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Letters: Energy industry committed to offshore safety

The Advocate | Charlie Williams | March 17, 2019 As you stated in your recent editorial, “Lessons from Deepwater Horizon disaster still resonate nearly a decade later,” next month marks the ninth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill off the coast of Louisiana. The […]

Why U.S. offshore wind is finally going big

The U.S. has long been a laggard, but that's poised to change thanks to a convergence of forces that analysts see bringing enough coastal wind online over the next decade to power millions of homes.

Saudi Arabia’s Crude Supply to U.S. Gulf Falling Fast and Hard

Bloomberg | Sheela Tobben | February 27, 2019 Saudi Arabia sliced its crude supply to plants located on the U.S. Gulf Coast, the world’s largest refining center, by more than half from a year ago. And shipments may grind to a complete halt soon. The […]

$2B offshore wind farm gets R.I. approval

Providence Journal | Alex Kuffner | February 26, 2019 NARRAGANSETT — Vineyard Wind cleared a major hurdle on Tuesday when Rhode Island coastal regulators determined the $2-billion wind farm proposed in offshore waters to be consistent with state policies. Although the 84-turbine project is planned […]

LTE: Offshore oil exploration a wise move

Savannah Morning News | Ed Edwards | February 23, 2019 The editorial board in an opinion published Feb. 13 expressed their approval with the blocking of drilling off our coast. This is fine but the actual removal of oil from offshore platforms would be minimum […]

NOIA Applauds Nomination of David Bernhardt as Next Interior Secretary

For Immediate Release: Monday, February 4, 2019 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nicolette@nullnoia.org NOIA Applauds Nomination of David Bernhardt as Next Interior Secretary  Washington, D.C. – National Ocean Industries Association President Randall Luthi today issued the following statement regarding the nomination of David Bernhardt as Secretary of […]

East Coast governors wrong to oppose Trump’s plan for seismic testing in Atlantic

The Hill | Robert W. Chase | January 4, 2019 If you care about our nation’s economy and jobs, now is not the time to oppose seismic testing in the Atlantic Ocean. Yet that is precisely what several East Coast governors have done in an effort to […]

Martha’s Vineyard Wind-Farm Site Spurs Record $405 Million Bids

Bloomberg | Jennifer Dlouhy | December 14, 2018 Three companies bid a record-shattering $405 million to nab U.S. rights to build offshore wind farms near Massachusetts on Friday, a testament to the surging appeal of renewable power and investors’ growing confidence in demand for it. […]

Northeast offshore wind lease sale blows through record

POLITICO | Erick Wolff | December 14, 2018 The auction for offshore wind power leases in the Northeast obliterated previous records on Friday as renewable energy developers scrambled to secure acreage in the last federal sale until at least 2020. Provisional winners were Equinor, Mayflower […]

NOIA Applauds Massive Wind Auction Offshore Massachusetts

For Immediate Release: Friday, December 14, 2018 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nnye@nullnoia.org NOIA Applauds Massive Wind Auction Offshore Massachusetts Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement on the results of today’s wind auction offshore Massachusetts: “The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) […]
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