CALGARY, Alberta, June 20 The Alberta Energy
Regulator said Legacy Oil and Gas Inc is the owner of a
sour natural-gas pipeline that ruptured in the small town of
Turner Valley on Thursday, prompting the evacuation of some of
the town's residents.
The regulator said in a statement it is working with the
company and the local government of the town of 2,100, 60
kilometers (37 miles) southwest of Calgary, to respond to the
The gas released from the pipeline contains 1-percent
hydrogen sulfide, which is deadly in high concentrations.
A spokesperson for Legacy could not be immediately reached