Installation of three oil wells and associated pipelines- Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Suffield

International Petroleum Corp. IPC Canada Ltd is proposing to drill 3 oil wells and install associated pipelines and utilities within the Oil Access Area on Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Suffield, approximately 75 km from Medicine Hat, Alberta (16AB-8-20-7 and 1D-28-19-8). The sites will be built to support a drilling rig and rolled back upon completion. The Right-of-Ways (ROW) for the pipelines and utilities will be reclaimed once construction is complete. The sites and ROW will be fully reclaimed and surrendered upon exhaustion of the productive life of the associated wells.

Latest update

October 18, 2021— 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

IPC Canada Ltd.

  • Location

    • Canadian Forces Base Suffield, Medicine Hat (Alberta)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Oil and Gas
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    International Petroleum Corp. Canada Ltd.
  • Authorities

    • Department of National Defence
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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