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Orphan wells a growing problem for Alberta farmers

Orphan wells a growing problem for Alberta farmers

There are thousands of abandoned wells, which not only means 
lost rents but weed issues and contamination risks

Reading Time: 4 minutes Landowners and farmers could be left holding the bill following the bankruptcy of yet another Alberta energy company. Calgary-based natural gas producer Sequoia Resources Corp. ceased operations last month, abandoning a number of aging oil and gas wells that need to be sealed and cleaned up. “With Sequoia, there are 3,000 wells — 700 abandoned […] Read more