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Nalcor Energy Releases Its First Regional Offshore Metocean Study
by Barry Snow on June 23, 2015
Nalcor Energy Oil & Gas recently released the results of the first regional Metocean study for offshore Newfoundland and Labrador to the global oil and gas industry. The Metocean Study looked at seven conditions in the provinces offshore to better understand the conditions in order to reduce exploration risk and uncertainty. Read more.
EU Releases 2014 JRC Ocean Energy Status Report
by Barry Snow on June 19, 2015
Oceans and seas have the potential to play a significant role in providing clean energy. Different technologies are currently being developed to ensure a long term contribution of ocean energy to the future energy system. Among the different ocean energy technologies, tidal and wave conversion systems are expected to contribute the most to the European energy system in the short to medium term, due to both local availability of the resources and advanced technological status. Current projections foresee about 40 MW of tidal and 25 MW of wave energy capacity being installed by 2018. Read more.
Oil AND GAS WEEK IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
by wade on February 25, 2015
(St. John's, NL, Canada: 25 Feb. 2015) The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources, joined students, industry partners and officials from the educational sector to officially launch Oil and Gas Week on Monday morning, Feb. 23 at the St. John’s campus of College of the North Atlantic. Read more.
PRNL CALL FOR PROPOSALS: ASSET INTEGRITY IN HARSH MARINE ENVIRONMENTS
by wade on February 3, 2015
(St. John’s, NL; 02 February 2015) Petroleum Research NL is seeking proposals that address research themes related to Asset Integrity in Harsh Marine Environments. Read more.
ENDURING THE ARCTIC DEVELOPMENT MARATHON
by wade on January 26, 2015
(TromsØ, Norway; 20 Jan. 2015) Development of Arctic oil and gas resources requires an approach similar to preparing for a marathon, according to Tim Dodson, Statoil’s executive vice president of exploration. An avid runner himself, he shared his insights on the future of the Arctic with the 1,400 attendees at the 2015 Arctic Frontiers: Climate and Energy conference currently underway in the town known as the “Gateway to the Arctic.” Read more.