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CGG awarded offshore Eastern Canada imaging project by BHP

In line with its continued investments in high-end imaging technology, supercomputing capacity and digitalization, CGG will employ its FWI and least-squares migration algorithms over the entire survey area of more than 10,000 km².

Hibernia production halted again following spill

“The nature and frequency of these incidents in our offshore area are obviously concerning,” said Scott Tessier, CEO of the Canada - Newfoundland & Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board.

Husky to resume full production at White Rose offshore Newfoundland

Husky Energy announced it will resume production from the remaining two drill centers shut in following a November 2018 oil spill offshore Newfoundland and Labrador.

Canadian petroleum agency approves Hibernia platform restart following spill

The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board issued approval to Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. to resume production operations at the Hibernia platform.

Innovation continues to pull Newfoundland and Labrador’s offshore sector forward

Kurt Abraham, World Oil

Activity may pick up to near-record levels in the next several years, as the province continues to encourage technical innovation.

TGS, PGS partner with Bain Geophysical to create crustal study offshore East Canada

Building on their decade-long partnership for Eastern Canada seismic/gravity surveys, TGS and PGS have announced a partnership with Bain Geophysical Services to create a new regional study of the crust offshore Newfoundland and Labrador.

TGS, PGS announce Jeanne d’Arc HD3D project offshore Newfoundland

TGS and PGS announce the Jeanne d’Arc High Density 3D (HD3D) multi-client project offshore Newfoundland, East Canada.

ION expands 2D multi-client program offshore Newfoundland

ION Geophysical Corporation has announced an expansion to the Company's 2D multi-client program offshore Newfoundland, Canada.

OTC: Canadian officials tout massive potential

Don’t forget that Canada is a major source of oil and gas, and an extremely reliable place to do business was the message put forth at OTC on Monday by officials from several jurisdictions in the country.

MCEDD 2019 paves the way to realizing a future of increasing demand

Emily Querubin, World Oil

Gulf Quest LLC, a Gulf Energy Information and Quest Offshore JV, is hosting this year’s 16th annual Marine, Construction & Engineering Deepwater Development (MCEDD) conference on April 2–4, at London’s Novotel London West hotel. Once again, attendees can expect to hear about the latest advances in the engineering, development and production of oil and gas in deepwater and ultra-deepwater fields around the globe.

Canada expects a quiet, flat year for E&P activity

Robert Curran, Contributing Editor

A year ago, things appeared to be looking up for Canada’s oil patch, but that proved unfounded. In early 2019, more uncertainty and pessimism are in the air, and little on the horizon provides hope for improvement.

Major storm shuts all of Eastern Canada's crude oil production

A huge low-pressure system that swept through Canada’s Atlantic seaboard last week shut all of the region’s oil production. Only one field has restarted service in the storm’s wake, while another is battling an oil leak.

Husky suspends operations at White Rose field, offshore Newfoundland

According to Husky Energy, operations remain suspended at the SeaRose floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel with all production wells secure after a period of extreme weather late last week.

Noia accepting nominations for 2019 Industry Achievement Awards

Noia has informed its members, the oil & gas industry, and the public that nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 Industry Achievement Awards. Nominations will remain open until 5 p.m. Friday, November 16, 2018, for both the Outstanding Contribution Award and the Rising Star Award.

TGS, PGS announce Lewis Hills 3D multi-client project offshore East Canada

TGS and PGS announce the commencement of a new 3D multi-client project in East Canada. The Lewis Hills 3D Geostreamer survey will cover approximately 3,400 km² in an active Newfoundland area of the Flemish Pass basin.

Corridor Resources to suspend work on Old Harry Project, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence

Corridor Resources Inc. has announced that it has completed its integrated geotechnical analysis of the Old Harry prospect comprised of data from a controlled source electromagnetic survey (CSEM) and reprocessed two dimensional (2D) seismic. Old Harry is a large (43,000-acre), undrilled structure with four-way closure located in approximately 470 m of water in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, straddling the border of Newfoundland and Quebec.

East Canada’s upstream sector hits its next phase

Kurt Abraham, World Oil

One of the industry’s most unique offshore provinces continues to generate activity, both on the exploration and development sides. Along with that comes additional technical innovation.

TGS, PGS announce more 3D multi-client acquisition offshore East Canada

TGS and Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) announce that a second vessel, the Ramform Sterling, will be allocated to the 2018 East Canada acquisition program.

ION announces new 2D multi-client program offshore Canada

ION Geophysical Corporation has announced a new 2D multi-client program offshore Grand Banks in Newfoundland, Canada.

Fugro reports successful licensing of seep, geochemical data before Canada's bid round

Fugro and partner, amplified geochemical imaging (AGI), have reported recent success selling licences for data from a frontier region offshore Canada.