Every oil and gas facility has the potential to be hampered by the problem of NORM (short for Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material), especially during phases of decommissioning. To fully understand NORM, first take note that it can be broken down into various waste streams. For example… There is NORM waste which is contaminated with other […]
When an industry faces a harsh downturn for two years, there is a critical need gain efficiencies, optimization and reliability. That’s a global trend. And in the coatings industry its leading minds that have come up with optimal gains that support sustainable long-term cost reductions and higher efficiency. Replacement and repair of damaged equipment are […]
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 […]
DNV GL, a premier firm which strives to help its customers by ushering in new standards for greener practices has come out with two papers recording the effect of various environmental degradation practices. These papers also go on to highlight new frameworks that can be adapted in order to help with environmental sustainability. The first […]
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 West Orphan Basin within […]
Ships Electronic Services Ltd (SES Ltd) has supplied Clear-Com FreeSpeak II digital wireless communication systems to the UK Ministry of Defence for three of its naval vessels, with more in the pipeline. SES Ltd, working with SeaKing Group Ltd, based in the North West of England was tasked with delivering strong, efficient and continuous wireless […]
CAE, a leading Canadian provider of helicopter training and simulation technologies is now located in the heart of the offshore industry in Mt. Pearl, Newfoundland. The Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HMDC), the Research & Development Corporation (RDC) and CAE formed a collaborative union that now oversees the new helicopter training and research and […]
The agreement will see Samsung-built sister ships M/T “Cap Guillaume” and M/T “Cap Philippe” receive coatings of Jotun’s advanced SeaQuantum X200 antifouling, alongside full suites of measurement sensors applied to their hulls. The applications, taking place at upcoming dry dockings at Keppel Shipyard in Singapore, will significantly increase vessel efficiency, reduce fuel costs and lower […]
Happening the first week of May every year, The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is where energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources. Leading the way in innovation, creative sustainability, and visionary leadership, this conference and exhibition profiles the most incredible advances of our time. Founded […]
Join Rob Crosbie as he explains; the evolution of the Crosbie family in Newfoundland and Labrador, the birth of an oil and gas industry, our successes and our challenges, and what we can expect to see from here.
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