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News Energy General Operations Production
October 8, 2020  

Uncertain future of refinery raises spectre of propane shortages in NL

Irving Oil has abandoned its planned purchase of the plant from its New York owners.

News Energy General
October 6, 2020  

Discussions about NL oil refinery future ongoing: Premier

Furey recognizes these are difficult and uncertain times for the refinery’s workers.

News Energy Oil & Gas Economy General
September 28, 2020  

Ottawa pitches in $320M to help NL offshore oil sector

The province is creating an oil and gas sector recovery task force.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
September 15, 2020  

NL can’t afford buy-in for Husky led oil offshore project: Premier

Company is re-evaluating its operations in the province, White Rose is more than half finished while several other offshore projects are delayed.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
September 9, 2020  

Husky asks for investment as it reviews West White Rose project

Project is under review as it deals with a one-year construction delay it implemented in March.

News General
April 6, 2020  

NL Premier takes aim at Trump over medical supplies

Reminded the president how the province helped thousands of stranded airline passengers after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
August 19, 2019  

Regulator unhappy with industry over NL oil spill performance

Back-to-back spills from the Hibernia platform over the last month a failure to protect the environment.

News Energy Manufacturing General
February 19, 2019  

Muskrat Falls cost overruns obvious soon after start: audit

Cost has essentially doubled to more than $12.7 billion since it was sanctioned in 2012; first power expected later this year.

News Food & Beverage General
February 14, 2019  

RCMP look into massive theft of iceberg water from Newfoundland warehouse

The water was worth between $9,000 and $12,000.

News Oil & Gas General
January 31, 2019  

Husky finalizing repair plan as some oil production resumes off N.L. after spill

Production halted for more than two months in the White Rose oil field following a Nov. 16 oil spill of an estimated 250,000 litres.

News Energy Production
December 17, 2018  

I didn’t question Muskrat Falls cost estimates, former premier tells inquiry

Kathy Dunderdale asserted “risk mitigation was a theme that moved through the whole discussion of the development of Muskrat Falls.”

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
December 13, 2018  

NL has fastest growing economy thanks to oil production: report

Significant wage increases aren’t expected until 2020 but employment numbers should increase next year.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
December 11, 2018  

Husky Energy apologizes for largest ever oil spill off Newfoundland coast

Happened while SeaRose platform was preparing to restart production during a storm.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 19, 2018  

Largest Newfoundland oil spill yet speaks to offshore risks: board

An estimated 250 cubic metres of oil leaked into the sea southeast of St. John’s from Husky Oil platform.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
November 5, 2018  

Players look to future after court sides with Hydro Quebec on Churchill Falls

The contract, covering 65 years, has earned more than $27.5 billion for Hydro-Quebec and about $2 billion for Newfoundland.

News Food & Beverage General
November 1, 2018  

Supply shortages plague Canada’s new cannabis marketplace

From coast to coast, Canadians are frustrated with a lack of supply and long waits, and returning to the black market.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
January 17, 2018  

Husky offshore oil vessel SeaRose suspended after close call with iceberg

It can resume operations after it addresses ice management procedures and other organizational issues.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 19, 2017  

Quebec, Newfoundland strike deal to expand economy in shared areas

Opportunities to jointly develop projects in mining, training and broadband networks.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas Business Operations General Operations Sustainability
May 29, 2017  

Husky Oil to proceed with Newfoundland West White Rose project

Direct benefits include more than $3 billion in royalties, equity and taxes.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability
May 29, 2017  

NL reaches deal with pulp and paper company to secure pension

Province guaranteesCorner Brook Pulp and Paper with a bank loan, and in return takes security interest in company’s power assets.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
April 21, 2017  

Canada’s Supreme Court to review 1969 deal that sparked Quebec NL hydro feud

Terms of contract delivered about $27.5 billion for Hydro-Quebec versus $2 billion for Newfoundland.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
April 18, 2017  

Countdown is on for tow of Hebron oil platform to field off NL

To start producing later this year from a field of more than 700 million barrels.

News Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General
April 11, 2017  

Icebergs clog shipping lanes, forcing ships to reroute

616 icebergs have moved into the North Atlantic lanes so far this season, compared to 687 by season’s end last year.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations General Operations Production
March 1, 2017  

Man charged after explosion at Newfoundland refinery

A small bag of acetylene placed in a temporary fabrication building caused a small explosion.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
February 7, 2017  

Clearwater invests $5M in its Arctic surf clam fishery

New Jobs, processing capacity in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
December 5, 2016  

Quebec, NL: Why peace won’t come quickly between feuding neighbours

Legal action continues over Churchill Falls deal despite overtures from Quebec to bury the hatchet.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 10, 2016  

Offshore energy auction brings in $758M for Newfoundland

Petroleum board offered 16 parcels totalling about 3.3 million hectares.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Metals Economy General
November 8, 2016  

Energy, metal ores to drive Atlantic Canada’s export growth

Newfoundland and Labrador poised to lead all provinces next year.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 4, 2016  

Ottawa provides $2.9B loan guarantee support for Muskrat Falls

Will slightly ease power bills that are expected to almost double rate paid last year.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
October 26, 2016  

Atlantic provinces need to shed trade, regulatory barriers

Study says removing barriers could create gains across Canada as high as 3.3% of GDP.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
July 14, 2016  

Seafood company to rebuild fire razed NL plant by next year

Remediation, geotechnical surveys and infrastructure assessments at the site have been completed.

News Energy Manufacturing General
June 30, 2016  

NA clean energy pledge prompts talk of more hydro exports

Should be good news to governments in BC and Newfoundland.