The Prospectors and Developers Association (PDAC) and the Ontario Mining Association have recommended application of the floating reserve concept and the provincial government has tentatively accepted a limited application of the idea.
The leading proponents of the floating reserve concept are PDAC and the federal Department of Natural Resources.
The park in Canada that most closely approximates the floating reserve concept is Strathcona Provincial Park on Vancouver Island, the mining industry's poster boy for mining in parks.
Natural Resources Canada too is promoting floating reserves as a "new model of land management for sustainable development,"  and arguing that creating specific areas for specific types of activities does not contribute to a sustainable development policy.
They pointed out to the acceleration of withdrawals from the commercial oil reserves of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries in April and May, in comparison with the usual seasonal rates, as well as the significant decrease, since the beginning of the year up to date, in the quantities of floating reserves
Traders said oil companies were still building up vast floating reserves
of unsold crude oil on supertankers at sea because of this discount for prompt oil, known as a contango.
The racing was good quality, with every trap filled, thanks to a panel of floating reserves
, and prize-money was of a level certain to attract new owners into the sport.
International oil companies (IOCs) have been investing less in storage of physical crudes and fuels which used to be a good buffer against the strong demand months, while from the supply side the national oil companies (NOCs) have been spending less on the use of VLCCs and ULCCs as floating reserves
which used to sail close to the markets to meet any surge in demand.
Would it really be such a disaster for betting turnover if a better selection of floating reserves
were printed on every BAGS card and called in more regularly for dogs which the trainer did not want to run, without them being subjected to the third degree?