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Exmar and LNG partners solidify BC LNG alliance

Sep 03, 2013

Following execution of a Letter of Intent (LOI) by EXMAR with LNG Partners, LLC and LNG BargeCo BVBA for the long-term charter of a floating liquefaction and storage unit (FLSU) to serve the BC LNG Project near Kitimat, British Columbia, Canada…

Third strike for Statoil in Flemish Pass

Aug 27, 2013

Statoil has made a third discovery of crude oil in the Flemish Pass basin, offshore Newfoundland. The discovery was made on the Bay du Nord prospect (EL1112), located approximately 500km northeast of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador…

PGS completes Canadian MC2D survey

Jul 17, 2013

Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) completed acquisition of a 2D multi-client survey offshore Newfoundland using the industry-leading PGS GeoStreamer® acquisition technology. The 2013 program will acquire additional data of about 16,000 line-km of the Northeast Newfoundland Slope…

Omega acquires Planet Services

Jul 12, 2013

Omega has entered into a seven-figure deal with Calgary-based well installation services provider Planet Services Inc., which will see its eight staff join the Omega team and become part of the Reservoir Group club. Omega has developed…

Statoil harpoons oil off Canada

Jun 19, 2013

Statoil announced a light, high-quality oil discovery at its Harpoon prospect (EL 1112) in the Flemish Pass basin, off Newfoundland, Canada. The company said it was too early to assess Harpoon's resource potential, but that it is encouraged by the results…

Technip awarded flowline work

Jun 17, 2013

Husky Oil Operations awarded Technip two contracts for the planned subsea tieback of the South White Rose Extension field off Newfoundland and Labrador in the Jeanne d’Arc basin. Contracts include gas injection flowlines, umbilicals, and subsea structures.

Technip wins Canadian double

May 08, 2013

Husky Oil Operations awarded Technip two contracts for the planned subsea tieback of the South White Rose Extension field off Canada's eastern coast, Technip announced on 8 May 2013. The field is an extension of the White Rose field, located in the Jeanne d’Arc Basin…

OTC.13: Tendeka opening Canada office

May 07, 2013

Tendeka, the provider of completions systems and services to the upstream oil and gas industry, today announces plans to significantly grow its North and South American market presence by promoting its full portfolio of complementary completions products and services in the region…

Global Tubing opens Canadian service center

Mar 28, 2013

Texas-based coiled tubing provider Global Tubing, opened a new service center in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, last month. The1709 sq m facility will house two full indoor service lines, and provide coiled tubing services including spooling, welding…

Restoring Terra Nova

Mar 28, 2013

Suncor Energy resumed production at the largest of three drill centers at the Terra Nova complex, off Newfoundland, following the completion of dockside maintenance. A second drill center was connected in January and is currently being commissioned.

Kvaerner inked for Hebron project

Mar 12, 2013

ExxonMobil Canada Properties has released the option for Kvaerner's joint venture company Kiewit-Kvaerner Contractors to provide the full scope of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for the Hebron Project gravity based structure (GBS)…

IHS CERAWeek: Canada backs N. American energy independence

Mar 06, 2013

Just as CNOOC’s Fanrong Li’s luncheon keynote speech came across as defensive, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver followed a similar trail in his address at IHS CERAWeek on Wednesday. Oliver passionately made the case for his country’s oil sands…

Ganesh Murdeshwar

Feb 01, 2013

Houston-headquartered MicroSeismic Inc. has hired Ganesh Murdeshwar as Vice President for its Calgary office. Murdeshwar will lead the sales, analysis, and operations teams. He comes to MicroSeismic from Tagle Information Technology, where he served as president and chief operating officer…

Aker Solutions buys AKCS

Feb 01, 2013

Aker Solutions acquired Canadian firm AKCS Offshore Partner. The company said the buyout supports planned future growth in North America as well as expansion into the St John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador, and Atlantic Canada market. AKCS was formed by Aker Solutions…

Carrizo Oil & Gas

Feb 01, 2013

Carrizo Oil & Gas has agreed to sell its wholly-owned subsidiary, Carrizo UK Huntington, and its 15% interest in the North Sea Huntington field for US$184 million in cash to Calgary-based Iona Energy. The Houston-based explorer expects to net $116 million from the sale…

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