Worst Case Scenario

Worst Case Scenario

| 43 min

This documentary looks at the risks of a proposed sour gas well near Clearwater River, in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta. Farmers and landowners all share concerns. Residents opposed to the well fear a deadly hydrogen sulphide leak. Shell Canada says it must drill to meet energy needs. When mediation talks break down, both sides anxiously await a ruling from Alberta's Energy and Utilities Board.

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  • participant
    Martha Kostuch
    Brian Bietz
    Rudy Zimmer
    Shawn Denstedt
  • director
    Glynis Whiting
  • narration
    David Suzuki
  • editor
    Tim Reed
  • director of photography
    Ray Fitzwalter
  • location sound
    Jamie Kidd
    Ron Osiowy
    Gary Bruckner
    Stan Jackson
    Clifford Cockrall
  • music composer
    Jan Randall
  • sound editor
    Downy Karvonen
  • sound mix
    Kelly Cole
    Miguel Nunes
  • consultant
    Bill Locke
  • researcher
    Bill Locke
  • executive producer
    Graydon McCrea
  • producer
    Jerry Krepakevich
  • executive producer
    Michael Allder

  • merlinsdreams

    A fascinating documentary. All credit to the population who opposed the well and their dignified manner in doing so. I would dearly love to know if Shell re-applied and if so what measures the residents were able to take for their safety and way of life. It was heart warming to see this victory for the people who stated their case so passionately - an example of 'Community' in the real sense of the word.

    merlinsdreams, 28 Aug 2014
  • Alejandrost

    nice film

    Alejandrost, 8 Jan 2012
  • Alejandrost

    nice film

    Alejandrost, 8 Jan 2012