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SOUTHWEST SASKATCHEWAN AREA 3
ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSE UNIT
The Southwest Saskatchewan Area 3 Environmental Response Unit is an oil and gas production industry volunteer affiliate organization whose mandate is to provide expertise towards communication, training and contingency planning to minimize risks and environmental damage in the event of a major incident.

The Steering Committee of this Response Unit functions with 31 industry sponsored units in Western Canada. The Response Unit is responsible for activities in the following areas:
Preparation and maintenance of Southwest Saskatchewan Area 3 incident contingency plan.
Selection and purchase of adequate incident containment and recovery equipment
Conducting annual incident training exercises for all member companies once every calender year. Member companies provide on scene commander for the training sessions.



ATTENTION:

The Area 3 ERU Steering Committee and Ministry of Energy & Resources have agreed to waive 2020 membership fee for Area 3. For those companies that were members in good standing in 2019, they will be considered members in good standing for 2020.

Additional information on the fall spill exercise will be released once known. 

 



 


 



 

Future Hosts

 

2021 - Whitecap Resources

2022 - Plains Midstream 














         

             

    The Response Unit enhances the above noted key responsibilities by providing Website for all member and Non member companies. The Website provides quick reference to coordinate immediate response activities to respond to a major incident.

    The Website provides:
    Steering Committee members contact telephone numbers and initial response flow chart.
    List of industry, government and emergency contact telephone numbers, updated annually (includes equipment trailer custodian telephone number).
    List of Area 3 region environmental response equipment location, usage policy and equipment Trailer Custodian telephone numbers.
    Mapping and description of designated CONTROL POINTS on regional waterway courses.
    The Response Unit provides members with the Initial Response Website and instructs members to print the manual for ready reference.

    Detailed INCIDENT CONTAINMENT AND RECOVERY CONTINGENCY MANUAL providing specific incident response and procedures is maintained in the AREA 3 RESPONSE TRAILER


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