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Mid-Year Forecast: Canadian operators remain wary of potential risks

Robert Curran, Contributing Editor

Although there are some hopeful signs that a recovery may be on the way for Canada’s oil patch, the ongoing global pandemic, misguided politicians, and skittish markets have left producers wary and risk-averse.

Noia’s Oil & Gas Conference 2021 begins with a focus on cleantech and local content

Themed Resilient & ReEnergized, the Noia Oil & Gas Conference 2021 began Tuesday at the St. John’s Convention Centre with a focus on the future, clean technology, and the benefits of local content practices for communities with resource development projects.

Noia’s Charlene Johnson touts importance of Terra Nova before union group

Newfoundland and Labrador Oil and Gas Industries Association President Charlene Johnson commented on the fate of the Terra Nova FPSO project in prepared remarks delivered to Unifor Local 2121.

Canadian trade group says the offshore industry is still waiting for promised assistance

A month after Natural Resources Canada Minister Seamus O’Regan said an announcement was coming “very soon,” the offshore oil and gas industry is still waiting for assistance to help it recover from COVID-19 and remain globally competitive.

Canada’s Trudeau responds to Noia: “We will continue to work together”

Recently, the Newfoundland and Labrador Oil and Gas Industries Association (Noia) wrote to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, seeking a commitment to support the region’s oil and gas companies, and their employees, in the face of depressed oil prices.

Lease agreement brings Transocean Barents to Bull Arm Fabrication site

Nalcor Energy – Bull Arm Fabrication has signed an agreement with DF Barnes that will have the Site play host to the ultra-deepwater semi-submersible drill rig, Transocean Barents, as it readies for further exploration work offshore Newfoundland in 2020.