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Noia CEO Comments on Equinor and BP Canada Discoveries in the Flemish Pass Basin

(St. John’s, NL – October 29, 2020) Please find below a statement from Noia CEO Charlene Johnson regarding the announcement today from Equinor and partner BP Canada regarding oil discoveries in the Flemish Pass Basin.

“The announcement today by Equinor and partner BP Canada that oil has been discovered at the recently drilled Cappahayden and Cambriol wells in the Flemish Pass Basin is encouraging, at a time when encouraging news is needed for the Newfoundland and Labrador offshore oil and gas industry. Offshore exploration is imperative to the future of the industry and these successful wells further demonstrate the exceptional prospectivity of the Newfoundland and Labrador offshore. This announcement is welcomed by the membership of Noia and we look forward to further details about the wells being provided in the near future.” — Charlene Johnson, Noia CEO

The Newfoundland and Labrador Oil and Gas Industries Association (Noia) was founded in 1977 to represent the supply and service sector of the offshore oil and gas industry. Today, Noia represents almost 500 member organizations worldwide which are involved in, or benefit from, the oil and gas industry of Newfoundland and Labrador. Noia members are a diverse representation of businesses that range from offshore supply boats and helicopters, health and safety equipment and training, engineering solutions and fabricators to law firms and personnel agencies.