Big oil opportunities in the North

The Northwest Territories might be the next big thing for big oil.

APTN National News
The Northwest Territories might be the next big thing for big oil.

Oil and gas companies are ramping up exploration for shale oil across the Sahtu region.

It could lead to a massive economic boom for many small communities.

With devolution just around the corner those revenues will now be split with the people of the North.

APTN National News reporter Cullen Crozier has the story.

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Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.