A fresh frontier for shale drilling is opening up in Canada’s Northwest Territories, a new well approval by the National Energy Board (NEB) has confirmed.
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A new frontier is opening for shale drilling and hydraulic fracturing on a sub-arctic landscape of forests, muskeg swamps and permafrost 2,000 kilometers (1,200 miles) north of the border between western Canada and the United States.
The Mackenzie Valley and Beaufort offshore pipeline proposals got a slight push forward this week following two days of meetings with all of those responsible for regulating energy developments in the Northwest Territories. The agreement, coordinated by the National Energy Board, would set up a draft framework for a single environmental assessment process to review the proposals.