STELLARTON, Nova Scotia – Canada’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Nova Scotia’s Ministry of Energy have appointed Roderick K. MacLeod to chair the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board. He will serve part-time for six years starting Aug. 17.
MacLeod had served for seven years as president and CEO and chairman of the board of Sproule, a Calgary-based company that specializes in independent geoscience, reservoir engineering, and reserve assessment and valuation.
The CNSOPB is the independent joint agency of the governments of Canada and Nova Scotia responsible for the regulation of petroleum activities in the Canada-Nova Scotia offshore area. The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act requires that the chairperson of the CNSOPB be appointed jointly by both governments.