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  • 16 August 2018

    The C-NLOPB has released the final enquiry report into SeaRose FPSO’s near-miss incident with an iceberg from last year.

  • 10 February 2011

      The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) has completed its thorough investigation into the cause and contributing factors behind the crash of Cougar Flight 491. The TSB report provides very valuable insight into the reasons for the accident and the factors that played a role in the tragedy. Arising from the investigation are recommendations for Transport […]

  • 1 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) has updated its most likely reserve estimate today for the Hibernia Field. Last updated in 2006 at 1244 million barrels of oil, the reserve for the entire Hibernia Field is now estimated by the C-NLOPB to be 1395 million barrels of oil, an increase of 151 million […]

  • 29 January 2018

    Husky Energy’s suspension of petroleum-related operations at the SeaRose FPSO offshore Canada has been lifted. 

  • 7 April 2016

    The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) has issued two calls for bids in the Eastern Newfoundland and Jeanne d’Arc offshore regions.  C-NLOPB, responsible for the regulation of petroleum-related activity in the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador offshore area, made a call for the submission of bids for thirteen parcels in the Eastern Newfoundland region, and three parcels in […]

  • 22 August 2019

    The sheen from the latest spill is reported to have dissipated.

  • 16 May 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Canadian oil company Suncor is being investigated over an oil spill from the Transocean Barents rig.

  • 6 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    The C-NLOPB is responding to criticisms made in the media recently in relation to spill reporting. The C-NLOPB received notification from Suncor on March 28 of a 26,400 litre spill of synthetic based mud (SBM) from the MODU Henry Goodrich to which Suncor, the Operator, responded immediately. The Board has commenced an investigation based on […]

  • 18 January 2018

    Husky Energy has been ordered to suspend petroleum related operations aboard its SeaRose FPSO offshore Canada

  • 19 August 2019

    “The nature and frequency of these incidents in our offshore area are obviously concerning,” said Scott Tessier, CEO of the C-NLOPB

  • 19 November 2018

    All wells at the Husky Energy-operated White Rose field offshore Canada have been shut-in, following an oil spill at the SeaRose FPSO.

  • 31 August 2018

    C-NLOPB has issued calls for the submission of nominations of areas of interest located in the South Eastern Newfoundland Region and the Jeanne d’Arc Region.

  • 1 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    The C-NLOPB is responding to a report of 26,400 litres of synthetic based mud (SBM) spilled from the Henry Goodrich drilling rig on Monday, March 28, 2011. The spill was reported to the C-NLOPB by Suncor in accordance with the reporting guidelines and environmental officers are looking into the root cause of the incident. The […]

  • 4 April 2017

    Canadian offshore oil & gas regulator, the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB), has issued a Call for Bids in the Jeanne d’Arc region under the Scheduled Land Tenure Regime. The Scheduled Land Tenure system is designed to provide increased timeframes for calls for bids in more frontier areas of the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador […]

  • 21 January 2020

    Canadian offshore regulator has sent another safety order to Suncor Energy and started a formal enquiry of an incident on the Terra Nova FPSO located offshore Canada. 

  • 4 October 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Canadian offshore regulator has approved Suncor Energy’s plan to resume operations on the semi-submersible drilling rig Transocean Barents, following a September 6, 2019 incident, which resulted in an injured Transocean employee.

  • 5 October 2010

    The C-NLOPB has approved an application by Corridor Resources Inc. to conduct a geohazard survey in the Maritimes Basin in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The geohazard survey, which includes a four-day low energy seismic survey, will take approximately six days to complete. The mitigative measures that Corridor must implement include, but are not limited […]

  • 16 August 2019

    Canadian offshore regulator has issued an approval to Hibernia Management and Development Company (HMDC) to resume production operations at the Hibernia platform off Newfoundland following an oil spill in July. 

  • 14 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) announced  early steps in an implementation strategy for the Offshore Helicopter Safety Inquiry Phase I Report Recommendations. The report contains 29 recommendations. The C-NLOPB completed its review and accepts 27 of the 29 recommendations in full. Recommendation 12, which calls for an on-going ban on night flights, […]

  • 1 February 2018

    C-NLOPB has issued a call for the submission of nominations of areas of interest located in the Eastern Newfoundland region.

  • 20 January 2014

    Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HMDC) has informed Canadian authorities that they have stopped the oil leak from its Hibernia platform. According to the C-NLOPB, HMDC estimates the volume leaked from the Northern Offshore Loading System (OLS) to be 6,000 litres. HMDC has reported that the leak stopped on January 1, 2014. “The C-NLOPB […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) has laid four charges against Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HMDC) for alleged offences related to the spilling of crude oil from the offshore loading system of the Hibernia Platform in 2013. Back in January 2014, the C-NLOPB had received notification from HMDC that they estimate the […]