Strathcona County to co-host Landowner Oil and Gas workshop

February 18, 2016

Strathcona County to co-host Landowner Oil and Gas workshop

Addressing current trends

On March 3, 2016 Strathcona County and Lamont County are co-hosting a Landowner Oil and Gas Information Workshop from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., at Heartland Hall, Strathcona County (55305 Range Rd. 214, south of Hwy 15 on Hwy 830). Workshop topics include how surface rights work on behalf of the landowner, featuring lawyer J.A. Kosolowski, QC.

“We value opportunities to provide area landowners with the chance to receive current information related to this important topic”, said Lori Mills, Energy Exploration Liaison with Strathcona County.

The full day session will also include a panel presentation, featuring representatives from the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), the Orphan Well Association, and the Surface Rights Board. The panel will include information on the Orphan Well Fund and Alberta Energy Regulator’s (AER) Liability Fund in relation to companies in receivership. The deadline to register for this free full-day workshop is February 25, 2016 at 4 p.m.

More information on this event and how to register 
or call 780-895-2233 ext. 218.

Set in the centre of Alberta’s energy and agricultural heartland, Strathcona County is a thriving, successful and vibrant community of almost 96,000 residents. Strathcona County is made up of the urban area of Sherwood Park and a large adjacent rural area of farms, acreages and smaller hamlets. It is home to 75 per cent of refining in Western Canada. With a focus on economic, governance, social, cultural and environmental sustainability, Strathcona County is committed to balancing the unique needs of its diverse community.


- 30 -


Strathcona County Communications, 780-410-6595