Tumbler Ridge Elementary School and energy companies participate in environmental stewardship activity

Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia ? On Wednesday, May 16, Tumbler Ridge Elementary School students, and local oil and gas company employees celebrated a shared commitment to the responsible development of British Columbia?s petroleum resources through Energy in Action by planting a windbreak and shrub garden.

?Talisman is pleased to support community initiatives in the areas where we live and work. We look forward to participating in the classroom training and tree planting events organized by Energy in Action for Tumbler Ridge. This is an excellent opportunity for local communities to learn about our industry and to meet some of the people who are involved in local operations,? said Andrew Cattran, Talisman Operations Superintendent.

The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), in partnership with Inside Education, initiated Energy in Action in 2004 and since then, there have been 47 Energy in Action activities held across Canada. In addition to the (Brief description of activity), these activities include an education module specially designed by Inside Education, a non-profit society that offers public education and outreach programming on the relationship between environmental sustainability and economic development.

Energy in Action activities like this one are taking place in 14 communities across Canada from May 1 to May 24.