Offshore Oil

Op-Ed: Once again, siding with greens over job creation

Philadelphia Inquirer | May 13, 2016 | Dan Kish President Obama just had a change of heart on offshore energy development. Last year, the president put forward a blueprint to expand oil and gas exploration off the Atlantic Coast. This month, he shelved the plan. […]

‘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, […]

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. […]

Fact over Fiction on Atlantic Offshore Energy

Townhall | April 10, 2016 | David Holt President Obama said last year that he would rather the U.S. “with all the safeguards and standards that we have, be producing our oil and gas, rather than importing it, which is bad for our people” and “potentially […]

NOIA Rebuts New Study on Economic Benefits of Atlantic Development as “Red Herring”

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 Contact: Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement regarding a report released today by SELC which attempts to discredit an earlier study by Quest Offshore: “The Quest Study estimates the […]

NOIA Urges Continued Dialogue on Proposed Well Control Rule

For Immediate Release:  Friday, July 17, 2015 Contact:  Nicolette Nye (202) 465-8463, NOIA Urges Continued Dialogue on Proposed Well Control Rule Washington, D.C. – – NOIA President Randall Luthi today issued the following statement after joint trade comments were filed on BSSE’s Proposed Blowout Preventer Systems […]

Shell Ships Call on Homer, Alaska

By Miranda Weiss, June 25, 2015, Homer News A massive red-hulled ship tied up at the Deep Water Dock last week. The 750-foot-long M/V Marika was an impressive sight as it dwarfed structures on the Spit. It stayed through the weekend and then untied and set anchor […]

Exxon Mobil Halting 3 Oil Platforms After Pipeline Spill

By Brian Melley, June 24, 2015, Associated Press Exxon Mobil Corp. has been forced to halt operations at three offshore oil platforms because it couldn't deliver to refineries in the wake of a broken pipeline that spilled up to 101,000 gallons of crude on the Santa […]

Luthi: The Arctic Myth

The Arctic Myth | Commentary, June 1 By Randall Luthi, Special to Roll Call America’s economic future depends on energy. I have often been critical of Congress and the Obama administration for not doing enough to secure our energy future, but I am pleased to give […]

NOIA Closely Reviewing Proposed BOP/Well Control Regulations

For Immediate Release: Monday, April 13, 2015 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, NOIA Closely Reviewing Proposed BOP/Well Control Regulations Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement on the proposed bop/well control regulations announced today by the Department of the Interior: “The Federal regulators promised a big […]
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