Regulating Requirements and Oversight of Offshore Oil and Gas Activity - The Facts

The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) has been made aware of comments and concerns that are circulating regarding the regulatory requirements pertaining to, and the regulatory oversight of, oil and gas activities in the Canada-Nova Scotia offshore area. Part of the CNSOPB’s role is to serve the public’s interest by providing trusted and factual information. With this in mind, and in response to the inaccurate comments that are circulating, we would like to provide Nova Scotians with the facts: