Maritimes Canada exploration gears up in several basins

Click here to enlarge imageCanada's Maritime Provinces are experiencing a new exploration round as start-up approaches for the gas pipeline from fields near Sable Island in the Atlantic.Paleozoic basins in Quebec (Gaspe), Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland are under scrutiny. The areas being studied include Prince Edward Island, Anticosti Island, and the Gulf of St. Lawrence.The total number of wells drilled so far is small, and exploration in most areas can still be considered as stratigraphic or reconnaissance in nature. Drilling is planned later this year in southeastern New Brunswick, where Corridor Resources Inc., Halifax, holds a total of more than 446,000 net acres ...

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