Energy Independence

New Offshore Atlantic Coast Study Could Spur Economy

For Immediate Release: Thursday, December 5, 2013 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463,                      Study Shows that Developing Atlantic Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Could Spur 280,000 New Jobs and Add $Billions to the Economy and Government by 2035   A new study released by […]

The Hill: Overnight Energy

December 04, 2013 By Laura Barron-Lopez Rest of Thursday's agenda… Be on the lookout for a new report that will dive into the potential economic impact of opening the Atlantic Ocean to offshore oil and natural-gas drilling. The American Petroleum Institute and National Ocean Industries […]

NOIA and API to Release Study on Atlantic Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Development

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463,                    NOIA and API to Release Study on Atlantic Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Development Significant Benefits Expected for the Atlantic States, Region and Nation   Press conference call on […]

South Texas sees struggles, opportunities amid oil boom

Posted on November 2, 2013 at 6:00 am by Jennifer Hiller CORPUS CHRISTI — Along a bay front dotted with sailboats and shrimp boats, the movement of crude oil has long been part of the background scenery. Only now, most of the ships sit lower […]

Venezuela’s government seizes U.S.-owned oil rigs

CARACAS, VENEZUELA Venezuela has quietly seized control of two oil rigs owned by a unit of Houston-based Superior Energy Services after the company shut them down because the state oil monopoly was months behind on payments. The seizure took place Thursday after a judge in […]

Shell announces return to Arctic in 2014 despite mishaps

Posted on October 31, 2013 at 5:25 am by Jennifer A. Dlouhy Waves crash over the drilling unit Kulluk where it sat aground on the southeast side of Sitkalidak Island, Alaska, Jan. 1, 2013. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class/Jonathan Klingenberg.) WASHINGTON — Shell officials […]

Energy Firms Want Action on Atlantic Drilling

Posted on October 26, 2013 at 11:59 pm by Jennifer A. Dlouhy in Offshore, Premium WASHINGTON — Energy industry leaders are fretting that it could be a decade before the federal government allows them to hunt for oil and gas along the East Coast, unless the Obama administration shifts its […]

Gulf of Mexico moves toward a comeback

by Collin Eaton Polluted by crude, crises and fears of ceaseless political entanglements, the Gulf of Mexico looked endangered as an oil hub after BP’s massive 86-day spill three years ago. But international oil companies, including BP, are ramping up in the largest U.S. offshore oil […]

The Nation Cannot Afford to Delay Atlantic Seismic

In response to the Washington Post editorial, "Debate over seismic air guns should wait until science has spoken," NOIA along with the American Petroleum Institute (API), the International Association of Geophysical Contractors (IAGC) and the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA)  issued the following letter […]

VA Offshore Wind Sale Underscores Vast Potential of OCS Energy

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, September 4, 2013 Contact:  Robert Myers, (202) 347-6900,   VA Offshore Wind Sale Underscores Vast Potential of OCS Energy   Washington, D.C. – National Ocean Industries Association President Randall Luthi today issued the following statement on bidding in today’s OCS Wind Sale, […]
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