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Scotian Basin Exploration Drilling

Federal Review Status:
Active/In Progress

BP Canada Energy Group ULC is proposing to conduct an exploration drilling program approximately 230 to 370 kilometres off the southeast coast of Nova Scotia, consisting of up to seven exploration wells within Exploration Licenses 2431, 2432, 2433, and 2434. It will take place over a three year period starting in 2017 pending required approvals. Specific drilling locations will be determined using seismic data gathered as part of BP's 3D seismic exploration program conducted in 2014.

Oil and Gas

230 to 370 kilometres off the southeast coast of Nova Scotia

BP Canada Energy Group ULC

MPMO Officer:
Charlotte Landry
Policy Analyst
Major Projects Management Office
580 Booth St., 12th floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1A0E4
Telephone Number: 343-292-6317


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