Noia oil and gas conference

Noia oil and gas conference

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

New MUN research chair announced

June 21, 2013 - 11 h 56

Chevron led the news at the Noia oil and gas conference in St. John’s Thursday with the announcement of new research chair funding and a new seismic data project for offshore Newfoundland.

Along...

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New MUN research chair announced

Mayor Dennis O'Keefe at Noia

June 21, 2013 - 10 h 43
City of St. John's Mayor Dennis O'Keefe speaks with reporters following the close of the Noia 2013 oil and gas conference. The conference, with most events held at the St. John's Convention Centre, closed out with a luncheon at the Delta Hotel and Conference Centre on Thursday, June 20, 2013. Here, O'Keefe talks about the city's interaction with the industry and attracting skilled workers through "top-notch" infrastructure.
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Mayor Dennis O'Keefe at Noia

Companies commit to exploration off N.L.

June 21, 2013 - 8 h 05

Only drawing a small portion of the continually rising global spend on oil exploration, Newfoundland and Labrador has the potential to draw in more in the near future, according to industry experts...

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Companies commit to exploration off N.L.

Gone with the tide

June 21, 2013 - 8 h 03

Three years ago, the world watched and waited as an underwater pipe spewed crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico. British Petroleum’s Deepwater Horizon rig exploded on April 20, 2010, killing 11 workers...

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Final presentations set for Noia: Day 3

June 20, 2013 - 8 h 41

Updates on the local operations of ExxonMobil and Chevron are on tap for the third and final day of Noia’s annual oil and gas conference in St. John’s.

Lead contractors on the Hebron offshore...

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Final presentations set for Noia: Day 3

Norwegian delegate speaks at Noia conference

June 20, 2013 - 11 h 39
Espen Myhra, director general of the Royal Norweigan Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, spoke as a panelist at the Noia conference Wednesday about discussions in Norway over conflicts and the co-existence of seismic activity and the fishery.
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Norwegian delegate speaks at Noia conference

Noia panel considers public trust

June 20, 2013 - 7 h 46

A panel discussion at the Noia conference at the St. John’s Convention Centre Wednesday focused on public confidence in the oil and gas industry.

Panellists spoke about how oil companies...

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Statoil finds oil at Harpoon

June 19, 2013 - 8 h 08

Statoil has announced a discovery of oil at its Harpoon prospect in the Flemish Pass.

The location is about 500 kilometres northeast of St. John’s, but is only about 10 kilometers from the...

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Statoil finds oil at Harpoon

Prentice wants Lower Churchill power for Ontario

June 20, 2013 - 8 h 07

Everything is changing dramatically in the North American energy market, and Jim Prentice says that’s why Newfoundland and Labrador needs to develop the Lower Churchill — not just Muskrat Falls,...

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Prentice wants Lower Churchill power for Ontario

Terra Nova FPSO's massive chains to be checked

June 19, 2013 - 14 h 17

The Terra Nova FPSO is expected to come in for a general maintenance turnaround at some point later this year, and operator Suncor Energy is looking at the turnaround as an opportunity to inspect the...

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