Fracking in Manitoba

Fracking in Manitoba by Dennis LeNeveu, Fall 2013, Manitoba EcoNetwork Journal


1 Fox, J.N. and Nicolas, M.P.B., Oil in Manitoba: Exploration, production, reserves and revenues presented at AEPGM Professional Development Seminar, Winnipeg Manitoba, December 5, 2012

2 Welch, M.A. Fracking on the Rise in Manitoba, Winnipeg Free Press, July 2, 2013

3 The U. S. Energy policy Research Foundation Report, The Bakken Boom. An Introduction to North Dakota’s Shale Oil, August 3, 2011, Energy Policy Research Foundation Inc.,1031 31th Street NW Washington DC 20007

4 Western Organization of Resource Councils, Gone for Good, Fracking and Water Loss in the West, Western Organization of Resource Councils, 220 South 27th Street, Suite B Billings, Montana 59101, 2013

5 United States Environmental Protection Agency Office, Draft Plan to Study the Potential Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing on Drinking Water Resources Office of Research and Development, EPA/600/D-11/001/February 2011/, U.S Environmental Protection Agency Washington, D.C. P.13 February 7, 2011

6 Halliburton. Jan. 2007. “Developing Gas Shale Reserves.” Advances in Unconventional Gas. A Hart Energy Publication. p. 28.

7 Ryan, M., The Comeback Kid: US Oil Production Seen Surging, Breaking Energy, April 04, 2012

8 West Souris River Watershed Planning Authority, West Souris River Integrated Watershed Management Plan, Prepared and published by West Souris River Watershed Planning Authority in Partnership with West Souris River Conservation District, 2012

9 R.M. of Wallace Water Utility, Line Connection January 2012

10 Fattori, L., Regional Municipalities Adapt to Oil Boom in South West Manitoba, Manitoba Oil and Gas Review Posted by DELCommInc on May 27, 2013

11 Western Economic Diversification Canada

12 West Souris River Watershed Planning Authority, West Souris River Integrated Watershed Management Plan, Prepared and published by West Souris River Watershed Planning Authority in Partnership with West Souris River Conservation District, Appendix : Drinking Water Fact Sheet & Source Water Assessment

13 Manitoba Water Stewardship, Groundwater Resources of the Whitemud Watershed Prepared by:Groundwater Management Section

14 Kurz, B.A.,Stepan,D.J.,Harju, J.A.,Stevens, B.G.,Cowan, R.M., Bakken Water Opportunities Assessment – Phase 2 Evaluation of Brackish Groundwater Treatment for Use in Hydraulic Fracturing of the Bakken Play,North Dakota Final Report Prepared for: North Dakota Industrial Commission, 600 East Boulevard Avenue, Department 405, State Capitol, 14th Floor,Bismarck, ND 58505-0840,Prepared by: Energy & Environmental Research Center, University of North Dakota,15 North 23rd Street, Stop 9018,Grand Forks, ND 58202-9018, 2011-EERC-12-05 December 2011

15 Etiope, G. and Martinelli, G., Migration of carrier and trace gases in the geosphere: an overview, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 129 (2002) 185–204

16 Robertson, J.O, Chilingar, G.V. Khilyuk, and Endres, B., Migration of Gas from Oil/Gas Fields, Energy Sources, Part A, 34:1436–1447, 2012 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC ISSN: 1556-7036

17 Jackson,R.B., Vengosh A., Darrah, T.H. , Warner, N.R. , Down,A., Poreda, R.J., Osborn, S.G., Zhao,K., and Karr, J.D., Increased stray gas abundance in a subset of drinking water wells near Marcellus shale gas extraction, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2013, Vol. 110, no. 28 pages 11250–11255 Abstract

18 Regulators Workshop on Flaring Reduction, Manitoba Report on Flaring and Venting, Calgary Alberta September 15, 2006 and June 15, 2007

19 Manitoba Innovation, Energy and Mines, Petroleum Branch

20 Bezys, R.K., McCabe, H.R., Geological Society of Canada – Minearological Society of Canada Joint Annual Meeting, Lower to Middle Paleozoic Stratigraphy of Southwest Manitoba, Winnipeg Manitoba, May 1996

21 Bachu, S., Suitability of the Subsurface in Saskatchewan and Manitoba for Geological Sequestration of Anthropogenic Carbon Dioxide,Alberta Geological Survey Alberta Energy and Utilities Board, The carbon capture and storage information source IEAGHG Weyburn-Midale CO2 Monitoring and Storage Project, Managed by The Petroleum Technology Research Centre (PTRC) in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, December 2002

