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The Offshore Exploration Disincentive Program
This hastily designed—and expensive—provincial government program fails to deliver on its promises.
May 28, 2021
# offshore oil
Doubling Down on the Fossil Fuel Fairy Tale
In Newfoundland and Labrador, the lack of political debate on the future of the offshore means the body politic is especially unprepared for the end…
Lucian M. Ashworth
January 20, 2021
Hundreds Rally for Oil and Gas at Confederation Building
Hundreds of people urgently demanded "political support" for the offshore oil and gas industry. But Premier Andrew Furey did not offer anything specific.
September 17, 2020
Newfoundland and Labrador’s ‘Clean Oil’ in a Global Context
The relative cleanliness of NL's offshore oil is the key selling-point for the industry's future in a low-carbon world. But does this argument hold up?
June 23, 2020
Oil leaks a sign of bigger problems for N.L.
Evidence of oil leaking into Port au Port Bay on Newfoundland's west coast has intensified ongoing debate surrounding controversial oil development in this province and…
June 13, 2015
Republic of Oil
On the culture and consequences of climate change denial in Newfoundland and Labrador...
April 29, 2015
No more Old Harry extensions for Corridor Resources
Enough is enough, coalition tells Petroleum Board
August 23, 2014
Power and Dissent
Series finale for Republic of Oil?
Why Newfoundland and Labrador's oil reserves may be left untapped
February 20, 2014
Old Lost Sea
On a Moroccan Roll
How could a discovery beneath the seafloor of Atlantic Canada enable prospectors to locate oil in North Africa? It's all thanks to our old friend,…
February 20, 2014
To Each Their Own
This election could be our last chance
Enough vague promises. This is our last chance to get something right.
August 10, 2011