Minister Oliver Announces Appointment of New Member to the Canada–Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board

The Media Room
Natural Resources Canada
December 8, 2011

Minister Oliver Announces Appointment of New Member to the Canada–Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board

OTTAWA – The Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Natural Resources, today announced the appointment of Reginald F. Bowers to the Canada–Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board.

“Mr. Bowers brings decades of experience in business and economic development,” said Minister Oliver. “He will be an asset to the Board as it continues to fulfill its mandate.”

Mr. Bowers, brings nearly 30 years of experience in developing regional business prospects in Newfoundland and Labrador. He has worked on numerous projects creating opportunities for communities in his home province.  He will serve as a federal member of the Board for a term of six years.

The Board is the independent joint agency of the Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador, and is responsible for the regulation of petroleum activities in the Newfoundland and Labrador offshore area. The Board’s responsibilities include health and safety of offshore workers, protection of the environment, and management and conservation of offshore petroleum resources.

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