Here you will find links to resources and information about inactive oil wells in Alberta. Please familiarize yourself with this important literature before you consider adopting one of our orphans. Check back regularly for updates.

Orphan Well Association

Orphan Well Association Annual Report 2015-2016

Alberta Energy Regulator on Abandonment and Reclamation

Alberta Energy Regulator Environmental Assessment

Further Reading 

DORIN. An Orphan Well and a Power Station  An Orphan Well and a Power Station A Golden Opportunity for Clarity  as to Orphan Well Laws (Including Urban Areas) DORIN LAND AND OILFIELD MANAGEMENT INC.

Landowners’ Guide to Oil and Gas Development 3rd edition (Book):

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