Canada’s NOIA asks members to contact officials over “crippling” environmental proposals

From World Oil
The following text was excerpted from the media outlet cited on October 20, 2017 and is provided to Noia members for information purposes only. Any opinion expressed therein is neither attributable to nor endorsed by Noia.

HOUSTON -- Fearing that Canadian federal officials could upset the relatively healthy Newfoundland and Labrador offshore sector, the Newfoundland and Labrador Oil & Gas Industry Association (NOIA) is calling on its membership to contact these officials and bombard them with comments and concerns. NOIA’s Call to Action comes in the wake of recently proposed, new environmental legislation on the federal level in Ottawa. It is also not a coincidence that this Call to Action comes just two days after the association posted a Canadian Press story, which quoted a new research report from the Montreal Economic Institute. That report suggests that there is a growing trend of energy investment going elsewhere, because of the high cost of additional government regulation in Canada.

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