Offshore Oil

The Hill: Overnight Energy

December 04, 2013 By Laura Barron-Lopez Rest of Thursday's agenda… Be on the lookout for a new report that will dive into the potential economic impact of opening the Atlantic Ocean to offshore oil and natural-gas drilling. The American Petroleum Institute and National Ocean Industries […]

NOIA and API to Release Study on Atlantic Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Development

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463,                    NOIA and API to Release Study on Atlantic Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Development Significant Benefits Expected for the Atlantic States, Region and Nation   Press conference call on […]

Oil Field Jobs Rank Among the Best in the US

CNNMoney and PayScale released this week a ranking of the nation’s 100 best jobs, determined by their typical pay, growth and work satisfaction. With the United States is undergoing a massive energy boom, it’s no surprise that the oil patch has a major presence on the list. […]

OceanGate Delivers an Under-Water View of Rigs to Reefs

NOIA member OceanGate, has released new images from their deep-water submersible vessels showing the exciting world under the sea resulting from the federal Rigs to Reefs program. A CBS special, aired back in July, showcases OceanGate giving a tour of a decommissioned Black Elk platform […]

Regulators call for offshore industry ‘stand down’

By Laura Barron-Lopez Regulators are calling for an industry "stand down" to review safety precautions after investigating a Gulf of Mexico oil rig explosion that resulted in three deaths. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement released a report on Thursday that found rig operator Black Elk Energy […]

Shell announces return to Arctic in 2014 despite mishaps

Posted on October 31, 2013 at 5:25 am by Jennifer A. Dlouhy Waves crash over the drilling unit Kulluk where it sat aground on the southeast side of Sitkalidak Island, Alaska, Jan. 1, 2013. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class/Jonathan Klingenberg.) WASHINGTON — Shell officials […]

Most voters oppose raising energy taxes, industry poll shows

Posted on October 29, 2013 at 4:53 pm by Jennifer A. Dlouhy ( WASHINGTON — Most registered voters believe raising taxes on oil companies would hike costs for consumers and oppose boosting energy taxes now, according to a poll unveiled Tuesday. Oil industry leaders and lobbyists say the new […]

Halliburton’s tech chief pushes oil field innovation

Posted on October 27, 2013 at 5:00 am by Emily Pickrell Halliburton's vice president of technology, Greg Powers, stands in front of a wall of patents at Halliburton's north campus in Houston. (Todd Spoth) HOUSTON — Greg Powers joined Halliburton in 2010 after a career in engineering and […]

Services companies stand to profit if Pemex makes changes

Posted on October 27, 2013 at 5:00 am by Emily Pickrell Enrique Pena Nieto, Mexico's president, speaks in Mexico City in August 2013. (Susana Gonzalez/Bloomberg) HOUSTON — Proposals to open Mexico’s energy industry to outside investment could make a good thing even better for oil field services companies […]

Energy Firms Want Action on Atlantic Drilling

Posted on October 26, 2013 at 11:59 pm by Jennifer A. Dlouhy in Offshore, Premium WASHINGTON — Energy industry leaders are fretting that it could be a decade before the federal government allows them to hunt for oil and gas along the East Coast, unless the Obama administration shifts its […]
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