BHP Billiton names GoM as a deepwater exploration focus


Offshore | June 27, 2016 | Offshore Staff SYDNEY, Australia – BHP Billiton provided an update on its exploratory program, outlining what it calls its “value-focused approach.” The natural resources conglomerate said it will target opportunities within oil to enhance its long-term portfolio. Speaking at Citigroup’s Mining Exploration Day in […] Read more »

Attacks on Offshore Energy Threaten Texas Economy

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Houston Business Journal | June 16, 2016 | Stephen Minick As the state’s leading employer organization, the Texas Association of Business is committed to improving the Texas business climate and making our state’s economy the strongest in the world. Doing so, however, will require sensible policies and approaches to a […] Read more »

Port Fourchon’s Slip D expansion takes shape

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Daily Comet | June 15, 2016 | Mike Hill The first phase of dredging Slip D in Port Fourchon’s northern expansion area has been completed as the port prepares for the eventual upswing in the oil industry. The project will add 300 acres of developed property and create more than […] Read more »

Fishing Can be a Blast. So Can Looking for Oil. Can Both Coexist Peacefully?

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The Surge | June 9, 2016 | Jeff Miller Generally, when I see an article online, hear a news story on TV, or get one sent to me by my editor at The Surge, I form an immediate opinion and know right off the bat which way the ensuing article […] Read more »