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Exploration & Production Featured Stories:

    • New Oil Discovery: White Rose – A 24

      by Tina Olivero

      Way out there, 350 kilometres east of St. John’s on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland, in about 120 meters of water is black gold. With four major projects operating (Hibernia, Terra Nova, White Rose and Hebron), there’s promise of the next North Sea happening here as every oil project offshore Newfoundland has at least doubled […]

    • Atlantic Petroleum Show – June 20, 2018

      by Tina Olivero

      The Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show returns to Mile One Centre, St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador on June 20 – 21, 2018, with a refreshed focus on energy education. “It is time to reimagine the traditional trade show and focus on education and training for the energy industry,” says Wes Scott, President and CEO of EventWorx […]

    • Investment: A Must For Oil and Gas Demand

      by Tina Olivero

      New IOGP report tracks production in seven regions Oil & gas demand is stable or rising in all regions of the world, meaning additional investments are needed for production to keep up. Growing indigenous requirements reduce volumes available for exports in many regions, IOGP’s new Global Production Report shows. The report establishes an IOGP Production […]

    • 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 […]

    • Approved: Offshore Wind Farm in MA, USA

      by Tina Olivero

      Vineyard Wind: Selected to Lead Mass Offshore Wind Industry Power Generation Vineyard Wind has leased a 160,000-acre area south of Martha’s Vineyard and 14 miles from the nearest shore.  The location was determined through a multi-year, inter-governmental task force process, which carefully considered scientific data and public input. The offshore wind project will consist of […]

    • 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. […]

    • Is ergonomics on helicopters a priority?

      by Tina Olivero

      The results of a ground-breaking project into the body sizes of UK offshore workers on board various helicopter crafts has been recognised with an award for outstanding contribution to ergonomics. The three-month study was a joint project by Robert Gordon University (RGU) and Step Change in Safety, in response to a mandate from the Civil […]

    • Aasta Hansteen: The first of its kind and the largest in the world!

      by Tina Olivero

      When Statoil began developing a field based on the gas discoveries Luva, Haklang and Snefrid, the field was called Luva. It was a revolutionary field on the Norwegian continental shelf—300 km from shore, in 1300 metres of water, with strong winds, strong currents and sub-zero temperatures on the seabed. Perhaps it was just these tough weather […]

    • CENOVUS: New Board of Directors

      by Tina Olivero

      Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE) (NYSE:CVE) announced that at its annual meeting of shareholders held on April 25, 2018, each of the 12 nominees proposed as Directors and listed in its Management Information Circular dated March 2, 2018 were elected as Directors. The detailed results of the vote are set out below: Cenovus welcomes Harold N. […]

    • 4 Minutes: That’s all the time you have to rescue a worker in a confined space!

      by Tina Olivero

      ENVIROMED EnviroMed’s CEO, Lee Parmiter, of St. John’s, Newfoundland, is excited about technology and where it’s taking the world of safety for industrial type companies. He says, “Things are advancing so fast that we now have entirely new standards for keeping our people safe with exponential advances in tracking and monitoring, gas detection and confined […]

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