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  • 9 April 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Canadian offshore regulator has authorized BP to start preparations for drilling an exploration well offshore Nova Scotia with the Seadrill-owned West Aquarius rig.

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) has permitted Shell Canada to resume drilling with restrictions at its Cheshire L-97 exploration well. Drilling was halted on March 5, 2016 after an operations incident on the Stena IceMAX drillship. After securing the exploration well with two barriers and successfully disconnecting to ride out heavy weather, the riser […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canada – Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) has announced the results of Call for Bids NS14-1. According to the CNSOPB, no bids were received. The Call for Bids featured four parcels which are located in deep water on the eastern Scotian Slope. The Call for Bids NS14-1 was issued  on May 5, 2014. At […]

  • 25 July 2017

    The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB), an offshore regulator, has issued its Call for Bids NS17-1 for exploration licenses consisting of three offshore parcels. The CNSOPB said on Monday that the bids must be received by December 14, 2017, before 4:00 p.m. Atlantic Time. The parcels are located in water depths of 50 to […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore regulator, the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB), has permitted Shell Canada to resume drilling with restrictions at its Cheshire L-97 exploration well offshore Nova Scotia.  Drilling was halted on March 5th after an operations incident on the Stena IceMAX drillship. After securing the exploration well with two barriers and disconnecting to ride out […]

  • 3 August 2015

    Ministry of Natural Resources Canada and Ministry of Energy, Government of Nova Scotia have appointed a new Chairperson for the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB), to serve on a part-time basis for a term of six years effective August 17, 2015. Minister of Natural Resources, Greg Rickford, and Minister of Energy, Government of Nova Scotia Michel Samson announced […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board has issued Call for Bids NS14-1. This Call consists of four parcels on the Scotian Slope in water depths between 100 m and 4,100 m. Bids must be received by October 30, 2014 before 4:00 p.m. Atlantic Standard Time. “The parcels included in the NS14-1 Call for Bids have […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Shell’s $1 billion exploration program in the Shelburne Basin, about 250 kilometers off southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada, is being criticized by the environmentalists. The Canadian branch of international conservation organization World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has raised concerns about Shell Canada Ltd receiving the approval to drill in the Shelburne Basin, and being allowed 12 to 13 […]

  • 28 January 2019

    Oil major ExxonMobil has reported a near miss incident involving a dropped object on the Thebaud platform, CNSOPB said on Monday.

  • 26 June 2018
    Exploration & Production

    BP Canada on Friday reported an unauthorized spill of synthetic-based drilling mud (SBM) from the West Aquarius drilling rig, offshore Canada.

  • 9 November 2018

    The incident happened aboard the Noble Regina Allen rig which Exxon has been using for P&A work.

  • 26 July 2019

    An offshore helicopter flying to ExxonMobil’s Thebaud platform offshore Nova Scotia has experienced an unexplained drop in altitude, forcing the pilots to return to the airport, according to Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board.

  • 15 May 2015
    Exploration & Production

    The production from the Encana Corporation’s Deep Panuke platform, located offshore Nova Scotia, has been shut in.  The production was shut in due to excess of water in its natural gas reservoir. In the 1Q 2015 results published on May 12, 2015, Encana President and CEO, Douglas James Suttles, said that Encana went to a seasonal operating strategy in […]

  • 20 August 2019

    ExxonMobil has been fined $40,000 for a potentially fatal near-miss incident that happened in November 2018 aboard a jack-up rig offshore Nova Scotia Canada.

  • 21 October 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Stena IceMAX Drillship, owned by the UK company Stena Drilling, arrived in the Nova Scotia’s waters on Tuesday. The vessel will work on Shell Canada’s $1 billion exploration program in the Shelburne Basin, about 250 kilometres off southwestern Nova Scotia. Shell submitted a successful bid for the area in 2012, and Shell’s Shelburne Basin Venture […]

  • 18 November 2012

    BP on Friday notified that it was the successful bidder for four deepwater exploration blocks offshore Nova Scotia, Canada. The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) announced that BP was the successful bidder for blocks five, six, seven and eight in the Call for Bids NS12-1. The blocks together cover an area of almost 14,000 […]

  • 18 November 2012

    BP said it was notified on Friday that it was the successful bidder for four deepwater exploration blocks offshore Nova Scotia, Canada. The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) announced that BP was the successful bidder for blocks five, six, seven and eight in the Call for Bids NS12-1. The blocks together cover an area […]

  • 18 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    BP was today notified that it was the successful bidder for four deepwater exploration blocks offshore Nova Scotia, Canada. The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) announced that BP was the successful bidder for blocks five, six, seven and eight in the Call for Bids NS12-1. The blocks together cover an area of almost 14,000 […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    On Saturday, March 5, Shell Canada notified the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) of an operational incident on the Stena IceMAX drillship. According to the company’s report, the rig drilling its Cheshire exploration well 225 km offshore Nova Scotia successfully disconnected from the well in advance of severe weather. Precautionary procedures were taken and […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Exploration & Production

    The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board has said it was notified of a small fire incident on the Deep Panuke platform operated by Encana Corporation, on Monday, March 16, 2015. According to the CNSOPB, at approximately 8 A.M., a worker noticed a 6” flame on a cooling pump bearing on the utility module. The pump […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board yesterday announced the results of Call for Bids NS13-1. No bids were received. The Call for Bids featured six parcels which are located 125km off the coast of southeastern Cape Breton. Call for Bids NS13-1 was issued on April 22nd, 2013 and closed on October 24th, 2013. As part of the […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Exploration & Production

    ExxonMobil has down-manned personnel from the Thebaud platform and the Noble Regina Allen rig ahead of a storm expected in the area.