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  1. ABB reinforces clean hydrogen commitment

    Monday, 4 Jan 2021 | by Tina Olivero ABB has been granted membership into the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance (ECH2A), the official EU body focused on an ambitious deployment of hydrogen (H2) technologies by 2030, as a means to reduce...
  2. Ask yourself: Will The Grand Solar Minimum Impact Us?

    Sunday, 17 May 2020 | by Tina Olivero The Grand Solar Minimum is coming up a lot in the news these days. And we are once again faced with what news story is real and what is not. Are we headed for an ice age? Or are we not? FIRST OFF:...
  3. NOIA AGM: NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS & OFFICIALS

    Wednesday, 26 Feb 2020 | by Tina Olivero NOIA members gathered today at the Annual General Meeting 2020 in St. John’s, Newfoundland. New directors were voted in and will serve a two-year term of a voluntary contribution to NOIA and...
  4. Offshore Floating Wind Turbines – A Possibility for NL Offshore

    Saturday, 6 Jul 2019 | by Tina Olivero Contrary to common belief, it’s the oil and gas companies that will be the world’s leaders in creating much of the renewable energy in the future. Oil and gas companies know that the most...
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    Recycle Your Workwear: It’s The Right Thing To Do

    Sunday, 22 Oct 2017 | by Tina Olivero What does curling have to do with recycling? Well, nothing really. But the latest green-innovation for industrial workwear has just raised a game-changing flag.  It’s a new-age solution for...
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    7 Mega-Influential Energy Leaders

    Sunday, 15 Oct 2017 | by Tina Olivero Companies in the energy industry are the bedrock of society.  Why?  Simple. Because energy moves every single thing we do. There are millions of people who have spent their lives building the...
  7. Are you aligned with the fastest growing cloud platform on the planet?

    Sunday, 10 Sep 2017 | by Tina Olivero Why Amazon Web Services is important to your future Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the fastest growing cloud computing platform on the planet. AWS is located in 14 regions around the world and offers...
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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...
  9. Paul J. Johnson – Leaving our community alive!

    Paul J. Johnson – A Tribute to a Passionate Community Leader

    Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 | by Amanda Hookey Paul J. Johnson was a man of many facets – Altruist, Leader, Philanthropist, and Doctor of Laws are a few titles he garnered through his life’s work. A contemplative man by nature he took...
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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...
  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...
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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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    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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