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Marine & Offshore Featured Stories:

    • The Sable Project

      by Aaryn Lambert

      Profile The Sable Offshore Energy Project takes its name from the distinctive and famous piece of geography that lies near the producing natural gas fields off Nova Scotia’s coast – Sable Island.  It has been the first offshore natural gas project in Canada and the single largest construction project in the history of Nova Scotia. […]

    • McKeil Marine Offers Innovative Marine Solutions

      by Aaryn Lambert

      Successfully operating for over 55 years, Hamilton-based McKeil Marine Limited has enjoyed a long and meaningful relationship with the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. A familyowned business, McKeil takes great pride in its people, and it was 55 years ago that Captain Ralph Tucker, who hailed from NL, joined the McKeil team as its first captain to work alongside founder, Evans McKeil. Today, over 70 […]

    • Journey to Hebron: Safety & Sustainability

      by Tina Pomroy

      In June 2012, Premier Kathy Dunderdale’s address at the Newfoundland Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) conference reminded delegates that the Hebron Project is of vital importance to our province of Newfoundland and Labrador.   She underscored her commitment to ensuring that the province receives maximum value from the project.  Other speakers at the NOIA conference, including Geoff […]

    • Journey to Hebron – Newfoundland Offshore is a BOOM!

      by Aaryn Lambert

      First discovered in 1981, the Hebron Asset sits squarely in the midst of Newfoundland’s other offshore reserves in the Jeanne d’Arc Basin—around 340 kilometers east-southeast from St. John’s. Situated north of Terra Nova and south of Hibernia, Hebron is estimated to have 400-700 million barrels of recoverable resources at an approximate depth of 92 meters. […]

    • Waterford Energy and Trendsetter Joint Venture Offers Subsea Solutions.

      by Aaryn Lambert

      Waterford Energy Services Inc. (WESI) and Trendsetter Engineering Inc (TEI) announce that they have entered into an agreement to form a joint venture company to leverage the strengths of both companies in the areas of subsea solutions, drilling, completions and well control. “We are well positioned to provide expertise and solutions to Canadian clients in […]

    • The Journey to Hebron

      by Aaryn Lambert

      Canadian Oil and Gas The evolution of the petroleum sector has been a key factor in the history of Canada. Although the conventional oil and gas industry in Western Canada is mature, the country’s Arctic is still in early stages of exploration and development, and offshore developments are only about 25 years old. Canada’s bitumen, […]

    • Creating a “No Blame” Culture

      by Tina Olivero

      The recent BP oil spill has been widespread across the media; hailed as one of the worst oil spills in history. Most people don’t realize however, the number of oil spills that have taken place since the inception of oil drilling in the early 1900’s.

    • McGregor GeoScience – Mapping Ocean Frontiers

      by Aaryn Lambert

      McGregor GeoScience Limited provides a variety of seafloor and seabed mapping services to the oil and gas, marine transportation/infrastructure, telecommunications, minerals exploration and related industries, as well as to a number of research institutions worldwide. The origins of McGregor GeoScience Limited on the east coast of Canada can be traced back to 1973. During this […]

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