Industry News

Efforts to block offshore drilling ultimately harm climate change fight

The Hill | Representatives Lizzie Fletcher (D-TX) and Garret Graves (R-LA) | September 11, 2019 This week, the House of Representatives will consider two bills that would significantly curtail domestic offshore oil and gas exploration. H.R. 1941, “the Coastal and Marine Economies Protection Act,” and H.R. 205, “the […]

Thriving oil and gas mean thriving U.S.

Greensboro News & Record | Letter to the Editor | September 11, 2019 History has taught the United States that when we export oil and natural gas, this country is stronger and the world is safer. World War II and the Berlin Airlift both were […]

Letter: Congress, don’t ban Virginia’s potential

The Virginian-Pilot | Letter to the Editor | September 11, 2019 I’ve lost count of the reports reminding us that 40% of Hampton Roads’ economic activity is dependent on defense spending, as well as the need to diversify our economy. I am grateful for our […]

Energy Moratoria Bills Outsource American Energy Production

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 Contact: Justin Williams, (202) 465-8464, Energy Moratoria Bills Outsource American Energy Production Washington, D.C. - NOIA Vice President for Government and Political Affairs Tim Charters issued the following statement regarding the offshore oil and natural gas moratoria […]

Kremlin Kamala? Harris and other Democrats are embracing Vladimir Putin’s preferred US energy policy

Washington Examiner | Tom Rogan | September 5, 2019 I would only be half joking in proposing a Kamala Harris-Vladimir Putin ticket in 2020. The fact is, Harris' policy positions fit very closely to those most desired by Putin. Just consider what Harris said at […]

Offshore Development Bans Aren’t Set In Stone

InsideSources | Kristina Kiik | September 4, 2019 The Trump administration wants to open vast swaths of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans to offshore energy development. But a federal judge is standing in the way. U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason recently ruled that neither President Trump […]

EDITORIAL: Don’t let Vineyard Wind lose momentum

Newbury Port News | September 2, 2019 An important piece of the energy future of Massachusetts and New England lies somewhere in the water south of Martha’s Vineyard, and it’s up to federal officials who’ve slowed its progress to make sure the opportunity doesn’t slip […]

First contact: Using offshore technology to find life on Mars

Offshore Technology | Umar Ali | September 2, 2019 The offshore oil and gas industry and space exploration have very different goals, but the conditions faced are similar. Much like operations in the inhospitable reaches of space, offshore oil and gas involves operating in temperatures […]

NOIA Statement on GOM Lease Sale 253

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Contact: Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, NOIA Statement on GOM Lease Sale 253  Washington, D.C. – National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) Vice President of Communications and Member Development Nicolette Nye issued the following statement following today’s Gulf of Mexico […]

Why the Offshore Drilling Recovery Is Real

Yahoo! Finance | Matthew DiLallo | August 19, 2019 After several years of declines, the offshore drilling market is on track to see its first annual increase in investment spending since crude oil prices started tanking in 2014. The industry's rebound should continue for several years, even though oil prices […]
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