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Withdrawal of Petroleum Products from the Act Regulations
made under Section 8 of the
Petroleum Resources Act
R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 342
O.I.C. 2007-286 (May 18, 2007), N.S. Reg. 279/2007
1 These regulations may be cited as the Withdrawal of Petroleum Products from the Act Regulations.
2 In these regulations,
(a) “Act” means the Petroleum Resources Act;
(b) “offshore area” means the lands and submarine areas within the limits described in Schedule I to the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation (Nova Scotia) Act.
Petroleum products withdrawn from application of Act
3 The following petroleum products that are found in the offshore area are withdrawn from the application of the Act:
(a) natural gas and all substances, other than oil, that are produced in association with natural gas;
(b) crude petroleum, regardless of gravity, produced at a wellhead in liquid form;
(c) any hydrocarbons, except coal and coal gas associated with the development or operation of a coal mine, including hydrocarbons that may be extracted or recovered from surface or subsurface deposits, such as deposits of oil sand, bitumen, bituminous sand, oil shale and other types of deposits.