Chevron Canada believes in responsible development and in protecting the environment and the communities where it operates. In Alberta, Chevron is conducting its Kaybob Duvernay shale gas appraisal program, utilizing horizontal drilling and multi-stage hydraulic fracturing technologies in accordance with all regulations prescribed by the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER).
Chevron is a member of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) and abides by its Guiding Principles for Hydraulic Fracturing. Chevron supports the disclosure of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing. Water and sand constitute more than 99 percent of the fracturing fluid.
Chevron’s Approach to Protecting this Critical Natural Resource
Multiple Barriers and Safeguards Protect Surface and Groundwater
Government Regulations and Industry Best Practices Minimize Risk of Induced Seismicity