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.