Drilling Featured Stories:

    • G7 Connectivity Changes The Game of Safety

      by Tina Olivero

      Technology is expanding at exponential rates and has the capacity to make things happen faster and easier. In the world of safety that could never be more true, as new state-of-the-art solutions are emerging for industries around the globe. Tracking and Responding Technology has allowed our workplaces, remote locations and hazardous environments to be much […]

    • REMEMBERING OUR PEOPLE: Flight 491 Anniversary of Helicopter Crash

      by Tina Olivero

      On route to the SeaRose FPSO at the White Rose Oilfield, a fatality of unforgettable proportion happened. Cougar Helicopters Flight 491 ditched on 12, March, 2009. In the cold, Atlantic waters offshore Newfoundland, 34 miles east-southeast of St. John’s, Newfoundland, 17 people lost their lives. One survived. Although weather conditions that day were reported as […]

    • NOIA AWARDS: Bill Fanning and Stephen Edwards

      by Tina Olivero

      Outstanding Contribution Award Bill Fanning, Kvaerner Canada The NOIA Outstanding Contribution Award recognized exemplary individuals who have influenced the development of our local oil and gas industry and who have demonstrated qualities of vision, integrity and leadership through their work and lives. Noia awarded this honour to Bill Fanning, president and country manager for Kvaerner Canada. […]


      by Tina Olivero

      With environmental legislative changes expected to be taken over by the federal government, NOIA (Newfoundland Oil Industries Association) is calling on the federal government to ensure safety and environmental considerations remain under the governing authority of the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB).  Has history been considered? C-NLOPBstands for Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board and […]

    • World’s Top 10 Largest Oil Companies

      by Tina Olivero

      Energy Intelligence has released its annual ranking of the world’s 100 largest oil and gas companies, the only ranking system that compares private sector firms with national oil companies. The Energy Intelligence Top 100 is an in-depth company analysis that ranks six key operational metrics together with 70 additional parameters of company performance. Here are […]

    • HIBERNIA: 20 years since first oil

      by Tina Olivero

      Six years before first oil 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 […]

    • 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 […]

    • Spence Corrosion Canada: Expands into Newfoundland

      by Tina Olivero

      It’s great news when you hear about companies expanding and investing in Newfoundland and Labrador. Branching out of Nisku Alberta, Norm Spence, President of Spence Corrosion Services Ltd. has seen the potential for expansion in Newfoundland and Labrador.  With a new location in the city of St. John’s, Norm expects that his company will be hiring […]

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