What’s New

Notice: Effective September 23, 2014, the C-NLOPB has a new URL address www.cnlopb.ca. Please discontinue using www.cnlopb.nl.ca and update your bookmarks and favorites accordingly. C-NLOPB e-mail addresses will also be changed by removing “.nl” and contact lists should be revised as appropriate.

DateUpdate
2023, Feb 3The C-NLOPB has issued Significant Discovery Licence (SDL) 1059 to Equinor Canada Ltd. and is announcing the related volume estimate for the Cappahayden K-67 discovery.
2023, Jan 25Career Opportunity! We are looking for a Reservoir Engineer. Click here for more information. Deadline to apply is February 9, 2023.
2023, Jan 16Maps, Licence Information Tables and the Land Registry System have now been updated to reflect updates to Exploration Licences in the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Area.
2023, Jan 13The staff of the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) have updated the most likely recoverable oil, contingent gas and natural gas liquid (NGL) resources estimate for the White Rose Field. This update is now available on our website.
2023, Jan 3Career Opportunity! We are looking for a Help Desk Lead. Click here for more information. Deadline to apply is January 17, 2023.
2022, Dec 16Charges Laid Against Suncor Energy Inc. in Relation to Injured Worker on Terra Nova FPSO in December 2019 Incident
2022, Dec 5Career Opportunity! We are looking for an Industrial Benefits Analyst. Click here for more information. Deadline to apply has been extended to December 16, 2022.
2022, Nov 9C-NLOPB 2021-2022 Annual Report Now Available
2022, Nov 4Career Opportunity! We are looking for Well Operations Engineer. Click here for more information. Deadline to apply is November 18, 2022.
2022, Nov 2C-NLOPB Releases Results for 2022 Calls for Bids
2022, Oct 11The Data Management System RFP closing date has been amended. Deadline for submissions is 2:00 p.m. NST, Wednesday, November 2, 2022.
2022, Oct 7Incident Bulletin: Near Miss on the Hibernia Platform, October 5, 2022
2022, Oct 4RFP: The C-NLOPB is seeking proposals for a Data Management System that will modernize and streamline existing business processes and increase efficiencies for both internal and external stakeholders. Deadline for submissions is 2:00 p.m. NST, Wednesday October 19, 2022.
2022, Sep 20C-NLOPB Announces 2022 Call for Nominations (Parcels) in the Jeanne d’Arc Region
2022, Sep 7RFP: The C-NLOPB is seeking proposals for an integrated finance and human resources software solution to improve the efficient, effective and secure delivery of finance and HR functions for the C-NLOPB. Deadline for submissions is 2:00 p.m. NST, Wednesday October 7, 2022.
2022, Sep 2Charges laid against Transocean Canada Drilling Services Ltd. in relation to the September 6, 2019 Injured Worker on the MODU Transocean Barents
2022, Aug 29Certain references in the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Area Occupational Health and Safety Regulations have an allowance for the C-NLOPB's Chief Safety Officer (CSO), to provide direct approval of an alternate means. These approvals provide an operator with an alternative mechanism to reach compliance with the Regulations. CSO Approval Decision Letters are now available on our website.
2022, Aug 24The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board’s Development Plan Guideline and Benefits Plan Guideline have been finalized and posted to the C-NLOPB website. Thank you to those who provided comments during each public consultation period.
2022, Aug 22Incident Bulletin: Near Miss on the Hibernia Platform
2022, Aug 11The following abstracts have been updated: EL 1157 and EL 1158
2022, Jul 7The following abstracts have been updated: EL 1150 and EL 1162
2022, Jul 5Charges Laid Against Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. in Relation to the July 17, 2019 Spill from the Hibernia Platform
2022, Jul 4Two Codes of Practice publications have been updated on our website: (1) Transportation of Employees by Vessel to or from a Workplace in the Offshore Petroleum Industry – Newfoundland and Labrador and (2) Transportation of Employees by Helicopter to or from a Workplace in the Offshore Petroleum Industry – East Coast Canada.
2022, Jun 29The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) and the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) have finalized the joint Guideline for the Occupational Health And Safety Regulations (OHS Guideline). Those working in the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador and Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Areas must understand and comply with the full occupational health and safety (OHS) regulatory framework that applies. Regulated entities are responsible to consult the entire OHS regulatory framework, consisting of the OHS provisions of the Accord Acts and the OHS Regulations. The OHS Guideline is intended to support regulated entities with their understanding of, and compliance with, the new OHS Regulations, and also to emphasize linkages between relevant guidance sections and the OHS provisions of the Accord Acts. Thank you to all that provided comments on the OHS Guideline during the comment period.
2022, Jun 24C-NLOPB Announces Update of Reserve Estimate for the Hibernia Field
2022, Jun 23Career Opportunity! We are looking for Legal Counsel. Click here for more information. Deadline to apply is July 8, 2022
2022, May 31Slides and speaking notes from Scott Tessier’s 2022 Energy NL Conference presentation, Regulating in the Public Interest During a Global Energy Evolution, are now available.
2022, May 16C-NLOPB Identifies New Sector for Scheduled Land Tenure in the Eastern Newfoundland Region
2022, May 11C-NLOPB Announces 2022 Calls for Bids in the Eastern Newfoundland and South Eastern Newfoundland Regions