WorldOil East Canada’s NOIA says effective environmental assessment critical to offshore development With legislative changes imminent, the Newfoundland and Labrador Oil and Gas Industries Association, Noia, continues to advocate for renewed environmental assessment processes and calls on the federal government to designate the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) as Responsible Authority (RA) for these assessments. Husky falls as close call with iceberg suspends operations Husky Energy Inc. tumbled the most in two years after the Canadian energy company suspended operations on its SeaRose offshore vessel in the Atlantic, after receiving a reprimand for a close call with an iceberg. First Oil A need for leadership NL official says province has much to offer oil and gas investors An interview with Newfoundland and Labrador Minister of Natural Resources Siobhan Coady Newfoundland and Labrador ranks among top regions globally for upstream potential Current dynamics should portend prosperity, but over-regulation could alter the picture. Survey ranks Newfoundland and Labrador as world's 4th most-attractive area for investment The province of Newfoundland and Labrador now ranks as the most attractive Canadian jurisdiction for oil and gas investment, and it is the fourth-most attractive jurisdiction worldwide this year, according to the annual global survey of petroleum-sector executives released on Nov. 28 by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan, Canadian public policy think-tank. 37 years in the making: Exxon opens tap on offshore Canada cache On the eve of the most momentous OPEC gathering in at least three years, ExxonMobil Corp. turned on the spigot on an oil field that’ll pump a supertanker worth of crude every two weeks. ExxonMobil starts production at Hebron field ExxonMobil Corporation has announced that the Hebron project started production safely and ahead of schedule. At its peak, the project will produce up to 150,000 bopd. Nalcor Energy issues request for proposals for future use of Bull Arm Fabrication Site As part of its planning for the future use of the Bull Arm Fabrication Site, Nalcor Energy issued a request for proposals (RFP) today to identify the next potential tenant(s) to lease the Site. Fugro applies seeps expertise to Canada's growing offshore industry Fugro has teamed up with Amplified Geochemical Imaging (AGI) to acquire offshore hydrocarbon seep data in advance of Canada’s 2018 east coast bid round.