The Newfoundland and Labrador offshore industry is firing on all cylinders: with three producing projects (Hibernia, Terra Nova and White Rose) and another major development project on its way to first oil (Hebron), several field expansions underway, drilling in the Orphan Basin and newly collected …

It’s been less than a year since former Bank Of Canada governor David Dodge suggested that shipping Alberta oil to the Maritimes “might make more sense” than fighting the “loony tunes” in Vancouver over the stalled Northern Gateway project. The problem with B.C. is the …

It’s a bone-chillingly cold Saturday night but the giddy partygoers pouring through the front door of the Newfoundlander’s Club don’t seem to notice. After a long week of work, the all-ages crowd is anxious to dance, listen to familiar Irish folk music and scoff down …

Holyrood councilor Gus Hawco sees big changes coming to his little town of 2,100 people at the southern end of Newfoundland’s Conception Bay. He talks of a plan that aims to make the town, about 40 minutes away from the capital city of St. John’s, …

Nalcor has released what they are calling encouraging seismic results offshore Labrador and is busy promoting them to global oil companies in an effort to inspire new offshore exploration activity as production from older fields in the country’s youngest province begins to dwindle. Satellite imagery …

Hebron moves forwardGBS construction already underway, topsides fabrication later this year ExxonMobil Canada has green lit a multi-billion-dollar offshore oil project. The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board says the Hebron Project contains about 700 million barrels of oil sitting 350 kilometres southeast of St. …

I’ve never been happier for Nova Scotia. After several years in an exploration slump, they recently received $2 billion in exploration commitments. Call for Bids NS11-1, announced in January 2012, saw Shell as the sole winner of four offshore parcels at a combined total price …

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