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Drilling Featured Stories:

    • Robert Richey: Oil price, on the way up!

      by Tina Olivero

      By Tina Olivero – The OGM – Robert Glenn Richey, Jr., Ph.D. is a Harbert Eminent Scholar in Supply Chain Management. Having followed international oil and gas distribution for two decades, he branched out to teach supply chain management, distribution, and import-export on six continents including the oil and gas-rich regions in the Middle East, […]

    • Total inaugurates the Kaombo project in Angola

      by Tina Olivero

      The Kaombo project Located 260 kilometers off the coast of Luanda, on Block 32, in water depth of around 2,000 meters, Kaombo is the biggest offshore development in Angola. The first FPSO, Kaombo Norte, came on stream in July 2018, with a production capacity of 115,000 bopd. The start-up of the second FPSO of similar […]

    • Lloyd’s Register: How will predictive analytics transform oil and gas?

      by Tina Olivero

      57 of the world’s 100 largest oil and gas firms are using, or have plans to use predictive analytics. How will predictive analytics transform oil and gas? Are we ready? A new industry report produced by Lloyd’s Register (LR) – reveals the pace, development and adoption of predictive analytics in the oil and gas sector. […]

    • BHP: Offshore Newfoundland Has A New Player

      by Tina Olivero

      By Tina Olivero – The OGM – Steve Pastor, BHP President Operations Petroleum said the successful bids offshore Newfoundland are an exciting opportunity for BHP to explore for world-class conventional oil assets as an early mover in this prospective region. He envisions, “This frontier opportunity has large oil resource potential which we identified through our […]

    • Find out why Statoil changed its name to Equinor

      by Tina Olivero

      The world sat back and wondered why such a world-class brand like Statoil would change its name. The answer came in the word “Change”. Life is about change and Statoil’s vision included the relentless commitment to embracing change, as it stands, as it is! In a world that’s ever-changing, Statoil saw a future of change as […]

    • Offshore Newfoundland Record Breaking Land Sale Results

      by Tina Olivero

      Record bids for exploration licenses offshore have been received as a result of the most recent calls for bids in the Eastern Newfoundland Region and Jeanne d’Arc Regions, both located in the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Area. In total, there was a record cumulative total of $1.38 billion in bids and a record single bid […]

    • World-Class Oil Destination: Newfoundland

      by Tina Olivero

      PUBLISHER’S COMMENTARY – By Tina Olivero The absolute most important factor that will ensure the long-term success of the economy of Newfoundland and Labrador is developing the oil and gas industry. Every economic indicator to date has confirmed that. Our ability to attract oil companies to explore, drill and produce oil and gas offshore is […]

    • Exploration Offshore Newfoundland: West Aquarius

      by Tina Olivero

      Building our exploration environment offshore Newfoundland is critical to the success of oil and gas future.  Without exploration there is no future projects. Recent good news came with ExxonMobil Canada’s award of the Seadrill  rig contract. At least one well will be drilled offshore Newfoundland next year.  The Seadrill West Aquarius rig will drill one well […]

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