Pacheedaht Energy OVERVIEW

The Vancouver Island Summary Land Use Plan identified the following energy and mineral use and potential in the Pacheedaht region:

  • minerals, oil and gas potential in the offshore region
  • good potential for offshore methane hydrate deposits, beneath the continental slope
  • long-term future evaluation of offshore rift-zone metallic deposits and coastal geothermal may require activities in zone
  • potential near-shore aggregate deposits