Meeting with TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company ASA (TGS) and Petroleum GeoServices (PGS) (MultiKlient Invest AS (MKI) a wholly owned subsidiary of PGS)

October 06, 2011
Time: 10:30-12:30 GMT
Room: 2029

Purpose of meeting, Chairperson and Attendees
Purpose of meeting Information Exchange Meeting Via Video-Conference
Chairperson Susan Measor
Attendees Susan Measor (NEB), Galina Doubrovina (NEB), Christy Wickenheiser (NEB), Jessica Ng (NEB), Lori Croal (NEB), Amber Duffy (NEB)

Via video-conferencing:
Jerry Witney (PGS), Gary Morrow (PGS), Tom Neugebauer (TGS), Tony La Pierre (RPS Energy), Darlene Davis (RPS Energy)
Agenda and Meeting Notes
Item Description Who Environmental Assessment (EA) Process Key Points
1 Review of Agenda and Introductions Chair
  • Introductions
  • Outlined corporate structure of MKI in relation to PGS.
2 Update on MKI proposed activity and timing MKI (PGS)
  • A letter was sent to Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) in July informing them that project was postponed until 2012 season because more time was required for community engagement.
3 Application Process Update Chair
  • NEB staff explained section 15 member process and the role of the section 15 member
  • NEB staff explained EA process. NEB staff emphasized importance of responding to information requests.
  • NEB staff discussed public consultations for the EA and possible timing. Community engagements for the Environmental Screening Report are planned for Iqaluit, Pond Inlet and Clyde River.
  • NEB staff indicated that guidance on community consultations can be found in chapter 3 of the NEB Act Filing Manual.
  • NEB staff confirmed that the EA is a public process and any information relied on in the EA needs to be made public.
4 Next Steps Chair
  • NEB staff noted that MKI should keep the NEB up to date on recent items.
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