By Peter O'Neil, Vancouver Sun, Postmedia News, April 27, 2012
Critics say protection for fish habitat 'eliminated' in bill to appease businesses
Energy & Mines, December 2011
The British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines (the Ministry) is undertaking a review of the tenure provisions of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Act (the Act) and its regulations, which provide the statutory framework for the administration of rights to Crown owned subsurface petroleum and natural gas resources.
Terence Corcoran, National Post, 4 May 2010
By some merciful force or just good luck, the giant BP oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico yesterday remained the greatest environmental disaster that hasn’t happened.
News Release, MEMPR, March 29, 2010
ACT SUPPORTS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, LANDOWNER RIGHTS
VICTORIA – Bill 8, the Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Statutes Amendment Act, 2010, was introduced in the legislature today. The proposed act will provide greater certainty for industry, improve environmental protection and make dispute resolution more balanced and effective for landowners and industry, said Blair Lekstrom, Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources.