Canada News


ExxonMobil down-mans Sable ahead of storm

Jan 04, 2018

ExxonMobil has down-manned facilities offshore Canada in advance of a winter storm expected to sweep through the area, says the Canada Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB).  The National Oceanic…

Hebron production begins flowing

Nov 28, 2017

ExxonMobil has initiated production from its Hebron field development project offshore eastern Canada, the company announced today (28 November). Expected to peak at 150,000 bo/d, Hebron will be the fourth producing field offshore Newfoundland and Labrador…

BP, Husky win Newfoundland acreage

Nov 08, 2017

BP and Husky Energy have been awarded acreage in the Jeanne d’Arc Basin offshore eastern Canada. The two companies bid approximately US$11.8 million (CAD$15 million) for the first of three parcels of 784,329 acres (317,407 hectares) offered…

Fugro to study seeps off Eastern Canada

Oct 25, 2017

Fugro has teamed up with Amplified Geochemical Imaging (AGI) to acquire offshore hydrocarbon seep data in advance of Canada’s 2018 east coast bid round. Bathymetry, backscatter and water column anomaly data will be collected to pull together…

MHWirth inks West White Rose drilling package contract

Oct 20, 2017

MHWirth has secured a contract from Wood Group Canada for a drilling package, including equipment, engineering and services for the West White Rose Project offshore Canada. Husky Energy is developing the West White Rose Project, together with its co-venture partners…

Kvaerner to support West White Rose installation

Oct 12, 2017

Husky Energy has awarded Kvaerner a contract for engineering and marine operations to tow and install the concrete gravity structure (CGS) for the West White Rose Project offshore Canada. The installation is scheduled for Q2 2021. The…

Dockwise inks West White Rose, Hermod and jacket transports

Sep 06, 2017

Royal Boskalis Westminster has won contracts, including transporting the West White Rose platform topsides in North America, transport of offshore wind jackets in Europe, and taking the Hermod semisubmersible crane to China to be scrapped…

White Rose work goes to TechnipFMC

Aug 29, 2017

TechnipFMC has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract from Husky Energy for the West White Rose Project in Eastern Canada. The contract covers the supply and installation of subsea equipment including tie-in manifolds…

MTE to complete Hebron project

Aug 11, 2017

Mech-Tool Engineering Ltd. (MTE) will provide its on-site supervision and inspection services to facilitate the launch of the Hebron platform, which is scheduled to produce first oil by the end of 2017. Image from MTE…

Husky hires JV for West White Rose CGS

Aug 08, 2017

Husky Energy has awarded the partnership consisting of SNC-Lavalin, Dragados Canada, and Pennecon a construction contract for the company’s West White Rose Project offshore Newfoundland and Labrador. Image of the SeaRose…

Statoil's Flemish Pass campaign disappoints

Jul 10, 2017

Statoil and partner Husky Energy have failed to discover hydrocarbons in the Flemish Pass Basin, offshore Newfoundland, the Norwegian giant announced today (10 July). The West Aquarius. Image from Seadrill…

SNC-Lavalin completes WS Akins takeover

Jul 05, 2017

Canadian company SNC-Lavalin Group has completed its acquisition of the UK’s WS Atkins. WS Atkins is a consultant company in design, engineering and project management, with a leadership position across the infrastructure, transportation and energy sectors…

DOF LIV newbuild starts on Husky contract

Jul 03, 2017

DOF Subsea's newbuild light intervention vessel the Skandi Vinland has started a 10-year contract with Husky Energy of the east coast of Canada. Under the contract, the DOF Subsea team based in St. John's will supply inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) services over 10 years…

BP to exit offshore Angola block

Jun 29, 2017

BP has decided to exit its 50% interest in Block 24/11 offshore southern Angola after concluding that its 2014 Katambi gas discovery there is not commercial. Due to the exit from Block 24/11 and other exploration write-offs in Angola…

Wood Group wins White Rose work

Jun 29, 2017

Husky Energy has moved forward with its White Rose project offshore eastern Canada by awarding a multi-million dollar engineering contract to the UK's Wood Group. Wood Group will complete detailed engineering for the White Rose topsides…

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