Oil industry goes shopping at Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show
If you’re in the business of selling to the oil industry, then the Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show is your Christmas. Hundreds of industry executives, together representing billions of dollars in buying power, all together in one place.
Nalcor's announcement at NOIA conference 2016
Nalcor has found what could become the next frontier in the province’s offshore. It’s a prospect in the West Orphan Basin that’s being compared to a 2.7-billion barrel field in Brazil. NTV’s Danielle Barron reports.
Press Release - Survey results help gauge priorities of the oil & gas industry in Atlantic Canada
ST JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND (May 9, 2016) – The organizers of the Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show, dmg::events, completed a survey of the Atlantic Canada oil and gas industry to assess current marketplace conditions. Over 300 companies responded including Chevron, Husky Energy, Suncor Energy, SNC Lavalin, Haliburton, Technip, Rosen Canada, AKER Solutions and AECOM. Ninety percent of respondents stated that they are currently doing business in Atlantic Canada, with an additional 7% seeking to do business in the region. More
'Record-breaking' land sale for oil exploration off Newfoundland coast
CBC, November 10, 2016
Oil companies pledge $757M in total work commitments for 8 parcels of land.
Oil companies promise $758M in work for right to explore off Newfoundland
CBC News, November 9, 2016
Exploration happening in 8 parcels after petroleum board call for bids on 16 in total.
Six Nova Scotia Ocean Tech Startups Join Innovacorp's Early Adopter Program
Betakit.com, October 12, 2016
The companies will receive up to $20,000 to help finance the building, operation, and testing of their products with an early adopter customer.
Economic outlook for province better in 2017, BMO says
CBC News, October 6, 2016
The BMO says the economy will shrink this year by 2 per cent, but the outlook is brighter for 2017 with growth of 0.7 per cent.
Canada to create one agency to oversee offshore renewable energy projects
CBC News, October 4, 2016
New plan will introduce regulatory framework to manage future offshore wind and tidal projects
Suncor signs $119M offshore contract for Transocean rig
CBC News, October 3, 2016
Switzerland-based Transocean announced Monday it had signed a 15-month contract with Suncor for the use of its Transocean Barents rig.
Huge boost for Canadian offshore wind industry as CIP teams with Beothuk
Offshore Wind Journal, Oct 3, 2016
The 180MW St Georges Bay project will supply clean energy to more than 150,000 households once constructed, create more than 500 jobs during the construction phase, and foster a new industry in Atlantic Canada to construct and service the Beothuk projects and other projects in the region.
Beothuk Energy partners with Copenhagen investors for Atlantic off-shore wind farm
Cantech Letter, Sept 29, 2016
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), of Denmark, has parnered with Newfoundland’s Beothuk Energy Inc. to develop a 180MW wind farm project in St. George’s Bay, the first of several offshore wind farms to be jointly owned and operated by the partnership in Atlantic Canada.
Irving Oil refinery maintenance project to employ 2,400 workers
The Canadian Press, Sept 20, 2016
Mark Sherman, chief operating officer at Irving Oil, says workers will undertake maintenance and infrastructure projects to increase the Saint John, N.B., refinery's efficiency and performance.
Irving Oil says the project is expected to result in more than $15 million in benefits for the local economy.
InterMoor names Canada country manager
OEdigital.com, Sept 19, 2016
InterMoor has appointed Joe Price as country manager for InterMoor Canada based in St. John’s, Newfoundland, the regional hub for the Canadian offshore oil and gas sector.
Potential 25 billion barrels of oil in Orphan Basin: report
CBC News, August 24, 2016
West Orphan Basin has twice the oil potential of the 12.5 billion barrel Flemish Pass
Genome Canada funds research to de-risk offshore oil exploration
UToday.com, July 13, 2016
Faculty of Science’s Casey Hubert collaborates with partners including Nova Scotia Department of Energy
Orphan Basin offers 'compelling opportunities on a global basis,' says Nalcor
CBC News, June 23, 2016
Natural Resources Minister Siobhan Coady says prospect could even be larger than the Flemish Pass
Oil will surge to $100, with big benefits for N.L., says Norwegian expert
CBC News, June 22, 2016
Audun Martinsen says demand will again outstrip production, leading to a surge in price
10 more years for Terra Nova FPSO? We'll find out in 2017, says Suncor
CBC News, June 22, 2016
There's a costly effort underway to try and extend the life of one of Newfoundland and Labrador's producing oil fields, and it could protect the jobs of some 1,000 workers for another decade.
Province to establish oil and gas council by this summer
CBC News, June 21, 2016
Leaders in the province's oil and gas industry are applauding a decision by the Newfoundland and Labrador government to establish an industry development council.
A crown jewel for ExxonMobil: Hibernia a quiet workhorse in N.L.'s offshore
CBC News. June 9. 2016
Newfoundland and Labrador's first producing offshore oil field continues to quietly set new milestones for production and longevity, with a significant benchmark — one billion barrels of oil produced — expected to be reached next year.
Hebron in the homestretch: $14B project 80 per cent complete, says ExxonMobil Canada VP
CBC News, June 3, 2016
Check out the giant-sized construction project at Bull Arm.
Nova Scotia offshore exploration licences up for grabs
CBC News, May 2, 2016
Six parcels available in waters on the Scotian Shelf
East Canada stays the course in navigating offshore development
World Oil, April 13, 2016
While most portions of North America have seen E&P activity shrink to levels that are a fraction of what they were two years ago, work in Newfoundland and Labrador, and Nova Scotia, continues to move forward.
Bids called for offshore exploration rights in Flemish Pass, Jeanne d'Arc regions
CBC News, April 8, 2016
Newfoundland and Labrador's offshore regulator is seeking more industry interest in oil exploration in the region, issuing two new calls for bids off Canada's East Coast.
How Big Oil is keeping the faith in Canada’s East Coast: ‘One of the last great undeveloped frontiers’
Yadullah Hussain, Financial Post, March 23, 2016
There is still one place in Canada that is defying the odds — the East Coast.
Hibernia upgrades help Newfoundland push through oil price collapse
Wed Reid, Oilweek, Feb 18, 2016
“The amount of recoverable reserves has increased and we now expect to produce until at least 2040.”
Study Points To Potential Hydrocarbon Bounty Offshore Newfoundland, Labrador
Rhonda Duey, Hart Energy, Dec 23, 2015
Anyone who says there are no more giant oil fields waiting to be found hasn’t reckoned with NL.
NOIA buoyed by $1.2B in offshore exploration commitments
CBC News, Nov 15, 2015
The results of the latest call for bids for exploration rights show that international companies are very interested.
Deepwater parcels awarded offshore Nova Scotia
Oil & Gas Journal, Nov 13, 2015
The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) has awarded two of its deepwater parcels.
Offshore assessment shows N.L. 'destined to be a global energy giant'
Terry Roberts, CBC News, Oct 1, 2015
Seismic data shows potential for 12 billion barrels of oil in area targeted for land sale.
Hebron project: ExxonMobil still committed to first-oil by 2017
Terry Roberts, CBC News, Sept 24, 2015
Construction of the Hebron oil platform at Bull Arm is ongoing, with officials saying the target of first-oil by 2017 is still within reach.
Exhibition passes are available to mainstream media and trade press outlets covering the energy industry. This admission will allow eligible news reporters, photographers, or camera persons access to the trade show floor during show hours.