Withdrawal of Energy Resources from the Act Regulations

Link to law: https://www.novascotia.ca/just/regulations/regs/ERCwithdrawal.htm

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Withdrawal of Energy Resources from the Act Regulations
made under Section 5 of the

Energy Resources Conservation Act

R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 147

O.I.C. 2007-287 (May 18, 2007), N.S. Reg. 280/2007


1     These regulations may be cited as the Withdrawal of Energy Resources from the ActRegulations.


2     In these regulations,


                (a)    “Act” means the Energy Resources Conservation Act;


                (b)    “offshore area” means the lands and submarine areas within the limitsdescribed in Schedule I to the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore PetroleumResources Accord Implementation (Nova Scotia) Act.

Energy resources withdrawn from application of Act

3     The following energy resources found in the offshore area are withdrawn from theapplication of the Act:


                (a)    natural gas and all substances, other than oil, that are produced in associationwith natural gas;


                (b)    crude petroleum, regardless of gravity, produced at a wellhead in liquid form;


                (c)    any other hydrocarbons, except coal and coal gas associated with thedevelopment or operation of a coal mine, including hydrocarbons that may beextracted or recovered from surface or subsurface deposits, such as deposits ofoil sand, bitumen, bituminous sand, oil shale and other types of deposits.