Environmental impact statement for exploratory drilling in Davis Strait region
Imperial Oil Limited
Aquitaine Co. of Canada Ltd.
Canada-Cities Service Ltd.
[Calgary : Distributed by APOA], 1978.
9 microfiches : ill., figures, maps, tables ; 11x16cm.
(APOA project no. 146 : Biological environmental investigations and analyses in Davis Strait 1978. Report, no. 2)
(Eastern Arctic Marine Environmental Studies)
Reviewed in ASTIS record 6299.
Produced as part of the Eastern Arctic Marine Environmental Studies program.
EAMES order no. ES1.
ASTIS record 6285.
... Underlying the Arctic waters of Davis Strait southeast of Baffin Island is a large untested sedimentary basin which may contain substantial volumes of hydrocarbons. ... A number of ... companies have conducted environmental studies to define the possible impact these drilling activities may have upon this offshore region and the adjacent Baffin Island area. ... Leading the joint industry program are Imperial Oil Limited, Aquitaine Company of Canada Ltd. and Canada-Cities Service, Ltd. .... The Proponents have prepared and submitted an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (DIAND). This EIS, in compliance with the Department's requirements for environmental assessments, outlines the probable environmental consequences of exploratory drilling. It is also consistent with the objectives of the Eastern Arctic Marine Environmental Studies (EAMES) Program. ...
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