In December, the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (CNLOPB) completed its reassessment of reserve and resource estimates at the Terra Nova field. Staff at the federal provincial-regulator crunched data acquired from drilling and production activities at the field. Their analysis resulted in Terra Nova’s …

When the recession almost closed his window of opportunity, Tony Hall was forced to look for another way in. He found it in pipeline inspections and semi-submersible drill rig certifications.

We are on the verge of becoming the next Aberdeen, a hairsbreadth from turning into another Stavanger. Or, as one prescient oil exec put it, we’re a small Saudi Arabia in the making.

Nova Scotia hopes advanced seismic data and computer modeling will attract attention from oil and gas companies, increase exploration activity.