Eastern Newfoundland Offshore Exploration Drilling Project

Jeanne d'Arc Basin and Flemish Pass Basin (Newfoundland and Labrador)

Reference number: 80132
Federal Responsible Authority: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Proponent: ExxonMobil Canada Limited
Environmental Assessment Commenced: 2016-11-14
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

ExxonMobil Canada Ltd. (ExxonMobil) is proposing to conduct an exploration drilling project within offshore exploration licences located in the Jeanne d'Arc Basin and the Flemish Pass Basin, a minimum of 265 kilometres east of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. The proposed Eastern Newfoundland Offshore Exploration Drilling Project would take place between 2019 and 2029, during which ExxonMobil could to drill up to 18 offshore wells (up to six per exploration licence) to determine the presence, nature and quantities of the potential hydrocarbon resource in exploration licences 1134, 1135 and 1137.

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