The RCMP is investigating another case of BC Peace, oil patch mischief…this one in the Osborn area, northeast of Fort St. John.
Police report several natural gas well sites belonging to Alberta based, Iteration Energy and, Canadian Natural Resources, were the targets of December 11th and 12th overnight mischief. They say there was valve tampering and, that shots were fired at structures on the sites, which are located in the rural area, north of Cecil Lake but, not near any residences.
The Mounties say at this time, there is no evdience to suggest these acts are related in anyway, to the pipline bombings in the South Peace, in October. Constable Jackelynn Passarell says Iteration was the first company to report damage and both sweet gas and sour gas well sites were targetted. However, she says there was only one minor sweet gas leak and it was quickly contained… [asset|aid=734|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=45fbb18b71acdc94099cf774f60997ca-Jackelynn-damage to sites_1_Pub.mp3]
The Serious Crime Unit of the Fort St. John Detachment is conducting the investigation and, it is requesting calls from anyone with information that could assist the unit, at 250-787-8140…or, if you chose to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477…. [asset|aid=735|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=45fbb18b71acdc94099cf774f60997ca-Jackelynn-more attacks possible_1_Pub.mp3]
Tips can also be left anonymously online at www.crimsestoppersfsj.com.