(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.
Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board Invites Public Comments on Draft Strategic Environmental Assessment
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...
Please see below for an update on BP Canada (BP) Consolidated Exploration Licence 2434R.
For Immediate Release
December 10, 2018
CANADA-NOVA SCOTIA OFFSHORE PETROLEUM BOARD ISSUES CALL FOR BIDS
Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board Invites Public Comments on an EA Scoping Document for a Potential Seismic Program
For Immediate Release
September 26, 2018
The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board’s (CNSOPB) ongoing investigation into the unauthorized discharge of drilling mud that was reported on June 22, 2018 has determined the cause to be a loose connection in the mud booster line. The purpose of the mud booster line is to pump drilling...
Drilling operations of BP Canada (BP) continue to be suspended. The CNSOPB has sent two officers and a drilling engineer offshore to investigate the cause of the discharge. This will inform any actions by the CNSOPB.
To resume drilling, the CNSOPB must be satisfied with the responsive...
BP Canada Energy Group ULC (BP Canada) reported on June 22, 2018, an unauthorized discharge of synthetic based drilling mud (SBM) from the West Aquarius Drilling Unit. A preliminary estimate of the volume discharged is approximately 136 cubic metres.
Notice - CNSOPB Seeks Written Comments on Draft Exploration Canada-Nova Scotia Benefits Plan Guidelines
Over the past several months, the CNSOPB has undertaken a review of the Canada-Nova Scotia Benefits Plan Guidelines. The purpose of the review was to modernize the guidelines to accurately reflect the CNSOPB’s practices and processes related to Industrial Benefits, which have evolved...
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...