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Eastern Newfoundland Offshore Exploration Drilling

Proponent:  ExxonMobil Canada Limited
Phase:  Regulatory Decision-Making
Environmental Assessment Type:  EA by Responsible Authority
MPMO Officer:  Charlotte Landry
Status:  Active/In Progress

Project Details    
Project Name: Eastern Newfoundland Offshore Exploration Drilling
Proponent Name: ExxonMobil Canada Limited
Phase: Regulatory Decision-Making
Federal Review Status: Active/In Progress
Sector: Oil and Gas
Environmental Assessment Type: EA by Responsible Authority
Project Location:
Newfoundland and Labrador
Project Description

ExxonMobil Canada Ltd. (ExxonMobil) 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 250 kilometres east of St. John¿s, Newfoundland and Labrador. As proposed, the Eastern Newfoundland Offshore Exploration Drilling Project would include the drilling of up to 35 wells within a 12-year period, starting in 2018. The project would allow ExxonMobil to determine the presence, nature and quantities of the potential hydrocarbon resource.