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This map shows spills of crude oil, crude bitumen and synthetic crude oil in Alberta from January 1, 1975 – February 4, 2013. Larger spots indicate a higher volume of crude spilled.
Click on a spot to see information about all spills at that location. Many locations have more than one spill. Use your mouse to pan around the map, or enter a location in the search box to zoom there.
Locations are approximate and are accurate to within about 200 metres.
Source data is from the ERCB and as such, does not include incidents on pipelines that cross provincial or national borders. Volumes are given in cubic metres. To convert to barrels, multiply by 6.292. To convert to litres, multiply by 1000.