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Marine & Offshore Featured Stories:

    • Risk Reduction With Marine Institute Offshore Simulator

      by Gina Gill

      It is hard to imagine the conditions involved when working offshore. The weather and the environment are some of the top factors that affect the safety and performance on offshore platforms. Much of what happens offshore is predictable, so it is the industry’s job to be proactive with training and support workers who are dealing […]

    • Journey to Hebron and Other Atlantic Canadian Projects

      by Tina Olivero

      Five Offshore Projects Currently in Production: NS: Deep Panuke and Sable (natural gas) NL: Hibernia, Terra Nova, and White Rose (oil) Hebron Project Offshore Nl Under Development Current NB Onshore Projects:  1 exploration program  2 production programs (oil and natural gas) Economic Benefit’s of Oil and Gas Activity in Atlantic Canada Employs over 6,000 people […]

    • The Revival of the Gulf Coast, USA

      by Linita E. Mathew

      The deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico are filled with an abundance of the natural treasure of oil and gas. In fact, it is solely held accountable for 23 percent of the total U.S. crude oil and natural gas production. However, in recent years production receded due to a catastrophic event that occurred at […]

    • Autonomous Marine Vehicles [Liquid Robotics]

      Wave Glider™ Exposé

      In the search for data to improve drilling and exploration effectiveness, the oil and gas industry is moving to the world of robotics and in particular autonomous marine vehicles. This data gathering initiative is particularly important in frontier and harsher weather environments, where there has been little investigation to date. Wave Glider™ is an autonomous […]

    • World Leading Exploration Site: A Paradise For Pioneers

      by Aaryn Lambert

      One of the most significant offshore opportunities in history is happening right now offshore Newfoundland and Labrador. The Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NOPB) has released a scheduled land tenure system for the province’s offshore oil industry. The opportunities are immense, the offshore land resources are up for sale, and there’s an effective and trustworthy system […]

    • Journey To Hebron: Diversity. So Hot Right Now.

      by Kelly Hickey

      From suppliers meetings to HR policies to public consultations, one thing is incredibly clear: workplace diversity is so hot right now. So why are so many energy giants and other companies jumping on this trend? Well, there are several reasons as to why diversity is being encouraged amongst the offshore petroleum industry, in projects like Hibernia, […]

    • White Rose Extension

      by Aaryn Lambert

      Husky is the operator and majority owner of the White Rose field and satellite extensions. The original White Rose field was developed using subsea technology, consisting of three drill centres tied back to a floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel. Production is provided by subsea wells in the Southern and Central drill centres while […]

    • Canada’s Liquefied Natural Gas Potential

      by Moona Khan

      With advances in hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling, the U.S. drilling boom has led to a decreased reliance on Canada’s natural gas commodities. And with an increasing number of competitors, such as Australia and the U.S. to serve the Asia-Pacific’s energy demands, Canada needs to speed up the development of its LNG terminals. Liquefied natural […]

    • Journey to Hebron

      by Tina Olivero

      Newfoundland’s next mega oil project is the Hebron Project. Fast forward to 2017, Newfoundland’s oil dream will be materializing and producing it’s first barrel of oil. Hebron is a development that will delineate oil resources with a state-of-the-art gravity-based structure—truly an intricate and grand engineering feat. Similar to its predecessor, the Hibernia Gravity-Based Structure (GBS), […]

    • Basin Hunters

      by Tina Olivero

      Investing in Canada’s East Coast just got even hotter. Situated 500 kilometers northeast of St. John’s, Newfoundland, the Flemish Pass is shaping up to be the next big basin play in the East Coast history books. I heard one speaker talking about the oil and potential in the Flemish Pass, saying: “It’s one thing to […]

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