Bay du Nord Development Project

Equinor (formerly Statoil Canada Ltd.) is proposing to install and operate a floating offshore oil and gas production facility in the Flemish Pass, approximately 500 kilometres east of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, in the Atlantic Ocean. As proposed, the Bay du Nord Development Project would be in operation for approximately 30 years, with the potential for additional wells and tie-backs to the production facility.


This map is for illustrative purposes. The markers represent the approximate locations based on available data. More than one marker may be identified for a given assessment.

Latest update

September 9, 2021 — The public comment period on the draft Environmental Assessment Report is closed. The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada is considering comments received in order to finalize the Environmental Assessment Report that will be submitted to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
14 Memorandum of Understanding PDF (162 KB) February 20, 2019
12 Final Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines PDF (465 KB) September 26, 2018
6 Notice of Commencement of an Environmental Assessment - August 9, 2018
5 Notice of Environmental Assessment Determination - August 9, 2018
3 Summary of a Project Description of a Designated Project PDF (5.5 MB) June 22, 2018

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Bay du Nord Development Project
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
901-10 Barters Hill
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 6M1
Telephone: 902-426-0564
Fax: 902-426-6550

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