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  1. BHP’s Exploration Manager Talks NL Drilling Play

    Monday, 16 Sep 2019 | by Tina Olivero BHP was first introduced to the world as silver, lead and zinc producer in Broken Hill, Australia. That was way back in 1885.  BHP grew to become a powerful and well-established entity and...
  2. Rick Hansen’s Vision for Accessibility and Inclusion For All

    Thursday, 12 Sep 2019 | by Tina Olivero September 10, 2019 Accessibility advocate and “Man In Motion,” Rick Hansen, announced that Husky Energy’s downtown office and the building in which it is housed, 351 Water Street, received an...
  3. OFFSHORE SUCCESS: Can It Be Found In The Voices Of Stakeholders?

    Friday, 6 Sep 2019 | by Tina Olivero In the last 18 months, we have seen a shower of unfortunate events take place in the oil and gas industry Offshore Newfoundland; The dispute over Bill C69, four oil spills and now the fishing...
  4. How to Reduce Risk While Implementing a New Technology.

    Thursday, 5 Sep 2019 | by Tina Olivero Any operations start-up has a degree of risk associated with the first time it is done at the rig site. Whether it be the first time the crew has ever been together to do a reasonably routine...
  5. OceanVision Project Commences With Kraken Robotics

    Wednesday, 4 Sep 2019 | by Tina Olivero September 9, 2019 Kraken Robotics Inc. is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Kraken Robotic Systems Inc., has launched the initial phase of its OceanVision™ project....
  6. New Harsh Environment Research Facility

    Wednesday, 28 Aug 2019 | by Tina Olivero Memorial University is establishing a new Harsh Environment Research Facility (HERF) to strengthen the region’s infrastructure and expertise in technologies operating in harsh environments, such as...
  7. Offshore NL: Life on Hebron

    Wednesday, 10 Jul 2019 | by Tina Olivero ExxonMobil has released a video showing what it is like to live and work on one of the world’s largest offshore platforms, Hebron, located off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador. The...
  8. 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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    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...
  10. 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...
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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...
  12. 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...
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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...
  14. The AW189 – AgustaWestland’s New Family Member

    Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | by Aaryn Lambert AgustaWestland aims to make the AW189 the benchmark in the medium twin-engine offshore market, as it has done with the 12- to 15-seat AW139 that has become the market leader in its class. The AW189...
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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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