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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.

NOIA asks members to contact officials over "crippling" environmental proposals

Fearing that Canadian federal officials could upset the relatively healthy Newfoundland and Labrador offshore sector, the Newfoundland and Labrador Oil & Gas Industry Association (NOIA) is calling on its membership to contact these officials and bombard them with comments and concerns.

MHWirth secures contract for West White Rose Project offshore Canada

MHWirth AS, a company owned by Akastor ASA, has received a contract from Wood Group Canada for delivery of a drilling package, including equipment, engineering and services for the West White Rose Project offshore Canada.

TechnipFMC awarded EPCI contract for the Husky Energy West White Rose project in Canada

TechnipFMC has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contract from Husky Energy for the West White Rose Project in Eastern Canada.

Newfoundland and Labrador shrug off mediocre market, as offshore projects proceed

Kurt Abraham, World Oil

Despite less than ideal oil prices, operators are proceeding with multiple field projects offshore Newfoundland, given their long timeframes. The exploration side of the local industry is also active, while provincial officials consider the next role for the long-serving, Bull Arm fabrication site.

Canada continues its fight for recovery during arduous times

Robert Curran, Contributing Editor

Amid increasing political uncertainty and a stagnant unemployment rate, Canadian operators are still fighting to regain E&P stability and drive pipeline projects forward.

SNC-Lavalin, Dragados, Pennecon awarded construction contract for West White Rose

SNC-Lavalin, Dragados Canada and Pennecon Ltd. are pleased to announce that their General Partnership (GP) has been awarded a construction contract from Husky Energy as part of the company’s West White Rose Project in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Statoil completes two-well exploration drilling campaign offshore Newfoundland

Statoil, along with its partner, Husky Energy, has finalized a two-well exploration drilling program in the Flemish Pass basin offshore Newfoundland.

Wood Group wins engineering contract for Husky Energy's White Rose

Husky Energy has awarded Wood Group a multi-million-dollar contract to complete detailed engineering for the topsides of White Rose, a concrete gravity-based structure wellhead platform planned for offshore eastern Canada. The project includes procurement services and engineering design work.

Oceaneering announces 10-year ROV vessel services contract

Oceaneering International, Inc., announced that one of its subsidiaries, Oceaneering Canada Limited, has entered into an agreement, expected to extend into 2026, with a major international oil and gas company, to provide remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services and equipment for projects located offshore of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

Husky approves West White Rose Project, reports new discovery

Husky Energy is moving forward with the West White Rose Project, offshore Newfoundland and Labrador.

Trudeau seeks ban on Northern Pacific oil tankers

Days after a tight election made the Green Party a power-broker in Canada’s westernmost province, Justin Trudeau’s government is introducing a bill to ban crude oil tankers from using ports along the northern coast of British Columbia.

PSAC raises Canadian drilling forecast by more than 2,500 wells for 2017

The Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC), in its second update to the 2017 Canadian Drilling Activity Forecast, announced its revision of the forecasted number of wells drilled (rig released) across Canada for 2017 to 6,680 wells.

Nalcor Energy issues EOI for future use of Bull Arm Fabrication

Nalcor Energy has issued a request for Expressions of Interest (EOI) across local, national and international markets to invite and assess interest for the potential use of the Bull Arm Fabrication facility, following the completion of Exxon Mobil Canada Properties lease in March 2018.

Wood Group wins multiyear contract on Canada's Hibernia platform

Wood Group has secured a five-year contract to provide engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance services to the Hibernia platform, offshore Newfoundland, from Hibernia Management and Development Company.

Shell Canada strikes out in Shelburne basin

Shell Canada, operator of the Shelburne basin joint venture exploration project, has advised that the drilling of the first exploration well has been completed and is non-commercial.

New play boosts West Orphan basin resource estimates

The government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Nalcor Energy and Beicip-Franlab announced Wednesday that the in place oil and gas resource potential is 25.5 Bbbl of oil and 20.6 Tcfg in the West Orphan basin located within the area of the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) 2016 Eastern Newfoundland Call for Bids.

Ambitious geoscience program continues offshore Eastern Canada

Kurt Abraham, World Oil

Using recent seismic data acquisition and other technologies, officials have been conducting large-scale geoscience programs offshore Canada’s two easternmost provinces, to identify exploration opportunities that went unnoticed 20 years ago.

Statoil completes exploration campaign offshore Newfoundland

Statoil, along with its partners, has finalized a 19-month exploration drilling program offshore Newfoundland, Canada. The purpose of the program was to increase the robustness of the Bay du Nord project and to test new areas of the Flemish Pass basin.