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Two of the world’s largest offshore aquaculture projects in construction are nearing the final stages of completion in China.
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.
North Sea operator Taqa has confirmed more than a dozen suspected cases of Covid-19 across two of its assets.
Rates for deepwater leases could be lowered from 18.75% to 12.5%. Interior decided against similar proposal in 2018. Lower rates for shallower acreage show mixed results
Global ocean energy production has risen tenfold over the last decade, according to a report issued today by a leading ocean energy organisation.
The Southern Environmental Law Center has uncovered evidence of political interference in a scientific opinion regarding right whales that could make it easier for companies to explore for oil and gas off the South Carolina coast. Above, a North Atlantic right whale swims with her calf off the Georgia coast. New England Aquarium via AP
CNT: FERC steps over state objections and authorizes Jordon Cove LNG Project. It's game on as Gov. Kate Brown and state regulatory authorities unlikely to back down
Federal regulators on Thursday approved the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas export terminal in Coos Bay and the 230-mile Pacific Connector Pipeline, presaging a battle with the state of Oregon, whose regulators have declined to issue the three most significant state permits for the facility.
Near-100MW project to be brought online with Simply Blue Energy off Wales in 'mid-2020s' with aim to crack 50GW Celtic Sea play
TEPCO and Ørsted signed an MoU to establish a framework and organisational structure for the joint development of the Choshi Offshore Wind Project.
(Reuters) - A major sale of oil and gas leases in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday generated $93 million in high bids, the lowest total for any U.S. offshore auction since 2016, reflecting caution in the drilling industry amid a steep slide in oil prices.
Germany-based Schottel has supplied the propulsion units for the country’s first seagoing government agency LNG-fueled vessel, the Atair.
Several North Sea operators are reducing offshore crews on their UK platforms in a bid to prevent the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.
Flights have been temporarily suspended to one of the UK’s largest offshore gas fields after a suspected coronavirus case at an adjacent drilling rig.
As questions are asked about the impact of turbine blades on marine wildlife, scientists have developed a sophisticated fish collision model for the burgeoning tidal power industry.
CNT Publisher: As the ice melts away, it's game on. Human beings look north to the vast untapped Arctic oil and gas fields. The coast, even the frozen ones, are in a constant state of transition.
Image source: The Californian Energy Commission (CEC) is seeking input on potential offshore wind development off the Central Coast of California
A 3D-printed anchor and self-charging mooring line monitoring device are among eight floating wind farm innovations unveiled as winners of a technology acceleration competition.
Still recovering from Hurricane Harvey, Port Aransas may face a future under Big Oil that some fear will destroy the idyllic vacation spot treasured by generations of Texans.
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear power industry in the US and beyond, and highlights the efforts of those working to create a nuclear free world.
Cases regarding the pipeline’s impacts on endangered killer whales and Indigenous rights won’t be heard, but opponents of the project say its future is far from certain
Geophysical surveys are nearly complete at the Kitty Hawk offshore wind project — and the enterprise just moved another step forward with approval from Virginia Beach for land to build a substation.
Offshore oil- and gas-drilling platforms are rich habitats for fish, and removing them completely would result in a loss of over 95% of fish biomass, new research has revealed.
Analyst group sees $210bn going into offshore wind in the next five years, as petro-giants wake up to industry's 'greater certainty and transparency'
Pevek, the most northern port in Russia, has hosted a meeting to discuss the commissioning of the Akademik Lomonosov floating nuclear heat and power plant (FNPP), moored at the town.
Jim Blackburn, an environmental lawyer, is trying to protect the city from a climate disaster.
The existence of oil rigs off the coast of California has been a continuous issue in Santa Barbara over decades. Ever since a rig ruptured and spilled more than 80,000 barrels of oil off Santa Barbara in 1969, the disposition of offshore oil and gas drilling has spurred countless quarrels between oil companies and environmentalists.
Annual U.S. crude oil production reached another record level at 12.23 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2019, 1.24 million b/d, or 11%, more than 2018 levels. The 2019 growth rate was down from a 17% growth rate in 2018. In November 2019, monthly U.S. crude oil production averaged 12.86 million b/d, the most monthly crude oil production in U.S. history, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Petroleum Supply Monthly. U.S. crude oil production has increased significantly during the past 10 years, driven mainly by production from tight rock formations developed using horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing to extract hydrocarbons.
After US federal regulators hit pause on the Jordan Cove LNG export terminal project and the affiliated Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline, debate has ensued over whether the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission can act right away in light of a recent Oregon objection.
Phillips 66 and Trafigura Group Pte. Ltd have announced that they have formed a 50/50 joint venture, Bluewater Texas Terminal LLC ("Bluewater Texas"), to develop an offshore deepwater port project located approximately 21 nautical miles east of the entrance to the Port of Corpus Christi.
The Responsible Offshore Science Alliance (ROSA) has appointed Lyndie Hice-Dunton as its first executive director.
Governor Murphy Announces Offshore Wind Solicitation Schedule of 7,500 MW through 2035
Why, it seems like only yesterday that US Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette told members of Congress to go ahead and slash many dollars from his renewable energy budget, since most of the good stuff is now available commercially. Hey, he might be on to something. Take the agency’s floating offshore wind program, for example. Not too long ago floating wind turbines were a dream, and now they are a thing. In fact, a “secret” group of US officials is bound for Scotland next week, where they will eyeball a new floating offshore wind farm, which happens to deploy technology developed by a US company with an assist from — you guessed it — the Energy Department.
Nonbinding resolutions, by definition, have no direct effect, but a state House resolution passed in 2019 against energy exploration off the Georgia coast led U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, R-1, to reconsider his position and send a letter to the Interior Department asking it to remove the state from its offshore oil and gas leasing plans.