Facts & News
Explore a wealth of resources about the boreal forest and our work

News from Canada's Boreal Forest

Record levels of natural gas and oil drilling expected in 2009
December 31, 1969 | The Vancouver Sun | Published News | Scott Simpson
Drilling for natural gas and oil in British Columbia is expected to reach record levels of activity in 2009, in the wake of frenzied bidding for new gas exploration leases in 2008.Two organizations that track the Canadian gas and oil drilling industry predict a drop in exploration and well development in Alberta, but forecast a major jump in activity in B.C.The Petroleum Services Association of Canada expects drilling activity will increase 29 per cent in B.C. -- which would bring it precisely back to the level...
Read complete article at The Vancouver Sun »

Please contact the publication if the original article is no longer available at this link.

How you can help


Get BSI E-Updates with action alerts and news about boreal birds and the Canadian Boreal Forest.

Media Contact

For media inquiries, please contact:

Emily Cousins
206) 456-6838

This Just In

February 2017 | Report