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    • Rob Strong: Grandfather of Newfoundland offshore oil industry

      by Tina Olivero

      Rob Strong was developing Newfoundland’s offshore before many of us were even born. He’s fondly known as the grandfather of our industry. He is knowledgeable, tenacious and a tell-it-like-he-sees-it kind of guy. Now offering his lifelong experience as a consultant to the industry, Rob Strong can be found with his fingers in just about every […]

    • 7 Mega-Influential Energy Leaders

      by Tina Olivero

      Companies in the energy industry are the bedrock of society.  Why?  Simple. Because energy moves every single thing we do. There are millions of people who have spent their lives building the energy industry. People who have succeeded in new innovative solutions, superior processes, essential products and services and expansive platforms. Indeed … we can […]

    • Holyrood Blue Ocean Valley has an amazing vision!

      by Tina Olivero

      As you drive out of the Town of Holyrood, Newfoundland, on the back of the welcome sign is a very powerful quote.  It’s a quote by Abraham Lincoln that says, “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” Nothing could be more fitting for the Town of Holyrood, Newfoundland where we have […]

    • Husky: West White Rose – $5.2 Billion in contracts to let

      by Tina Olivero

      Today marked the start of the procurement supplier information sessions for the West White Rose project in Placentia, Newfoundland. Of significant importance to the local economy, operators, government, major contractors, suppliers and support companies, this world-class oil and gas project has begun!  The West White Rose project includes the construction of a concrete gravity structure which […]

    • DOF Subsea lands 10-year contract with Husky Energy

      by Tina Olivero

      Earlier this summer the Skandi Vinland was welcomed into the St. John’s port as Husky Energy’s latest vessel to work offshore Newfoundland.  DOF Subsea Canada held a welcome ceremony to celebrate the arrival of the new build vessel Skandi Vinland. The vessel was designed and built at the Vard Langsten shipyard in Norway, and arrived […]

    • Hebron: Through the eyes of Rick Brown

      by Tina Olivero

      In May of 2014, a group of Marine Officers from varied backgrounds came together to form a team: the Marine Officer Teamsters from Local 855 and the Laborers from Local 1208. Together they took on the task of the safe and efficient transport of the staggering numbers of people needed to complete the Hebron project. […]

    • Wood Group wins Husky White Rose engineering contract

      by Tina Olivero

      HOUSTON, June 29, 2017 Husky Energy has awarded Wood Group a multi-million dollar contract to complete detailed engineering for the topsides of White Rose, a concrete gravity-based structure wellhead platform planned for offshore eastern Canada. The project includes procurement services and engineering design work.  The Wood Group team has identified several project innovations to significantly […]

    • Husky Approves West White Rose Project and Announces New Discovery

      by Tina Olivero

      Husky Energy is moving forward with the West White Rose Project offshore Newfoundland and Labrador.  The Company and its partners will use a fixed wellhead platform tied back to the SeaRose floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel. The platform, which has received regulatory approval, will enable the Company to maximize resource recovery. First oil […]

    • Wood Group and Librestream Technologies Collaborate

      by Tina Olivero

      Wood Group has signed an agreement with the Canadian technology company Librestream Technologies (Librestream), and will work in an industry-specific partnership to provide business solutions for operations, maintenance and integrity challenges in the oil & gas sector around the world. The solutions will combine Wood Group’s in-depth, hands-on industry knowledge with Librestream’s real-time virtual video […]

    • $2.1 billion contract awarded to TransCanada in Mexico

      by Tina Olivero

      TransCanada has already become one of the topmost leaders in the energy sector in North America with more than 65 years of experience. This portfolio is set to expand with it acquiring the contract for the building, owning and operation of the Sur De Texas-Tuxpan pipeline for natural gas, worth $2.1 billion. The Project The […]

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