Call For Bids NS13-1 Results Announced

News Release


(Halifax, NS) The Canada - Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board today announced the results of Call for Bids NS13-1. No bids were received.

The Call for Bids featured six parcels which are located 125km off the coast of southeastern Cape Breton.
Call for Bids NS13-1 was issued on April 22nd, 2013 and closed on October 24th, 2013. As part of the process, interested parties were invited to bid on the parcels and the public was invited to submit written comments to the Board. These comments are available to view at

The next Call for Bids (NS14-1) will be issued in April 2014 with nominations closing on December 1st, 2013. The Board will not consider nominations for Call for Bids NS14-1 past this date. In addition, the CNSOPB has a three year plan for lands which may be included in future Calls for Bids. This forecast can be found at

The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board is the independent joint agency of the Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia responsible for the regulation of petroleum activities and resources offshore Nova Scotia. Visit:


For further information, please contact:

Kathleen Funke
Advisor, Communications
Direct          (902) 496-0750
Reception   (902) 422-5588