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Rules & Regs

License vs Lease

Our government downplays citizen concerns, saying not to worry about seismic testing, because it is only exploration. Are exploration licenses and production leases of shale gas really separate things? NB’s Oil and Gas Act – 26(3), explains how to change from exploration to production. “A license to search may be …

Accountability

When will we start holding our politicians accountable for their words?  September 2014? This video clip from the New Brunswick Legislature, April 2010…5 months before David Alward was elected premier of NB; and Bruce Northrup was appointed Minister Natural Resources. As opposition leader, David Alward wants assurances from Natural Resources Minister Wally Stiles that …