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.
Discussions about NL oil refinery future ongoing: Premier
Furey recognizes these are difficult and uncertain times for the refinery’s workers.
Ottawa pitches in $320M to help NL offshore oil sector
The province is creating an oil and gas sector recovery task force.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
RCMP look into massive theft of iceberg water from Newfoundland warehouse
The water was worth between $9,000 and $12,000.
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.
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.”
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.
Husky Energy apologizes for largest ever oil spill off Newfoundland coast
Happened while SeaRose platform was preparing to restart production during a storm.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Quebec, Newfoundland strike deal to expand economy in shared areas
Opportunities to jointly develop projects in mining, training and broadband networks.
Husky Oil to proceed with Newfoundland West White Rose project
Direct benefits include more than $3 billion in royalties, equity and taxes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Man charged after explosion at Newfoundland refinery
A small bag of acetylene placed in a temporary fabrication building caused a small explosion.
Clearwater invests $5M in its Arctic surf clam fishery
New Jobs, processing capacity in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.
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.
Offshore energy auction brings in $758M for Newfoundland
Petroleum board offered 16 parcels totalling about 3.3 million hectares.
Energy, metal ores to drive Atlantic Canada’s export growth
Newfoundland and Labrador poised to lead all provinces next year.
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.
Atlantic provinces need to shed trade, regulatory barriers
Study says removing barriers could create gains across Canada as high as 3.3% of GDP.
Seafood company to rebuild fire razed NL plant by next year
Remediation, geotechnical surveys and infrastructure assessments at the site have been completed.
NA clean energy pledge prompts talk of more hydro exports
Should be good news to governments in BC and Newfoundland.