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The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA), the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA), the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association…
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 00:00

Developing US offshore wind

Offshore wind turbines have been successfully deployed in several European nations since 1991. Over the past five years, the US…
Published in OE: 2016 / November
Friday, 12 August 2016 12:48

US proposes Kitty Hawk wind lease sale

US Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Ross Hopper announced a…
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 15:20

Innovation in Offshore Leasing Act passes

The US House Committee on Natural Resources has unanimously approved the passing of H.R. 5577, the Innovation in Offshore Leasing Act,…
Published in OE Press: 2016 / July
Friday, 01 July 2016 00:00

Building blocks

Audrey Leon profiles Block Island Wind Farm, which is destined to be the US’s first offshore wind project when it…
Published in OE: 2016 / July
Tuesday, 10 May 2016 13:46

Supermajors drop Arctic leases

Several supermajor oil and gas companies including Anglo-Dutch supermajor Shell, Italian giant Eni, and US supermajor ConocoPhillips have surrendered more…
Published in OE Daily: 2016 / May
Thursday, 14 April 2016 14:04

US releases final well control rules

Nearly six years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the US Department of the Interior (DOI) and the Bureau of Safety…
Published in OE Daily: 2016 / April
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 13:29

Mixed result for GoM lease sales

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) held two lease sales today (23 March) in New Orleans, amid loud…
Published in OE Daily: 2016 / March
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 13:32

Obama bans Atlantic coast drilling

The Obama Administration has decided to rescind a proposal to drill off the US Atlantic Coast in 13 areas, due…
Published in OE Daily: 2016 / March
Earthjustice, on behalf of eight conservation groups, filed to intervene in a case before the Interior Board of Land Appeals…
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 14:30

BSEE's well control rule under fire

US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement Director Brian Salerno testified today (1 December) before a US congressional committee on…
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 08:27

Statoil pulls plug on Alaska

Statoil is saying goodbye to Alaska exploration and has decided to exit its leases in the Chukchi Sea following recent…
Friday, 16 October 2015 15:59

Interior cancels Arctic lease sales

The US Department of the Interior announced it will cancel two planned Arctic offshore lease sales under the US government’s…
Monday, 17 August 2015 15:14

Shell approved to drill deeper in Arctic

The US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has given Shell final approval to drill into deeper into hydrocarbon-bearing…
Friday, 14 August 2015 14:28

NOIA advises against GoM lease sale delay

“The call to delay next week’s Department of the Interior Western Gulf of Mexico oil and natural gas lease sale shows how…
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