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Marine & Offshore Featured Stories:

    • TINA OLIVERO: Petroleum is the bridge to new energy

      by Tina Olivero

      The consideration of oil and gas as a valuable commodity has many angles of debate. Some believe oil and gas will be the primary source of energy for another 50 years and nothing will be more effective at meeting world oil demand. Others believe we should eliminate oil and gas for other cleaner sustainable fuel […]

    • Lonita Judge: Supports & Elevates Women at WISTA

      by Tina Olivero

      Lonita Judge, Director of Safety and Compliance at Horizon Maritime Services Limited, has been appointed Regional Vice President, Atlantic of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA Canada). Judge is committed to helping WISTA Canada revive its presence in Atlantic Canada. “I am excited to take on this opportunity to unite women, and their […]

    • THE DRILLING RACE IS ON: Will we find oil?

      by Tina Olivero

      One major discovery, that’s all it will take to set Newfoundland Offshore on fire!  According to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, there are six drilling project summaries submitted by five operators offshore Newfoundland.  That translates a possible 80 + proposed drilling programs for the lucrative region. Drilling exploration will take place in the Orphan Basin […]

    • Large Diameter Flex-Hone Optimizes Performance

      by Tina Olivero

      Brush Research Manufacturing (BRM) has a long history of solving difficult finishing problems with brushing technology. As a full line manufacturer of honing tools, abrasive nylon brushes, deburring brushes, automotive brushes, power brushes, twisted-in-wire brushes and the Flex-Hone® Tool, they stand ready to assist clients in finding the best solution for finishing needs. BRM can […]

    • Lee Shinkle: The End Of Act One

      by Tina Olivero

      Lee Shinkle, our mentor and grandfather of the oil and gas industry has spent the last forty years supporting, encouraging, planning and envisioning the birth of the offshore oil and gas industry in Newfoundland and Labrador. A passionate voice with an innate genius to understand “what’s possible”, Lee executed on some of the smartest, most […]

    • 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 […]

    • 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 […]

    • 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 […]

    • 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, […]

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