Atlantic Canada’s Offshore Fields | Ashley A. Clarke

It has proven to be an ever-changing and expanding industry that has presented the promise of future opportunities for the country and transformed the face of Atlantic Canada. “It” is, of course, the region’s offshore oil and gas industry, an industry that has pumped billions of dollars into the Canadian economy and provided thousands of employment opportunities both federally and …

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http://www.atlanticbusinessmagazine.ca/feature/natresatlantic-canadas-offshore-fields/

Hail Marystown

The Marystown shipyard used to be a busy place. Until the early ‘90s, it was constantly humming with workers in hard hats driving forklifts, towering cranes lifting and stacking huge containers, and massive ships being lifted high out of the water. This is what life used to look like at the shipyard. Today, though, workers are forced to live on …

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http://www.atlanticbusinessmagazine.ca/feature/natresnatreshail-marystown/

Statoil planning more exploration off Grand Banks

Norwegian oil giant Statoil is about to ramp up offshore exploration in the region known as the Flemish Pass, located northeast of the Grand Banks.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/story/2012/01/26/nl-statoil-flemish-pass-exploration-126.html

More funding from province for Marystown’s marine industrial park

The provincial government announced a further $518, 000 for the continued development of the Town of Marystown’s marine industrial park in Mortier Bay Friday morning.

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http://www.southerngazette.ca/News/2011-08-16/article-2708526/More-funding-from-province-for-Marystown%26rsquo%3Bs-marine-industrial-park-/1

Kiewit-Aker finalizes Hebron GBS Contract

Kiewit-Aker Contractors has been awarded a $140-million contract to design the Hebron gravity base structure (GBS).

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http://www.southerngazette.ca/News/2010-11-16/article-1965002/Kiewit-Aker-finalizes-Hebron-GBS-contract/1

Marystown prepping for Terra Nova FPSO

The Terra Nova floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel is set to depart the Grand Banks and settle into the Kiewit shipyard in Marystown later this year.

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http://www.southerngazette.ca/News/2012-02-20/article-2900254/Marystown-prepping-for-Terra-Nova-FPSO/1

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