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Walter Cruickshank, Deputy Director—BOEM, says that the offshore wind and offshore oil and gas industries have many parallels, and are both important components of the Trump administration’s energy strategy. (Photo by James Wolfe)

NE - US offshore wind industry has ‘advanced rapidly,’ says BOEM chief

Power from offshore wind energy will become an important and growing part of the US power supply going forward, and the US BOEM is doing everything it can to support that market with greater regulatory transparency, flexibility, and predictability.

Power from offshore wind energy will become an important and growing part of the US power supply going forward, and the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is doing everything it can to support that market with greater regulatory transparency, flexibility, and predictability.

Those were the themes advanced by Walter Cruickshank, Deputy Director—BOEM, who spoke at the Offshore Wind Executive Summit at the Moody Gardens Convention Center in Galveston in February.

Cruikshank said that BOEM is working to carry out President Trump’s “America First Offshore Energy Strategy,” which is designed to promote the safe and responsible development of domestic offshore energy resources on the US outer continental shelf.

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