Drilling Resumes in Scotian Basin
Lobbyists Call for Moratorium and Public Inquiry
BP Canada Energy Group ULC (BP Canada) is back drilling in the Scotian Basin.
The resumption in oil petroleum exploration drilling comes only a month after an unauthorized discharge of 136 cubic metres of synthetic based drilling mud forced the company to suspend operations, pending an investigation by the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NSOPB).
The C-NSOPB’s “ongoing investigation into the unauthorized discharge of ...