Offshore Drilling

We’ve come a long way since Deepwater Horizon

Corpus Christi Caller Times | May 31, 2017 | David de Roode President Trump’s executive order aimed at rolling back efforts to ban oil and natural gas drilling in huge swaths of the Atlantic and Arctic oceans came as welcome relief to our industry. Last […]

NOIA bemoans removal of Atlantic lease sale

Offshore Support Journal | May 5, 2016 Not long ago, the idea of exploring for oil on the Atlantic coast of the US seemed on the cards, and Atlantic states stood to benefit hugely from demand for products and services. Now, even Time magazine has […]

‘Keep it in the Ground’: Not the Energy Plan We Need

RealClearEnergy | May 5, 2016 | David Holt America’s energy revolution has resulted in record-low oil and gas prices, which have allowed us to keep warm for less, use energy-intensive electronics like smartphones, drive more than ever, and better provide for our families. For many, […]

Extension of Proposed Air Quality Rule Comment Period Appreciated, but Likely Insufficient

For Immediate Release: Friday, May 6, 2016 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, Extension of Proposed Air Quality Rule Comment Period Appreciated, but Likely Insufficient Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement after being notified today that the comment period on BOEM’s proposed air […]

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. […]

Nye: Learning the lessons of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Washington Examiner | April 20, 2016 | Nicolette Nye The sixth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon accident, which claimed the lives of 11 brave men and set off the largest offshore oil spill in our nation's history, reminds us that we must always be vigilant […]

Luthi: Lessons from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Washington Times | April 20, 2016 | Randall Luthi This month marks the sixth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The waters of the Gulf of Mexico and communities along the Gulf Coast have recovered from the effects of the spill and federally imposed […]

Safety is already the top priority for the US oil and gas industry

The Hill | April 18, 2016 | Randall Luthi I agree with Jackie Savitz and Oceana that safety should be the top priority for offshore oil drilling (“It’s time to make offshore drilling safer,” April 8, The Hill’s Contributors Blog). However, she is wrong to […]

Obama’s Oil Drilling Ban Threatens National Security

Time | April 1, 2016 | Donald Loren We can't afford to say ‘no' to U.S. energy. The Obama administration recently reversed its 2015 plan to open up waters off the coasts of Virginia, the Carolinas and Georgia to oil drilling. Officials claim the new decision […]

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 […]
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