News Releases 2017

C-NLOPB Issues Call for Nominations for Areas of Interest

For Immediate Release
February 2, 2017

The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) has issued a Call for Nominations (Areas of Interest) NL17-CFN01 - South Eastern Newfoundland. This will assist the C-NLOPB in selecting a sector for introduction into the scheduled land tenure system. Detailed information on submission dates and specific requirements can be found at the preceding link.

The South Eastern Newfoundland Region was included in two Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEAs) conducted by the C-NLOPB, namely the Eastern Newfoundland SEA (2014) and the Southern Newfoundland SEA (2010). The Board will determine whether a new or updated SEA will be required to be conducted prior to the announcement of any resulting Call for Bids (Parcels) in relation to the selected Area of Interest for this Region.

For any lands entirely or partially beyond Canada’s 200 nautical mile zone, additional terms and conditions may be applied (e.g. through legislation, regulations, amendments to licences or otherwise) to any resulting licence from a Call for Bids (Parcels) in order to meet obligations arising pursuant to article 82 of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.

Submissions are acceptable in paper or electronic format and should be clearly labeled and annotated for geographic datum. Email submissions can be sent to

Further information on the Scheduled Land Tenure system can be found here.

Media Contact:
Sean Kelly M.A., APR, FCPRS
Manager of Public Relations
(709) 778-1418
(709) 689-0713 (cell)

Industry Contact:
Stephanie Johnson, P.Geo
Director of Exploration and Information Resources (Acting)
(709) 778-4246

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