Innovators: Press Releases

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VIRTUAL MARINE TECHNOLOGY PROVIDES LIFEBOAT SIMULATOR FOR ROWAN COMPANIES

by admin on January 17, 2015

(St. John’s, NL: January 16, 2015) Newfoundland – OceansAdvance member comopany, Virtual Marine Technology (VMT) is pleased to announce the provision of its Survival Quest lifeboat simulator training system to Rowan Companies, a global provider of contract offshore drilling services. The lifeboat simulator will be used to provide enhanced lifeboat launch and recovery training to lifeboat operators and marine crews and will complement weekly safety drills conducted onboard Rowan drilling rigs. Read more.

NEIA NOTES 2015 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: PRESENTATIONS AND FULL CONFERENCE SESSIONS

by admin on January 7, 2015

NEIA’s Oil Industry and the Environment Seminar, NOTES 2015, is taking place on April 27-28, 2015 at the Delta Hotel in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.   Organizers are now calling for thematically related Abstracts for Presentations and Full-conference Sessions. The deadline for submitting an abstract is January 15, 2015. Read more.

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EASTERN CANADA’S LARGEST OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY EVENT A SUCCESS

by wade on June 23, 2014

The mood was upbeat at Noia’s 30th annual international conference last week (June 17-20) as more than 1,000 delegates were in attendance to celebrate Newfoundland and Labrador's petroleum industry and its potential for growth. Known as Eastern Canada’s largest oil and gas industry event, the conference included presentations by senior industry players. The Honourable Tom Marshall, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador opened the conference with a keynote address.
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RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT AND THE PROVINCIAL ECONOMY

by wade on May 26, 2014

(Executive Council; 9 May 2014) The Honourable Tom Marshall, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, led a provincial delegation to the annual Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas, this week. Read more.

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PREMIER LEADS DELEGATION TO OTC 2014 IN HOUSTON

by wade on May 5, 2014

(St. John's, NL; May 5, 2014)  Tom Marshall, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, is leading the provincial delegation to the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, Texas, this week, May 5-8. A total of 150 delegates representing 75 companies from the province are participating in this year’s conference at the Reliant Center.   Read more.