2017 Harvest

2017 Harvest

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

ABlawg.ca Case Comment: A Century of Liability for an Abandoned Well

Professor Nigel Bankes of the University of Calgary has posted a commentary on a recent decision of the ERCB which confirmed that the current owner of a non-producing oil well was responsible for "re-abandonment" costs.  The well in question had not produced oil since the 1920's.
Read the case comment at: A Century of Liability for an Abandoned Well.

Read the ERCB decision at: Dalhousie Oil Company Limited.