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US Targets 30GW of Offshore Wind by 2030, 110GW by 2050

Mar 30, 2021

On Monday, March 29, the White House announced a government-wide effort to advance offshore wind, including 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind by 2030, 110GW of U.S. offshore wind by 2050 and the development of a sustainable local offshore wind supply chain…

Ørsted Welcomes U.S. Gov'ts Offshore Wind Push

Mar 30, 2021

The U.S. administration on Monday announced a set of actions to accelerate offshore wind energy development and set a target to install 30 GW of offshore wind energy by 2030. The news was welcomed by Orsted, one of the world's largest offshore wind developers…

Ørsted and NOAA Ink Data Sharing Agreement

Mar 29, 2021

NOAA and offshore wind development company Ørsted have signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) to share physical and biological data in Ørsted-leased waters subject to U.S. jurisdiction. NOAA, said the MOA is the first of its kind with an offshore…

U.S. Sets 30 GW Offshore Wind Target

Mar 29, 2021

The Biden administration on Monday unveiled a goal to expand the nation’s fledgling offshore wind energy industry in the coming decade by opening new areas to development, accelerating permits, and boosting public financing for projects.The…

Fourteen US States Sue Biden Administration Over Oil and Gas Leasing Pause

Mar 24, 2021

Fourteen U.S. states including Louisiana and Wyoming filed suits on Wednesday against President Joe Biden's administration to challenge his pause on new oil and gas leasing on federal lands and waters.The legal actions, which seek to restore regular federal drilling auctions…

Aqueos Buys MPSV Sea Scout. Eyes Renewables Work

Mar 23, 2021

Offshore energy industry services provider Aqueos has acquired the Sea Scout, a U.S.-built multi-purpose service vessel, targeting renewable industry prospects in the U.S.'The vessel is a specialty built, high speed, shallow draft catamaran…

Offshore Wind Webinar: A Look Into the Emerging US Market

Mar 19, 2021

Join speakers from ABB, Lloyd’s Register, Equinor and World Energy Reports as we explore why 2021 is the year for offshore wind in the United States.WHEN: Thursday,  March 25, 2021, 11 a.m. EDT (US).REGISTER NOW!From eight turbines for 42MW of capacity at the end of 2020…

Northstar Partners with Laredo Offshore to Support US Offshore Wind

Mar 17, 2021

New Jersey-based Northstar Marine announced Wednesday it is gearing up to support emerging offshore wind development projects in the Northeast U.S., having recently acquired a pair of specialized support vessels and formed a partnership with with Laredo Offshore Services…

Crowley, ESVAGT Partner to Service the US Offshore Wind Industry

Mar 16, 2021

U.S.-based Crowley and Danish shipping company ESVAGT are teaming up to build and operate purpose-built, Jones Act vessels to support the emerging U.S. offshore wind energy market.As the U.S. offshore wind industry continues to gain momentum at pace…

Deb Haaland Confirmed as Secretary of the Interior. Becomes First Native American U.S. Cabinet Secretary

Mar 16, 2021

U.S. Representative Deb Haaland was confirmed on Monday as Secretary of the Interior, becoming the first Native American to lead a cabinet agency and securing a central role in President Joe Biden’s sweeping plans to fight climate change.The U…

Reuters: Germany Bets U.S. Will Make the Best of 'Bad deal' Nord Stream Pipeline

Mar 16, 2021

Germany is betting the U.S. administration will take a pragmatic approach to the Nord Stream 2 project to ship Russian gas to Europe and is pushing for the pipeline’s completion in defiance of U.S. opposition, officials and diplomats said.To try to block the $11 billion project…

Tidewater Names CFO, COO

Mar 16, 2021

U.S. offshore support vessel company Tidewater has announced the promotion of two key members of the company’s executive team, Sam R. Rubio and David E. Darling, to the positions of Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, respectively…

Sparrows Scores 5-Year Crane Services Contract in U.S.

Mar 10, 2021

UK-based energy sector engineering and maintenance services company Sparrows, has said it has secured a new five-year contract with a major oil and gas operator to deliver crane services for seven of its onshore and offshore assets in the U…

Biden to Review Future of Federal Oil Leasing Program

Mar 09, 2021

The U.S. Interior Department announced Tuesday it will launch its review of the federal oil and gas leasing program on March 25, a key step that will determine whether the Biden administration will permanently halt new leases on federal land and water…

Chevron Doubles Noble Deal Synergies Target, Reaffirms Lower Spending Plans

Mar 09, 2021

Chevron Corp on Tuesday reaffirmed its lower spending plans, doubled the targeted savings from its Noble Energy deal, and unveiled new carbon intensity reduction goals, hoping to woo investors seeking higher returns and lower environmental impact…

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