Hundreds of deficiencies were discovered during the course of 4,223 inspections conducted in the oil and gas sector last year, according to statistics provided to The Vancouver Sun by the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission.

But it’s not possible to find details of the violations, or which company is responsible, because the commission will not provide that information.

The inspections conducted include those at natural gas drilling sites that use the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing or fracking.

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Gordon Hoekstra – Vancouver Sun – February 18, 2013.

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