New Zealand Oil Well Inspector Too Busy

Monday, December 20, 2010

According to a report from The New Zealand Herald, New Zealand has just one inspector to oversee safety in its oil exploration industry. A government-ordered review released last week found the inspectorate is significantly under-resourced. New Zealand has one inspector at least seven installations. Australia has one inspector for every three installations, Britain one for every two and Norway one per installation.

(Source: The New Zealand Herald)

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