West Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project

375 kilometres northeast of St. John's (Newfoundland and Labrador)

Reference number: 80161
Federal Responsible Authority: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Proponent: Chevron Canada Limited
Environmental Assessment Commenced: 2018-12-20
Environmental Assessment Type: Environmental Assessment by Responsible Authority
Status: Environmental assessment in progress

Latest Update

December 20, 2018 - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency issued its environmental assessment determination and decided that an environmental assessment of the designated project is required.

The Agency commenced the environmental assessment and issued the Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines to the proponent on December 20, 2018 for the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement.

About the Proposal

Chevron Canada Limited is proposing to conduct an exploration drilling project within its exploration license in the Flemish Pass, located approximately 375 kilometres northeast of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, in the Atlantic Ocean. As proposed, the West Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project would allow the proponent to determine the presence, nature, and quantities of the potential hydrocarbon resource in exploration license 1138.


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For questions or information, please contact:

West Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
200-1801 Hollis Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3N4
Telephone: 902-426-0564
Email: ceaa.westflemish-flamandeouest.acee@canada.ca

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