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Mergers & Acquisitions Featured Stories:

    • ASCO Collaborating with Equinor on Retail Materials Management Model

      by Tina Olivero

      Aberdeen-headquartered logistics and materials management company, ASCO, has recently completed a collaboration with multinational energy company, Equinor, providing a unique digital solution to the energy industry transforming materials management practice. The co-developed digital solution, ‘iLMS Track and Trace’, will facilitate a move away from the traditional energy supply chain model adopting a modern retail model […]

    • Equinor completes acquisition with Shell in the US Gulf of Mexico

      by Tina Olivero

      August 19, 2019 The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has approved Equinor and Shell’s transaction announced in May 2019, whereby Equinor exercised its preferential right to acquire 22.45% interest in the Caesar Tonga oil field from Shell Offshore Inc for a total consideration of USD 965 million in cash. Equinor’s interest in the field is […]

    • GET DIGI WITH IT

      by Tina Olivero

      5 MUST KNOWS FOR YOUR BUSINESS IN THE DIGITAL WORLD Thriving in the digital world means understanding that the new front door of your business is online. The new potential client for your company is online. The business solution you seek is online. The person you are about to hire is online. The next investor […]

    • Transfer of Technology

      by Tina Olivero

      Spence Corrosion Canada Ltd. has expanded operations from Alberta to Newfoundland and Labrador. With a new location in the city of St. John’s, the company services the oil and gas industry as well as other industries province-wide. Gerry Sullivan, the National Business Development Manager of Spence Corrosion Canada is executing on contracts. He says it’s […]

    • Nalco Champion In Newfoundland

      by Tina Olivero

      “I am from Lawn, Newfoundland and I have worked in the oil and gas service industry for the past 18 years. In May 2011, while working in Angola I met Ryan Olson, who is currently Canadian Regional Manager of Oil Sands and Heavy Oil for Nalco Champion. During our conversation, I asked him, “Why isn’t […]

    • Salmon Farming: The next mega-project offshore Newfoundland

      by Tina Olivero

      I asked Thomas if he was related to the great composer from Norway, Edvard Grieg. His response was just like something you’d hear on George Street, over a beer. “Yes, he’s my great, great, grandfather’s cousin or something like that… I’m also related to every other Grieg in Norway.” The Grieg family of Norway is […]

    • Levert Group: Our Product Is People

      by Tina Olivero

      Richard Levert, president of Levert Group saw the opportunities of the future in ‘people’. Richard found a niche in the market for hiring reliable, skilled workers in the industrial sector and to his credit, built a highly successful personnel agency from there. He says, “our product is people.” Karen Myers is the Branch Manager for […]

    • Partnership: IKEA & Neste for a fossil-free future

      by Tina Olivero

      IKEA and Neste are now able to utilize renewable residue and waste raw materials, such as used cooking oil, as well as sustainably-produced vegetable oils in the production of plastic products. The pilot at commercial scale starts during fall 2018. It will be the first large-scale production of renewable, bio-based polypropylene plastic globally. IKEA wants […]

    • 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 […]

    • In The Know: For Entrepreneurs on International Trade

      by Tina Olivero

      It was only after Pernille Fischer Boulter moved to Canada that she realized there is no real word for “please” in the Danish language.  For many Canadians, she came across as quite rude. And as some Scandinavians, she was also a direct communicator and spoke quite frankly.   It was not until after she had been […]

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