The Canadian Press

2015-09-29 | NS Offshore Optimism

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A senior executive with energy giant B-P says the company will move ahead with plans to drill an oil exploration well off the coast of Nova Scotia, even if the price of crude remains at current levels. Rob O'Connor says the project remains on track. (O'Connor says the high-risk venture has reached the environmental assessment stage. He says the plan is to have a test well drilled in two-thousand metres of water by July of 2017.)

Date: 2015-09-29
Placeline: HALIFAX.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it has potential to find large amounts of hydrocarbon we have got a plan we have the size McCann place what we're looking at is it is a test program in July 2017 where will Phillip Phillips first well and try and understand whether it's just a model or whether they're real hydrocarbon Sarah a significant hydrocarbon to be found >>