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OFFSHORE ENERGY PRESS RELEASES
GOVERNMENT AND INDUSTRY INVEST IN ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY RESEARCH FACILITY
by wade on June 13, 2013
June 10, 2013: To support research and identify new ways to optimize oil recovery, the Research & Development Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador (RDC) and the Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HDMC) are investing $1.6 and $1.7 million respectively for the creation of a state-of-the-art enhanced oil recovery research facility at Memorial University's St. John's campus.
IRELAND PLANNING FOR BLUE ENERGY-RELATED DEVELOPMENT
by wade on March 15, 2013
Ireland is progressing towards ocean energy – wave and tidal – in as part of its overall energy strategy. Two tidal projects, totalling 200MW, have been given the go- ahead off the Antrim coast in Northern Ireland. In the Republic, the necessary policy instruments to support the industry are gradually being put in place. One of these relates to ‘Foreshore Consenting’ for which the Marine Renewable Industry Association (MRIA) recently developed and submitted a consultative report to the Government of Ireland. Read more.
STATOIL INITIATIVE STEPS UP ARCTIC R&D IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
by wade on March 2, 2013
St. John’s - Statoil Canada will invest $5 million in private sector-led research and development (R&D) in Newfoundland and Labrador to address key technological gaps in arctic oil and gas development. The initiative is called: Statoil Arctic R&D Step Up. Companies are invited to submit proposals through an Expression of Interest.
HARNESSING SCIENCE AND TECH COLLABORATION FOR ENERGY SOLUTIONS
by wade on February 15, 2013
February 13, 2013 Ottawa, Ontario; and Tel Aviv, Israel: The Canada-Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (CIIRDF) today launched the Canada-Israel Energy Science and Technology Fund (the CIEST Fund) to facilitate the bilateral development and commercialization of innovative technologies and processes applied to the energy sector.
LOOKNorth INVITES EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR MONITORING TECHNOLOGIES
by wade on January 7, 2013
LOOKNorth is soliciting Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) based in Canada which have developed remote sensing and other monitoring technologies that can provide significant positive impacts for the sustainable development of Canada’s Northern, offshore, and oil sands resources. Read more.