9A-2-20-8 Installation of a Pipeline

IPC Canada Ltd. is proposing to install a pipeline to an oil well within the Oil Access Area on CFB Suffield, approximately 75 km from Medicine Hat, Alberta. The well was previously planned to produce to a single well battery (SWB). Pending success of drilling the well, it may go directly to pipeline rather than SWB. Installing a pipeline will increase the efficiency of operations by eliminating trucking and product transfer, while reducing emissions. Approximately 2.3 km of new right-of-way (ROW) at 15m wide will be required for the installation of the pipeline. A 250m ROW for power may also be acquired to the site from a nearby powerline. The ROW's will be reclaimed once construction is complete and surrendered upon exhaustion of the productive life of the associated well.

Latest update

January  25, 2022— The Department of National Defence issued its Notice of Determination and determined that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.




Danny Laganiere
Department of National Defence
Danny Laganiere, Base Environmental Officer, CFB Suffield
CFB Suffield, Post Office Box 6000 Station Main
Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 8K8
Email: Danny.Laganiere@forces.gc.ca

IPC Canada Ltd.
Joel Heese, Environment and Regulatory Advisor
1711 Broadway Ave East
Redcliff, Alberta T0J 2P0
Telephone: 403-580-7803
Email: joel.heese@international-petroleum.com

  • Location

    • CFB Suffield, Medicine Hat (Alberta)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Oil and Gas
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    IPC Canada Ltd.
  • Authorities

    • Department of National Defence
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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