BP Canada given green light to prepare for drilling in N.S. waters


The Council of Canadians, which has long opposed the project, held a rally Saturday afternoon outside the Prime Minister's Office to create a mock oil spill on its steps and demand a permanent end to BP Canada's offshore drilling in Nova Scotia. They said an early investigation indicates the spill occurred in piping about 30 metres below sea level. New evidence presented at Oland trial Air Date:

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BP Canada will have to get further permission from the board before they can start drilling. Environmental groups raise alarm about possible changes to offshore assessments.

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Six teens arrested, weapons recovered after lockdown at Milton, Ont. By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday. For more information, click below The Government of Nova Scotia has outlined its plans for geoscience work on the second phase of the Offshore Growth Neptune Energy has awarded a contract to Rosenberg WorleyParsons for construction and installation of a new Nova Canadian offshore regulator has authorized BP to start preparations for drilling an exploration well offshore Nova Wintershall Norge has awarded two major subsea contracts for its operated Nova field formerly Skarfjell in the Offshore Energy Today Staff.