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  1. A Guide To Estate Planning For Business Owners

    Friday, 17 Jan 2020 | by Sam Want If you’re self-employed, or the owner of an unlisted business, then it’s something that you no doubt take pride in, and want to make sure is preserved over the long term. That’s why it’s...
  2. Changing Waste For Good: In Newfoundland

    Friday, 17 Jan 2020 | by Tina Olivero When most people think about Newfoundland’s offshore oil and gas industry, they likely focus on exciting ventures into exploration, capital investment or production volumes. Drill mud and other...
  3. This Island, This Ocean, This Life

    Tuesday, 7 Jan 2020 | by Tina Olivero Marystown Marbase Facility will service the aquaculture industry with a 'one-of-a-kind' operation that will support the farmers in the region.
  4. The Underwater World Is Advancing With Subsea Power Distribution

    Friday, 3 Jan 2020 | by Tina Olivero As we look at new energy solutions to save the planet, we are finding that technology, once again will save the day. It’s exciting times as we see new innovations developing to meet world...
  5. Google: The People, Products & Figures Behind the Web’s Biggest Business

    Wednesday, 18 Dec 2019 | by Emily Henderson Google. You know the name, you know the company – it’s even become a verb at this point. Everyone understands when you tell them to ‘Google’ it. The company is a real anomaly. It...
  6. OIL TANKER SIMULATOR: Donated by Teekay to MI

    Friday, 13 Dec 2019 | by Tina Olivero The Centre for Marine Simulation at the Marine Institute received a welcome gift from Teekay (Atlantic) Management ULC. Teekay donated a ship bridge simulator providing a generous contribution to...
  7. PEAK DRILLING OFFSHORE NEWFOUNDLAND: 2021-2022

    Monday, 9 Dec 2019 | by Tina Olivero Canada’s production and delivery of oil products, natural gas and electricity contributes about $170 billion to Canada’s GDP. The energy industry is one of the most important contributors...
  8. Publishers Opinion: What People Don’t Realize About the Oil and Gas Industry

    Tuesday, 29 Oct 2019 | by Tina Olivero Renewable energy relies on oil and gas for its very existence. There is no renewable energy on the planet that has been built without the use of oil and gas. Think construction of a wind farm...
  9. Warming global temperatures lead to decreased solar power efficiency: expert’s comment

    Sunday, 1 Sep 2019 | by Tina Olivero This August, MIT researchers Ian Peters and Tonio Buonassisi presented a study forecasting that global warming will negatively impact the effectiveness of solar (photovoltaic) cells. The power output...
  10. Women of Aker

    Tuesday, 2 Jul 2019 | by Tina Olivero Aker Solutions helps the world meet its energy needs. They engineer the products, systems and services required to unlock energy. Their goal is to maximize recovery and efficiency of oil and gas...
  11. RECENT PROJECT UPDATE: West White Rose

    Friday, 7 Jun 2019 | by Tina Olivero 350 kilometers southeast of the capital city, St. John’s, Newfoundland, the White Rose field sits at the edge of the Jeanne d’Arc Basin. Nothing but ocean and skyline, this foggy cold region of...
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    Newfoundland: The Land of the Portuguese King

    Tuesday, 8 Aug 2017 | by Tina Olivero In the early 1500s, both Newfoundland and Brazil had their ownership claimed by the Portuguese Crown. The Cantino Planisphere from 1502 shown below, illustrates the mapped line drawn in the Treaty of...
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    Cuisine: Jiggs Dinner at the Celtic Hearth

    Monday, 29 Aug 2016 | by Tina Olivero What’s the big hairy fascination with Jiggs dinner and how come the minute Sunday hits, it’s the one thing that pops into your mind and you think, hmmm, I wonder is Mom cooking that? Could it be...
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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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    The Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World

    Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | by Aaryn Lambert The Global 100 is an annual project initiated by Corporate Knights Inc., the company for clean capitalism. The Global 100 is the most extensive data-driven corporate sustainability assessment in...

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