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CNOOC International Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project

CNOOC Petroleum North America ULC is proposing to conduct an exploration drilling project within two offshore Exploration Licences located in the Flemish Pass Basin, over 400 km east of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. The project would take place over an 8-year period, commencing in 2020, and would allow for CNOOC Petroleum North America ULC to determine the presence, nature and quantities of potential hydrocarbon resources.

Please note that the project was formerly known as Nexen Energy ULC Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project.

Please note that the proponent was formerly known as Nexen Energy ULC.


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Latest update

October 26, 2019 - The public comment period on the draft Environmental Assessment Report and the potential environmental assessment conditions for the project 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. Based on the final Environmental Assessment Report, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change will issue to the proponent an environmental assessment Decision Statement with enforceable conditions, should the project be allowed to proceed.

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Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
30 Potential Environmental Assessment Conditions PDF (269 KB) September 25, 2019
29 Draft Environmental Assessment Report PDF (3.2 MB) September 25, 2019
17 Environmental Impact Statement - February 20, 2018
16 Summary of the Environmental Impact Statement PDF (2.9 MB) February 20, 2018
12 Final Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines PDF (1 MB) July 25, 2017
6 Notice of Commencement of an Environmental Assessment - June 12, 2017
5 Notice of Environmental Assessment Determination - June 9, 2017
3 Summary of a Project Description of a Designated Project PDF (2.5 MB) April 13, 2017

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Contacts

  • CNOOC International Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project
  • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • 200 - 1801 Hollis Street
  • Halifax, NS, B3J 3N4
  • Telephone: 902-426-0564
  • Fax: 902-426-6550
  • Email: iaac.cnooc.aeic@canada.ca

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