Update #2: Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board’s Response to COVID-19


We recognize that COVID-19 continues to be a rapidly evolving situation. We are in daily contact with the provincial and federal governments and operators to understand and determine the implications for work in the Canada-Nova Scotia offshore area. Key changes to offshore operations will be posted on our website and Twitter.

Our staff are fully operational (working remotely) and our organization continues to fulfill and deliver our mandate. We can be reached through our normal contact information, by phoning 902-422-5588 or emailing us. To reach a Duty Officer, or for immediate notifications or emergencies, call 902-496-4444.

For more information on COVID-19, please visit the following links:

About the Board

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 Canada-Nova Scotia.


Laura Wright
Advisor, Communications
Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board
Cell: 902-471-9285 | lwright@cnsopb.ns.ca