2020 Eastern Newfoundland Region NL20-CFB01

Located 250 kilometres north-northeast of St. John’s, the 2020 license round occured over the NL20-CFB01 sector. The sector rests in the central portion of the North Eastern Newfoundland region within the Orphan Basin.

On June 11, 2020 the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) announced the Call for Bids NL20-CFB01. The call included 17 parcels of land and a total of 4,170,509 hectares with water depths ranging from 270 to 3,100 metres. Six of the parcels in the Orphan Basin area are newly posted acreage and are the focus of the 2020 Independent Resource Assessment covering 15,000 square kilometres.

Further detailed information pertaining to this Call for Bids can be found at: https://www.cnlopb.ca/news/nr20191106/