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2021, Jul 21REQUEST FOR INFORMATION FOR PRODUCTION ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE: The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) is seeking information from organizations that supply Oil and Gas Production Accounting Software to modernize and streamline current business processes and increase efficiencies. The C-NLOPB is interested in solutions that support regulatory oversight of offshore oil and gas fields by importing production data from project operators as per reporting regulations; monitoring, trending and forecasting production based on volumetric data; tracking equipment and impacts on production; supporting emission reporting from project operators; and sharing information with industry stakeholders. The deadline for submissions is 4:00 p.m. NST, August 17, 2021.
2021, Jun 30C-NLOPB Announces Update to South Eastern Newfoundland Call for Bids Timing
2021, Jun 24We are now accepting public comments on our Draft Disclosure of Digital Data and Information Policy. Deadline to submit comments is August 23, 2021
2021, Jun 9Public comments are now being accepted on the C-NLOPB/CNSOPB draft Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems Guidelines. Deadline to submit comments is July 8, 2021.
2021, May 18Newly adopted Newfoundland and Labrador – Offshore Adverse Weather Communications Protocol Code of Practice, May 2021, now available
2021, May 17Incident Bulletin: Near Miss on the Hibernia Platform
2021, May 10Cost Recovery Formula Fee tables for 2021-2022 have been updated
2021, May 6C-NLOPB Issues Administrative Monetary Penalties to Suncor Energy and Transocean Canada in Response to 2018 Unauthorized Discharge
2021, Apr 29The C-NLOPB is currently seeking comments on the draft Allowable Expenditure Credit Guideline and Application for Allowable Expenditure Credit Template. The deadline for comments is May 27, 2021.
2021, Apr 22The following Explorations Licences have been amended: EL 1144 and EL 1150
2021, Apr 12Job opportunity: We are accepting applications for the position of Financial Manager, to replace a retiring employee. Deadline to apply is April 16, 2021.
2021, Apr 8C-NLOPB Confirms 2021 Call for Bids in Labrador South Region and Announces Updates to Scheduled Land Tenure Timing
2021, Apr 8The following Explorations Licences have been amended: EL 1138, EL 1152 and EL 1155
2021, Apr 7500th Well Milestone Achieved - Blog post by Cole Abbott, Petroleum Technologist, C-NLOPB Operations Department
2021, Mar 25As a result of organizational changes within the C-NLOPB, we are seeking applications for a Safety Officer. Applications are due by April 6, 2021. Further details can be found in the Careers section of our website.
2021, Mar 8As a result of recent retirements and resulting organizational changes within the C-NLOPB, we are seeking applications for a Director of Industrial Benefits and Industrial Benefits Analyst. Applications for both positions are due by March 15, 2021. Further details can be found in the Careers section of our website.
2021, Feb 17Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Atlantic Canada Offshore Training and Qualifications Committee (TQC), working with regulators, has extended the validity of training certificates and offshore medical certificates. Trainees who require refresher training, which could not be delivered due to COVID-19 precautions, will be granted an extension to March 31st, 2021. This extension is specific to Atlantic Canada training providers and is intended to allow trainees who work in the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Area, time to adequately complete training in conjunction with NL Public Health COVID-19 protocols. Similarly, an individual with an expired offshore medical which could not be renewed due to COVID-19 precautions, will also be granted an extension to March 31st, 2021.
2021, Feb 17Request for Proposals: Business Analyst Services - Production Accounting Software
2021, Feb 15C-NLOPB Response to COVID-19 – February 15, 2021
2021, Feb 5Job Opportunity: Geoscience Student
2021, Jan 28Job Opportunity: Help Desk Lead
2021, Jan 12Media Advisory for C-NLOPB Spill Forum
2021, Jan 7News Release: Update to Petroleum Reserves and Resources arising from the Harpoon Discovery
2020, Dec 8Job Opportunity: Legal Counsel
2020, Nov 4C-NLOPB Releases Results for 2020 Call for Bids
2020, Oct 29Based on the technical data provided by the applicant, on October 28, 2020 the C-NLOPB issued a Significant Discovery Licence (SDL 1058) to Equinor Canada Ltd., based on the Harpoon O-85 exploration well. Licence Information, Maps, Shapefiles and our Schedule of Wells have been updated. The C-NLOPB’s updated Reserves and Resources Table will be made available once internal assessment is complete.
2020, Oct 15Exploration Licence 1147 has been amended
2020, Oct 8C-NLOPB Issues Notice of Non-Compliance to Husky Energy
2020, Oct 8The 2019-20 C-NLOPB Annual Report is now available
2020, Sep 17Fire on fast rescue craft onboard the M/V Siem Diamond
2020, Sep 15C-NLOPB Issues Temporary Suspension of Order Respecting Essential Employees
2020, Sep 9C-NLOPB Announces a 2020 Call for Nominations (Parcels) for the South Eastern Newfoundland and Jeanne d’Arc Regions
2020, Sep 9C-NLOPB Issues Final Sector Design for Scheduled Land Tenure – Eastern Newfoundland Region
2020, Sep 8New Blog Post: A New Home and New Challenges, by Roger Grimes, C-NLOPB Chair
2020, Aug 20NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS - No. NL20-CFB01 (Eastern Newfoundland) RE: Amendment to Terms and Conditions – Allowable Expenditure Calculations and Credit
2020, Aug 6Two New Codes of Practice Published Atlantic Canada Offshore Petroleum Industry Safe Lifting Practice Respecting the Design, Operation and Maintenance of Materials Handling Equipment This Safe Lifting Practice is a Code of Practice developed to assist those with responsibilities under the Accord Acts to better understand industry best practices and expectations related to materials handling equipment and safe lifting operations on Marine Installations and Structures operating in the Atlantic Canada Offshore Petroleum Area. The aim is to prevent injury to persons by providing a document to assist operators, employers and other workplace parties to comply with legislative and regulatory requirements. Code of Practice for Transportation of Employees by Helicopter to or From a Workplace in the Offshore Petroleum Industry – East Coast Canada This Code of Practice has been developed to provide practical and consistent information with respect to occupational health and safety best practices, standards and legislation for helicopter transportation in the Atlantic Canada Offshore Petroleum Area. The aim is to provide a document to assist operators, employers and providers of service, such as helicopter service providers, in complying with legislative and regulatory requirements.
2020, Jul 28The Core Storage and Research Center has re-opened for public visitation, with appropriate physical distancing measures in place. Potential visitors to the CSRC are advised to contact (709) 778-1500 or csrc@cnlopb.ca to arrange a booking and learn more about our visitation procedures related to COVID-19.
2020, Jul 22Employment Opportunity: Senior Advisor, Regulatory Enforcement (contract position)
2020, Jul 22Safety Notice: Confined Space Entry
2020, Jul 22The Core Storage and Research Center will re-open for public visitation as of July 22, 2020, with appropriate physical distancing measures in place. Potential visitors to the CSRC are advised to contact David Mills at (709) 778-1500 or dmills@cnlopb.ca to arrange a booking and learn more about our visitation procedures related to COVID-19.