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Petroleum Resources Removal Permit Exemption Regulations made under Section 22 of the
Petroleum Resources Removal Permit Act
S.N.S. 1999, c. 7
O.I.C. 2000-88 (March 1, 2000), N.S. Reg. 28/2000
1 These regulations may be cited as the Petroleum Resources Removal Permit Exemption Regulations.
2 In these regulations,
(a) “Act” means the Petroleum Resources Removal Permit Act;
(b) “Agreement” means a Petrochemical Supply Agreement, signed by the Province and a petroleum producer, that covers subject matter similar to that contained in the Nova Scotia Petrochemical Supply Agreement referred to in Section 4, as amended from time to time.
Duration of exemption
3 An exemption made under these regulations applies as long as the Agreement signed by the persons to whom the exemption applies remains in effect.
Sable Offshore Energy Producers
4 (1) For the purposes of these regulations,
(a) “Sable Offshore Energy Producers” means Mobil Oil Canada Properties, Shell Canada Limited, Imperial Oil Resources Limited, Nova Scotia Resources (Ventures) Limited and Mosbacher Operating Ltd., their affiliates, successors and permitted assigns;
(b) “SOEP Fields” means those portions of the offshore area within, upon or under SDLs 2254 (Venture), 2255A and 2255B (South Venture), 2255F, 2255G and 2283C (Thebaud), 2269, 2276B and 2276C (North Triumph), 2277A and 2277B (Alma) and 2299A (Glenelg);
(c) “SOEP Products” means the liquid and gaseous products obtained from the processing of the hydrocarbons produced from the SOEP Fields.
(2) Pursuant to clause 22(1)(aa) of the Act, the Sable Offshore Energy Producers are hereby exempt from the removal permit requirements in the Act, effective on, from and after March 1, 2000, by virtue of their having entered into the Nova Scotia Petrochemical Supply Agreement that was approved by the Governor in Council by Order in Council 1999-339 dated June 17, 1999, was signed by the parties on June 22, 1999, and became effective on July 27, 1999.
(3) The exemption made in subsection (2) includes any agents, brokers, marketers, shippers, transporters and customers of SOEP Products from the SOEP Fields.