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Canada Oil and Gas Operations Act

Version of section 2.1 from 2013-07-03 to 2016-02-26:

Marginal note:Purpose

 The purpose of this Act is to promote, in respect of the exploration for and exploitation of oil and gas,

  • (a) safety, particularly by encouraging persons exploring for and exploiting oil or gas to maintain a prudent regime for achieving safety;

  • (b) the protection of the environment;

  • (b.1) the safety of navigation in navigable waters;

  • (c) the conservation of oil and gas resources;

  • (d) joint production arrangements; and

  • (e) economically efficient infrastructures.

  • 1992, c. 35, s. 4
  • 2007, c. 35, s. 146
  • 2012, c. 19, s. 117

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