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Synergy Groups

Battle Lake Synergy Group

Locale: 
Battle Lake Watershed Protection Area
Primary Contact: 
Paul McLauchlin
Email: 
paulmc@elmatters.com
Phone: 
403-843-2675
Fax: 
403-843-2978
Members: 
40-60 from Community, Oil & Gas Industry, First Nation
Issues: 
Consultation for Oil and Gas activity in the Battle Lake Watershed area

Location

R.R. #1
Westrose, AB, TOC 2VO

Calumet Synergy Association

Locale: 
Greater Calumet Area; Highway 2 (or QE2) east to Highway 56 and from Highway 611 south to the Red Deer River
Primary Contact: 
Larry Walton
Email: 
lwalton@xplornet.com
Phone: 
403-784-3437
Fax: 
403-784-3644
Members: 
20-40 from community, oil and gas industry, reg.
Issues: 
Addressing key issues which have risen as a result of increased energy development in the greater Calumet area. Education and communication concerning the above are also being addressed

Location

R.R. #1
Tees, AB, T0C 2N0

Central Mountainview Advisory Group (C-MAG)

Locale: 
Mountainview County from Hwy 766 East
Primary Contact: 
Wayne Notley
Email: 
wtnotley@xplornet.com
Phone: 
403-994-0696
Members: 
20-40 from the community, oil and gas industry
Issues: 
CMAG addresses any issues related to the production of oil and gas in the Mountainview County area including environmental, community-impact, noise, pipelines etc.

Location

c/o Wayne Notley R.R. #2
Olds, AB, T4T 1P3

Clearwater Trail Initiative

Locale: 
Clearwater County
Primary Contact: 
Cal Rakach
Email: 
crakach@telus.net
Members: 
Clearwater County
Issues: 
The Clearwater Trails initiative (CTI) has brought together, municipal and local provincal government people as well as local citizens and user groups to address issues arising from large numbers of random numbers and recreational motorized vehicle use in the West Country. The goal is to develop a multi-faceted trail stewardship program, which will foster cooperation among users, industry and government and encompass trails assessment, planning, maintenance and education resulting in a backcountry trail and infrastructure system, which will be used in a responsible manner and managed for future generations to energy.

Lakeland Industry and Community Association (LICA)

Locale: 
Lakeland area in East Central of province, bounded by Saskatchewan border, north to include Cold Lake Air Weapons Range, West to approximately Twp 55, Range 12, W4M and South to Hwy 45
Primary Contact: 
Arianne Crook
Email: 
lica2@lica.ca
Phone: 
(780) 812-2182
Fax: 
(780) 812-2186
Members: 
from community , oil and gas industry (275)
Issues: 
Air, soil and water monitoring, and studies ; educational initiatives; support of a sustainable environment

Location

Box 8237
Bonnyville, AB, T9N 2J5

Life in the Heartland

Locale: 
Fort Saskatchewan area
Primary Contact: 
Nadine Blaney
Email: 
info@lifeintheheartland.com
Phone: 
(780)231-9802
Members: 
includes municipalities of Lamont County, Sturgeon County, Strathcona County, City of Fort Saskatchewan and City of Edmonton (specifically Horsehill Industrial area)
Issues: 
Providing information, contacts and resources to residents in and around Alberta's industrial heartland

Pembina Area Synergy

Locale: 
Drayton Valley
Primary Contact: 
Rick Anderson
Email: 
rick@rickandersonconsulting.com
Phone: 
403-847-8086
Members: 
20+
Issues: 
Sharing Information related to energy development in the Drayton Valley, Tomahawk and surrounding areas

Location

Box 1032
Rocky Mountain House, AB, T4T 1A7

Rimbey Regional Synergy Group

Locale: 
Rimbey
Primary Contact: 
Rick Anderson
Email: 
rick@rickandersonconsulting.com
Phone: 
403-847-8086
Members: 
10
Issues: 
oil and gas

Sundre Petroleum Operators Group (SPOG)

Locale: 
Sundre area, 600 square miles
Primary Contact: 
Tracey McCimmon
Email: 
Tracey.McCrimmon@spog.ab.ca
Phone: 
(403) 638-5117 or toll-free 1-888-878-2306
Fax: 
(403) 638-5107
Members: 
6000+ households from 28 oil and gas companies
Issues: 
Ensuring responsible oil and gas development, education and mutual aid, livestock study.

Location

P.O. Box 1833 #2, 605 Main Avenue East
Sundre, AB, T0M 1X0

Vulcan Area Public & Petroleum Association (VAPPA)

Locale: 
County of Vulcan
Primary Contact: 
Linda Cloutier
Email: 
vappa@synergyalberta.ca
Phone: 
(403) 485-2897
Fax: 
(403) 485-2903
Members: 
30
Issues: 
Oil and gas.

Location

P.O. Box 421
Vulcan, AB, T0L 2B0

Wapiti Area Synergy Partnership (WASP)

Locale: 
Wembley
Primary Contact: 
Eveline Grams
Email: 
seegrams@gmail.com
Phone: 
780-766-2501
Members: 
--
Issues: 
Vision: Foster proactive and collaborative approach amongst stakeholders in energy development while protecting the environment. Mission: To facilitate communication and cooperation amongst petroleum industry partners, regulators and community members regarding energy development in the area.

Waterton Advisory Group

Locale: 
Pincher Creek
Primary Contact: 
Rod Sinclair
Email: 
Rod.Sinclair@shell.com
Members: 
+10
Issues: 
Shell Waterton Field

Location

c/o Shell Canada Energy PO Box 1088
Pincher Creek, AB, T0K 1W0

West Central Stakeholders Group

Locale: 
Clearwater County
Primary Contact: 
Rick Anderson
Email: 
rick@rickandersonconsulting.com
Members: 
20 - 40 from community, oil and gas industry, First Nations
Issues: 
Oil and Gas Related.

Wetaskiwin Synergy Initiative

Locale: 
Borders are approximate and any interested participants are welcome. WSI's region is Hwy. 611 in the south, west border of Range 26, east border of Range 22 and northern border of Township 48.
Email: 
eleanor.vokes@bonavistaenergy.com
Phone: 
403-846-1537
Members: 
20 - 40 from community, oil and gas industry, First nations and local government.
Issues: 
Mission: To develop and maintain a positive working relationship with energy development companies, landowners, residents and regulators within the community of Wetaskiwin to assist in proactively planning energy development activities in the Westaskiwin area.

Yellowhead Synergy Group

Locale: 
West Yellowhead Region including Grande Cache, Jasper, Hinton, Edson, Evansburg, Yellowhead County.
Primary Contact: 
Carol Kihn
Email: 
ysynergy@live.ca
Phone: 
780-223-2333
Members: 
20-40 from community, oil and gas industry and local
Issues: 
Information sharing, education, discussion seeking win/win solutions to oil and gas issues in the area

Location

Box 595
Delburne, AB, T0M 0V0