Norwegian 'statoil' company accused of environmental crime in Canada
06 April 2011
Statoil is accused of violating the authorizations on water treatment and have provided wrong information on the use of water in its project of extracting oil from the sands.
The accusations are based on the abusive use of water from various sources, but Statoil says have used to freeze artificial channels of communication. Anyway it is known that the method used to extract oil from the sand by Statoil requires the use of plenty of water.