Alberta Energy Corporation, became Encana, CEO Gwyn Morgan defends company conspiring with RCMP for staged bombing of a gas well by CBC News, February 8, 1999
Alberta Energy Company has been criticized for conspiring with the RCMP to set off a bomb that blew up a shed at a gas well site last October.
Albertans demand RCMP bombing inquiry
Police hoped to raise public anger about the vandalism by spreading false information about the well-publicized explosion. … “Under these same circumstances, and without the benefit of knowing what the future would hold I ask you what would you have done, ” Morgan said. Morgan said his company was asked by the RCMP to take part in the plan. He was assured by the RCMP that the explosion would be safe and controlled and was told his cooperation was completely within the law. And while he regrets the public had to be misled, Morgan said cooperating with the police was the “right thing to do”…. [Emphasis added]