Media Advisory – February 17, 2012


Media Advisory – February 17, 2012

Overview of regulations for hydraulic fracturing

For immediate release

Calgary, Alberta (Feb 17, 2012)… Members of the media are invited to a technical briefing with representatives of the Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB) regarding current regulations governing hydraulic fracturing operations in Alberta.

The presentation will take place in Calgary, with a videoconference in Edmonton upon request. All members of the media must register to participate. Cameras and recording equipment will not be permitted during the technical briefing. Following the technical briefing, ERCB representatives will be available for comment.

Date: February 22, 2012

Technical briefing and questions: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Media availability upon request: 2:30 - 3:00 p.m.


Energy Resources Conservation Board
Suite 1000
250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta

Videoconference available in Edmonton, upon request:

Alberta Geological Survey
402, Twin Atria Building
4999 – 98 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta

To participate in the technical briefing, videoconference, or availability, members of the media must RSVP with ERCB Communications by 12:00 p.m., February 21, 2012. If an outlet is not able to attend Calgary or Edmonton but would like the information, please contact the ERCB to make alternative arrangements.

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For more information, please contact:

Shelley Ingram, ERCB Communications
Phone: 403-297-8481
Media line: 1-855-474-6356