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Drilling Featured Stories:

    • HIBERNIA: 20 years since first oil

      by Tina Olivero

      Six years before firstoil was spudded from Hibernia, The OGM was born. Back then it was called The Oil and Gas Magazine. Then it was shortened to the acronym OGM – like many oil and gas terms. These days that acronym has changed its meaning and has spun out into other sectors and is fondly […]

    • Is your oil well at peak performance? Ask Ambyint.

      by Tina Olivero

      The Internet of Things, big data, predictive analysis, machine learning, artificial intelligence – all phrases you might find on the whiteboard during a word mapping session by any forward-thinking business team in 2017. By now, these buzzwords have matriculated throughout just about every industry, bringing with them the promise of smarter solutions at a fraction […]

    • 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 […]

    • Apparel Solutions Industrial Workwear: Recycling for good

      by Tina Olivero

      What does curling have to do with recycling? Well, nothing really. But the latest green-innovation for industrial workwear has just raised a game-changing flag.  It’s a new-age solution for industrial waste management that has captured the attention many including, World Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist Brad Gushue. Brad Gushue won the 2006 Winter Olympics gold […]

    • Progressly: Process, Operations Management Game Changer

      by Tina Olivero

      The process of business is no longer a process. It’s a progressive cloud solution. Increasing efficiencies and productivity are the name of the game in the oil patch these days. With the oil price drop and no major price increase in sight, companies have had to re-invent themselves and find thier ‘new normal’ for operations. […]

    • Port of Stephenville: World-class port of distinction

      by Tina Olivero

      This Stephenville Industrial Park has been showing growth and exciting opportunities for the whole area. With the recent, major expansion of the Northern Harvest Smolt hatchery and the purchase of the metal recycling yard by Newco Metals of St. John’s, the Port of Stephenville is looking forward to a prosperous future, one that will benefit […]

    • 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 […]

    • LiDAR Drones: The Exponential Efficiency Factor

      by Tina Olivero

      When you consider the sun, and its powerful ability to light up the world, it’s not that far of a stretch to imagine the world where we harness light to enhance our experiences in the world. We’ve harnessed light with the invention of the light bulb. We have advanced with light into laser technology. And […]

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