Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing

Seismic testing offshore Lowcountry for oil, gas gets federal environmental OK

By Bo Petersen The Post and Courier Federal regulators promise to keep a close watch over potential disruptions to whales, dolphins and other marine species if deafening air-gun blasts are allowed offshore to test for natural gas or oil. But the concessions to protect the […]

Critics take aim at upcoming federal report on Atlantic drilling

Posted on February 26, 2014 at 6:00 pm by Jennifer A. Dlouhy in Offshore WASHINGTON — The Obama administration’s Interior Department is on track this week to release a final environmental analysis that would help pave the way for the first seismic studies in decades to pinpoint […]

Nye: Time for Virginia to take part in the energy boom

Nye: Time for Virginia to take part in the energy boom Jason Nye | Nye is senior vice president for Statoil and serves on the National Ocean Industries Association's board of directors. He is a 1983 graduate of Northside High and native of Roanoke. | […]

NOIA Response to the SOTU

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nicolette@nullnoia.org  NOIA Response to the SOTU- Expand Opportunity for Americans through More Offshore Energy Washington, D.C. – National Ocean Industries Association President Randall Luthi issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s […]

Feds will wait til March to open sealed Gulf bids

Posted on January 24, 2014 at 5:24 pm by Jennifer A. Dlouhy WASHINGTON — Oil companies that hope to nab new drilling leases near the U.S.-Mexico boundary in the Gulf of Mexico will have to wait a little longer to see if they were successful. Interior Secretary Sally […]

NOIA Echoes Importance of U.S. House Subcommittee Hearing on Atlantic Seismic Exploration

For Immediate Release: Friday, January 10, 2014 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nicolette@nullnoia.org     NOIA Echoes Importance of U.S. House Subcommittee Hearing on Atlantic Seismic Exploration   Washington, D.C. – National Ocean Industries Association President Randall Luthi issued the following statement on the hearing on seismic […]

2014 should be the Year of the Arctic for energy exploration

BY RANDALL LUTHI | JANUARY 6, 2014 AT 10:07 AM Energy exploration in the Arctic has been a hot topic in recent years and is not likely to cool down in 2014. The United States was stuck in neutral on the topic for 2013, but those […]

Ann Chapman – N.C. needs offshore oil and gas activity

By Ann Chapman For StarNews Media Published: Monday, January 6, 2014 at 9:33 a.m. Last Modified: Monday, January 6, 2014 at 9:33 a.m. The energy industry is a consistent driver of employment and economic growth in many areas of the country, from the Rocky Mountains […]

Luthi: Virginia’s offshore gold mine awaits

Richmond Times Dispatch Guest-Columnists Randall Luthi | Posted 11 hours ago Forty years ago, the oil embargo awakened our nation to a harsh reality. Our natural resource-rich country was unable to meet its growing energy needs and was dependent on foreign energy sources, mainly oil. Without international trade […]

The Motley Fool “Should We Drill Off of the Atlantic Coast?”

By Matthew DiLallo December 6, 2013 There could be as much as 10 billion barrels of oil and gas off of America's Atlantic coast. But according to former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, "We really don't know a lot about what's down there." In fact, he […]
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