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REF NO.: 133

SUBJECT: Hibernia boosting Memorial’s offshore research and development capacity

DATE: June 7

Note to editors:
Media representatives are invited to attend an official announcement from Hibernia Management and Development Company (HMDC) and the Research and Development Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador (RDC) on Monday, June 10, regarding Dr. Lesley James’ project for enhanced oil recovery.
 Participants include Dr. Richard Marceau, vice-president (research), Memorial University; Keith Hutchings, provincial minister responsible for the RDC; Jamie Long, president, HMDC; Glenn Janes, CEO, RDC; and Dr. James, assistant professor, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.
 The event will take place at 10:30 a.m. in the Angus Bruneau Engineering Lecture Theatre, S. J. Carew (Engineering) Building, St. John¹s campus, Memorial University.
 A reception will follow.
 Parking for media is available below Alexander Murray Building (Lot 60) or in Lot 16. A campus map is available at

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For further information, please contact Jackey Locke, communications co-ordinator, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland, at (709) 864-8287 or (709) 691-5027 or; or Victoria Russell, RDC, at (709) 758-0308 or; or Heather MacLean, director of communications, Department of Innovation, Business and Rural Development, at (709) 729-4570 or  or Margot Bruce O’Connell, public and government affairs manager, HMDC, at (709) 778-7222 or margot.p.bruce-o'


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