• 1971: Sable E-48 Discovery well offshore NS (Mobil Oil)
  • 1972: Thebaud gas field discovered offshore NS
  • 1973: Cohasset Field discovered offshore NS (Mobil Canada)
  • 1973–75: Bjarni H-81 SD well (‘73); Gudrid H-55 SD well (’74); Snorri J-90 SD well (’75) offshore Labrador (Eastcan et al)
  • 1977: NOIA (Newfoundland Ocean Industries Association) established
  • 1978: Hopedale E-33 SD well offshore Labrador (Chevron Standard)
  • 1979: Hibernia P-15 Discovery well, Grand Banks offshore NL (Chevron Canada Resources)
  • 1979: Venture D-23 Discovery well offshore NS