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Drilling Featured Stories:

    • Dr. Ellen Wald: Arabian Kingdom’s Profit & Power

      by Tina Olivero

      Dr. Ellen Wald is the author of Saudi, Inc.: The Arabian Kingdom’s Pursuit of Profit and Power. She is also the President of Transversal Consulting where she provides expert advice on global situations that influence the energy market. Dr. Wald has expertise in policy, wars, diplomacy, the stock market, oil pricing, and innovation and how […]

    • OIL PRICE: $70 and Rising

      by Tina Olivero

      OIL PRICE The biggest influencer on oil price is supply and demand. When world oil supply is high oil prices most often go down. When the supply of oil is low and demand is high, oil prices often go up. Supply and demand are impacted by population, politics, economics and a range of other factors. […]

    • 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 […]

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