Press Releases

MMS issues Final Environmental Impact Statement for Multi-Sale in Central & Western Gulf of Mexico, 2007-2012

MMS issues Final Environmental Impact Statement for Multi-Sale in Central & Western Gulf of Mexico, 2007-2012 On Friday, April 13, 2007, the Mineral’s Management Service (MMS) released its final Environmental Impact Statement for multiple lease sales to take place during the 2007-2012 5-Year Leasing Program […]

Final joint comments on the proposed listing of polar bears as threatened under the ESA

Final joint comments on the proposed listing of polar bears as threatened under the ESA   Click here to view the document

MMS Proposes Regulations on Pipeline Access

MMS Proposes Regulations on Pipeline Access Rule Establishes Processes for Resolving Pipeline Access Complaints WASHINGTON, DC -- The Minerals Management Service (MMS) is proposing new regulations to resolve disputes over the requirement that pipeline companies provide open and nondiscriminatory access to their offshore pipelines. The […]

MMS Proposes Rewrite of OCS Oil and Gas Production Requirements

MMS Proposes Rewrite of OCS Oil and Gas Production Requirements Removes Restrictions on Production Rates and Limits Flaring and Venting   WASHINGTON-- The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Minerals Management Service (MMS) is proposing amendments to its regulations regarding oil and natural gas production.  Published […]

NOIA Criticizes House for Voting to Undercut American Energy Security

For Immediate Releas e   January 18, 2007 Contact: Michael Kearns National Ocean Industries Association (202) 347-6900   NOIA Criticizes House for Voting to Undercut American Energy Security   WASHINGTON – The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) today criticized Members of the House of Representatives for […]

NOIA to Congress: Vote No on H.R. 6

For Immediate Release                          January 17, 2007 Contact: Michael Kearns,  National Ocean Industries Association, (202) 347-6900   NOIA to Congress: Vote No on H.R. 6   WASHINGTON – The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) today urged Members of Congress to vote against H.R. 6 in a letter […]

President Bush Lifts Moratoria on North Aleutian Basin and portions of the Central Gulf of Mexico

U.S. Department of the Interior Office of the SecretaryFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 9, 2007 Contacts:Contact: Shane Wolfe, 202-208-6416or Gary Strasburg, 202-208-3985or Nicolette Nye, 703-787-1011 Kempthorne May Offer Areas in North Aleutian Basin, Central Gulf of Mexico for Leasing; Increases Royalty Rate for Offshore Oil and Gas […]

DOE Invites Nominations for Two Advisory Committees

DOE is accepting nominations for 2 federal advisory committees established under the Energy Policy Act of 2005 -- one for ultra deepwater and one for unconventional natural gas.    Nominations to serve on the committees that will advise the Secretary of Energy are due to […]

2007 Annual

The Ritz-Carlton Washington, DC March 28 - 30, 2007   Register Online for the NOIA Annual Meeting   If you prefer not to register online, please download a printable registration form for the Annual Meeting and fax the completed form to (202) 347-8650, Attn: Ann Chapman.  Please book […]
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