Sask oil project generates controversy – CBC

Sask oil project generates controversy – CBC

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 2020147 Views

Jan 22, 2020

Serafina Energy’s project would require nearly five million litres of water per day

A proposed oil project in northwest Saskatchewan is fueling controversy.

Calgary-based Serafina Energy plans to extract 8,000 barrels of oil per day near Glenbogie, which is near the town of St. Walburg about 250 kilometres northwest of Saskatoon. The Serafina Glenbogie SAGD project will require nearly five million litres of water per day from the North Saskatchewan River.

The provincial government said the project does not require an environmental impact assessment, according to a Ministry of Environment document.

That’s not sitting well with Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation Chief Ron Mitsuing. He said the project must not go ahead until their questions are answered around water use, waste water and other issues.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/oil-project-generates-controverst-1.5434928

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