bp holds an interest in nine exploration licences in the Eastern Newfoundland Region offshore Newfoundland and Labrador.
|EL 1140, 1141, and 1142||Equinor 34% (operator), Exxon Mobil 33%, BP Canada 33%|
|EL 1145, 1146 and 1148||BP Canada (operator) 50%, Hess 25%, Chevron 25%|
|EL 1149||BP Canada (operator) 60%, Chevron 40%|
|EL 1155||Husky (operator) 50% and BP Canada 50%|
|EL 1156||Equinor (operator) 60% and BP Canada 40%|
The Scotian Basin Exploration Project includes seismic acquisition and drilling on EL 2434R located approximately 300 kilometres offshore Nova Scotia.
bp holds a 50% interest in the EL and is the operator of the exploration program. Hess Canada holds a 50% interest in the EL.
In July 2019, the government of Canada issued an order prohibiting any work or activity authorized under the Canada Oil and Gas Operations Act on frontier lands that are situated in Canadian Arctic offshore waters (including the Beaufort Sea).