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Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada, Environmental Research Advisory Council

Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada, Environmental Research Advisory Council

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The Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada is a Canadian hydrocarbon industry association that serves as a facilitator of collaborative R&D and technology development. PTAC was created in 1996 to be a neutral association promoting increased collaboration among all industry stakeholders. This has allowed for identification of multi-stakholder issuesand the combination of financial and intellectual resources to launch industry projects reducing duplication of effort and maximizing resources on non-competitive issues.

Program & Project Involvement

Caribou Program
Program

Caribou Program

The fRI Research Caribou Program carries out applied research, in partnership with industry and the Government of Alberta, to help maintain caribou herds in Alberta into the future.

Grizzly Bear Program
Program

Grizzly Bear Program

The fRI Research Grizzly Bear Program provides knowledge and planning tools to ensure the long-term conservation of grizzly bears in Alberta.

Determining the importance of grizzly bear predation on southern mountain caribou populations
Project

Determining the importance of grizzly bear predation on southern mountain caribou populations

This project will look at the impact of grizzly bears on caribou populations.

Assessing disease prevalence and caribou health in west-central and north-western Alberta
Project

Assessing disease prevalence and caribou health in west-central and north-western Alberta

Collecting baseline health data for Alberta caribou herds.

Caribou behaviour and calving success in relation to oil and gas development: are all disturbances created equal?
Project

Caribou behaviour and calving success in relation to oil and gas development: are all disturbances created equal?

Do caribou avoid well sites? Does activity at well sites affect caribou survival?

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