What’s New

DateUpdate
2023, Sep 26C-NLOPB responds to July 21, 2023 correspondence from FFAW regarding concerns about exploratory drilling on Exploration Licence 1167.
2023, Sep 22During this year’s Turning the Tide Marine Industry Awards Gala, the Royal Commission on the Ocean Ranger Marine Disaster was awarded the Award of Historical Marine Significance. This award is a well-deserved recognition of the work of the Royal Commission, which led to a regime change in the safety of the offshore oil and gas industry in Newfoundland and Labrador and around the world. We were pleased to be a part of honoring such important and significant work.
2023, Sep 19To help inform the C-NLOPB’s decision later this year on whether to proceed with Calls for Bids in 2024 for either of the following regions, the C-NLOPB is announcing a 2023 Calls for Nominations (Parcels) in the Eastern Newfoundland and Jeanne d’Arc Regions.
2023, Sep 14The C-NLOPB has issued a Notice of Non-Compliance to Odfjell Drilling Ltd.
2023, Sep 13The Atlantic Canada Offshore Petroleum Code of Practice for the Training and Qualifications of Offshore Personnel has been updated and can be found here.
2023, Aug 21The latest updates on the future expansion of the C-NLOPB’s mandate including when to use our new name, the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Energy Regulator (C-NLOER), can be found here.
2023, Aug 18The C-NLOPB has issued a Notice of Non-Compliance and Order to HMDC.
2023, Aug 9On January 12, 2023, EL 1157 and EL 1158 were surrendered by Woodside Energy (Canada) Corporation, prior to entering Period II. No wells have been drilled on these licences. The forfeiture amounts total $192,266,558.66. The Financial Data Respecting Exploration Licences table can be found here.
2023, Aug 1Hibernia Management Development Company Ltd. Pleads Guilty to Offence.
2023, Aug 1Incident Bulletin: Dropped Object during Lifting Operations from the Hibernia Platform.
2023, Jul 21C-NLOPB Issues Statement in Response to Recent FFAW News Release.
2023, Jul 17Registration is now open for the 2023 International Regulators’ Forum (IRF) Conference. To register, please click here.
2023, Jul 7Information about the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Occupational Health and Safety Advisory Council, related Charges and Recommendations are now available.
2023, Jun 30The C-NLOPB has issued a Notice of Non-Compliance to ExxonMobil Canada Properties and KCA Deutag Drilling Canada Inc., following an incident on the Hebron Platform on May 28, 2023.
2023, Jun 19Career Opportunity! We are looking for a Well Operations Lead. Click here for more information. Deadline to apply is June 30, 2023.
2023, Jun 5The C-NLOPB has issued an Incident Bulletin regarding a Near Miss Projectile and Dropped Object on the Hebron Platform.
2023, Jun 22023 Energy NL Conference Presentation and Speaking Notes for Scott Tessier CEO, now available.
2023, Apr 17The C-NLOPB Announces Calls for Bids (Cumulative Parcels) in the Eastern Newfoundland and South Eastern Newfoundland Regions for 2023.
2023, Mar 17The C-NLOPB has issued a Notice of Non-Compliance to HMDC.
2023, Mar 6Notice to Potential Bidders: C-NLOPB Announces Scheduled Land Tenure System Update – Cumulative Parcels Eastern Newfoundland Region.
2023, Mar 2The C-NLOPB is inviting comments from the public with respect to the Hebron Jeanne d’Arc Formation Development Plan Amendment application. Deadline is March 31, 2023.
2023, Mar 1Career Opportunity! We are looking for a Project Coordinator. Click here for more information. Deadline to apply is March 15, 2023.