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Andrew McBarnet points to the signs that indicate previous enthusiasm for gas hydrate research in the US may be running…
Published in OE: 2013 / March
Friday, 01 March 2013 00:00

Gulf of Mexico lease sale

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and US Department of the Interior announced that Central Gulf of Mexico Lease…
Friday, 01 February 2013 16:54

Offshore wind

Ocean energy is not just in the water. There’s offshore wind, which tends to be steadier than onshore wind. But…
Published in OE: 2013 / February
Friday, 01 February 2013 16:44

Marine Renewable Technology

Rube Goldberg had nothing on these guys. The American engineer, inventor and cartoonist most famous for drawing outlandish machines would…
Published in OE: 2013 / February
Tuesday, 01 November 2011 12:58

BP drilling again

BP has received approval from the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management for a supplemental exploration plan in the deepwater…
Published in OE: 2011 / November
Saturday, 01 October 2011 16:14

Macondo report draws mixed response

A federal investigation of the Macondo disaster does not pinpoint what caused the well's cement job to fail, but backs…
Published in OE: 2011 / October
Thursday, 01 September 2011 14:42

Macondo report slams BP, contractors

A federal investigation into the 2010 Macondo disaster does not pinpoint what caused the well's cement job to fail, but…
Published in OE: 2011 / September
Sunday, 31 July 2011 19:00

Gulf rebound - if permitting picks up

Increased economic activity, more jobs and a 70% rise in spending are predicted for the Gulf of Mexico offshore oil…
Published in OE: 2011 / August
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 19:00

Macondo: the BOP's story

The Deepwater Horizon's blowout preventer was a victim of the Macondo disaster, not the perpetrator. So says consultant Ian Fitzsimmons…
Published in OE: 2011 / July
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 19:00

US eyes offshore wind expansion

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation & Enforcement (BOEM) will publish a call for information and nominations in…
Published in OE: 2011 / July
Tuesday, 01 February 2011 18:00

US tightens regulatory grip

A week after the long-awaited release of a presidential commission’s report on the Macondo disaster, US Interior secretary Ken Salazar…
Published in OE: 2011 / February
Tuesday, 01 February 2011 18:00

ROVs ahead of the game

Exploration and production at greater depths and a heightened emphasis on safety could mean even bigger roles for ROVs in…
Published in OE: 2011 / February
Thursday, 30 December 2010 18:00

Oil & gas to languish after US mid-terms

Don’t expect much action on legislative items of interest to the US oil & gas industry before the next Congress…
Published in OE: 2010 / December
The US lifted the six-month moratorium on deepwater exploration in October, while codifying new rules governing drilling safety and well…
Published in OE: 2010 / November
Monday, 25 October 2010 19:00

Bayou state feels the drilling ban blues

With a major service point for the deepwater Gulf of Mexico in Port Fourchon, Louisiana among all US states has…
Published in OE: 2010 / October