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Exploration & Production Featured Stories:

    • Bids Offshore Newfoundland garnish $758 million in work commitments

      by Tina Olivero

      Today, the Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, announced that significant exploration opportunity exists in the province’s offshore as evidenced by the results of Call for Bids in the Eastern Newfoundland Region and in the Jeanne d’Arc Region, both located in the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Area.  8 land parcels were awarded and a […]

    • Offshore Newfoundland Discovery West Orphan Basin

      by Tina Olivero

      West Orphan Basin The Provincial Government of Newfoundland and Labrador announced that an independent resource assessment covering the area of the West Orphan Basin had identified 25.5 billion barrels of oil and 20.6 trillion cubic feet of gas potential. This discovery is based on new data covering nine parcels of land on offer in the […]

    • Ben van Beurden Interview (Shell Chief)

      by Tina Olivero

      Van Beurden and his colleagues might well have been in need of a drink after the gruelling nine-and-a-half month takeover campaign. While that day’s vote by BG shareholders – waved through with more than 99 percent approval – had never been a concern, van Beurden had faced a tough battle to convince his own shareholders […]

    • Tina Olivero: Hollywood Movie Tells the Story of Rig Disaster

      by Tina Olivero

      The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig was like a floating hotel. The deck of the rig was nearly as big as a football field. It encased a 25-story derrick. Below the deck, two more floors accommodated nearly 150 people. Each room – a home away from home – had its own bathroom and satellite television, and […]

    • Wood Group and Librestream Technologies Collaborate

      by Tina Olivero

      Wood Group has signed an agreement with the Canadian technology company Librestream Technologies (Librestream), and will work in an industry-specific partnership to provide business solutions for operations, maintenance and integrity challenges in the oil & gas sector around the world. The solutions will combine Wood Group’s in-depth, hands-on industry knowledge with Librestream’s real-time virtual video […]

    • NOIA: Addresses Oil Industry Under Pressure

      by Tina Olivero

      The oil industry is under as much pressure as the oil they take out of the ground.  Industry is responding in new and creative ways. The Newfoundland Oil Industry Association (NOIA) in St. John’s, this week held it’s annual conference but it had a distinctly different conversation. The NOIA conference was less about vision, exploration […]

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