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.
A collection of stories posted to The Telegram website regarding Budget 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 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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