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  1. SEAEXPLORER: Autonomous Underwater Sensing Platform

    Thursday, 23 May 2019 | 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)...
  2. Titanic Survey Expedition Begins

    Wednesday, 22 May 2019 | by Tina Olivero The Havila Harmony, a DP2, 93 meter long, multi-purpose support vessel, operated by Reach SubSea, will serve as the topside support vessel for citizen explorers, researchers, content experts, and...
  3. Horizon Arctic: Harsh Environment Vessel

    Tuesday, 14 May 2019 | by Tina Olivero Horizon Maritime is pleased to announce that the intake of the former Bourbon Arctic has been finalized. Now sailing under the name Horizon Arctic, the vessel is one of the most technically versatile...
  4. WEIR

    WEIR: Advances with technology breakthroughs

    Saturday, 11 May 2019 | by Tina Olivero Global Weir Edge Services Offerings Expanded Weir Oil & Gas, a leading upstream provider of pressure pumping and pressure control equipment and services, announced significant enhancements to...
  5. S Hooks

    Houston downpour turns into OTC twist of fate

    Saturday, 11 May 2019 | by Tina Olivero Sitting in Houston’s 5:00 pm traffic in a torrential downpour, through the bus window I noticed a man carrying a piece of cardboard to cover himself. His goal seemed to be to find temporary...
  6. ABB: THE NEW UNDERWATER WORLD

    Saturday, 11 May 2019 | by Tina Olivero People who aren’t courageous enough to change the future, should not interrupt those who are doing it. This is certainly true when it comes to the oil and gas industry that is creating a...
  7. BHP: Rig Required To Drill Orphan Basin

    Tuesday, 30 Apr 2019 | by Tina Olivero BHP Petroleum (New Ventures) Corporation (BHP) plans to undertake a drilling program in the Orphan Basin Region, offshore eastern Newfoundland and Labrador (Exploration licenses EL1157 and EL1158)....
  8. Hylind Park

    FLOATING WIND TURBINES – A No-Brainer for Newfoundland Offshore

    Wednesday, 3 Apr 2019 | by Tina Olivero The oil and gas industry is a world leader in new-energy. Contrary to common belief its the oil and gas companies that will be the world’s leaders in creating a new energy future. Oil and gas...
  9. Lee Shinkle

    Lee Shinkle: The End Of Act One

    Thursday, 28 Feb 2019 | 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...
  10. BHP

    BHP: Offshore Newfoundland Has A New Player

    Tuesday, 13 Nov 2018 | by Tina Olivero By Tina Olivero – The OGM – Steve Pastor, BHP President Operations Petroleum said the successful bids offshore Newfoundland are an exciting opportunity for BHP to explore for world-class...
  11. Bay du Nord

    BAY DU NORD OIL PROJECT IS A GO: $14 billion in economic activity to come!

    Thursday, 26 Jul 2018 | by Tina Olivero Bay du Nord – The next big oil project offshore Newfoundland It’s more good news for the oil and gas industry of Newfoundland and Labrador today. Hibernia, Terra Nova, was White Rose, ...
  12. West White Rose: Project Update At Argentia

    Wednesday, 20 Jun 2018 | by Tina Olivero The West White Rose project in Newfoundland, Canada includes the construction of a concrete structure and topsides. With its co-venture partners, Husky Energy is developing West White Rose with a...
  13. Marystown

    Salmon Farming: The next mega-project offshore Newfoundland

    Thursday, 14 Jun 2018 | by Tina Olivero I asked Thomas if he was related to the great composer from Norway, Edvard Grieg. His response was just like something you’d hear on George Street, over a beer. “Yes, he’s my great, great,...
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    The Super Seven: The Top 7 Shale Plays Dominating North American Oil and Gas Production

    Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | by Linita E. Mathew New drilling strategies using a combination of hydraulic fracturing, vertical and horizontal drilling have drastically increased the amount of production in many areas. In 2012, 7 major plays were...
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    How Much Water Is Used In The Alberta Oil Sands?

    Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | by Mark Young It is no secret that to produce any oil from an oil sands project, you need water and lots of it. To create the steam needed to extract oil in oil sands projects, operators mainly recycle water that...

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