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Month: July 2020

‘You Can Have both’: Students urge optimistic approach to energy and environmental protection – CEC

Skye Lybbert pictured in Edmonton Alta, on Thursday June 25, 2020. Photograph for Canadian Energy Centre Growing up in Alberta, 30-year-old Skye Lybbert has always enjoyed being out in the mountains, curious about understanding the rocks and earth beneath his feet and problem solving. Internships during Lybbert’s undergraduate degree in geology at Edmonton’s University of […]

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R&D Investment Scarce for Engage Creative Technologies

(St. John’s, NL – July 13, 2020) Engage Creative Technologies (Engage) is a local technology development firm focused on emerging technologies, especially the spectrum of virtual and augmented reality (AR/VR) known as “extended reality.” The application of AR/VR has the potential to transform the way people interact with data and it provides massive benefit to […]

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World Oil editorial: Time for Trudeau regime to lend help to Newfoundland and Labrador’s offshore industry

One of the more exasperating, outrageous situations being played out in the global upstream industry is the Trudeau administration turning a deaf ear, so far, to repeated requests and pleas for federal officials to lend substantive help to Newfoundland and Labrador’s (NL) offshore oil and gas industry. Given the severity of the situation, this lack of […]

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UK oil, gas industry welcomes job support, underlines need to remain focused on delivering successful transition

ABERDEEN – The UK’s offshore oil and gas industry has today welcomed the Chancellor’s announcement of support for employers, including the Job Retention Bonus and moves to support more traineeships and jobs for young people. The leading representative body for the sector OGUK said that the UK faces a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to deliver moves to […]

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N.L. offshore industry calls for support from Ottawa as environmental orgs warn against further aid

Newfoundland and Labrador’s offshore oil and gas industry is calling on Ottawa to provide incentives to attract more exploration in the region and tax credits to kickstart delayed projects, though environmental activists are warning against using public dollars to shore up fossil fuel producers as the world increasingly moves to lower carbon energy sources. The […]

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