Dear Stakeholders;

Petroleum Research Newfoundland & Labrador (Petroleum Research) is issuing a ‘Call for Proposals’ seeking proposals that address research themes aimed at reducing health and safety (H&S) risks for offshore operations in harsh marine environments.

Research themes include: human factors, fatigue management, training, simulation technologies, and technologies or processes aimed at reducing the likelihood of low-probability, high-consequence events (process safety).

Please refer to the attached “Call for Proposals Announcement” for detailed information; applicants must submit a completed ‘Letter of Intent’ (LOI) and ‘Conditions of Submission of Information’ form no later than 1:00pm (NST), 16 May 2014.

The ‘LOI’ and ‘Conditions of Submission of Information’ forms are available through our website ( For further details on our application process please review our ‘Proposal Submission Guidelines’ also available on our website.

For more information regarding this Call please contact: Robert Trask, Research Project Coordinator, Petroleum Research: Tel: (709) 738-7974; E-mail:

ABOUT US:  Petroleum Research is a federally-incorporated, not-forprofit organization that funds and facilitates collaborative Research and Development on behalf of Newfoundland and Labrador’s offshore oil and gas industry. Petroleum Research’s industry members include the partners in the White Rose, Terra Nova, Hibernia and Hebron projects.