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    • TECH FOR NATURE: announces global environmental commitment

      by Tina Olivero

      RBC announced its updated roster of partners for the RBC Tech for Nature program. Empowered by a commitment from the RBC Foundation to support new ideas, technologies, and partnerships, RBC Tech for Nature is focused on preserving the planet’s greatest wealth: our natural ecosystem. Launched in late 2019, the program invited environment and community-focused organizations […]

    • #PowerToGive Campaign in Partnership with Food Banks Canada

      by Tina Olivero

      Automaker pledges fleet and funds to support national hunger relief efforts The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted society, putting millions out of work, into financial stress, and provoked a spike in national food insecurity, in some cases not seen since the 2008 recession. Determined to help alleviate hunger in Canada and give back to its community, […]

    • Could Newfoundland Boom With An Offshore Land Lottery?

      by Tina Olivero

      Covid-19 has much the world’s oil and gas industry on hold. When we stop moving, we stop using energy at the level we did. On top of a dramatic decrease in oil and gas consumption, oil prices have drastically declined. As a result of these two factors, oil companies and contractors have laid off employees […]

    • Planet of the Humans: Leads To One Conclusion

      by Tina Olivero

      When you watch the latest documentary, Planet of the Humans, by Micheal Moore and Jeff Gibbs, you come away with a sinking, ugly feeling of hopelessness for our future. That’s what entertaining documentaries do. They take well-accepted perspectives on the far left and pit them against compelling views on the far right, with a clear […]

    • ABB: Responding to change

      by Tina Olivero

      ABB launches ABB Ability™ Augmented Field Procedures to drive worker safety and efficiency across the energy sector. The company has developed an innovative augmenting technology aimed at digitalizing the field operator experience and improving interaction between field and control room operations.  Developed specifically to meet the needs of field operators, the technology will empower seamless integration […]

    • Kvaerner donates NOK 10 Million for Covid-19

      by Tina Olivero

      Kvaerner is a project execution specialist and a trusted advisor for it’s customers. They provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services and deliver advanced offshore platforms, onshore plants, floating production units (i.e. FPSOs) and renewable energy solutions. Our passion, experience and expertise realise values for costumers and societies. Kværner ASA, through its subsidiaries and affiliates […]

    • ABB: increases offshore wind reliability

      by Tina Olivero

      Offshore wind energy has long been a possibility for renewable energy solutions however it’s been impeded by unreliability as wind is not a stable ever present source of energy generation. Even for places like Offshore Newfoundland, which is one of the top 10 windiest places on earth, there’s still a consideration of a consistent, steady, […]

    • NOIA AGM: NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS & OFFICIALS

      by Tina Olivero

      NOIA members gathered today at the Annual General Meeting 2020 in St. John’s, Newfoundland. New directors were voted in and will serve a two-year term of a voluntary contribution to NOIA and it’ members. Highlights of the meeting included the highest level of drilling in history, with upwards of 100 exploratory wells to be drilled […]