Public Notice
Husky Energy Exploration Drilling Project — Public Comments Invited

October 28, 2016 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency commenced a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Husky Energy Exploration Drilling Project, located in the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 350 kilometres east of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.

The Agency invites the public to comment on which aspects of the environment may be affected by this project and what should be examined during the environmental assessment, as detailed in the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Guidelines. All comments received will be considered public.

Written comments must be submitted by November 28, 2016 to:

Husky Energy Exploration Drilling Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
200-1801 Hollis Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3N4
Telephone: 902-426-0564

To view the draft EIS Guidelines or for more information, visit the Agency's website (Registry reference number 80130). Printed copies are available upon request.

Map depicting the location of the project, as described in the current document.

The Proposed Project

Husky Oil Operations Ltd. (Husky) is proposing to conduct an exploration drilling project within offshore exploration licenses located in both the Jeanne d'Arc Basin and the Flemish Pass Basin, approximately 350 kilometres east of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. As proposed, the Husky Energy Exploration Drilling Project would include the drilling of up to 10 wells within an eight-year period, starting in 2018. The project would allow Husky to determine the presence, nature and quantities of the potential hydrocarbon resource.

The drilling would be within two exploration licences currently held by Husky and its partner. Should Husky become the operator of new exploration licenses as a result of the 2016 Call for Bids processes (NL16-CFB01 and NL16-CFB02), these may be incorporated into the scope of the environmental assessment.

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