Talisman opens office in Fort St. John

first_imgPhoto:  Talisman Energy officials and local politicians cut the ribbon on the new office – Adam Reaburn/Energeticcity.ca- Advertisement -Talisman Energy officially opened their new office in Fort St. John, on Wednesday.The company has been operating in the region for several years, but due to a strategic adjustment to focus on more shale gas exploration, it decided to open a 15 person office in Fort St. John.Talisman representative Dick Unsworth says the company plans to invest over $330 million in the Montney shale area.[asset|aid=3149|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=eceac4ff19f595b4546b4b9ea28505bf-Dick Unsworth – 1_1_Pub.mp3] Residents in the North Peace have been concerned about water usage during the fracking process needed to extract natural gas. However, Unsworth says recycling is important to the company’s process.Advertisement [asset|aid=3150|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=eceac4ff19f595b4546b4b9ea28505bf-Dick Unsworth – 2_1_Pub.mp3] Talisman Energy has lease rights to more than 242,000 hectares in the Montney shale play.last_img

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