Newfoundland

The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board plans to issue three calls for bids in 2009.

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, May 29 -- The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board plans to issue three calls for bids in 2009.

Deadline is 4 p.m. Nov. 19 for the first offering of one parcel in the Jeanne d'Arc basin and one tract off Labrador.

The board will also conduct a Southern Newfoundland Strategic Environmental Assessment and publish the results before seeking bids for two parcels in the Laurentian subbasin.

Spending commitment is the sole criterion for selecting the winning bids.

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