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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 […]

Megan Bel Miller Named VP for Government and Political Affairs at NOIA

Megan Bel NOIA Staff Government Political Affairs Senior DIrector
For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Contact:  Nicolette Nye (202) 465-8463,   Megan Bel Miller Named VP for Government and Political Affairs at NOIA Washington, D.C. – The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) has promoted Megan Bel Miller to Vice President for Government […]

Shell clears major hurdle for Arctic drilling

The Seattle Times, May 11, 2015  WASHINGTON — Just days ahead of planned protests of Royal Dutch Shell’s Arctic drilling program in Seattle, the Obama administration Monday gave conditional approval to allow drilling for oil off the Alaska coast this summer, a major victory for the […]

Photo: Heavy load for world’s largest heavy lift and transportation vessel

Offshore Energy Today - Boskalis made history in Rotterdam recently when it loaded the Armada Intrepid FPSO aboard its largest, actually the world’s largest, heavy lift and transportation vessel, the Dockwise Vanguard. According to Boskalis, this was the first ship-shaped FPSO loaded onto the 275 meters long […]

NOIA Statement on Conditional Approval of Chukchi Exploration Plan

For Immediate Release: Monday, May 11, 2015 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463,  NOIA Statement on Conditional Approval of Chukchi Exploration Plan  Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement on BOEM's conditional approval of Shell's revised Chukchi Sea exploration plan: “The Bureau of […]

Saltiel: Moving on from the BP blowout

 April 29, 2015  Corpus Cristi Caller Times (subscription) - Last week marked the fifth anniversary of the Macondo incident in the Gulf of Mexico. We remembered those who were directly affected, especially the 11 workers from the Deepwater Horizon who lost their lives and the thousands […]

We’ve come a long way since the Gulf spill

April 21, 2015 - The Macondo well accident in the Gulf of Mexico, which marked its fifth anniversary on Monday, was a true tragedy. Eleven oil rig workers lost their lives, and no well is worth the loss of a single life. Tens of thousands […]

23 Oil and Gas Industry Leaders Appointed to NOIA Board of Directors

For Immediate Release: Friday, April 17, 2015 Contact: Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463 or (703) 732-0801,  UPDATE: 23 Oil and Gas Industry Leaders Appointed to NOIA Board  Updated to include special appointment of Erick Bartsch to his first term  Washington, D.C. – The National Ocean Industries […]
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