1.2 Million Litres and still leaking – Cold Lake
The oil company Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (CNRL) that has numerous stationed oil recovery sites on the Cold Lake Air Weapons Range in North Eastern Alberta has yet to show signs of subsiding.
Underground oil spills on CNRL’s Primrose facility have been leaking bitumen emulsion into the muskeg, waterways and forest that surround the site for nearly three months.
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) says the total volume of bitumen emulsion recovered from four separate sites where the seepage is ongoing is now 1275.7 cubic metres, the equivalent of 8024 barrels of oil or 1.27 million litres.
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