Energy Independence

SOTU: Missed Energy Opportunities Offshore

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Contact: Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, NOIA Statement on SOTU: Missed Energy Opportunities Offshore NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address: "While the President highlighted America's […]

Two utilities opt out of Cape Wind

Future of Nantucket Sound turbine project in doubt as purchase contracts are terminated By Jim O’Sullivan GLOBE STAFF JANUARY 07, 2015 The Cape Wind plan was dealt a major setback Tuesday when two power companies that had agreed to buy energy from the Nantucket Sound […]

New Senate chairmen aim to undo Obama’s policies

Posted on January 5, 2015 at 7:02 am by Associated Press WASHINGTON — Republican senators poised to lead major committees when the GOP takes charge are intent on pushing back many of President Barack Obama’s policies, setting up potential showdowns over environmental rules, financial regulations […]

GOP prepares Keystone blitz

By Laura Barron-Lopez Republicans are putting the Keystone XL pipeline at the top of the agenda as they seek to move a stack of legislation to President Obama’s desk in 2015. Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has promised that a vote on approving […]

Louisiana stands to gain more than 31,000 jobs

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 19 11/19/2014 By Nick Snow OGJ Washington Editor Offshore oil and gas leasing in the eastern Gulf of Mexico and on the US Atlantic and Pacific coasts could create more than 838,000 American jobs and raise more than $200 billion in revenue for […]

Louisiana would get big economic boost from eastern Gulf of Mexico drilling, report says

By Jennifer Larino, | The Times-Picayune on November 20, 2014 at 1:05 PM, updated November 20, 2014 at 9:46 PM Louisiana stands to gain more than 31,000 jobs and nearly $344 million per year in new state revenue over the next two decades if […]

Rigzone- Studies Highlight Job, Economic Potential of Expanding US Offshore Leasing

by Karen Boman| Rigzone Staff| Wednesday, November 19, 2014 The United States could create almost 840,000 jobs and generate more than $200 billion in government revenue by opening the eastern Gulf of Mexico and U.S. Atlantic and Pacific Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) to offshore oil […]

Marine Technology- Study: US Offshore Holds Huge Untapped Potential

Posted by Eric Haun November 19, 2014 New studies show huge economic and energy potential of untapped offshore areas Two new studies released today by the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) and the American Petroleum Institute (API) show significant potential added energy and economic benefits […]

Bloomberg: Opening Areas for Offshore Drilling Would Add Output

By Dan Murtaugh  Nov 19, 2014 10:30 AM ET Opening the eastern Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean outer continental shelf would add 2.2 million barrels of oil equivalent a day to U.S. production by 2035, the American Petroleum Institute said in a report. Allowing […]

Report: Mississippi could see 12,000 new jobs, $244M in annual revenue from eastern Gulf drilling

By April M. Havens | on November 20, 2014 at 4:49 PM, updated November 20, 2014 at 4:50 PM Mississippi could gain more than 12,000 jobs and nearly $244 million per year in revenue by 2035 if areas of the eastern Gulf of Mexico […]
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