Offshore Drilling

House bill would lift ban on coastal gas, oil drilling

By Bill Bartel The Virginian-Pilot June 29, 2013 Legislation that lifts a federal moratorium on oil and gas drilling off Virginia's shores and splits potential federal revenue among coastal states was approved Friday by the Republican-controlled U.S. House in a mostly party-line vote. Full Story

Offshore Drilling Bills’ Sponsors, Cosponsors Received Big Bucks From Oil Industry

By Monica Vendituoli on June 28, 2013 12:30 PM Sponsors and cosponsors of two bills to expand offshore drilling taken up by the House this week received hundreds of thousands of dollars from the oil and gas industry in the last election cycle. Full Story

House moves to expand offshore drilling

Posted on June 28, 2013 at 10:10 am by Jennifer A. Dlouhy in Offshore, Politics/Policy The House on Friday passed legislation that would expand offshore drilling by forcing the federal government to sell new oil and gas leases along the coasts of California, South Carolina, Virginia and any other states […]

Oil drilling off Santa Barbara coast? House Republicans say yes

June 28, 2013|By Richard Simon WASHINGTON -- In spite of a White House veto threat, the Republican-controlled House on Friday launched a new effort to open up the California and Atlantic coasts to oil drilling. Full Story

Offshore drilling market worth $121.1 billion by 2018

DALLAS, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Report "Offshore Drilling Market By Services (Contract Drilling, Directional Drilling, Logging While Drilling), Applications (Shallow Water, Deepwater, Ultra deepwater) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to ...Go to Source

NOIA Applauds House Passage of the Offshore Energy & Jobs Act

For Immediate Release:   Friday, June 28, 2013 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nnye@nullnoia.org   NOIA Applauds House Passage of the Offshore Energy and Jobs Act Urges Senate to Pass Similar Legislation   Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi today issued the following statement […]

NOIA Hails Passage of OCS Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreements Authorization Act

For Immediate Release:   Thursday, June 27, 2013 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nnye@nullnoia.org NOIA Hails Passage of OCS Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreements Authorization Act Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi today issued the following statement hailing passage of the Outer Continental Shelf Transboundary Hydrocarbon […]

Norway opens Arctic border area to oil drilling

Posted on June 20, 2013 at 2:46 pm by Associated Press in Arctic, Europe STOCKHOLM — Norway’s Parliament has opened up a new area on the fringe of the Arctic Ocean to offshore oil drilling despite protests from opponents who fear catastrophic oil spills in the remote and icy region. […]

House panel approves offshore drilling legislation – Pennenergy

A U.S. House of Representatives panel voted to approve the Offshore Energy and Jobs Act. Go to Source

Deepwater Activity Statistics – New Discoveries Worldwide Driving Deepwater

Until the early 1990s, offshore exploration and drilling in deepwater areas was considered an economically unattractive option, as it is more expensive, more challenging, and more risky than shallow water offshore drilling. However, with the near ... Go to Source
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