Board Announces Results of Call for Bids NS09-1

(Halifax, NS) The Canada - Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board today announced the results of Call for Bids NS09-1 for two industry-nominated parcels. No bids were received.

The Call for Bids featured two parcels which are located within the Sable Subbasin in water depths less than 100m.

Call for Bids NS09-1 was issued on December 4, 2009. At that time, interested parties were invited to bid on the parcels and the public was invited to submit written comments to the Board. Bidding closed on June 24, 2010.

The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board is the independent joint agency of the Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia responsible for the regulation of petroleum activities and resources offshore Nova Scotia. Visit:

For further information, please contact:
Tanya Taylor White, Manager, Public Relations
Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board