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Marine & Offshore Featured Stories:

    • 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 […]

    • Surveying The Road To Project Success

      Rider Hunt International Exposé

      Finlay Mclay’s Journey In Quantity Surveying And Global Contracts Rider Hunt International’s (RHi) origins can be traced to the late 19th century. Originally part of Rider Hunt and Partners, a firm of quantity surveyors with its roots in London, RHi was established to provide quantity surveying and project controls services to the oil refining and […]

    • Intecsea & WorleyParsons – Expanding Operations In Atlantic Canada

      WorleyParsons Exposé

      In early 2010, WorleyParsons Canada opened its first East Coast office in St. John’s, Newfoundland, to better serve the growing demand for resource development in Atlantic Canada. In the same year, INTECSEA, a division of WorleyParsons and a specialty subsea engineering service provider, began its operations in Atlantic Canada—jointly growing their hydrocarbon capabilities. In four […]

    • Broen Som Binder Oss Sammen – A Bridge That Connects Us

      by Tina Olivero

      What two places on the planet have bake apples (cloud berries), northern lights, abandoned fishing villages, fjords, harsh northern winters, majestic summers, and a booming oil industry offshore? Yes, that’s right—Newfoundland and Norway. Mother Norway Understanding the history of Norway gives us insight into the paralleling success of Newfoundland. Albeit twenty years ahead of their […]

    • Journey To Hebron – Safety, Security, Health & Environment

      by Tina Olivero

      Canada’s greatest offshore oil assets lie 350 kilometers off its coast. It’s Newfoundland, it’s rugged, it’s powerful, and it’s where thousands of oil and gas people live as their second home. The Jeanne D’arc Basin of the Atlantic Ocean is a playground for ­sea­faring pioneers and ­courageous aviators. It houses one of the world’s largest […]

    • Gulf Coast – Leaders in Offshore Protocol and Safety

      by Moona Khan

      Emerging technologies are enhancing exploration of the waters off the Gulf Coast with safety as a priority. As technologies advance, oil companies continue to develop and refine the drilling and production methods to coincide with the available and ever-evolving discoveries of new plays and increased production of mature ones. Today, offshore oil production and efficiencies […]

    • Spotlight On: Northern Transportation Company Limited

      by Tina Olivero

      Northern Transportation Company Limited (NTCL) is 100 percent owned by NorTerra Inc. NorTerra Inc., in turn, is a 100 percent Inuit-owned company, whereby ownership is equaled by the Inuvialuit Development Corporation of the Western Arctic and Nunasi Corporation, representing the Inuit of Nunavut. NTCL is the founding member of the NorTerra Inc. group of companies […]

    • C-MAR’s New Location: Bay Bulls, Newfoundland

      by Melanie Bickford

      Mair has a very interesting history. Early in his career, he started out working at sea on supply and ­diving support vessels, ­eventually ­becoming a captain. While living and working in the U.K., Mair was introduced to the C-MAR Group, and was hired as an ­employee with the company. When it came time to move […]

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