Bay du Nord Development Project

Flemish Pass Basin (Newfoundland and Labrador)

Reference number: 80154
Federal Responsible Authority: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Proponent: Equinor Canada Ltd.
Environmental Assessment Commenced: 2018-08-09
Environmental Assessment Type: Environmental Assessment by Responsible Authority
Status: Environmental assessment in progress

Latest Update

October 3, 2018 - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency issued the final Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines to the proponent on September 26, 2018 for the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement.

About the Proposal

Equinor (formerly Statoil Canada Ltd.), in partnership with Husky Oil Operations Limited, is proposing to install and operate a floating offshore oil and gas production facility in the Flemish Pass, approximately 450 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.


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Bay du Nord Development Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
200-1801 Hollis Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3N4
Telephone: 902-426-0564
Fax: 902-426-6550

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