Declaration of Significant Discovery for the MGM–Shell East Mackay I-78 well

Friday, July 31, 2015

A panel of experts delegated by the GNWT Regulator of Oil and Gas Operations has issued a significant discovery declaration in relation to the MGM-Shell East Mackay I-78 well near Tulita, Northwest Territories.  It is the first issued under the jurisdiction of the GNWT Regulator since devolution on April 1st, 2014.

In keeping with the GNWT Regulator’s goals with respect to openness and transparency and for the purpose of the administration of the applicable provisions of the Petroleum Resources Act, the expert panel’s reasons for decision are being made available to the public.