit requirements. Alberta Climate Change Plan's anticipated methane reduction regulations. The presentation was hosted
Currently rumoured regulations could have oil by the Edson and District Chamber of Commerce at the Galloway Station and Museum on November 9.
and gas companies retrofitting equipment on Gafuik told attendees that while the company has already achieved a 37% of the proposed 45%
wells and facilities that are nearing their end of reduction in methane emissions they believe that if draft regulations are rolled out as anticipated the
life which would result in “high cost efforts for result could be loss of investments and jobs in the sector. photo Adrienne Tait
relatively small reductions.” Should those
regulations come into place CNRL maintains that production would no longer be economical.
it would be more economical to shut certain wells Approximately one quarter of their natural gas wells
in than to keep them running which would result in the Grande Prairie area could be negatively
in job loss. affected and considered no longer economical.
The impact of the regulations, if rolled out as Since 2014 CNRL has reduced their methane
proposed, to CNRL would mean that emissions by 37% with a gas conversion rate of
approximately one third of their heavy oil 96.4%.


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