Last November, Cairn Energy’s engineering and operations director said that Newfoundland and Labrador doesn’t have what it takes to be a viable logistics base for offshore Greenland. Is he right? Though it didn’t start that way, the morning ended on a decidedly surreal note. November …

The government of David Alward says it’s committed to its energy utility. But as a new commission travels the province in search of ideas to seed a 10-year plan for long-term stability, a question arises: What will NB Power look like when the dust settles? …

In October 2010 when Phil Knoll took over as president and CEO of Corridor Resources (a junior resource company exploring for petroleum and natural gas in Atlantic Canada and the Gulf of St. Lawrence), it was a return to the Halifax man’s roots as well …

With Newfoundland production past peak, industry looks for aid to make new discoveries The names are a familiar trinity representing wealth and success: Hibernia, White Rose, Terra Nova. While the three producing oil projects may be located hundreds of kilometres from Newfoundland, the prosperity they …

N.L. still seeks 8.5 per cent solution For both sides, it’s a matter of fairness. Newfoundland and Labrador says Ottawa has more than recouped its initial investment in the Hibernia oilfield, and it’s time to turn over its equity stake — and share of the …

TSB makes recommendations in long-awaited Cougar crash report It was a tragedy that began with the simplest of problems — two titanium studs that failed mid-flight, allowing oil to gush out of the main gearbox of a Sikorsky S-92A. But that small event set into …

At first glance, this issue appears to indicate the Atlantic Canadian offshore scene is waning. Delving deeper, however, reveals an entirely different conclusion. Allow me to explain. The cover story shows that the Newfoundland offshore is past peak production for current discoveries. All three of …

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