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23/05/2018

The federal Minister of Natural Resources and the provincial Minister of Energy have notified the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) that they have jointly set aside the implementation of the six fundamental decisions pertaining to the making of Calls for Bids NS18-1 and NS18-2...

30/04/2018

Pursuant to subsection 32(2) of the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act and subsection 32(2) of the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation (Nova Scotia) Act (Accord Acts), the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (the...

24/04/2018

In April 2017, the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board reviewed and approved an application from BP Canada Energy Group ULC (BP Canada), Interest Representative for Exploration Licences (ELs) 2431, 2432, 2433, and 2434, to enter into a consolidation agreement to consolidate these four...

21/04/2018

HALIFAX, NS, April 21, 2018 – The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) has granted an Approval to Drill a Well (ADW) to BP Canada Energy Group ULC (BP Canada), and has authorized the commencement of drilling operations for BP Canada’s Aspy D-11 exploration well.

07/04/2018

HALIFAX, NS, April 7, 2018 – The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) has issued an authorization to BP Canada Energy Group ULC (BP Canada) allowing the drilling unit, the Seadrill West Aquarius, to enter Canada-Nova Scotia waters, and to carry on with preparatory work in advance...

18/12/2017

(Halifax, NS) The Canada - Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) today announced the results of Call for Bids NS17-1. No bids were received. The parcels are no longer up for bid and remain as Crown land.

27/10/2017

The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board and Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board have updated the joint Incident Reporting and...

24/07/2017

CANADA-NOVA SCOTIA OFFSHORE PETROLEUM BOARD ISSUES CALL FOR BIDS

26/06/2017

Pursuant to subsection 32(2) of the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act and subsection 32(2) of the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation (Nova Scotia) Act (Accord Acts), the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (the...

08/06/2017

On April 20th, 2017, the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (the Board) reviewed and approved an application from BP Canada Energy Group ULC,  Interest Representative for Exploration Licences (ELs) 2431, 2432, 2433, and 2434, to enter into a consolidation agreement to consolidate these...

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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

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