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Louisiana's Request to Oversee Carbon Storage Projects Moving Ahead, EPA says

Mar 16, 2023

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by May should complete a review of Louisiana's request to take on oversight of carbon capture projects, according to a letter to the state, which wants to speed up approvals.Louisiana is seeking to permit and monitor so-called Class VI wells…

Shell Greenlights Development of Dover Offshore Oil Field in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Mar 15, 2023

Oil major Shell has sanctioned the development of the Dover offshore oil field in the Gulf of Mexico.Shell plans to develop the Dover project as a subsea tieback to the Shell-operated Appomattox offshore production platform, with two production wells produced through a 17…

U.S. Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging Offshore Wind Farm Development Plans

Mar 14, 2023

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by New York and New Jersey residents challenging preliminary government plans for offshore wind farm development off the Atlantic coast.U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich in Washington, D.C., said [last] Thursday that the U…

Danos Buys Wood's Offshore Labor Supply Operations

Mar 14, 2023

John Wood Group has sold its offshore labor supply operations in the Gulf of Mexico to Louisiana-based energy services contractor Danos.The sale was for a cash consideration of $17 million, with Wood retaining working capital. This represents an EV/EBITDA multiple of around 8x…

Ørsted, Eversource Bid to Build 884MW Offshore Wind Farm in Rhode Island

Mar 14, 2023

Offshore wind developers Ørsted and Eversource said Monday they had submitted a joint proposal in response to Rhode Island's offshore wind solicitation. Ørsted said that the proposed project, named Revolution Wind 2, would, if selected, create 'hundreds…

Oil Worker Medevaced in the Gulf of Mexico

Mar 13, 2023

An ailing worker was airlifted from a platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The Coast Guard said its District Eight watchstanders received a call at approximately 7 a.m. from the aircrew of the Acadian Air…

Biden Administration to Designate 2.8 Million Acres in Arctic Ocean off-limits for Oil and Gas Leasing

Mar 13, 2023

The U.S. Department of the Interior said Monday that President Biden would take action to designate about 2.8 million acres in the Arctic Ocean nearshore the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A) as indefinitely off-limits for future oil and gas leasing…

Shell Invests in Gulf Wind Technology for Gulf of Mexico Wind Turbine Project

Mar 13, 2023

New Orleans-based wind turbine rotor specialist Gulf Wind Technology (GWT) said Monday it had partnered with Shell New Energies US LLC (Shell), through a $10 million investment by the energy company, to create the Shell Gulf Wind Technology Accelerator program…

General Dynamics NASSCO Sets Its Sights on Offshore Wind

Mar 09, 2023

U.S. shipyard General Dynamics NASSCO has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Navantia Seanergies, the green energy division of Spanish state-owned shipbuilder Navantia, in pursuit of opportunities in U.S. offshore wind.The partners…

NextEra CEO Says Offshore Wind a Bad Bet

Mar 09, 2023

Offshore wind is a bad bet due to the complications of installing and maintaining infrastructure at sea and the high cost of transmitting electricity back to shore, NextEra Chief Executive John Ketchum said on Wednesday.'It's very capital intensive…

US Needs Until Year-end to Complete Offshore Drilling Plan

Mar 08, 2023

The Biden administration needs until the end of this year to finalize a long-awaited five-year plan for offshore oil and gas development in federal waters, according to court documents filed this week.The U.S. has been without a congressionally…

CERAWeek: TotalEnergies CEO Talk Briefly Disrupted by Protestor

Mar 08, 2023

A discussion with France's TotalEnergies Chief Executive Patrick Pouyanne at an energy industry conference was briefly disrupted by a protestor on Wednesday. The protestor unfurled a banner and shouted, 'stop your greenwashing and lies'. She…

Alaska's Qilak LNG Targets Asia with $5B Project to Compete with Russia

Mar 08, 2023

Qilak LNG plans to invest $5 billion in a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in Alaska's North Slope to compete with Russia's Yamal project for Asian customers towards the end of this decade, its chief executive said. Major LNG importers such as Japan…

US Plans No Wider Easing of Sanctions on Venezuela, Official Says

Mar 08, 2023

The U.S. government is not planning a systematic easing of sanctions on Venezuela after an initial round allowed partners of state-run oil firm PDVSA to resume taking oil for past debts, a State Department official said.In November, Washington issued a six-month license allowing Chevron Corp…

Seadrill's Ultra-deepwater Drillship to Remain Busy in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Mar 08, 2023

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill said Tuesday it had secured a contract extension for its West Neptune drillship.The extension, about six months long, is with the U.S. Gulf of Mexico-focused oil company LLOG Exploration Offshore.The contract extension for the 228-meter-long…

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