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Exploration & Production Featured Stories:

    • What if Newfoundland was more like Norway?

      by Tina Olivero

      Publiher’s Commentary – By Tina Olivero In Norway, state-owned oil projects often have upwards of 60% ownership in their oil and gas projects. This model of investment in the energy industry has served them well. Norway is now sitting pretty with the largest nest egg in the world; A sovereign wealth fund with over US$1 trillion in […]

    • TRUDEAU: BIG ANNOUNCEMENT LOOMING?

      by Tina Olivero

      Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s is visiting Newfoundland and Labrador and the Noia members welcome him to our province.  Curiosity and speculation surround the visit. Word on the street says there is a “major” announcement to come. What could it be? The oil and gas industry hopes it’s good news for Newfoundland’s offshore. The federal and […]

    • White Rose Field Re-Starts!

      by Tina Olivero

      Husky is preparing to move ahead with remediation and production restart activities at the White Rose Field, offshore Newfoundland and Labrador. The Husky Energy plan to recover the flowline connector and plug the flowline at the South White Rose Extension has been accepted by the C-NLOPB and other federal agencies, who were engaged by the […]

    • EXPOSE INVISIBLE DANGERS

      by Tina Olivero

      One of the most critical elements of workplace safety is not the obvious visible safety concerns but the unseen hazards — things like oxygen deficiency, explosive atmospheres, and toxic gasses. Gas detectors provide a reliable, highly responsive way to assess and monitor oxygen, flammability, and toxicity levels. When equipped with the necessary site-specific sensors the […]

    • Where Silicone Valley Meets Oil and Gas

      by Tina Olivero

      Celebrating its 5th year of bringing together the most influential names in the industry, the Data Driven Drilling & Production Conference 2019 (11-12 June, Houston) will unite leading operators and contractors to develop data-driven strategies that will revolutionise drilling and production operations worldwide. This is the go-to-meeting point for game changers, disruptors and innovators to showcase, AI, machine […]

    • Podcast: Oil Spills, Oil Challenges, Oil Solutions

      by Tina Olivero

      Publishers Commentary: By Tina Olivero PODCAST LISTEN TO THE FULL COMMENTARY HERE! Simply press this link and press play.     The solution to climate change is not eliminating cars and the solution to oil spills is not eliminating oil production or pipelines. Oil is the foundation of our world. It’s the most sought-after commodity on […]

    • The Oil Industry – Progress and Challenges

      by Tina Olivero

      Publishers Commentary: By Tina Olivero PODCAST LISTEN TO THE FULL COMMENTARY HERE! Simply press this link and press play. The solution to climate change is not eliminating cars and the solution to oil spills is not eliminating oil production or pipelines. Oil is the foundation of our world. It’s the most sought-after commodity on the planet […]

    • Total: Starts exploration on Guyane Maritime license

      by Tina Olivero

      Total is ready to start its exploration campaign on the Guyane Maritime license, located 150 kilometres off the French Guyana coast, in the days following the arrival of the drilling ship on site, as authorized by the prefectoral decree dated October 22, 2018. Conscious of the questions that this campaign could raise, Total wishes to highlight […]

    • 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, […]

    • DIGITALIZATION: Siemens and Aker Collaborate

      by Tina Olivero

      The collaboration focuses on the creation of software applications and joint service offerings including the development of industrial digital twins that will drive efficiency throughout the entire plant lifecycle. In addition, the companies will further develop specific offerings for the oil and gas sector based on Siemens’ Comos engineering platform. These solutions will help customers […]

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