Bay du Nord is a conventional oil development located in deepwater in Canada and is operated by Equinor Canada. Discovered in 2013, the field with water depth of around 3,861 feet.

The project is currently in approval stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2026. Final investment decision (FID) of the project will be approved in 2023. The development cost is expected to be $9,543 m. The Bay du Nord conventional oil development will involve the drilling of approximately 40 wells and includes FPSO and subsea trees.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Equinor and Cenovus Energy.

Production from Bay du Nord

Production from the Bay du Nord conventional oil development project is expected to begin in 2026 and is forecast to peak in 2027, to approximately 1,23,200 bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2054.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 486.58 Mmboe, comprised of 486.58 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate.

Contractors involved in the Bay du Nord conventional oil field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Bay du Nord project as follows.

Other Contractors: Det Norske Veritas Holding, Schlumberger and Subsea 7


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