Alberta Site Rehabilitation Program

With the Alberta Government’s site rehabilitation program there are significant opportunities to create a positive impact on the environment and the economy.

At Tervita we recognize the main goal of this program is to Get Albertans Back to Work in Support of Our Industry.

To make this program a success we all need to work together.

Planning Tools

Figuring out how to best take advantage of a new government program can be a time-consuming task. There are high-level strategies to develop, plans to create and information to gather. Our Environmental Services experts are working to create helpful tools that can help streamline your site applications by tying together program strategies with individual sites.

Fill out the form to gain access to useful planning tools!

As the program progresses we will work to keep providing you with more valuable information, support and tools.

Five Stages of a Successful Wellsite Reclamation

To successfully remediate and reclaim a wellsite, there are five stages that a site must go through. Each stage has certain requirements to be met and ways Tervita can support you.

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Program Overview

The Alberta Government is administering funding from a $1 billion support package from the Federal Government to support the Oilfield service industry and increase Alberta's environmental stewardship by reclaiming inactive wellsites in the Province.

The program has been split into phases to target specific priorities. For more information on applications, phases and guidelines, visit the Alberta Government Website.

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Oil and Gas Producers and Licensees

With over 20 years in managing teams, consultants and contractors for infrastructure abandonment and post-production environmental consulting projects, we understand your expectations. You can trust us to manage each project with safety as the top priority and to hold our contractors to the same standard. Tervita has developed internal processes to provide our customers with contracts on a site by site basis and will submit applications for funding under the program in support of customer liabilities.

Tervita directly provides a variety of services eligible for the program including;

Consulting Services

  • Phase 1 and 2 environmental site assessments, preliminary and detailed site investigations
  • Tier 2 site assessments including subsoil salinity tool
  • Contaminant assessment and remediation
  • Soil, groundwater and surface water monitoring programs
  • Site-specific liability assessments
  • Site reclamation and vegetation monitoring
  • Reclamation assessments and certificates

Contracting Services

  • Wellsite abandonment and cut and cap
  • Pipeline segment removal
  • Facility demolition (compressor stations, drill site operations)
  • Test pitting, Soil Excavation, Remediation and Reclamation of sites
  • Material disposal (soil, hazardous waste, metals)

As an essential service during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have a strong Operations Business Continuity Plan already in place and will ensure this is part of our operations during any site rehabilitation work.

If you would like to speak to our team about opportunities for Tervita to support your sites and submit an application to the program as your contractor, please contact Kristie Lee at klee@tervita.com or 403-216-1671.

Other Consultants, Contractors, Suppliers and Vendors

The goal of this program is to help our industry. If you have an offering that would support the success of the site rehabilitation work Tervita will be taking part in, view our Vendors page for more information on how to get set up.

Let’s work together to support each other and our industry during this unexpected time.


Supporting Our Industry and Environment in More Ways Than One

JULY 2 /
Tervita has been supporting the environmental efforts of the OWA for several years and is proud to be listed as a Prime Contractor for both their Pipeline and Facility Decommissioning and Remediation and Reclamation work.
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Creative Planning Helps to Successfully Return Former Wellsite to Pre-Disturbed State

MAY 15 /
In 2017 our customer intended to close one of their wellsites and return the land to its surrounding land use. Their commitment to environmental compliance and safety brought Tervita to the forefront with a creative way to bring the site back to the natural environment.
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