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  1. geothermal

    Prime Minister: Supports Canada’s first geothermal power facility

    Monday, 14 Jan 2019 | by Tina Olivero “Today’s announcement is an investment in the future of Saskatchewan and all our children. DEEP’s project has the potential to transform how the province and the country produce energy while...
  2. Data Strategies

    Where Silicone Valley Meets Oil and Gas

    Friday, 11 Jan 2019 | by Tina Olivero Celebrating its 5th year of bringing together the most influential names in the industry, the Data Driven Drilling & Production Conference 2019 (11-12 June, Houston) will unite leading...
  3. Husky Energy

    Husky Energy: May sell downstream assets to focus offshore

    Wednesday, 9 Jan 2019 | by Tina Olivero On January 8, 2019, Husky Energy announced it will undertake a strategic review and will potentially sell its Canadian retail and commercial fuels business and its Prince George Refinery. Husky’s...
  4. The Oil Industry – Progress and Challenges

    Tuesday, 18 Dec 2018 | 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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, ...
  7. 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...
  8. 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,...
  9. Pedro Reinel

    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...
  10. fracking process explained

    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...
  11. Atlantis Deepwater Oil Rig

    7 Technologically Advanced Oil Rigs

    Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | by Tina Olivero Oil rigs have been advanced by state-of-the-art technology, including sophisticated navigation systems, software, dynamic positioning devices and improved designs. Here’s a snapshot of seven of the...
  12. Energy Women Leading the Energy Industry in Alberta Oil Sands

    Smart, Creative and Business Savvy: These Women are Leading the Way in Alberta

    Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | by Moona Khan These women have excelled in a variety of roles from Business Development to Operations Engineering. They encompass traits that can be found in successful leaders including determination, vision and...
  13. Red Cedar Log Homes

    Log Lords & Cedar Homes

    Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | by Tina Olivero Western Canada is home to the Red Cedar and this tree has been the life line of the Northwest Coast aboriginal culture and it is given great spiritual significance. Coastal aboriginal people used the...
  14. water in alberta oil sands

    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...
  15. impact of globalization on our world

    Globalization: Understanding the Impact of Globalization on our World

    Tuesday, 29 Nov 2011 | by Tina Olivero With the onset of international business growth, a powerful internet communications regime and access to information anywhere – the boundaries of the world are coming down. Geography and social...
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