Deep Panuke closes in on production mode By the time this article is published, the Deep Panuke Production Field Centre should have completed its two-month transatlantic crossing from the Middle East and arrived at the Mulgrave Marine Terminal in the Strait of Canso. Which means …

Seismic Shift

July 6, 2011 // 0 Comments

Changes sought to legislation that ‘suppresses’ exploration It is a piece of legislation aimed at supporting the domestic shipping industry. But those involved in the local oil patch say the Coasting Trade Act has unfairly hindered seismic work crucial to building the foundation for further …

Name ChangerOtans rebranding as it broadens focus What’s in a name? Many things, according to the Offshore/Onshore Technologies Association of Nova Scotia (OTANS). And that’s why the not-for-profit industry organization is rebranding as it broadens its focus beyond the oil and gas realm. OTANS will …

Fully Charged

July 6, 2011 // 0 Comments

It was devilishly warm at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference in Houston. And I’m not just talking about the weather. There’s a particularly heated, energetic atmosphere that comes with an oil show. Everyone is so obviously excited — pumped, if you’ll pardon the pun — …

ExxonMobil submits Hebron development applicaiton, beneifts plan to regulator Plans for the Hebron project continue to move forward, with the proponents formally filing their development application and benefits plans for regulatory approval. The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) is reviewing the documents. Once …

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