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PGS Completes Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Seismic Surveys

Sep 23, 2020

Norwegian seismic surveyor PGS has completed the acquisition of three new 3D seismic surveys offshore Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.The company Wednesday that the initial first fast-track results would be delivered in Q4 2020, with final…

Fire Breaks Out on Offshore Vessel Near Rig in Canada

Sep 18, 2020

A fire broke out earlier this week on a fast rescue craft aboard the Siem Diamond offshore support vessel in the Atlantic Ocean, east of St. John's Canada.According to the C-NLOPB, the offshore oil and gas safety body for the Newfoundland and Labrador area…

Canada's Husky Energy to 'Review' West White Rose Offshore Project. "Difficult decision," CEO Says

Sep 09, 2020

Canadian oil and gas company Husky Energy said Wednesday it would put under 'a review' its West White Rose offshore oil project in Canada's Atlantic region, citing delays due to the suspension of all works on the project earlier this year due to the global pandemic…

Canada's OFG Acquires PGS' Towed Streamer CSEM System

Sep 07, 2020

PGS, Norway-based oil and gas seismic data specialist, has signed a deal with Ocean Floor Geophysics, (OFG) under which OFG has acquired the exclusive rights to use the hardware, software and intellectual property associated with the PGS towed…

Canada: Deep Panuke Offshore Platform Removed from Field

Aug 07, 2020

The Deep Panuke production platform has been 'de-installed' from the namesake offshore gas field in Nova Scotia, Canada, and will be recycled.The jack-up production platform was delivered to the field back in 2011 by SBM Offshore as part of…

ExxonMobil Extends Hebron Platform EPC Contract with Aker Solutions

Jul 28, 2020

Norwegian oilfield services company Aker Solutions has won a contract extension from ExxonMobil for the provision of engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for the Hebron platform, offshore Newfoundland, Canada.The Hebron oil field is located offshore Newfoundland and Labrador…

TGS Completes Canadian Marine Seismic Study

Jul 28, 2020

TGS, a Norway-based provider of seismic data for the oil and exploration and production companies, has announced the completion of the East Coast Canada Facies Map Browser and Play Fairway Analysis (ECC FMB & PFA). The company said that the…

Suncor Moves Terra Nova FPSO to Conception Bay

Jul 23, 2020

Canadian oil operator Suncor has moved its Terra Nova FPSO and docked it shoreside in Newfoundland after its planned drydock in Spain was canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.Suncor and its partners in the Terra Nova field in the Atlantic Ocean off Canada…

Hibernia Platform Output Still Shut after Leak

Jul 22, 2020

Production from the giant Hibernia oil platform in the Atlantic Ocean offshore Canada remained shut on Tuesday after an accidental spill of produced water into the ocean.Produced water is a mixture of seawater from the reservoir, seawater used in injection…

Canada: Hibernia Oil Platform Shuts Output after Leak

Jul 21, 2020

The Hibernia oil platform in Canada was shut after a leakage of drilling and production fluids, the Hibernia Management and Development Co (HMDC) said late Monday.Hibernia sits roughly 315 km (200 miles) east of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador…

Canada: Near Miss on Hebron Platform as Handrail Falls 20 meters

Jun 29, 2020

A handrail dropped 20 meters on ExxonMobil's Hebron platform off Canada last week, in an incident that could've been fatal. Newfoundland and Labrador offshore oil and gas regulator C-NLOPB said last Friday that ExxonMobil Canada had reported that on June 24…

Husky Spills Anti-microbial Agent from SeaRose FPSO

Jun 22, 2020

Canadian oil and gas company Husky Energy last week accidentally spilled 1098 liters of an anti-microbial agent from its SeaRose FPSO, located in the Atlantic Ocean, 350 kilometers to the southeast of St. John’s. The incident happened on Thursday morning…

Call for Bids Launched for Offshore Blocks in Eastern Newfoundland

Jun 12, 2020

The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) has issued a Call for Bids for Exploration Licenses in the Eastern Newfoundland Region.Call for Bids NL20-CFB01 (Exploration Licences, Eastern Newfoundland Region) consists of 17 parcels and a total of 4…

Suncor Extinguishes Fire on Terra Nova FPSO

Jun 01, 2020

A fire broke out on Saturday aboard Suncor Energy-operated Terra Nova FPSO offshore Canada, the offshore oil and gas regulator C-NLOPB said.Suncor told C-NLOPB that everyone onboard was accounted for and safe, and that the fire had been extinguished…

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