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  • 19 October 2016

    U.S. oil giant Exxon Mobil is reportedly set to begin drilling operations in its license offshore Liberia. According to Reuters, which cited the company’s spokesperson, the drilling operation in Exxon Mobil’s Liberia-13 deepwater block, is expected to start in November 2016. Exxon Mobil acquired an 80 percent stake in LB-13 back in 2013 from Canadian […]

  • 18 May 2018

    Canadian gov’t introduces new measures to help protect Canada’s waters and coastlines.

  • 26 February 2014

    Natural gas trade flows are much lower, in terms of both monetary value and energy content, than trade flows associated with crude oil and petroleum products. However, the value of U.S. natural gas net trade flows has experienced large percentage declines in recent years, because both the price and net volume of natural gas imports […]

  • 9 December 2013

    Canadians heating their homes with natural gas can expect to spend slightly more than they did last year, whereas consumers of electricity and heating oil are not likely to notice a sizeable increase, the National Energy Board (NEB) said in its Winter Energy Outlook. The demand for natural gas or heating oil during Canadian winter […]

  • 15 December 2017

    Canada’s COPL will have to put off drilling of a well in its Nigerian offshore block amid the delays in completing the financing for the project.

  • 26 March 2015

    Hundreds of offshore oil & gas jobs in Australia could come in jeopardy after the Federal Court ruled today the working visas for non-Australian nationals in the sector were unlawful.   In July 2014, Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Michaelia Cash, implemented new visa arrangements for offshore maritime activities in the resource industry. […]

  • 7 March 2013

    B.C.’s first-ever international conference showcasing the economic growth and jobs potential of the emerging liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry was a huge success announced Minister of Energy, Mines and Natural Gas Rich Coleman. Over 500 people attended the two-day “Fuelling the Future” conference to discuss B.C.’s LNG future. First Nations leaders, representatives from 25 B.C. […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    PTTEP has announced the 2013 achievement and five-year plans. Tevin Vongvanich, President and CEO of PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited or PTTEP revealed 2013 achievement, strategic plan and 5-year plan. 2013 Achievement In 2013, PTTEP has steadily grown as the Thai national petroleum exploration and production company with the production rate of 292,000 […]

  • 17 February 2020

    Marine and engineering company LOC Group recently signed a multi-year contract with LNG Canada to provide marine warranty surveyor (MWS) services and vessel quality assurance on the project.

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, Canada, has announced that the Government’s Offshore Health and Safety Act has received Royal Assent. The Act will ensure the safety of offshore workers, clarifying roles and responsibilities, increasing transparency, covering workers in transit to offshore […]

  • 10 November 2014

    The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, has issued a statement following the passage of the Energy Safety and Security Act (Bill C-22) in the House of Commons, a component of the Parliament of Canada.  “The Energy Safety and Security Act will enhance safety and security in Canada’s offshore and nuclear energy industries, protecting […]

  • 31 January 2014

    Joe Oliver, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, yesterday introduced the Energy Safety and Security Act. This Act is expected modernize safety and security for Canada’s offshore and nuclear energy industries, ensuring a world-class regulatory system and strengthening safety and environmental protections. “The legislation builds on Canada’s strong record of safety and security in the nuclear […]

  • 18 March 2019

    Canadian ability to be competitive in a global market is hampered by the current market access challenges, a report by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) shows. 

  • 9 December 2013

    Progress Energy Canada, Pacific NorthWest LNG and Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) have signed transaction agreements whereby PetroleumBRUNEI, through its affiliates, will acquire a 3 percent interest in Progress Energy Canada’s natural gas assets in northeast British Columbia and in the proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG export facility on Canada’s West Coast, in the District of Port Edward. As part of the transaction, […]

  • 23 January 2013

    John Duncan, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, announced new regulations that will allow the proposed Kitimat LNG liquefied natural gas facility on the Haisla First Nation’s Bees Indian Reserve No. 6 to proceed. The Kitimat LNG facility will provide Canada’s energy producers with a doorway to overseas markets, in addition to creating jobs […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Canada’s lead test facility for in-stream tidal energy technology Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) is recruiting for Environmental Programs Director who will oversee all monitoring programs at the center.

  • 12 June 2015

    The Government of Canada estimates that the Gulf of St. Lawrence and surrounding areas have the potential for more than 39 trillion cubic feet of gas and 1.5 billion barrels of oil, based on preliminary geological studies of the area. Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today tabled the Notice of Ways and Means Motion […]

  • 8 October 2012

    Joe Oliver, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, will visit Delhi and Mumbai India, where he will meet with government officials and industry leaders to advance investment, innovation and partnership opportunities with India in the natural resources sector. “The Harper Government is aggressively pursuing agreements with countries in the Asia–Pacific region to give Canadian businesses an […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Business developments & projects, Research & Development, Technology

    Innovate UK’s Global Business Innovation Programme turns focus on surface & underwater marine robotics systems & technologies to Canada. The Global Business Innovation Programme (GBIP), delivered by Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), is recruiting up to 15 SMEs involved in marine robotics. Successful applicants will benefit from an exclusive 12-month tailored wrap-around support programme delivered by […]

  • 29 April 2013

    Progress Energy Canada, Pacific NorthWest LNG and PETRONAS have closed the previously announced transaction that saw JAPEX Montney Ltd., the Canadian subsidiary of Japan Petroleum Exploration, acquire a 10 percent interest in Progress Energy Canada’s natural gas assets in northeast British Columbia and in the proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG export facility on Canada’s West Coast […]

  • 23 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    CNOOC Limited and Nexen Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which CNOOC Limited will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Nexen for US$27.50 per share in cash. The purchase price represents a premium of 61% to the closing price of Nexen’s common shares on the NYSE on July […]