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Mines and Energy - 2002
January, February, March, April, May, June,
July, August, September, October, November, December

January

January 2
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

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

January 8
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

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

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

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

February

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

February 12
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

February 13
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference regarding Hebron/Ben Nevis project
Minister responds to Hebron/Ben Nevis decision

February 15
Ministerial Message - 20th Anniversary of the Ocean Ranger Disaster

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

February 26
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

February 28
Government to fund Public Education and Outreach Hub

March

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

March 11
Ministerial Statement - Major Projects Update

March 12
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

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

March 21
Government continues funding for Mineral Incentive Program
Government commits $10 million to reclamation of Hope Brook Site

March 25
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference - Minister to release province’s Electricity Policy Review consultation document

March 26
Minister announces public consultations on Electricity Policy Review

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

March 28
Government pleased with sanction of White Rose Project

April

April 1
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference - Subject: Reaction to offshore boundary decision - April 2, St. John's

April 2
Government reacts to decision in Newfoundland and Labrador/Nova Scotia Offshore Boundary Dispute

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

April 9
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

April 12
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Deferred offshore land sale for 2002

April 15
Ministerial Statement - Resolution of the Boundary Dispute with Nova Scotia

Ministerial Statement - White Rose

April 16
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

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

April 24
Minister announces 2002 onshore call for postings

April 30
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to speak at Rotary Club luncheon

Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

May

May 2
Ministerial Statement - Energy Council Visit 

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

May 13
Ministerial Statement - Mining week

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

May 22
Meeting of Atlantic Energy Ministers
- Version française
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

May 27
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to answer questions regarding discussions with Inco officials - May 27, St. John's

Minister announces extension to electricity policy review consultations

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

June

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

June 11
Voisey’s Bay Project to proceed

BACKGROUNDERS - Voisey’s Bay Project

Statement of Principles Voisey’s Bay Project

Statement of Principles - Access sites

June 12
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

June 14
Minister clears record on Opposition remarks regarding Voisey's Bay Project

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

June 26
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

July

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

July 9
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

July 10
Ministers discuss PUB recommendations with Labrador West delegation

July 16
Minister to attend Atlantic Gas Symposium

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

NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister addresses 2nd Annual Atlantic Gas Symposium - July 17, Halifax

July 22
Minister releases Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board annual report

July 25
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

July 29
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and Alcoa conclude feasibility review of Lower Churchill Hydro Project

NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to answer questions regarding Lower Churchill - July 29, St. John's

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

August

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

Bull Arm Site Corporation - Update on activities occurring at Bull Arm Site

August 12
Minister responds to criticisms of potential Gull Island development

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

August 16
Government and NOIA to hold joint initiative on the development of natural gas

August 19
Minister provides update on Voisey’s Bay activities

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

August 22
Minister welcomes Energy Council to Newfoundland and Labrador

NOTE TO EDITORS: Energy Council's 2002 Northeastern Energy Forum - August 25-26, St. John's

Local delegation participating in Offshore Northern Seas 2002 next week in Norway

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

September

September 6
Minister provides update on Offshore Northern Seas conference

September 9 
Minister pleased with the level of support for Voisey’s Bay deal

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

September 13
Minister responds to Opposition Leader’s comments

September 16
Minister to attend Mines and Energy Ministers’ Conference

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

September 19
Minister to participate in Energy Council’s annual meeting - September 19-22, Arkansas

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

September 27
Minister issues 2002 Onshore Request for Bids
Province receives September 11 Plaque from the State of Arkansas
NOTE TO EDITORS: Natural Gas Forum - September 30, St, John's

October

October 1
Minister meets with Iron Ore Company of Canada officials

October 3
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report
Minister responds to Opposition Leader’s allegations regarding the Lower Churchill

October 7
NOTE TO EDITORS: news conference - October 7, St. John’s subject: legal documents for Voisey’s Bay project
Voisey’s Bay Project legal agreements completed

October 8
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

October 16
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

October 22
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

October 25
Ministers to attend Joint Ministers’ Meeting on Climate Change

October 29
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report
Premier responds to outcome of joint ministers’ meeting

October 30
Minister responds to Opposition complaints regarding Argentia site
2002 Mines and Energy Open House - October 31, St. John's

November

November 1
Ministers announce process to strengthen Offshore Occupational Health and Safety

November 5
Minister announces appointment to C-NOPB
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

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

November 18
Ministerial Statement - Voisey's Bay Project update
Ministerial Statement - Newfoundland Ocean Industries Association achievement awards

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

November 22
Minister to attend Atlantic Energy Roundtable

November 25
Ministerial Statement - Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro resolution on Gull Island project

November 26
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

November 29
Minister questions the merits of Opposition Leader’s public protest

December

December 2
Ministerial Statement - Gull Island project update

December 3
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Decision on Terra Nova production rate increase
Ministerial Statement - Terra Nova production rate increase

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

December 13
Minister responds to comments regarding Voisey’s Bay

December 17
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report
Ministerial Statement - Onshore Request for Bids 2002

December 19
Ministerial Statement - Signing of the Voisey’s Bay collective agreement

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


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