Information Resources Centre


Viewing by appointment only.
In order to facilitate retrieval of your information, please forward an email to information@cnlopb.ca including contact information, material requested, and preferred viewing time. You will receive a response within five business days.

Contact and Hours of Operation

Email: information@cnlopb.ca
Tel:   (709) 778-1400
Fax:    (709) 778-4249

Operating hours are 8:30 - 16:00, Monday - Friday. The centre is located at:

Suite 101, TD Place
140 Water Street
St. John’s, NL,
A1C 6H6

The C-NLOPB is responsible to curate information gathered during the Exploration and Development activities offshore Newfoundland and Labrador. Information is stored and maintained within the C-NLOPB Information Resource Centre.

The centre contains technical information dating back to 1964, acquisition of the first geophysical program and 1966 drilling of the first well (Tors Cove D-52). Submission of information to the C-NLOPB has occurred in different formats over the years including paper, film, microfiche and electronic file. Information that has passed the confidentiality period as specified by the Accord Acts is available to the public.

Fees and Services

The costs associated with requesting information include:

  • Labour by Board personnel to retrieve and re-archive the material at $30.00/hour (minimum 1/2 hr charge); plus,
  • Reproduction charges at $0.25/page (up to 8½ x 11 size) for copies made in-house; or alternatively, reproduction charges billed by a local contractor for over-sized and/or large volume copying.

The technical section staff can also produce maps depicting information relating to activities in the Offshore at a cost of $100.00 per map.