Press Releases

NOIA Seeks Nominations for Safety in Seas Awards Competition

For Immediate Release: Monday, January 4, 2016 Contact: Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nicolette@nullnoia.org Washington, D.C. -  The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) is accepting nominations for the 2016 Safety in Seas Awards competition.  The Safety in Seas Awards honor excellence in offshore safety culture and practices. "Even […]

NOIA Applauds Congressional Action to Lift Crude Oil Export Ban, Urges Progress on Proposed Offshore Well Control Rule

For Immediate Release: Friday, December 18, 2015 Contact: Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nicolette@nullnoia.org Washington, D.C. – Today, Congress passed the Omnibus Appropriations bill, H.R. 2029, which includes an important provision lifting the existing U.S. crude oil export ban. U.S. oil exports will strengthen America’s national and energy […]

NOIA Cheers Omnibus Language to Lift Crude Oil Export Ban

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 Contact: Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nicolette@nullnoia.org Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement cheering omnibus spending bill language lifting the ban on U.S. crude oil exports:  “NOIA is pleased to see language included in the omnibus that […]

NOIA Rebuts New Study on Economic Benefits of Atlantic Development as “Red Herring”

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 Contact: Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nicolette@nullnoia.org Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement regarding a report released today by SELC which attempts to discredit an earlier study by Quest Offshore: “The Quest Study estimates the […]

More Work Needed to Get Well Control Rule Right

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 Contact: Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nicolette@nullnoia.org Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement following today’s Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hearing on the proposed well control rule: “It is in the best interest of […]

NOIA: Statoil’s Withdrawal from the Alaskan Arctic Indicative of Tough Economic and Regulatory Climate

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, November 17, 2015 Contact: Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nicolette@nullnoia.org Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi, issued the following statement on Statoil’s decision to exit the Alaskan Arctic: "Statoil's decision to withdraw from the Alaskan Arctic is disappointing yet understandable given current […]

Congress to lose a stalwart energy warrior when Cynthia Lummis retires

For Immediate Release: Friday, November 13, 2015 Contact: Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nicolette@nullnoia.org Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi, who previously worked with Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis in Wyoming state government, issued the following statement reacting to her announcement that she will not seek reelection to […]

Keystone Decision is Ill-timed and Illogical

For Immediate Release: Friday, November 6, 2015 Contact: Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nicolette@nullnoia.org Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement on the Obama Administration’s rejection of the Keystone XL Pipeline today: "In yet another freakish Friday announcement, the Obama administration today […]

NOIA Applauds PARC Act’s Commitment to American Offshore Energy

For Immediate Release: Thursday, November 5, 2015 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nicolette@nullnoia.org Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi  issued the following statement on legislation introduced today by House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT): “The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) applauds Chairman Rob […]

NOIA Statement on Interior’s Cancellation of Alaska OCS Lease Sales

For Immediate Release: Saturday, October 17, 2015 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nicolette@nullnoia.org Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi today issued the following statement regarding the Interior Department’s decision to cancel two offshore Alaska lease sales and deny requests to extend current Alaska offshore leases: “The cancellation of […]
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