Offshore

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February 15, 2022
In the early morning hours of Feb. 15, 1982, the Ocean Ranger semi-submersible drill rig sank on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland and Labrador, claiming the lives of all 84 crew members on board.
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February 11, 2022
Noia dismisses suggestions from anonymous sources in recent media articles that tradeoffs could be considered in exchange for approval of the Bay du Nord development project.
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January 13, 2022
Canada will face challenges in retaining its status as a global oil and gas power in a world transitioning toward net zero carbon emissions by mid-century, the International Energy Agency said.
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January 06, 2022
The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is not allocating funding for the 2022 offshore seismic program and as such, the program will cease for this year. The Newfoundland and Labrador Oil and Gas Industries Association is disappointed with this decision and encourages the Provincial Government to reconsider for this year and to plan an offshore seismic program for 2023.
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January 07, 2021
The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA), Noia, and the Oil and Gas Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador are working together to accelerate awareness and the pursuit of clean technology opportunities in Canada's offshore oil and gas industry.
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November 13, 2019
Rockies LNG Partners, a group of Canadian natural gas drillers seeking new markets for their production, is considering building an export project on barges floating off the coast of British Columbia.
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October 15, 2019
"We see many prospects that have the potential to hold billions of barrels of oil. There are probably two dozen prospects HIbernia-size or bigger," said Jim Keating, executive vice president, offshore development and corporate services at Nalcor Energy.
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October 08, 2019
In the context of Noia’s Imagine the Potential campaign and data released through its industry economic impact report, Noia believes it is imperative for the political parties to provide information on how they will ensure the industry is able to reach its potential and provide significant benefits to all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians and Canadians.
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October 03, 2019
“In just 9% of our offshore, we have a combined resource potential of 52.2 Bbbl oil and 199.6 Tcf gas. We have over 650 leads and prospects identified to date, and $4 billion in recent exploration work commitments," said the Honorable Siobhan Coady, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources.
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October 01, 2019
The decommissioning project comprises seven offshore gas platforms located approximately 135 nautical miles east of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on the edge of the Scotian Shelf.
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September 05, 2019
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.
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August 19, 2019
“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.
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August 19, 2019
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.
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May 12, 2017
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.
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