In-Person Engagement on Petroleum Legislation Begins Next Week

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March 8, 2018

The Government of the Northwest Territories is proposing amendments to the Petroleum Resources Act (PRA) and the Oil and Gas Operations Act (OGOA). This is the first step in a longer-term review, and we want to hear from you!

In-person engagement sessions begin next week in the NWT (see full schedule below) but there are many other ways to share your feedback:

Online:  (English)étrolières (French)



Petroleum Resources Division
GNWT – Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment
#64 Mackenzie Road
PO Box 3019 Inuvik, NT X0E 0T0

In Person:

  • Date: March 13, 2018
    Community: Fort Simpson
    Where: Fort Simpson Recreation Centre
    When: 3 - 7pm
  • Date: March 14, 2018
    Community: Fort Liard
    Where: Fort Liard Recreation Centre
    When: 3 - 7pm
  • Date: March 26, 2018
    Community: Norman Wells
    Where: Royal Canadian Legion
    When: 3 - 7pm
  • Date: March 27, 2018
    Community: Inuvik
    Where: Ingamo Hall Friendship Centre
    When: 3 - 7pm 
  • Date: April 9, 2018
    Community: Yellowknife
    Where: Tree of Peace Friendship Centre
    When: 3 - 7pm
  • Date: April 10, 2018
    Community: Yellowknife (*French language session
    Where: Explorer Hotel — Janvier Room
    When: 3 - 7pm
  • Date: April 12, 2018
    Community: Hay River
    Where: Ptarmigan Inn
    When: 3 - 7pm

ITI staff will be on hand to discuss and collect your feedback on three key focus areas: Transparency and Public Accountability; Administrative and Technical Amendments; and Significant Discoveries. 

This will also be an opportunity for you to ask questions and share your thoughts on all matters relating to petroleum resource development in the NWT.

Snacks and refreshments will be served.