Energy Independence

Media Advisory: VA Energy & Opportunity Forum

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, August 28, 2013 Contact:  Robert Myers, (202) 465-8464,  NOIA’s Randall Luthi to Moderate Panel at Virginia Energy & Opportunity Forum “A Discussion with Virginia’s Gubernatorial Candidates” NOIA President Randall Luthi will moderate an expert panel discussing Virginia’s Opportunities for Offshore […]

Time to Remove Roadblocks to Offshore Energy Production

Houston Chronicle By NOIA Chairman Dick Alario July 16, 2013 A decade ago, it seemed far-fetched that America would be poised to become the world's energy resource leader. Yet, that's the case today. America is on the path to overtake Russia as the top natural […]

Fourchon could benefit from oil agreement

By Xerxes Wilson Staff Writer Published: Friday, June 28, 2013 at 10:01 p.m. Port Fourchon could benefit from recent congressional action seeking to open 1.5 million acres in the western Gulf of Mexico to oil and gas drilling. Full Story

US led world in oil growth in 2012, BP report shows

Posted on June 12, 2013 at 6:18 am by Harry R. Weber in Crude oil, featured U.S. oil production growth was the largest in the world last year, showing that despite some suggestions to the contrary, crude is plentiful, BP Chief Executive Officer Bob Dudley said Wednesday. Via FuelFix

Women fill nearly half of new oil industry jobs

The oil and gas business has been tapping unique groups to address its workforce crunch, turning  rocket scientists into petroleum engineers and making high-powered executives out of Gen Xers. Now another demographic is growing its footprint in the historically male-dominated industry. Women scored nearly half of  all new […]

Warner and Kaine introduce offshore drilling bill

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The Virginia Outer Continental Shelf Energy Production Act of 2013 would expand the nation's offshore energy production with a revised five-year leasing plan, an alternative to the Obama administration's proposed 2012-2017 offshore oil and gas plan ... Go to Source

EIA: ‘Stay Tuned’ On US Oil Exports

From UPI There are a series of refinery issues in the United States that should be considered if crude oil exports are to expand, the U.S. Energy Department said. The Energy Department’s Energy Information Administration said it expects domestic oil production to increase from 6.5 […]
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