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  • 15 June 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    The government of Canadian Province of Nova Scotia has on Thursday, June 15, sworn in new ministers for energy, and environment.

  • 10 November 2015
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    Nova Scotia government has introduced a new electricity plan that will have more predictable power rates, more competition and innovation, and a utility that is more accountable to ratepayers. The new plan outlines a vision for the next 25 years and reflects findings from a review that heard from more than 1,300 Nova Scotians and […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Nova Scotia’s early stage venture capital organization Innovacorp has appointed two new members to its board of directors.

  • 31 August 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Nova Scotia’s early stage venture capital organization Innovacorp has named Malcolm Fraser as its new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

  • 3 December 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) has launched the Nova Scotia Tidal Energy Research Portal.

  • 5 June 2014

    Nova Scotia is preparing to host up to 900 leaders and experts in the global marine renewable energy industry this November when the International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) comes to town. The conference and Nova Scotia’s sector experts are being highlighted as part of Oceans Week. “ICOE has become the most significant event for […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Several students across Nova Scotia will get a chance to work in the ocean-related energy industries through the Energy Training Program for Students.

  • 4 February 2019
    Authorities & Government

    Nova Scotia’s early stage venture capital organization Innovacorp has recently appointed two new members to its board of directors. The new appointments are Nicole LeBlanc, a native of St. George, New Brunswick, and Eleanor Beaton of Windsor. LeBlanc is a dynamic member of Canada’s startup community. She serves as the director of investments and partnerships […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Nova Scotia welcomed BP Exploration Canada’s fleet of 10 exploration vessels on May 13, to kick off one of the largest seismic programs in the world. During the event, Premier Stephen McNeil announced a $12-million investment in geoscience research to help the offshore sector grow. The investment will build on the Play Fairway Analysis, which […]

  • 25 June 2018

    The Government of Nova Scotia has outlined its plans for geoscience work on the second phase of the Offshore Growth Strategy.

  • 18 June 2014

    Opportunities for Scottish energy firms to partner with the oil and gas market in Nova Scotia, Canada, will be the focus of an event supported by two of the industry’s leading professional service firms, Deloitte and Simmons & Company International Limited, in Aberdeen next week. The Honourable Premier of Nova Scotia, Stephen McNeil, will be […]

  • 22 August 2013

    Irving Shipbuilding announced several contract awards yesterday for Nova Scotia and Canadian suppliers as part of the Halifax Shipyard Modernization Program, a 2-year engineering and construction investment to prepare the company’s facilities to build Canada’s future combatant ships. Site preparation and preliminary construction is well underway, with major demolition and construction to begin soon. To […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Authorities & Government

    The province of Nova Scotia is asking Nova Scotians for their thoughts on a discussion paper about the approval process for larger-scale tidal devices. This fulfills another commitment of the province’s Marine Renewable Energy Strategy. “The Marine Renewable Energy Strategy outlines how we plan to work together for research, development and regulation to guide tidal […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) has hired several experts to determine if there is a practical business case for establishing and operating a small-scale tidal test facility in Nova Scotia.

  • 21 October 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Stena IceMAX Drillship, owned by the UK company Stena Drilling, arrived in the Nova Scotia’s waters on Tuesday. The vessel will work on Shell Canada’s $1 billion exploration program in the Shelburne Basin, about 250 kilometres off southwestern Nova Scotia. Shell submitted a successful bid for the area in 2012, and Shell’s Shelburne Basin Venture […]

  • 11 July 2012

    The province is helping to create the next generation of boatbuilders and protect good jobs in rural Nova Scotia. Premier Darrell Dexter on July 6th announced more than $460,000 for the Nova Scotia Boatbuilders Association to attract and train young workers and support apprentices. “This investment is about better jobs for young people in coastal […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Nautricity Ltd. and Fundy Tidal Inc. have signed an MoU to develop a 500kW tidal project in Nova Scotia, Canada’s Petit Passage. Nautricity is completing system testing of its CoRMaT and Hydro-buoy technologies at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) off the Orkney Islands in Scotland. The project at Petit Passage provides flows similar to those […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Nova Scotia welcomed Shell Canada exploration vessels on May 18, signalling the company’s renewed interest in exploring the province’s offshore. Economic and Rural Development and Tourism Minister Graham Steele, on behalf of Premier Darrell Dexter, greeted seven Shell Canada 3D offshore exploration vessels, which will begin offshore exploration surveying in the Shelburne Basin this week. […]

  • 20 May 2013

    Nova Scotia, one of Canada’s three Maritime provinces, welcomed Shell Canada exploration vessels Saturday, May 18, signalling the company’s renewed interest in exploring the province’s offshore. Economic and Rural Development and Tourism Minister Graham Steele, on behalf of Premier Darrell Dexter, greeted seven Shell Canada 3D offshore exploration vessels, which will begin offshore exploration surveying […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    The Government of Nova Scotia has announced budget for 2016-2017, which includes funding designated for the innovation in tidal power and electricity.

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canada – Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) has announced the results of Call for Bids NS14-1. According to the CNSOPB, no bids were received. The Call for Bids featured four parcels which are located in deep water on the eastern Scotian Slope. The Call for Bids NS14-1 was issued  on May 5, 2014. At […]

  • 25 January 2013

    The province is helping Nova Scotians get ready to make the most of the federal shipbuilding contracts that will bring 30 years of opportunities and good jobs. Premier Darrell Dexter released an analysis yesterday (January 24th) of the range of activities needed to create, produce, deliver and maintain the arctic offshore patrol ships, polar icebreaker, […]