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Marine & Offshore Featured Stories:

    • 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 […]

    • NOIA-Hibernia Scholarship received by Mikayla Chislett

      by Tina Olivero

      Presenter James Parmiter, of Noia Board of Directors, gives Mikayla Chislett of Heart’s Delight the Noia-Hibernia Scholarship!   Mikayla is a Crescent Collegiate graduate who received her $1,000 award at the Noia Fall Seminar. Following her graduation from high school with a cumulative average of 95 percent, Mikayla enrolled in Memorial University where she is currently studying […]

    • EDC REPORTS: Good news for Canadian Exporters

      by Tina Olivero

      2017 was a remarkable year for Canadian exporters with 8% export growth, led by massive gains in the commodity space. The energy sector had the greatest impact on the value of Canada’s merchandise exports in 2017. Standing at CAD 77 billion and forecast to grow by an astounding 31%, energy is the key driver of […]

    • Spence Corrosion Canada: Expands into Newfoundland

      by Tina Olivero

      It’s great news when you hear about companies expanding and investing in Newfoundland and Labrador. Branching out of Nisku Alberta, Norm Spence, President of Spence Corrosion Services Ltd. has seen the potential for expansion in Newfoundland and Labrador.  With a new location in the city of St. John’s, Norm expects that his company will be hiring […]

    • Rob Strong: Grandfather of Newfoundland offshore oil industry

      by Tina Olivero

      Rob Strong was developing Newfoundland’s offshore before many of us were even born. He’s fondly known as the grandfather of our industry. He is knowledgeable, tenacious and a tell-it-like-he-sees-it kind of guy. Now offering his lifelong experience as a consultant to the industry, Rob Strong can be found with his fingers in just about every […]

    • Apparel Solutions Industrial Workwear: Recycling for good

      by Tina Olivero

      What does curling have to do with recycling? Well, nothing really. But the latest green-innovation for industrial workwear has just raised a game-changing flag.  It’s a new-age solution for industrial waste management that has captured the attention many including, World Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist Brad Gushue. Brad Gushue won the 2006 Winter Olympics gold […]

    • 7 Mega-Influential Energy Leaders

      by Tina Olivero

      Companies in the energy industry are the bedrock of society.  Why?  Simple. Because energy moves every single thing we do. There are millions of people who have spent their lives building the energy industry. People who have succeeded in new innovative solutions, superior processes, essential products and services and expansive platforms. Indeed … we can […]

    • Progressly: Process, Operations Management Game Changer

      by Tina Olivero

      The process of business is no longer a process. It’s a progressive cloud solution. Increasing efficiencies and productivity are the name of the game in the oil patch these days. With the oil price drop and no major price increase in sight, companies have had to re-invent themselves and find thier ‘new normal’ for operations. […]

    • Holyrood Blue Ocean Valley has an amazing vision!

      by Tina Olivero

      As you drive out of the Town of Holyrood, Newfoundland, on the back of the welcome sign is a very powerful quote.  It’s a quote by Abraham Lincoln that says, “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” Nothing could be more fitting for the Town of Holyrood, Newfoundland where we have […]

    • The world’s largest free trade agreement is now in effect

      by Tina Olivero

      The world’s largest free trade agreement, the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), comes into effect today. (September 21, 2017) CETA will result in new opportunities for Newfoundland and Labrador businesses as well as other Canadians, who will benefit from the immediate elimination of 98 percent of all tariffs on Canadian goods as […]

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