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Mines and Energy - 2000


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January

January 4
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

January 7
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

January 10
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

January 17
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

January 21
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Offshore drilling fluid discharges

January 24
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

January 31
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 


February

February 2
New nickel price high proves province prudent in Voisey’s Bay position

February 3
Gasoline market watch released

February 7
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

February 8
Minister comments on IOC pricing agreement

February 15
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report
 Success under Mineral Exploration Program

February 17
Gasoline market watch released 
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Decision on proposed Hibernia production increase

February 21
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

February 28
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report


March

March 3
Minister pleased with new mining development

March 6
Minister attending Mining Millennium Conference
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

March 8
Newfoundland and Labrador ADM of Mines is president-elect of national mining institute

March 10
Mining Millennium 2000 Awards for Newfoundland and Labrador

March 14
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 
Minister pleased with feasibility study announcement

March 15
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - 2000 Call for Bids
Ministerial Statement - 2000 Call for Bids

March 17
Gasoline Market Watch released

March 21
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

March 22
Increased funding for Mineral Exploration Assistance Program
Budget reflects government’s continuing commitment to energy, mineral and petroleum resource development

March 27
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

March 31
Richmont to develop Hammerdown Gold Mine
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - White Rose Review Process


April

April 3
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

April 6
Gasoline market watch released

April 10
Ministerial Statement - Government will not approve request for Hibernia oil production increase
Minister comments on release by opposition mines and energy critic

April 11
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

April 17
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

April 28
Minister comments on federal feasibility study materials


May

May 1
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - NOTE TO EDITORS: New Offshore Oil and Gas estimates

May 2
Ministerial Statement - Revised estimates of offshore petroleum reserves and discovered resources
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

May 4
Gasoline market watch released

May 8
Ministerial Statement - Mining Week – May 8 - May 14

May 15
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

May 18
43 prospectors benefit from government’s mining initiative

May 23
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

May 29
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

May 31
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to hold a media briefing, May 31, Subject: Offshore  boundary
Province reacts to appointment of offshore boundary dispute arbitration panel


June

June 6
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

June 13
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

June 19
Minister welcomes proposed Husky/Renaissance Merger

June 20
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

June 22
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference, June 22, Subject: Hibernia annual production
Province approves production increase for Hibernia
Minister comments on energy supply options

June 23
Minister responds to Opposition critic's comments on future energy requirements

June 27
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 


July

July 4
Province proclaims New Mining Act into law
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

July 11
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

July 18
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

July 24
96 prospectors benefit from government’s mining initiative
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

July 25
Minister releases C-NOPB annual report

July 31
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 


August

August 7
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

August 14
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

August 21
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

August 28
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

August 30
Minister responds to CF(L)Co ownership issue


September

September 6
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

September 11
Minister to attend Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference, September 10-13, Toronto

September 12
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report
Government geoscientist awarded national medal
Government comments on status of Voisey’s Bay discussions

September 19
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

September 26
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report
Minister announces appointment of Mineral Rights Adjudication Board

September 29
NOTE TO EDITORS: New media contact for Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board 


October

October 3
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Status Report
NOTE TO EDITORS: Lecture on Benefiting from Oil and Gas Development - the United Kingdom and Norwegian Experiences of Participation and Learning, October 4, St. John's

October 11
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

October 17
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conferences, October 18,
Grand Falls-Windsor and October 19, Corner Brook.
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

October 18
Minister announces power purchase agreement in principle with Abitibi Consolidated Incorporated
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Decision on proposed Hibernia production increase - English version - Version française 

October 19
Province proposing to buy power from Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Limited

October 24
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

October 30
Mines and Energy open house, November 2, St. John's
Economic Policy Committee to visit Labrador, October 30 - 31

October 31
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report


November

November 7
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

November 9
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to meet with media to discuss Lower Churchill project, November 9, St. John's

November 10
Minister issues statement on Lower Churchill project

November 14
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

November 15
Minister responds to release of details of Churchill agreements by Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro

November 16
Minister responds to Opposition statements on hydro agreements

November 20
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

November 28
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 


December

December 4
Province exploring wind as a new energy source
Ministerial Statement - Update on Churchill River Project

December 5
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

December 12
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - 2000 land sale results
Ministerial Statement - Call for Bids regarding 2000 land sale results

December 13
Ministerial Statement - Silicon smelter initiative
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

December 14
Ministerial Statement - Mineral Exploration Assistance Program

December 15
C-NOPB reviewing offshore pipe-handling systems to reduce dropped pipe incidents

December 19
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report 

December 21
Province to launch climate change educational initiative


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