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    • Newfoundland’s Offshore: Time to take the BULL BY THE HORNS!

      by Tina Olivero

      In Obama’s book, The Audacity of Hope, he said that his role as the president was a great responsibility and his drive came from great discontent. I thought a lot about that and realized that discontent comes from the disparity between where we are and where we can be. It’s that uncomfortable edge that has […]

    • Nalco Champion In Newfoundland

      by Tina Olivero

      “I am from Lawn, Newfoundland and I have worked in the oil and gas service industry for the past 18 years. In May 2011, while working in Angola I met Ryan Olson, who is currently Canadian Regional Manager of Oil Sands and Heavy Oil for Nalco Champion. During our conversation, I asked him, “Why isn’t […]

    • Digitization Can Decrease Production Cost

      by Tina Olivero

      Energy producers expected to do more with less while focusing on the environment. After a prolonged period of oversupply and low prices, Canadian oil and gas producers are turning to technology to reduce production costs by 10% to 20%, according to PwC Canada’s new report Energy Visions: Decade of disruption, launched today in Calgary at the […]

    • 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 […]

    • SmartVac – The Future of Hydrovac Technology

      by Braydon Dowler-Coltman

      Is bigger really better? The consensus in Alberta for a number of years, mainly in the oil and gas industry is this; bigger is better. Large tanks allow for a truck to sit at a job for a long period of time before having to go to a dump site, and larger trucks typically have a higher capacity […]

    • Tank Inspection: Just got safer!

      by Tina Olivero

      SUITS AIMS TO MAKE CONFINED SPACE CASUALTIES AND DEATHS A THING OF THE PAST SUITS has been developed by Martek Marine Ltd to improve the safety of surveyors and crew members when inspecting tanks, eliminating the need to enter hazardous, confined spaces on board. SUITS combines the latest in enclosed space drone technology and VR software allowing the […]

    • 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 […]

    • TECH ADVANCE: Reduce light pollution

      by Tina Olivero

      Leading meteorological specialist Biral, alongside a local aviation warning light manufacturer, has won the first wind turbine project in Canada to incorporate automatic warning light dimming using visibility sensors. The Mont Sainte-Marguerite (MSM) wind farm in Quebec, has installed technology which has been in use across much of Europe for many years and greatly reduces […]

    • 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. […]

    • Water Treatment For Offshore Modules

      by Tina Olivero

      H2OIL & GAS DELIVERS PRODUCED WATER TREATMENT PACKAGE FOR PLANT IN MALAYSIA H2Oil & Gas was formed in 2006 to provide specialized offshore water treatment technologies and services to the Oil and Gas industry, focusing on sulphate removal technology, seawater reverse osmosis and processes associated with water injection for enhanced oil recovery, H2Oil & Gas is […]

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