EnCana and partners charged under Canada Wildlife Act



    MEDICINE HAT, AB, Oct. 18 /CNW Telbec/ - Alberta Energy Company Limited,
and AEC West Ltd., (carrying on business in partnership under the style and
trade name of EnCana Oil & Gas Partnership), EnCana Corporation, and EnCana
Oil & Gas Company Ltd. have been charged in Alberta Provincial Court with one
count under the Wildlife Area Regulations of the Canada Wildlife Act.
    The charge stems from the March 2005 installation of a section of gas
pipeline on the Canadian Forces Base Suffield National Wildlife Area. The work
was allegedly carried out without a permit, contrary to the Wildlife Area
Regulations.
    First appearance is set for December 6, 2007 in Provincial Court in
Medicine Hat, Alberta.




For further information:

For further information: Larry Ottmann, Wildlife Investigator,
Environment Canada, Calgary, Alberta, (403) 292-4103; Garry Bogdan, Director,
Wildlife Enforcement Division, Prairie and Northern Region, Environment
Canada, (780) 951-8899


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