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Drilling Featured Stories:

    • EnviroMed G7 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. […]

    • OFFSHORE NEWFOUNDLAND: JOINT REGULATION IS KEY

      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 […]

    • THE OCEAN RANGER: A tragedy that led to hope

      by Tina Olivero

      “I vividly remember the blizzard the night the Ocean Ranger sank,” said Bevin LeDrew. “It was a blinding snowstorm with very high winds in the middle of February. I lived in Torbay, just outside the capital of St. John’s, and we had just come back from a weekend curling tournament. My friend and I and […]

    • STAMPED ENGINEERING: Alberta firm expanding and hiring

      by Tina Olivero

      The meaning of “stamped” takes many shapes and forms, but for the Engineers of Stamped Engineering Corporation, it means they have “approved” the ground of their particular territory and work” and have marked it with their highest seal of approval. For this team, Stamped is the act of making an impression and imprinting a seal […]

    • 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 […]

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