Site Rehabilitation Program


Did you know that applications for the Site Rehabilitation Program opened on May 1st?

The government-funded program will cover up to 100% of the costs of abandonment, remediation, and reclamation of well sites and pipelines across Alberta.

How does it work?

Through government grants, the Site Rehabilitation Program funds oilfield service contractors to execute well, pipeline, and oil and gas site closure and reclamation work, which creates jobs and supports the environment.

The program goals are to:

  • Immediately get Alberta’s specialized oil and gas labour force back to work
  • Accelerate site abandonment and reclamation efforts
  • Quickly complete a high volume of environmentally-significant work

The program has been allocated up to $1 billion in funding, available for eligible abandonment and reclamation projects, from the federal government’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan.

Who is the grant for?

Eligible applicants are oilfield services contractors whose projects include:

  • Upstream oil and gas infrastructure abandonment including:
    • wellsite abandonment
    • pipeline abandonment
    • pipeline segment removal
    • facility abandonment
  • Environmental work including:
    • Phase 1 and Phase 2
    • environmental site
    • assessments
    • remediation
    • reclamation

Get ahead by getting informed. Explore will offer assistance with the application process to our valued clients.

More information on eligibility requirements can be found online at:

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