Emergency response exercise

Apache Canada Ltd. employees Greg Berg of Innisfail, left, and John Zimmerman of the Kevisville area participated in a major emergency response exercise recently west of Olds.

Apache Canada Ltd. employees Greg Berg of Innisfail

Apache Canada Ltd. employees Greg Berg of Innisfail

Apache Canada Ltd. employees Greg Berg of Innisfail, left, and John Zimmerman of the Kevisville area participated in a major emergency response exercise recently west of Olds. The scenario, facilitated by DataSafe Recovery Services, had employees responding to a hydrogen sulfide leak at a gas well site. The purpose of the exercise was to enable Apache responders, mutual aid partners and regulatory agencies to practise and measure their effectiveness in carrying out emergency response activities. According to a release from the company, the exercise will also further promote the identification of shortcomings and areas of improvement in training, procedures, materials and/or equipment.