Energy Independence

Offshore Drilling Ruling a Blow to Virginia, Others

The News & Advance | March 20, 2016 | Editorial Board The decision last week by the Obama administration to bar the Continental Shelf off the coastlines of Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina from offshore oil and natural gas exploration is a blow, […]

The Advocate: A bad call by Obama on Atlantic drilling ban

The Advocate | March 17, 2016 | Editorial Board Critics of President Barack Obama, particularly politicians from the Midwestern states, have made a slogan out of environmental regulations pushed by the administration. Obama’s War on Coal, they call it.  Well, what about oil? If not […]

The Administration Turns a Blind Eye to Long-term U.S. Energy Security and American Consumers

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Contact: Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, Washington, D.C. - National Ocean Industries Association President Randall Luthi issued the following statement following the release of the 2017-2022 OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Proposed Program:   “The good news is that there are […]

Daily Advertiser: No Help From This President

Daily Advertiser | February 23, 2016 | Editorial Board “Dead on arrival.” That’s a heckuva prospect for President Obama’s proposed $10 a barrel oil tax, but who is surprised? The president has seemingly waged war against the oil and gas industry since taking office; senators […]

The Times-Picayune: Pushing for more offshore oil revenue: An Editorial

The Times-Picayune | February 10, 2016 | The Editorial Board There are some numbers that everybody concerned about Louisiana's eroding coast knows offhand. Every 38 minutes, the state loses about a football-field-sized chunk of land. In 2017, the state is scheduled to receive 37.5 percent […]

Joe Barton and Steve Scalise: Develop American resources, create American jobs

The Dallas Morning News | Tuesday, December 30, 2015 | Reps. Joe Barton & Steve Scalise “Let us develop the resources of our land…” These words, the beginning of a quotation of Daniel Webster, are emblazoned upon a plaque hung prominently in the House of Representatives’ […]

NOIA Applauds PARC Act’s Commitment to American Offshore Energy

For Immediate Release: Thursday, November 5, 2015 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, 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 […]

BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie Discusses US Oil Export Ban with US Chamber of Commerce

U.S. Chamber of Commerce | Tuesday, October 20, 2015 The CEO of NOIA member BHP Billiton, Andrew Mackenzie, sat down with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to discuss the U.S. crude oil export ban and how the ban limits economic growth and innovation.

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

For Immediate Release: Saturday, October 17, 2015 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, 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 […]

NOIA President Randall Luthi Featured in the Morning Consult: Shell’s Decision to Suspend Arctic Activities: Retreat or Pause?

Morning Consult | Monday, October 5, 2015 | By Randall Luthi Last week, in the wee hours of the morning on the East Coast, Shell announced it was suspending its offshore Alaska operations, after finding insufficient quantities of hydrocarbons to justify further development at its sole […]
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