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Exploration & Production Featured Stories:

    • Women of Aker

      by Tina Olivero

      Aker Solutions helps the world meet its energy needs. They engineer the products, systems and services required to unlock energy. Their goal is to maximize recovery and efficiency of oil and gas assets, while using their expertise to develop the sustainable solutions of the future. With over 15,000 employees around the globe in 52 locations, […]

    • Offshore Drilling: Mud Slops Solution in Newfoundland!

      by Tina Olivero

      What are Mud Slops? Mud slop is the drilling waste produced from offshore oil exploration and production. Dealing with mud slops is one of the challenges of the oil and gas industry as this waste is not environmentally friendly. So what do we do with it? “Mud slops,” by definition, are a mixture of spent […]

    • Indigenous People Align With Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion (TMX)

      by Tina Olivero

      The Indigenous-led, Alberta-based Iron Coalition is pleased with today’s announcement to approve, and ultimately move forward with Trans Mountain Pipeline (TMX) expansion project. As the only Indigenous group to be mandated by the Assembly of Treaty Chiefs (AoTC) to pursue this ownership stake, today’s decision means the continuation of Iron Coalition’s process to achieve ownership […]

    • BHP Explores Orphan Basin

      by Tina Olivero

      BHP OFFSHORE NEWFOUNDLAND BHP Group Limited has been successful in its bids to acquire a 100% participating interest in, and operatorship of, two exploration licences for blocks 8 and 12 in the offshore Orphan Basin in Eastern Canada. Ms. Geraldine. A. Slattery has been President of Operations Petroleum at BHP Group Limited since March 18, […]

    • RECENT PROJECT UPDATE: West White Rose

      by Tina Olivero

      350 kilometers southeast of the capital city, St. John’s, Newfoundland, the White Rose field sits at the edge of the Jeanne d’Arc Basin. Nothing but ocean and skyline, this foggy cold region of the Grand Banks is a diamond in the mist. The development of White Rose and its subsequent fields has been the work […]

    • SEAEXPLORER: Autonomous Underwater Sensing Platform

      by Tina Olivero

      The SEAEXPLORER underwater glider is an autonomous sensing platform with very high endurance for both coastal and offshore marine environments: the glider is driven by buoyancy changes (no propeller) for low energy consumption and weeks to months of autonomous missions without the need for a surface vessel. The SEAEXPLORER is an effective profiling tool for […]

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