International Workshop Norway & NL


An international workshop on energy economics entitled "Comparative Perspectives on Oil & Gas Development in Newfoundland and Norway" was held at MUN May 3-5, 2017. The workshop, funded by a grant from the Norwegian Government and hosted by MUN and The Marine Institute, was attended by graduate students from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and Memorial University of Newfoundland. Faculty members from NHH and MUN delivered lectures on the oil market, and the development of the oil and gas sectors in Norway and NL. Invited experts from MUN and leading representatives of industry presented on a range of topics related to exporation, development, and management of oil and gas resources in the Province.



Presentation to NHH and MUN Joint Energy Workshop on Energy Economics Comparative Perspectives on Oil and Gas Development in Newfoundland and Norway, Susan Gover, General Counsel, Canada-Newfoundland &Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board, CNLOPB

Local Content Development in Newfoundland and Labrador, Byron Sparkes, Senior Policy Advisor, Newfoundland and Labrador Oil and Gas Industries Association. (NOIA)

Oil and Gas Development in Newfoundland, Nahid Masoudi, Department of Economics, Memorial University of Newfoundland

The Transition from Fish to Oil? A Historical Perspective on Newfoundland and Labrador, Sean Cadigan, Department of History, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Operating Environment, Regulatory Issues and Economic Outlook for Statoil in Newfoundland and Labrador, Bill Mullaly, Commercial Advisor, Statoil Canada Ltd.

Oil & Gas Growth Strategy, Jim Keating, Nalcor Energy


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