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Honors & Accolades Featured Stories:

    • Energy Systems Integration Group Honors Industry Leader

      by Tina Olivero

      October 4, 2019  Paul Smith, wind plant manager at Puget Sound Energy has been awarded the 2019 Ross Newlin Achievement Award, given by the Energy Systems Integration Group (ESIG) for his ongoing contributions in leading advancement efforts of the technical and operations sectors of the renewable energy industry. Named for wind industry pioneer Ross Newlin, […]

    • Rick Hansen’s Vision for Accessibility and Inclusion For All

      by Tina Olivero

      September 10, 2019 Accessibility advocate and “Man In Motion,” Rick Hansen, announced that Husky Energy’s downtown office and the building in which it is housed, 351 Water Street, received an ‘Accessibility Certified Gold’ rating under the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification (RHFAC) program. These are the first two gold certifications in Newfoundland and Labrador. Encouraged […]

    • Women of Aker

      by Tina Olivero

      Aker Solutions helps the world meet its energy needs. They engineer the products, systems and services required to unlock energy. Their goal is to maximize recovery and efficiency of oil and gas assets, while using their expertise to develop the sustainable solutions of the future. With over 15,000 employees around the globe in 52 locations, […]

    • Lee Shinkle: The End Of Act One

      by Tina Olivero

      Lee Shinkle, our mentor and grandfather of the oil and gas industry has spent the last forty years supporting, encouraging, planning and envisioning the birth of the offshore oil and gas industry in Newfoundland and Labrador. A passionate voice with an innate genius to understand “what’s possible”, Lee executed on some of the smartest, most […]

    • Dubai Carbon: Recognized Contribution

      by Tina Olivero

      Dubai Carbon honoured His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, with a framed copy of The Sustainabilist magazine to acknowledge his contribution to achieving the UAE’s sustainable development goals. His Excellency Dr Al Zeyoudi led the development of the National Climate Change Plan of the UAE 2017-2050, spearheaded […]

    • Awarded: ClimateWise Sustainability Leadership

      by Tina Olivero

      Alectra Utilities has been awarded the ClimateWise Sustainability Leadership Award for the development of a comprehensive greenhouse gas (GHG) baseline across all nine facilities in the GTHA. Caroline Karvonen, Alectra’s Manager of Sustainability, received the award on behalf of the company at a recognition event held Thursday evening at the GM Canada, Technical Research Centre. […]

    • Philip Anschutz: Wind Energy ‘Power People’

      by Tina Olivero

      A Word About Wind A Word About Wind is a rapidly expanding international membership that provides intelligence, insight and connections to senior industry decision makers. The community of over 2,500 individuals represents some of the very best finance houses, banks, venture capitalists, and private equity investors in the world. Through their programs, exclusive members-only networking […]

    • Aasta Hansteen: The first of its kind and the largest in the world!

      by Tina Olivero

      When Statoil began developing a field based on the gas discoveries Luva, Haklang and Snefrid, the field was called Luva. It was a revolutionary field on the Norwegian continental shelf—300 km from shore, in 1300 metres of water, with strong winds, strong currents and sub-zero temperatures on the seabed. Perhaps it was just these tough weather […]

    • Best Western Plus: Grand Opening

      by Tina Olivero

      Ted Toner “We fell in love with Newfoundland and its people. To succeed in life you really have to love it, where it is and those involved. For us, all that culminated into one really great project, the Best Western Plus in St. John’s, Newfoundland,” said Ted Toner, entrepreneur and former owner of one grocery […]

    • The Greatest Brands In Industry Entrust The OGM With Their Message

      by Tina Olivero

      With 26 years of global experience, The OGM is pleased to profile their portfolio of world class clients. Clients who come from every corner of the planet with one goal in mind – develop business in their industry.  From operators, major contractors, suppliers and the support base, The OGM has found a home for people […]