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Noia oil and gas conference June 21, 2013

The annual conference hosted by Newfoundland and Labrador’s oil and gas industries association — Noia — has become the premiere gathering for discussion of oil and gas work offshore eastern Canada.

The 2013 Noia conference, with main events June 17-20, maintained the event’s reputation as a place for major local players to offer big announcements, to a small province heavily reliant on oil revenues.

Provided here is a collection of just some of the coverage of the conference by a Telegram reporters and photographers.

 The semi-submersible oil rig West Aquarius and the off-shore vessel Maersk Challenger show clearly in the afternoon sun in Conception Bay. 
 — Photo by Neville Webb, Mount Pearl
Gullbridge Mine Tailings Dam January 15, 2013

The Telegram’s coverage of the failure of the dam holding back waste from the former Gullbridge copper mine was contained in a number of articles. The dam at the mine site, found between South Brook and Badger, broke open on Dec. 17, 2012 and released mine waste into the surrounding environment, threatening the water supply of South Brook.

 

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The tailings dam at the former Gullbridge mine. — Photos by the Department of Natural Resources
Muskrat Falls: our coverage November 07, 2012

The Muskrat Falls project has become one of the most controversial topics in Newfoundland and Labrador since the Upper Churchil hydroelectric deal was negotiated with Quebec during the Joseph R. Smallwood era. The Telegram has been following the political debates and opinions in favour and against the project. This is a collection of some of the stories surrounding the ongoing dialogue about the proposal.

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Jerome Kennedy (left), minister of Natural Resources and Gilbert Bennett, Nalcor's vice-president of the Lower Churchill Project, speak to reporters at Confederation Building. — Photo by Keith Gosse/The Telegram
The Telegram in Labrador August 27, 2012

Reporter Ashley Fitzpatrick recently travelled to Labrador and has filed a series of stories that resulted from the trip.

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Finance Minister Tom Marshall addresses reporters during a news conference Friday outside the House of Assembly in St. John’s. — Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram