Friday, 23rd December 2011
The Past is Always Present, Review of Offshore Drilling in the Canadian Arctic, Preparing for the Future
Source: National Energy Board of Canada
From the press release:
The NEB, the federal body responsible for regulating offshore drilling in the Canadian Arctic, announced on 11 May, 2010 that it would review Arctic safety and environmental offshore drilling requirements following the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Through the Arctic Review, the Board examined the best available information on the hazards, risks and safety measures associated with offshore drilling in the Canadian Arctic. ...
The Board also considered the recommendations of the U.S. Government’s National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling and other reports like it to incorporate lessons learned. ...
Currently, there is no offshore drilling in Canada’s Arctic and there are no applications for drilling before the Board. While a number of companies hold Explorations Licenses in the Beaufort Sea, they would need to respond to the newly released filing requirements in their applications.
+ Link to Arctic Offshore Drilling Review (HTML)
+ Link to new Filing Requirements (PDF; 4.39 MB) and HTML
+ Link to Arctic Offshore Drilling Review web page
By Peggy Garvin
Peggy Garvin, of Garvin Information Consulting, is the author of United States Government Internet Directory (Bernan Press) and Real World Research Skills, 2009 (TheCapitol.Net). In her 20 years in the information business, Peggy has managed electronic information products and services in a variety of environments, including commercial publishing, e-commerce, law firms, and the Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress. Peggy's work has been recognized with the 2011 SLA Dow Jones Leadership Award. She has a Masters of Library Science degree from Syracuse University School of Information Studies.
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