Gulf of Mexico

Revenue-Sharing Push Gains Steam

Environment & Energy Daily | June 30, 2016 | Hannah Hess Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) unveiled legislation yesterday that would expand the sharing of offshore oil and gas revenues with coastal states, and streamline environmental review of solar, wind and geothermal projects on public lands. […]

Boustany asks delay on well-control rule

The Advertiser | June 27, 2016 | Ken Stickney U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, insists the federal government's well-control rule — it will go into effect in a month — is so vaguely worded that it will leave the oil and gas industry "stumbling in the […]

BHP Billiton names GoM as a deepwater exploration focus

Offshore | June 27, 2016 | Offshore Staff SYDNEY, Australia – BHP Billiton provided an update on its exploratory program, outlining what it calls its “value-focused approach.” The natural resources conglomerate said it will target opportunities within oil to enhance its long-term portfolio. Speaking at […]

U.S. Oil Companies Crank Up Production in Gulf of Mexico

Wall Street Journal | June 23, 2016 | Lynn Cook & Erin Ailworth Oil companies are pumping more crude off the U.S. coast in the Gulf of Mexico, a surprising trend that shows the resilience of the nation’s energy industry. Despite the worst price downturn in a generation, so much oil is starting […]

Attacks on Offshore Energy Threaten Texas Economy

Houston Business Journal | June 16, 2016 | Stephen Minick As the state’s leading employer organization, the Texas Association of Business is committed to improving the Texas business climate and making our state’s economy the strongest in the world. Doing so, however, will require sensible […]

Port Fourchon’s Slip D expansion takes shape

Daily Comet | June 15, 2016 | Mike Hill The first phase of dredging Slip D in Port Fourchon’s northern expansion area has been completed as the port prepares for the eventual upswing in the oil industry. The project will add 300 acres of developed […]

Houma Today: Oil and gas are too important to ignore

Houma Today | May 1, 2016 | Houma Today Editorial Board The oil and gas industry is a powerful cog in south Louisiana economic engine. But it is also a strong component of the U.S. economy and a large factor in our nation’s energy strategy. […]

At Gulf Lease Sale, Offshore Producers Remain Committed to Providing Economic and Energy Benefits for American Consumers, Despite Tough Times

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 Contact: Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nicolette@nullnoia.org Washington, D.C. - NOIA President Randall Luthi today issued the following statement following today’s Central and Eastern Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Lease Sales: “Considering the current economic and regulatory environment, today’s Central Gulf […]

Tomorrow’s Gulf Lease Sales Vitally Important Even in Today’s Economic and Regulatory Environment

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Contact: Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nicolette@nullnoia.org Washington, D.C. - NOIA President Randall Luthi today issued the following statement in advance of tomorrow’s Central and Eastern Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Lease Sales:   “Historically, Central and Eastern Gulf of Mexico […]

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’ […]
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