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Can Arctic Drilling Be Done Safely?

BY CLARE FORAN August 18, 2014 The Interior Department is putting the finishing touches on new safety standards for oil-drilling operations off the northern coast of Alaska. National Journal's Ben Geman writes: "On Friday Interior's offshore safety branch sent the proposal to the White House […]

Administration studies Arctic requirements

Posted on August 17, 2014 at 9:10 pm by Jennifer A. Dlouhy,   WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is closer than ever to imposing the first minimum standards for oil and gas activity in U.S. Arctic waters, as Shell pursues permits that could allow it […]

Americans Want More Oil Production, Support Offshore Drilling

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 12:58 pm by Rhiannon Meyers in Exploration, General, Natural gas, Offshore, Politics/Policy Americans overwhelmingly want the U.S. to produce more domestic oil and natural gas, but few believe the federal government is doing enough to encourage such activity, according […]

NOIA Urges Swift Science-Based Atlantic Seismic Survey Permits

For Immediate Release: Friday, July 18, 2014 Contact:  Robert Myers, (202) 465-8464, rmyers@nullnoia.org NOIA Urges Swift Science-Based Atlantic Seismic Survey Permits Washington, D.C. – Jeff Vorberger, Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs at the National Ocean Industries Association, today issued the following statement regarding the Interior […]

NOIA Applauds Passage of HR 4899 Supporting More Offshore Energy

For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nicolette@nullnoia.org   NOIA Applauds Passage of HR 4899 Supporting More Offshore Energy Development   Washington, D.C. – National Ocean Industries Association President Randall Luthi today issued the following statement applauding passage of HR 4899:   […]

Noble Energy acquires interest in BP Gulf of Mexico leases

HOUSTON — Noble Energy Inc. will acquire 50 percent of BP’s interest in 17 Gulf of Mexico exploration leases, the Houston-based oil and gas announced Monday. Noble Energy’s announcement did not say how much the company will pay for its stake in the leases, and […]

NOIA Statement: The Next Five Year Plan

For Immediate Release: Friday, June 13, 2014 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nicolette@nullnoia.org   Statement of NOIA President Randall Luthi on the Next 5-Year OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program   Washington, D.C. – National Ocean Industries Association President Randall Luthi today issued the following statement regarding […]

Obama’s “All-of-the-Above” Energy Strategy Doesn’t Go Far Enough

For Immediate Release: Thursday, May 29, 2014 Contact:  Robert Myers, (202) 465-8464 or (786) 256-1611, rmyers@nullnoia.org  Obama’s “All-of-the-Above” Energy Strategy Doesn’t Go Far Enough  Washington, D.C. –Announcing  its “All-of-the-Above” energy strategy today, the Obama Administration rightfully celebrates the United States’ new position as the largest […]

Energy Ocean Conference

Energy Ocean, June 3-5, 2014 in Atlantic City, NJ, is the leading industry event dedicated to promoting the development of clean, predictable and sustainable energy from the world’s oceans. Building on more than 10 years of continued success, Energy Ocean delivers the industry’s most comprehensive […]

NO, the off-shore oil industry is not spiraling toward another BP oil spill

From the Washington Examiner by Randall Luthi Not surprisingly, there is a whole other side to the condemnation recently expressed in the New York Times by former Minerals Management Service Director Liz Birnbaum and Jacqueline Savitz of Oceana regarding the safety of the offshore oil and natural gas industry since the Macondo […]
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