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Cabot Energy reports Canadian sidetrack well results

Cabot Energy, the AIM quoted oil and gas company focused on production led growth balanced with high impact exploration and appraisal opportunities, provides the provisional results from the drilling and flow test of the 10-32 sidetrack well in the Rainbow area in Canada, which was drilled in December 2017.

International Petroleum Corp. provides update of Canadian acquisition, Malaysia operations

International Petroleum Corp. has provided corporate updates on the previously announced acquisition in Canada and on activities in Malaysia.

Slump in energy cuts value of Canadian mergers to $243.5 billion

A slowdown in big energy deals pushed the value of mergers in Canada lower for the first time since 2013, offsetting a decade-high resurgence in domestic transactions.

Canada's economy unexpectedly stalls as oil production drops

Canada’s economy unexpectedly stalled in October on a decline in oil output, a disappointing kickoff to the final quarter of 2017.

Serinus Energy reports Moftinu 1001 well incident

Serinus Energy Inc. has reported that at 1:49 a.m. CET on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, during routine operation to prepare the Moftinu 1001 well for future production, an unexpected gas release occurred and subsequently ignited.

Canadian oil shippers find rail space is scarce as prices slide

The trains are running late for Canada’s oil producers just when they need them the most.

Canada's oil capital is making leap toward renewable energy

Clean energy is coming to Canada’s oil patch.

Canadian oil collapses amid pipeline and rail bottleneck

Heavy Canadian crude fell to the lowest in almost four years against benchmark prices Tuesday as bottlenecks on pipelines and rail networks crimped exports.

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.

Noia names 2018 industry achievement awards

Noia is pleased to announce Bill Fanning of Kaverner Canada Ltd. and Stephen Edwards, P.Eng. of ExxonMobil Canada Ltd. as recipients of the Outstanding Contribution Award and Rising Star Award, respectively. These individuals will be recognized at Noia’s Industry Achievement Awards luncheon on March 9, 2018, at the Delta St. John’s Hotel.

Tight focus on costs, single region boosts top Canada oil gainer

Since crude prices sank below $100/bbl three years ago, investors in oil stocks have been sending one clear message to companies: Stick to your knitting.

Dead well glut has Alberta regulators scrutinizing oil licenses

Alberta’s government is giving its energy regulator new authority to scrutinize and reject applications for oil and gas production licenses to try to slow the growth of the province’s inventory of abandoned wells.

Bravo Target Safety hires local industry veteran to open Fort McMurray facility

Bravo Target Safety, a leading provider of industrial and oilfield emergency response and safety services, today introduced new Regional Manager Michael Coutu and announced that it will soon open a new facility in Fort McMurray.

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.

Noia appoints Charlene Johnson as new CEO

The Newfoundland and Labrador Oil & Gas Industries Association (Noia) has announced the appointment of Charlene Johnson as CEO.

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.

TransCanada wins approval to build Keystone XL in Nebraska

TransCanada Corp. won Nebraska’s permission to build its long-delayed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline across the state.