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NOIA Member Schlumberger First Service Contractor to Receive SEMS Certification

Center for Offshore Safety, Tuesday July 14, 2015 HOUSTON, July 14, 2015 – The Center for Offshore Safety (COS) today announced that Schlumberger is the first service/supply contractor to achieve the voluntary COS member certification of its safety and environmental management systems (SEMS). “The certification demonstrates […]

Justin Williams Joins NOIA Communications Team, Summer Interns also Welcomed

For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Contact:  Nicolette Nye (202) 465-8463, nnye@nullnoia.org   Justin Williams Joins NOIA Communications Team Summer Interns also Welcomed Washington, D.C. – The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) has hired Justin Williams as Director of Digital & Public Affairs. Justin will direct […]

Louisiana builder is hard at work on R.I.’s offshore wind turbines

By Alex Kuffner, Jun. 13, 2015, Providence Journal HOUMA, La. — When it comes down to it, there’s not much difference between a foundation for an offshore oil platform and one for an offshore wind turbine. So in 2014, when Deepwater Wind set out to […]

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 […]

Megan Bel Miller Named VP for Government and Political Affairs at NOIA

Megan Bel NOIA Staff Government Political Affairs Senior DIrector
For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Contact:  Nicolette Nye (202) 465-8463, nnye@nullnoia.org   Megan Bel Miller Named VP for Government and Political Affairs at NOIA Washington, D.C. – The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) has promoted Megan Bel Miller to Vice President for Government […]

Shell clears major hurdle for Arctic drilling

The Seattle Times, May 11, 2015  WASHINGTON — Just days ahead of planned protests of Royal Dutch Shell’s Arctic drilling program in Seattle, the Obama administration Monday gave conditional approval to allow drilling for oil off the Alaska coast this summer, a major victory for the […]

Photo: Heavy load for world’s largest heavy lift and transportation vessel

Offshore Energy Today - Boskalis made history in Rotterdam recently when it loaded the Armada Intrepid FPSO aboard its largest, actually the world’s largest, heavy lift and transportation vessel, the Dockwise Vanguard. According to Boskalis, this was the first ship-shaped FPSO loaded onto the 275 meters long […]

Saltiel: Moving on from the BP blowout

 April 29, 2015  Corpus Cristi Caller Times (subscription) - Last week marked the fifth anniversary of the Macondo incident in the Gulf of Mexico. We remembered those who were directly affected, especially the 11 workers from the Deepwater Horizon who lost their lives and the thousands […]

Sanford shifts stance, opposes offshore testing, drilling

Bo Petersen   Apr 27 7:48 pm MOUNT PLEASANT — U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford switched positions Monday to oppose offshore oil and natural gas exploration and drilling. It was a question of finding a balance, he said. Sanford had supported the exploration to find out what resources […]

We’ve come a long way since the Gulf spill

April 21, 2015 - The Macondo well accident in the Gulf of Mexico, which marked its fifth anniversary on Monday, was a true tragedy. Eleven oil rig workers lost their lives, and no well is worth the loss of a single life. Tens of thousands […]
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