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Posted on: February 21, 2019

Gas Well Test Flaring Starting Today

Gas Well Test Flaring Starting Today

The Town of Hinton received notification of this action, and is resharing it through our channels for resident information.

Tourmaline Oil Corp. has given notice that of sweet gas well test flaring at a well site in the area of the Yellowhead Regional Landfill. The well site is planned to have a workover operation performed, with an anticipated timeline of February 21 through March 31 (all dates are best estimates and are subject to change). The produced gas is not expected to contain hydrogen sulphide gas.

In the notice received by the Town, Tourmaline expressed intent to test the well inline so as to minimize flaring, with all flared gas to occur through an 18 meter flare stack with  volumes kept below the AER requirement.

Tourmaline also stated that Operations will adhere to all AER Guidelines and Regulations, and the proposed activities will utilize Tourmalines corporate Emergency Response Plan.

Tourmalines 24 Hour emergency contact number is 1-877-504-4252.

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