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05/09/2019 | Deep Panuke | Sable Offshore Energy Project (SOEP)

ExxonMobil has advised that they will now be removing all personnel at the Sable Offshore Energy Facilities based on the forecasted weather and sea-state conditions related to Hurricane Dorian.

04/09/2019 | Deep Panuke | Sable Offshore Energy Project (SOEP)

ExxonMobil has advised that they will begin removing non-essential personnel at the Sable Offshore Energy Facilities today based on the forecasted weather and sea-state conditions related to Hurricane Dorian. ExxonMobil will continue to monitor forecasted conditions to determine if further...

19/08/2019

A Message from Keith MacLeod, Chairperson of the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB)

13/08/2019

The CNSOPB has completed its review of the high potential near miss incident that was reported by ExxonMobil Canada Ltd.

01/08/2019

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has informed the CNSOPB that it will be conducting an investigation into the occurrence that was experienced by a Sikorsky S-92 helicopter operated by Canadian Helicopters Offshore (CHO) as it approached the Thebaud platform on July 24, 2019.

25/07/2019

ExxonMobil Canada Ltd (ExxonMobil) reported a helicopter occurrence with respect to a flight that was enroute with 2 pilots and  11 passengers to the Thebaud platform.

14/05/2019 | Call For Bids

News Release

For Immediate Release

May 14, 2019

(Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) – The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board’s (CNSOPB) Call for Bids NS18-3 has resulted in no bids. The parcels that made up Call for Bids...

19/03/2019

(Halifax, Nova Scotia) – The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) is updating a Strategic Environmental Assessment for the Middle Scotian Shelf and Slope, to ensure that information on the area remains up-to-date.

05/03/2019

The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) issued Call for Bids NS18-3, which includes two industry-nominated parcels, on December 10, 2018. The CNSOPB administers the Call for Bids process on behalf of the federal and provincial governments for the Canada-Nova Scotia offshore area...

15/01/2019

Please see below for an update on BP Canada (BP) Consolidated Exploration Licence 2434R.

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 *The following News Releases have been archived, for information pertaining to these release please contact us at info@cnsopb.ns.ca.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