Offshore Oil

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 […]

Crude Debate: Should Washington Lift Oil Export Ban?

Crude Debate: Should Washington Lift Oil Export Ban? An oil tanker docked at a ConocoPhillips refinery in Louisiana. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)(Mario Tama/Getty Images) By Amy Harder January 6, 2014 A federal ban dating back decades that restricts exports of crude oil is suddenly in […]

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 […]

Budget deal gives boost to US-Mexico Gulf treaty

Posted on December 11, 2013 at 9:55 am by Jennifer A. Dlouhy Pacific Drilling's Santa Ana drillship struck oil at Chevron's Coronado prospect in the Gulf of Mexico. (Pacific Drilling) WASHINGTON — Legislation to enact a long-stalled international treaty governing oil drilling along the U.S.-Mexico border in the Gulf is […]

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 […]

Free Enterprise: “Study: Atlantic Coast Energy Development Will Create 280,000 Jobs”

by Sean Hackbarth Dec 6, 2013 Offshore energy production has been declining for years. Bad policies have made 86% of the U.S. coast off-limits to safe development. That has inhibited job creation and economic growth, but better policies can reverse this. A new study, produced by Quest […]

IAGC President Applauds API and NOIA for Study on Economic Benefits of Atlantic Offshore Oil and Gas Development

12/06/2013 HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Dec 6, 2013) - International Association of Geophysical Contractors President Chip Gill today issued the following statement on the joint API and NOIA commissioned study on the economic benefits of increasing access to offshore oil and natural gas in the Atlantic: […]

Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC) Press Release on NOIA/API Atlantic OCS Study

New Study Shows Drilling = Jobs for SC Dec 6, 2013 Washington, DC- A new study released today takes a deep dive into what energy exploration off the Atlantic coast would mean for South Carolina. The study’s findings: more jobs, more investment, and more revenue. If the […]

New Offshore Atlantic Coast Study Could Spur Economy

December 06, 2013 Study Shows that Developing Atlantic Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Could Spur 280,000 New Jobs and Add $Billions to the Economy and Government by 2035. A new study released by the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) and the American Petroleum Institute (API) shows that opening […]
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