Offshore Drilling

The (Russian) Arctic is open for business

...similar agreement with Royal Dutch Shell. No offshore drilling has taken place in the Canadian Arctic since 2006. Inadequate infrastructure is part of the reason: Canada lacks any roads or pipelines to its...Go to Source

Federal court says Shell Arctic oil spill plan legal

By Zack Colman - 08/06/13 09:25 AM ET A federal judge in Alaska ruled Monday that Royal Dutch Shell’s Arctic oil spill plans doesn’t run afoul of environmental laws. The U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska said the Interior Department didn’t violate the Endangered […]

Olympus offshore platform arrives at deep-water destination

Posted on August 5, 2013 at 2:30 pm by FuelFix.com in featured, Gulf of Mexico, Production Shell’s massive Olympus production platform has reached its destination in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico, ending an 18,000-mile journey that began last year in South Korea. Full Story

NOIA Statement on Offshore Safety Meeting Between Regulators and Industry

For Immediate Release:  Thursday, August 1, 2013 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nnye@nullnoia.org   NOIA Statement on Offshore Safety Meeting Between Regulators and Industry    Washington, DC – Today, NOIA President Randall Luthi participated in a meeting of Interior Department officials and senior oil and […]

Feds begin probe of Gulf gas well blowout

Posted on July 29, 2013 at 5:42 pm by Jennifer A. Dlouhy in Accidents, featured, Gulf of Mexico Federal drilling regulators on Monday launched a formal investigation into the blowout of a gas well in the Gulf of Mexico last week that forced the evacuation of 44 workers and ignited a […]

Forum Energy CEO sees chances for more acquisitions

Posted on July 28, 2013 at 5:00 am by Houston Chronicle in Deals, featured, Oil field services By Jeannie Kever Forum Energy Technologies was formed through a five-way merger three years ago and hasn’t stopped growing. The acquisition of Moffatt 2000 Ltd., announced earlier this month, was the company’s 14th, and CEO Cris […]

Energy Journal: The Big Business of Big Rigs

Posted at 6:27 am Jul 24, 2013 By Ben Winkley It’s a good time to be in offshore oil rigs. High oil prices have encouraged exploration and industry data from Rigzone shows 85% of the world’s rig fleet is now being used, even as more rigs […]

Shell awards contract for world’s deepest floating production facility

Posted on July 23, 2013 at 11:59 pm by Emily Pickrell in Gulf of Mexico, Offshore A Dutch offshore services company will provide a floating production platform for Royal Dutch Shell’s Stones field project in the Gulf of Mexico, which the companies say will be the deepest-water field served by […]

NOIA’s Randall Luthi Testifies at Senate Hearing

Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nnye@nullnoia.org   NOIA’s Randall Luthi Testifies at Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Hearing Says Revenue Sharing and Offshore Access are Inextricably Linked   Washington, DC – During testimony today at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on […]

Media Advisory: NOIA’s Randall Luthi to Testify at Senate Energy & Natural Resources

For Immediate Release: Monday, July 22, 2013 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nnye@nullnoia.org     NOIA’s Randall Luthi to Testify at Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Hearing   NOIA president Randall Luthi will testify before a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing tomorrow […]
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