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MKI cited for non-compliance offshore from Newfoundland in 2012
August 05, 2014
While community groups from Clyde River await the results of a court challenge against seismic testing off the east coast of Baffin Island, Nunatsiaq News did a little digging to flesh out the current project, which is slated to go forward from 2015 to 2020.
In search of commercial quantities of oil, companies using sound wave detectors will map the subsurface of Baffin Bay and Davis Strait.
Leading the survey are two Norway-based companies that gather geoscientific data. Among other materials, the firms research sub-surface layers on-and-off shore, reservoir and well.
The proposal, which received approval from the National Energy Board June 26, outlines a five-year plan to tow an air gun array by ship.
Read more: http://www.nunatsiaqonline.ca/stories/article/65674lead_company_in_nunavut_seismic_survey_says_communication_is_key/
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