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11/04/2022

Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, and the Honourable Tory Rushton, Nova Scotia’s Minister of Natural Resources and Renewables, issued a joint release saying: “Canada and Nova Scotia Announce Intent to Expand the Mandate of Offshore Energy Regime to Support...

31/03/2022

Due to the end of the Nova Scotia’s State of Emergency and easing of COVID-19 restrictions under the Public Health Order on March 21, 2022, the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) has rescinded the supporting “Order Respecting Essential Employees” originally issued on March 25,...

24/03/2022

The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) and the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) are inviting comments on the jointly developed ...

01/03/2022

Effective March 1, 2022, Barbara B. Pike commences a six (6) year term as Board Chair of the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB). Under legislation, the Board Chair is a joint appointment of the federal and provincial governments.

17/01/2022

BP Canada’s EL 2434R

BP Canada Energy Group ULC (BP Canada) has forfeited the $3 million drilling deposit it paid in 2021 for exploration licence 2434R (EL 2434R). This drilling deposit previously extended Period 1 of the exploration licence to the full nine years permitted by...

18/11/2021

The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) and the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) have finalized the joint Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) Guidelines.

16/11/2021

CANADA-NOVA SCOTIA OFFSHORE PETROLEUM BOARD (CNSOPB) INVITES WRITTEN COMMENTS ON DRAFT STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT (SEA)

08/11/2021

For Immediate Release

November 8, 2021

(Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) – The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board’s (CNSOPB) Call for Bids NS21-1 has resulted in no bids. The parcels that made up Call for Bids NS21-1 are no longer up for bid and will remain...

14/07/2021

The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) is governed by an independent Board of Directors, which is comprised of provincial and federal appointees and a Board Chair. The Board sets the CNSOPB’s policies and programs through strategic, ethical and transparent lenses in the...

16/06/2021

The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) is governed by an independent Board of Directors, which is comprised of provincial and federal appointees and a Board Chair. The Board sets the CNSOPB’s policies and programs through strategic, ethical and transparent lenses in the...

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Archived News Releases

 *The following News Releases have been archived, for information pertaining to these release please contact us at info@cnsopb.ns.ca.

 

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TITLE

16/12/2016

Update on Shell Canada Dropped Riser Incident Review

17/11/2016

Communique for International Regulators’ Forum Published

03/11/2016

Offshore Board Announces Results Of Call For Bids NS16-1

26/10/2016

CNSOPB Statement – Chronicle Herald Article re: Offshore Vessel Crewing

22/06/2016

CNSOPB permits resumption of drilling with conditions

02/05/2016

Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board Issues Call For Bids

29/02/2016

New Offshore Legislation Strengthening Environmental Protection Comes into Effect

18/02/2016

CNSOPB to hold Open Houses on South Shore

03/02/2016

Call for Bids Forecast Areas Updated

05/01/2016

Extended deadline to comment on the draft Administrative Monetary Penalty Guidelines

14/12/2015

Consultations on draft Guidelines Respecting Financial Requirements and draft Administrative Monetary Penalty Guidelines

14/12/2015

Consultations on draft Cost Recovery Guidelines

12/11/2015

Offshore Board Announces Results Of Call For Bids NS15-1

26/10/2015

CNSOPB Statement on Spill Response Concerns

20/10/2015

Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board Issues Shell Canada Operations Authorization – Drilling

06/08/2015

CNSOPB Statement on Shell Canada’s Proposed Drilling Program

10/06/2015

Atlantic Canada Standby Vessel Guidelines finalized

03/06/2015

Changes to Operations/Health, Safety Environment Leaderships

28/04/2015

Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board Issues Call For Bids

20/03/2015

CNSOPB Issues Revised Geophysical, Geological, Geotechnical and Environmental Program Guidelines

05/02/2015

Draft Atlantic Canada Standby Vessel (AC-SBV) Guidelines

08/01/2015

OSH Amendments to Act and Transitional Regulations - NOW IN EFFECT