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Press Release

‘Omics project takes de-risking NS’s offshore to next phase

July 23rd, 2019 | Halifax, Nova Scotia

A major new initiative that adds genomics technologies to traditional geoscience aims to reduce the risk for oil exploration in Nova Scotia’s offshore. 

Press Release

Joint Partnership Identifies Fundy Lessons Learned

March 25th, 2019 | Halifax, Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia’s efforts to explore the energy potential in the Minas Passage will now have the benefit of a new report – Lessons Learned: Marine Operations in the Minas Passage – which documents the critical information learned from working in the challenging conditions of the world’s most powerful tides.

Press Release

OERA & ONHYM Reach Agreement to Enhance Offshore Energy Research & Development

August 20th, 2018 | Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) and the Office National des Hydrocarbures et des Mines (ONHYM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for research cooperation regarding the petroleum resource potential of offshore Nova Scotia and Morocco.

Press Release

OERA & NSERC Reach Agreement to Enhance Offshore Energy Research & Development

November 28th, 2017 | Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will jointly fund marine energy research projects in Nova Scotia. These projects will support academic research carried out in collaboration with Canadian companies over the next three years.

Press Release

Research Investments in Nova Scotia In-Stream Tidal Technology Research

November 9th, 2017 | Ottawa, Ontario

As Canada continues to move towards a low-carbon economy, renewable energy sources such as tidal and wave energy will play an increasingly important role in powering our cities, transportation and industries.  With the world’s longest marine coast and one of the largest fresh water supplies, Canada has a major opportunity to create new jobs and economic growth by capturing the power of our marine and fresh water resources in an environmentally sustainable way.