Bay du Nord Development Project

Equinor (formerly Statoil Canada Ltd.) is proposing to install and operate a floating offshore oil and gas production facility in the Flemish Pass, approximately 500 kilometres east of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, in the Atlantic Ocean. As proposed, the Bay du Nord Development Project would be in operation for approximately 30 years, with the potential for additional wells and tie-backs to the production facility.


This map is for illustrative purposes. The markers represent the approximate locations based on available data. More than one marker may be identified for a given assessment.

Latest update

April 6, 2022 — The Minister of Environment and Climate Change issued the Environmental Assessment Decision Statement to the proponent.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
83 Environmental Assessment Decision Statement PDF (843 KB) April 6, 2022
82 Environmental Assessment Report PDF (6.1 MB) April 6, 2022
73 Extension of the Time Limit for Decision-Making - March 4, 2022
67 From Fisheries and Oceans Canada to the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada re: Environmental Assessment of the Bay du Nord Development Project and the Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat Science Response Report PDF (396 KB) February 2, 2022
63 Extension of the Time Limit for Decision-Making - December 6, 2021
14 Memorandum of Understanding PDF (162 KB) February 20, 2019
12 Final Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines PDF (465 KB) September 26, 2018
6 Notice of Commencement of an Environmental Assessment - August 9, 2018
5 Notice of Environmental Assessment Determination - August 9, 2018
3 Summary of a Project Description of a Designated Project PDF (5.5 MB) June 22, 2018


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