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Today, the Honourable Joe Oliver, P.C., M.P., Minister of Natural Resources, introduced in Parliament amendments to key legislation governing oil and gas exploration production activities. The Energy Safety and Security Act (Bill C-22) seeks to amend the Canada Oil and Gas Operations Act (COGOA), the Canada Petroleum Resources Act (CPRA), the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Ac,, and the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act (Accord Acts).

The National Energy Board (NEB or the Board) is responsible for implementing the regulatory mandate set by Parliament through legislation. Changes that strengthen the safety of the regulatory regime align well with the NEB’s strategic goals. As an organization dedicated to continual improvement, the NEB supports measures to strengthen our processes and of those we regulate.

Read more about the Energy Safety and Security Act.

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