Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project

Flemish Pass Basin (Newfoundland and Labrador)

Reference number: 80129
Federal Responsible Authority: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Proponent: Equinor Canada Ltd.
Environmental Assessment Commenced: 2016-10-03
Environmental Assessment Type: Environmental Assessment by Responsible Authority
Status: Environmental assessment completed

Latest Update

April 17, 2019 - The Minister of Environment and Climate Change issued the Environmental Assessment Decision Statement to the proponent.

About the Proposal

Equinor Canada Ltd. (Equinor) is proposing to conduct an exploration drilling project within offshore exploration licences located in the Flemish Pass Basin, a minimum of 460 kilometres east of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. The proposed Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project would take place between 2019 and 2027, during which Equinor could drill up to 24 offshore wells (up to six per exploration licence) to determine the presence, nature and quantities of the potential hydrocarbon resource in exploration licences 1139, 1140, 1141, and 1142.

Please note that the proponent was formerly known as Statoil Canada Ltd.

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