Who We Are

The Collaborator of Choice - Connecting Newfoundland and Labrador’s Research, Innovation and Energy Communities with Global Partners

Petroleum Research Newfoundland and Labrador (PRNL) is a not-for-profit organization that identifies collaborative research, development and demonstration (RD&D) opportunities and facilitates projects on behalf of Newfoundland and Labrador’s offshore oil and gas industry.

With safety as the foundation of our industry and the work we do, PRNL directs RD&D to support the offshore industry’s sustainability through technology development and innovation.  learn more



Responsibly developing our resources for the benefit of future generations

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Leading technological innovation in offshore operations

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Development & Safety

Building the capacity of our industry and our people

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PRNL is delivering the offshore research, development and demonstration (RD&D) component of Natural Resources Canada’s (NRCan) Emissions Reduction Fund. The program is funding applied research and innovation projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Newfoundland and Labrador’s offshore oil and gas industry.

* NEW – Offshore RD&D Emissions Reduction Projects Announced – May 5, 2021


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