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    • What’s in a rock?

      by Tina Olivero

      The Island of Newfoundland is fondly known as The Rock. It’s name comes honestly, as the rugged terrain and majestic shoreline of Newfoundland are pretty much nothing but rock. I’m from The Rock. And like most Newfoundlander’s I am proud to say that this rock is my home. GEOLOGY Newfoundland is the playground of some […]

    • Professional and Hot – Business attire this winter!

      by Tina Olivero

      Ideas, warmth, fashion.  Take a look at what’s trending this winter in the OGM! This OGM Fashion Spread comes to you in partnership with Sophia Models International Concept: Sophia Models International Photography By: Jackie Duncan Styling By: Katrina Martinez Clothing By: HBC Thanks to Hines Management Downtown Calgary Alberta Model: Iain M. (Sophia Models) Model: […]

    • Trump That!

      by Tina Olivero

      A sagacious teacher once told me that all the answers to life are beyond morality.  I struggled with that wisdom for a long time. My view was that right and wrong was just that – right from wrong. I saw the world in black or white, light or dark. Either you should be this way […]

    • Chesley Penney: May we find you in the echo of your legacy

      by Tina Olivero

      It’s with deep sadness that we say goodbye to one of Newfoundland’s greatest men, Chesley Penney.  Living a long and extremely successful life Ches was one of 12 children from Carbonear, who moved to St. John’s with a dream and vision.  A father, an entrepreneur and a philanthropist, Ches was an inspiring chap. Regrettably, at the […]

    • NOIA AWARDS: Jim Thistle and Richard Mandeville

      by Tina Olivero

      Noia, (Newfoundland Oil Industries Association) is pleased to announce James (Jim) Thistle, QC, formerly of McInnes Cooper and Richard Mandeville of TechnipFMC Canada Ltd. as recipients of the Outstanding Contribution Award and Rising Star Award, respectively. OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION The Outstanding Contribution Award recognizes exemplary individuals who have influenced the development of our local oil and […]

    • Finalists in the global SPE Offshore Achievement Awards 2017

      by Tina Olivero

      Hosted by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section, the annual awards recognise some of the industry’s most innovative technology developments as well as talented individuals and exceptional large and small company performance. This year’s shortlist comprises a wide cross-section of the offshore sector, with companies large and small, spanning a variety of sub-sectors, represented. […]

    • The search for the cure for Cancer

      by Tina Olivero

      Health is our most treasured possession. It does not last forever, yet most of us make the mistake of living like it will. It is not until we lose our health that we seek diligently to regain it. Sadly at that point, it’s most often too late, and it always has a cost of time, […]

    • Online Reputation Management

      by Alison Stoodley

      Oil producing regions are experiencing a major downturn in the economy. The last few months have been challenging for all business sectors, and anyone reliant on oil revenue (and in Newfoundland that’s just about every one of us) has felt the pinch in some capacity. Managing your reputation in this business climate has never been […]

    • THE OGM SAFETY AWARD WINNERS

      by Tina Olivero

      THE WINNERS ARE: TECHMATION ELECTRIC & CONTROLS, STEP ENERGY SERVICES, CROSBIE SALAMIS LTD, COUGAR HELICOPTERS, THE OGM SAFETY RESULTS AWARD WINNER: Techmation Electric & Controls Ltd. Techmation Electric & Controls Ltd. provides a complete range of electrical and instrumentation services throughout Western Canada. Techmation is committed to achieving stellar performance and giving value to their […]

    • Petrotechnical Data Systems Releases new Open Source Technologies

      by Tina Olivero

      Petrotechnical Data Systems (PDS) is one of the biggest providers of software solution developers in the field of oil and gas industries. They recently unveiled a new Open Source Technology termed Wellsite Information Transfer Standard Markup Language (WITSML) for Energistics. Launched under the open Apache License, there are two categories of the software: the PDS […]

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