22 Betcher, R., Grove, G. and Pupp, C., Groundwater in Manitoba: hydrogeology, quality concerns, management, NHRI Contribution No. CS-93017, March, 1995

23 Virden, Manitoba Municipal & Industrial Waste Facility, Front Line Integrated Services Inc., 352 7th Avenue South, Virden, Manitoba R0M 2C0

24 Aqua Technology Pismo Beach, CA

25 Donovan, L. Radioactive oil patch waste on the loose in N.D. Bakken Breakout Weekly Jan. 13 2013

26 Gibson, J.W. Bombing North Dakota Living amid the Bakken Oil Boom, Earth Island Journal, Winter 2013

27 Gibson Environmental Services, Waste Water Disposal Facility, Stoughton Saskatchewan

28 Gibson Environmental Services, Full Service Waste Management Facility, Midale Saskatchewan

29 Rotex Energy Limited, Waste Management System Willmar, Saskatchewan

30 Manitoba Innovation, Energy and Mines, Petroleum Branch, Drilling and Product Regulation, Landspraying while drilling (LWD) guidelines

31 Tundra Oil and Gas Partnership Drilling Record for horizontal well LSD 9D- SEC 34- TWP 7- RGE 29WPM R.M of Pipestone Daly Sinclair Field Feb 2012

32 Ledbetter, K. Increased oil and gas drilling demands more land-applied fluid disposal, North Texas E News, Jul 15, 2013

33 Salmon, R. and Logan, A, Flaring up: North Dakota Natural Gas Flaring More than Doubles in Two Years, Ceres Report, July 2013 Ceres, 99 Chauncy Street,
6th Floor Boston, MA 02111

34 Statistics Canada, Households and The Environment Energy Use, 2007, Catalogue no. 11-526-S, Published by authority of the Minister responsible for Statistics Canada, April 2010

35 The Engineering Tool Box

36 IPCC Fourth Assessment Report: Climate Change 2007 Climate Change 2007: Working Group I: The Physical Science Basis Carbon Monoxide, 2007

37 AgnesWelch,M., Rejigging Climate-change Plan, Winnipeg Free Press, July 31, 2013

38 Petroleum Communication Foundation, Flaring, Question and Answers, February 2000, Petroleum Communication Foundation, 214, 311-6 Ave. SW Calgary, AB, T2P 3H2

39 Agnes Welch, M., City to Collect Burn Landfill Gas, Winnipeg Free Press June 20, 2013

40 EOG Resources Canada Inc., Environmental Assessment, Pierson to MIPL pipeline project, Feb. 2013, EOG Resources, 105 4th St, Waskada, MB R0M 2E0

41 Ministry of Innovation Energy and Mines, The Oil and Gas Act Pipeline Construction Permit No. 2013-04 EOG sales gas line – segment 2 from 4-1-2-28 to 5-6-3-29 WPM, May 7, 2013, Ministry of Innovation Energy and Mines, Legislative Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 0V8

42 Alberta Geological Survey, Deep Injection of Acid Gas in Western Canada, June 12, 2013

43 LeNeveu, D.M., Potential for environmental impact due to acid gas leakage from wellbores at EOR injection sites near Zama Lake, Alberta, Greenhouse Gas Sci Technol. 2:1–16, 2012

44 Krant, A., Health Assessment of Residents Residing Near Oil Batteries in the Tilston, Manitoba Area, Manitoba Public Health Documents, Manitoba Health
4th Floor – 300 Carlton St., Winnipeg MB R3B 3M9, May 2000

45 EPA, Frequent Routine Flaring May Cause Excessive, Uncontrolled Sulphur Dioxide Releases, Enforcement Alert,Volume 3, No. 9, October 2000, Unioted States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Compliance Assurance, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20460

46 Environment Canada, Acid Rain, 2013, Environment Canada. Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0H3

47 Manitoba Petroleum Fiscal Regime, Drilling Incentive Program, Manitoba, 2008, Innovation Energy and Mines, Petroleum Branch, Legislative Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 0V8

48 Leaton, J., Unburnable Carbon – Are the world’s financial markets carrying a carbon bubble? Carbon Tracker Initiative

49 Karion, A. Sweeney, C., Pétron, G., Frost,G., Hardesty, R. M., Kofler, J., Miller, B. R., Newberger, T., Wolter, S., Banta, R., Brewer, A.,Dlugokencky, E., Lang, P., Montzka, S.A., Schnell,R., Pieter, S. R., Tans, P., Trainer,M., Zamora, R., and Conley, S., Methane emissions estimate from airborne measurements over a western United States natural gas field, Geophysical Research Letters Aug 3, 2013

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