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Offshore Energy Essential for US National Security, Economic Prosperity

Real Clear Energy | Jim Webb & Jim Nicholson | November 28, 2018 It is self-evident that improved living standards around the world and a growing global economy will only continue with increased access to energy, of all sorts. We know from past experience that any […]

New projects to reverse offshore natural gas production declines in Gulf of Mexico

Houston Chronicle | Sergio Chapa | November 27, 2018 New projects in the Gulf of Mexico are expected to reverse nearly 20 years of declines in offshore natural gas production, a new report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows. Offshore natural gas production in the U.S. […]

Don’t Believe Donald Trump; We’ll Be Just Fine Without Saudi Arabia

Cato | Emma Ashford | October 16, 2018 With the rumored killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, opinion in Washington appears to be turning decisively against longtime ally Saudi Arabia. Think tanks are returning Saudi money, lobbying firms are rejecting Saudi business, and Congress is actively considering sanctions on Saudi […]

TGS completes major seismic surveys in Atlantic regions

Offshore | November 2, 2018 ASKER, Norway – TGS has issued updates on its offshore seismic acquisition programs. In 3Q 2018, TGS had six 3D seismic vessels (three operated under joint venture agreements) and one coring vessel in operation. In September, the company completed acquisition of […]

Trump administration opens door for California offshore wind farms

The Hill | Timothy Cama | October 18, 2018 The Trump administration is considering allowing companies to build offshore wind farms off the coast of California. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said his department's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will start taking comments this week on potential areas […]

Oil Price Rally Revives Offshore Oil Sector

Oil Price | Irina Slav | October 17, 2018 The offshore drilling segment of the energy industry was among the hardest hit by the 2014 downturn. Many went under, and those that did survive were on their last legs when prices began to climb back […]

NOIA Welcomes Secretary’s Zinke’s Announcements Advancing U.S. Offshore Wind

For Immediate Release: Thursday, October 18, 2018 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, NOIA Welcomes Secretary’s Zinke’s Announcements Advancing U.S. Offshore Wind Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement on Interior Secretary Zinke’s Wednesday afternoon announcements on new offshore wind progress: “NOIA […]

NOIA Welcomes Oil and Gas Production Safety System Improvements

For Immediate Release: Thursday, September 27, 2018 Contact:  Justin Williams, (202) 465-8464, NOIA Welcomes Oil and Gas Production Safety System Improvements Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi issued this statement following the release of the revised Oil and Gas Production Safety System regulations: “NOIA […]

The Energy 202: Industry group says hurricanes bolster case for expanding offshore drilling

Washington Post | Paulina Firozi | September 17, 2018 THE LIGHTBULB Hurricane season is in full swing — and it's throwing into the spotlight an ongoing debate between industry and environmental groups over expanding offshore drilling. The National Ocean Industries Association is pointing to hurricanes […]

Obama Was Wrong on Oil. We Did ‘Drill Our Way Out of the Problem.’

The Daily Signal | Nicolas Loris | September 14, 2018 When gas prices topped $4 per gallon in May 2011, President Barack Obama said, “We can’t just drill our way out of the problem.” Throughout his presidency, Obama stated some version of that sentiment every […]
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