Welcome to the Community Corner!

This page provides up-to-date information to landowners and stakeholders for wells that, due to their proximity to residents or other developments, may require additional information sharing and status updates. It is intended as a first resource for information.

If you have any additional information needs pertaining to any wells within this section, you can also contact for direct responses to your questions.

Vermilion – Tenwell #1

Important Information Updates: The Orphan Well Association (OWA), in conjunction with the Alberta Energy Regulator and Alberta Health Services, has developed a long-term strategy to manage methane from the well located in the playground in the Brennan subdivision. Click for details on the Long-term Management Program and this fall’s Methane Interception Operation undertaken in September.

Phase One of Long-Term Management Program Completed

The OWA is making progress on the Long-Term Management Program for Tenwell #1. The Phase One Methane Interception Operation and installation of the new dual vent stack were both successfully completed. Monitoring over the past few months suggests that gas in the soil has decreased significantly. Phase Two – installing a new Active Methane Management System, is scheduled for Spring 2021. See our latest update for more details.

If you have questions about the Long-term Management Program, please contact us by email at

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