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ROCKING IT
Newfoundland and Labrador mining enters a
rich vein of exploration and development
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Good as gold
For anyone who’s a regular reader of this column, you’ll know that I’m usually preaching the gospel of black gold. Oil and gas has filled Atlantic Canadian coffers for 30 years and with 90 per cent of N.L.’s offshore jurisdiction yet to be seismic surveyed...
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Giving credit where credit is due
iStockphoto.com I often feel perplexed when I hear an opinion leader flippantly state that the oil and gas industry takes short cuts when it comes to the health and safety of its employees and the environment. I am also frustrated by the lack of dialogue ...
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Future casting
Does N.L. offshore have a viable future in a low-carbon world? In a low-carbon economy, the high cost of extracting oil in Newfoundland’s offshore wouldn’t be justified by the demand, according to a U.K.-based climate change think tank. “Breaking the Habit,” a new report from ...
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Rocking it
Newfoundland and Labrador mining enters a rich vein of exploration and development On the south side of Millertown, the pavement disappears and Beothuk Street transforms into a gravel road. Leaving this quiet, central Newfoundland community behind, the road stretches out into the distance, through the ...
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