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Bay du Nord Development Project

Equinor (formerly Statoil Canada Ltd.), in partnership with Husky Oil Operations Limited, is proposing to install and operate a floating offshore oil and gas production facility in the Flemish Pass, approximately 450 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.

Latest update

October 3, 2018 - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency issued the final Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines to the proponent on September 26, 2018 for the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
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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  • Bay du Nord Development Project
  • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • 200-1801 Hollis Street
  • Halifax, NS, B3J 3N4
  • Telephone: 902-426-0564
  • Fax: 902-426-6550
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