The following statement was given today by the Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources in relation to Collaborating for Safety and Sustainability: A Continuous Improvement Plan, released by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP).
In recent months, I convened meetings with C-NLOPB, Natural Resources Canada, and industry representatives to ensure everything was being done to protect our offshore environment and to ensure the safety of our offshore workers. I am encouraged today to see the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) issue its continuous improvement plan that builds on our discussions and speaks to the importance of collaboration and information sharing in support of safe, responsible and reliable operations. As CAPP has expressed, our country has some of the highest standards and one of the most stringent regulatory regimes in the world for offshore oil and gas development. We will continue to work together to improve, strengthen, and support offshore regulation and ensure the protection of our offshore environment and the safety of our offshore workers.
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