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UTEC provides operator with real-world, virtual access to Canada's largest FPSO

UTEC, a global survey company in subsea services group Acteon, has delivered a bespoke Virtual Asset Management tool to an offshore Operator in Eastern Canada, to allow its team to remotely access its Floating, Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO), from their desktop.

East Canada’s NOIA says effective environmental assessment critical to offshore development

With legislative changes imminent, the Newfoundland and Labrador Oil & 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

Kurt Abraham, World Oil

A need for leadership

NL official says province has much to offer oil and gas investors

Kurt Abraham, World Oil

An interview with Newfoundland and Labrador Minister of Natural Resources Siobhan Coady

Newfoundland and Labrador ranks among top regions globally for upstream potential

Kurt Abraham, World Oil

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.

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.