Whitecap Resources pleads guilty to charge laid by the AER

CALGARY, AB, Feb. 29, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Whitecap Resources Inc., has pled guilty in provincial court to a charge laid against it by the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) on June 15, 2023.    
The charge is related to a release of hydrogen sulphide (“H2S”) from a gas well operated by Whitecap located near Didsbury, Alberta on June 20, 2021, contrary to section 109(2) of the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act. Visit the AER Compliance Dashboard to see the Agreed Statement of Facts
The Court has ordered Whitecap to pay a $80,000 penalty, of which, $78,000 will go towards a creative sentencing project, and the remaining $2,000 will go to the Alberta Court of Justice as a fine.  

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