Fox Creek Operators Group Open House

| October 30, 2015



Fox Creek Operator’s Group annual open house, held on Oct. 22nd. You were greeted with smiles from Michelle McMullen and Kim Norman from Trilogy.

An open house is a chance to ask questions, seek answers, meet the faces behind the phone and consultants in the area and attain knowledge.

A crowd of approximately 75 people attended the annual Fox Creek Operator’s Group’s (FCOG) open house on Oct. 22nd.

Participating was representatives from the following companies:

  • Encana
  • Trilogy
  • Talisman
  • AOC (Athabasca Oil Corporation)
  • Apache Canada Ltd.
  • Shell Canada
  • Chevron
  • CAPP (Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers)
  • Alberta Energy Regulator
  • CSUR (Canadian Society for Unconventional Gas)

Topics included: protection of groundwater, hydraulic fracking fluids, future development, road transportation safety, water management, operations, conservation and the environment.

For the second year, the Operator’s Group asked for guests to provide a toonie donation to the Apple for Kids Program at the Fox Creek School.

Coordinator of the Apples for Kids Program, Lara Stadnyk said, “Thanks to everyone who supported Apples for Kids tonight at the FCOG Open House. We raised enough to purchase 7 cases of apples.

Thank you to Freson Bros who have been case matching for over a year, and will turn that 7 cases we raised tonight into 14 cases of apples for kids at our school!”


Lara Stadnyk and her son Devon at the Apple for Kids program table. Enough $ were raised for 7 cases of apples for the Fox Creek School, thanks to the FCOG open house.

Fun fact: That’s 560 lbs of apples and will provide 3.5 weeks worth of apples to students.


Athabasca Oil Corporation


CAPP, Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.


Chevron staff speaking with Town of Fox Creek Mayor Jim Ahn. Photos by B. Camilleri

The oil and gas companies believe in community investment and social investment opportunities, including the trail project, the town’s beautification project and many more.

It was a great evening of networking, with refreshments and food provided, as well as many giveaways from each company and information brochures.


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Brandi loves meeting people and sharing their stories. A country girl at heart, she appreciates the simple things in a complex world.

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