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Editorial: The time is right for Virginia to get serious about offshore wind energy

The Virginian-Pilot | Editorial Board | July 10, 2019 PEOPLE CAN ARGUE about the details, now that Dominion Energy has started building Virginia’s first offshore wind energy project off the coast of Virginia Beach. But no one should minimize the significance of this move toward […]

Oil majors evacuate U.S. Gulf platform staff before storm

Reuters | Collin Eaton | July 9, 2019 HOUSTON (Reuters) - Major U.S. oil producers on Tuesday began evacuating and shutting in production at their deepwater Gulf of Mexico platforms in advance of a tropical disturbance expected to become a storm this week. A tropical […]

New Jersey selects Denmark’s Orsted for major offshore wind project

Reuters |Nichola Groom | June 21, 2019 New Jersey on Friday selected Denmark’s Orsted A/S to develop a 1,100-megawatt wind project off the coast of Atlantic City, the largest ever offshore wind procurement by a U.S. state. Orsted’s proposal received unanimous approval at a meeting […]

US Reliance On OPEC Oil Hits 30-Year Low

Daily Caller |Michael Bastasch | June 13, 2019 U.S. crude oil imports from the Saudi Arabian-led OPEC fell to a 30-year low, according to the latest federal figures. OPEC imports fell to 1.5 million barrels per day in March, which is the lowest level since […]

Offshore Energy Moratoria Hurt American Consumers and Workers

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Contact: Justin Williams, (202) 465-8464, jwilliams@nullnoia.org Offshore Energy Moratoria Hurt American Consumers and Workers Washington, D.C. - NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement ahead of today’s House Natural Resources Full Committee Markup of bills: “Today’s markup […]

U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases

Reuters | Nichola Groom | June 13, 2019 U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to be steamrolled by President Donald Trumps executive orders to […]

NOIA Supports Offshore Wind Jobs and Opportunities Act

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Contact: Justin Williams, (202) 465-8464, jwilliams@nullnoia.org NOIA Supports Offshore Wind Jobs and Opportunities Act Washington, D.C. – Ahead of House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources hearing,  Building a 21st Century American Offshore Wind Workforce, NOIA […]

Drilling activity picks up in US Gulf

Offshore Magazine | Bruce Beaubouef | June 4, 2019 E&P activity in the US Gulf of Mexico may finally be picking up. A number of notable metrics are expected to increase this year, including the first increase in drilling in four years according to a recent […]

NOIA President Randall Luthi Announces his Departure

For Immediate Release: Monday, June 3, 2019 Contact: Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nnye@nullnoia.org NOIA President Randall Luthi Announces his Departure Washington, D.C. – Randall Luthi has announced that he will leave the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) next month, after serving nearly 10 years as […]

NOIA Welcomes NOAA Proposed Authorization for Liberty project

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, May 29, 2019 Contact: Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nnye@nullnoia.org NOIA Welcomes NOAA Proposed Authorization for Liberty project Washington, D.C. – National Ocean Industries Association President Randall Luthi today issued the following statement supporting the proposed issuance of Incidental Harassment Authorization for the Liberty […]
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