Issue Paper #2 — Out of Control: Nova Scotia’s Experience with Fracking for Shale Gas

Out Of Control:

Nova Scotia’s Experience with Fracking for Shale Gas

This April 2013 report is a must-read for all concerned about the extensive proposed shale gas development in Hants County and other areas of the province, and how it could affect Nova Scotia’s future.

Nova Scotia has had one small experience with hydraulic fracturing (fracking) for shale gas. Between 2007 and 2009, Triangle Petroleum drilled five vertical exploratory wells in Hants County. Three of the wells were fracked….

Out of Control: Nova Scotia’s Experience with Fracking for Shale Gas documents what actually happened in Hants County, what the company did, what government regulators did, how decisions were made, and the lessons which can be learned.

To read the report, click on one of the following links:

Out of Control – Full Report

Out of Control – Summary

Supporting Documents

Appendices

The above report was written using documents obtained through the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  All original documents can be found here.

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