Nova Scotia Offshore Blocks Drawing “Considerable Interest”

OTTAWA--Nova Scotia is drawing "considerable interest" for 11 offshore energy exploration parcels that are up for bidding, after Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA) won an earlier round with a record bid, Premier Darrell Dexter said in a telephone interview Monday. Mr. Dexter declined to be more specific, saying only that geographically, the interest is coming from "across the … [Read more...]

Shell Wins $970M Offshore Nova Scotia Ultra-Deepwater Exploration Bid, Largest Ever for Eastern Canada

Royal Dutch Shell has won a $970 million bid (NS 11-1) for exploration rights offshore Nova Scota, says the Canada - Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB). This 9-year license covers rights to explore 4 offshore fields located approximately 250 kilometers south of Halifax, Nova Scotia.  Speaking with Tanya White, Manager, Public Relations & Administration for the … [Read more...]