What’s New

DateUpdate
2024, May 17C-NLOPB offices will be closed on Monday, May 20th for the Victoria Day Holiday. We wish all a happy and safe long weekend!
2024, May 1Public Comments are invited on a suite of Performance-Based Guidance for the Framework Regulations. Five guidelines for public consultation are available here.
2024, Apr 29C-NLOPB Announces 2024 Call for Bids in the Eastern Newfoundland Region.
2024, Apr 26Husky Oil Operations Limited, currently known as Cenovus Energy Inc., has been sentenced to a total of $2.5 million in fines after pleading guilty to a charge related to a 2018 spill of petroleum.
2024, Apr 18Appointment Opportunity: The Independent Appointments Commission is currently seeking applicants for a C-NLOPB part-time Board Member. Additional information regarding the role can be found here.
2024, Mar 27Career Opportunity! We are looking for a Computer Support Technician. Click here for more information. Deadline to apply is April 10, 2024.
2024, Mar 12An update has been posted to our Mobile Cellular Services request for proposal providing answers to questions received.
2024, Mar 8Please be advised, C-NLOPB offices will be close today (Friday, March 8, 2024) due to adverse weather conditions. Stay Safe!
2024, Feb 29The C-NLOPB is seeking request for proposals for HPE Hardware and Software Renewal 2024-25. Deadline for submissions has been extended until March 11, 2024.
2024, Feb 22The C-NLOPB is seeking request for proposals for Mobile Cellular Services. Deadline for submissions has been extended until March 22, 2024.
2024, Feb 21Career Opportunity! We are looking for an Information Management Technician. Click here for more information. Deadline to apply is March 8, 2024.
2024, Feb 15C-NLOPB offices will be closed for the morning (Thursday, February 15th) and an update will be provided at 11:00 a.m.
2024, Feb 14Please be advised, C-NLOPB offices will be closed today (Wednesday, February 14th) due to adverse weather conditions. Stay Safe!
2024, Feb 7On Monday, February 5, CEO, Scott Tessier appeared alongside Christine Bonnell-Eisnor, CEO of the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board, as a witness before the House committee on Natural Resources for Bill C-49. Bill C-49 is an Act to amend the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Act and the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. If passed, this Bill will expand the C-NLOPB’s mandate to include the regulation of offshore renewable energy development in our Offshore Area. These opening remarks, along with a link to the recording of the appearance are now available.
2024, Feb 2C-NLOPB Issues Significant Discovery Licence to Equinor Canada Ltd. and Announces Volume Estimate for the Cambriol G-92 Discovery
2024, Jan 24REMINDER: Deadline for public comments with respect to the Cenovus Development Plan Amendment to seek approval of stand-alone subsea tree technology in the White Rose and North Amethyst fields is Thursday, February 8, 2024.
2024, Jan 19C-NLOPB Issues Calls for Nominations for Areas of Interest for Eastern Newfoundland and Selected Low Activity Regions
2024, Jan 17C-NLOPB announces changes to Land Tenure System and requests input on the level of interest in selected low activity regions and preferred Call for Bids closing date for associated sector.
2023, Dec 15C-NLOPB Announces Approval of the Development Plan Amendment for the Hebron Field and Update of Volume Estimate
2023, Dec 4Digital Offshore ‘23 Presentation and Speaking Notes for Scott Tessier CEO, now available.
2023, Dec 12023 Offshore Environmental Forum Presentation and Speaking Notes for Scott Tessier CEO, now available.
2023, Nov 28The Atlantic Canada Offshore Petroleum Industry Safe Lifting Practice Respecting the Design, Operation and Maintenance of Materials Handling Equipment Codes of Practice has been updated.
2023, Nov 24The C-NLOPB is seeking request for proposals for Records Classification and Records and Information Management Consultant.
2023, Nov 17Career Opportunity! We are looking for an Exploration Geophysicist. Click here for more information. Deadline to apply is December 8, 2023.
2023, Nov 15The C-NLOPB is seeking request for proposals for a Server Processing System.
2023, Nov 8The C-NLOPB invites comments from the public with respect to Cenovus’s Development Plan Amendment to seek approval of stand-alone subsea tree technology in lieu of Excavated Drill Centres in the White Rose and North Amethyst fields.
2023, Nov 1The results of Call for Bids NL23-CFB01 (Eastern Newfoundland Region) and Call for Bids NL23-CFB02 (South Eastern Newfoundland Region) are now available.
2023, Oct 25The C-NLOPB 2022-23 Annual Report is now available.
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.