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Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling

Proponent:  Statoil Canada Ltd.
Phase:  Environmental Assessment
Environmental Assessment Type:  EA by Responsible Authority
MPMO Officer:  Charlotte Landry
Status:  Active/In Progress





Project Details    
Project Name: Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling
Proponent Name: Statoil Canada Ltd.
Phase: Environmental Assessment
Federal Review Status: Active/In Progress
Sector: Oil and Gas
Environmental Assessment Type: EA by Responsible Authority
Project Location:
Province/Territory:
Newfoundland and Labrador
Project Description

Statoil Canada Ltd. (Statoil) is proposing to conduct an exploration drilling project within offshore Exploration Licenses located in the Flemish Pass Basin, approximately 480 kilometres east of St. John¿s, Newfoundland and Labrador. The project would take place over a 10-year period, commencing in 2018 and would allow Statoil to determine the presence, nature and quantities of the potential hydrocarbon resource.