Industry News

Brady Como: Remove the Ban on Oil Exports

Lake Charles American-Press, Sunday June 28, 2015 Ask most people to name the world’s largest oil producer, and chances are they’ll say Saudi Arabia. Some may guess Russia. Almost everyone would be surprised by the true answer: the United States. Thanks to technological innovations that have […]

Shell Ships Call on Homer, Alaska

By Miranda Weiss, June 25, 2015, Homer News A massive red-hulled ship tied up at the Deep Water Dock last week. The 750-foot-long M/V Marika was an impressive sight as it dwarfed structures on the Spit. It stayed through the weekend and then untied and set anchor […]

Exxon Mobil Halting 3 Oil Platforms After Pipeline Spill

By Brian Melley, June 24, 2015, Associated Press Exxon Mobil Corp. has been forced to halt operations at three offshore oil platforms because it couldn't deliver to refineries in the wake of a broken pipeline that spilled up to 101,000 gallons of crude on the Santa […]

Seismic Testing Resolution Falls in Jacksonville City Council 

By A.G. Gancarski, June 23, 2015, Florida Politics The back and forth on a resolution against seismic testing off the Jacksonville coast has finally ended, as it went down in a 9-9 vote. Historians will find amusing a part of the process, which involved Councilman Reggie […]

Planning for Md. offshore wind project gets underway

By Timothy B. Wheeler, Jun. 22, 2015, The Baltimore Sun The energy of offshore wind is beginning to be felt in Maryland long before any of the giant turbines have been planted off the coast. Survey vessels recently began examining the Atlantic Ocean bottom off Ocean […]

Doug Polk: Time to End U.S. Ban on Crude Oil Exports, Sunday June 21, 2015 When the federal government announced recently that the U.S. economy actually shrank during the first quarter of 2015, people in Northeast Ohio weren’t surprised. The Great Recession hit particularly hard here, and the recovery over the past seven years has been […]

Justin Williams Joins NOIA Communications Team, Summer Interns also Welcomed

For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Contact:  Nicolette Nye (202) 465-8463,   Justin Williams Joins NOIA Communications Team Summer Interns also Welcomed Washington, D.C. – The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) has hired Justin Williams as Director of Digital & Public Affairs. Justin will direct […]

Louisiana builder is hard at work on R.I.’s offshore wind turbines

By Alex Kuffner, Jun. 13, 2015, Providence Journal HOUMA, La. — When it comes down to it, there’s not much difference between a foundation for an offshore oil platform and one for an offshore wind turbine. So in 2014, when Deepwater Wind set out to […]

Doug Polk: Time to end U.S. ban on crude oil exports, Wednesday June 10, 2015 Free and fair trade and markets are the cornerstones of America’s economic success. By keeping our markets open to fair trade practices and encouraging other nations to do the same, we have built the world’s largest, most dynamic, most innovative economy. […]

Luthi: The Arctic Myth

The Arctic Myth | Commentary, June 1 By Randall Luthi, Special to Roll Call America’s economic future depends on energy. I have often been critical of Congress and the Obama administration for not doing enough to secure our energy future, but I am pleased to give […]
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