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Port Fourchon is close to the offshore oil platforms in the US Gulf, but it is also at the southern edge of Louisiana where the land is fading away.
MILAN, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Italian energy group Eni (ENI.MI)said on Wednesday it had made a giant oil discovery in offshore Ivory Coast which could hold as much as 2 billion barrels of oil.
Hurricane Ida crashed into the Louisiana coastline on Sunday afternoon as a Category 4 storm near Port Fourchon forcing several refineries, including the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP), the largest privately-owned crude terminal in the US, to shut down.
The US Department of the Interior has announced that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) plans to conduct an environmental review of a proposed commercial-scale wind project offshore New York.
A Kiewit Corp. unit will design and build the first U.S.-made offshore wind substation. The 1,500-ton, 60-ft-tall structure will be deployed for the 132-MW, 12-turbine South Fork wind farm that is set for construction off New York’s Long Island, said project developers Ørsted Offshore North America and Eversource Energy on Aug. 25.
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission opened a public hearing this week on a large, complicated project to redevelop the Tisbury Marine Terminal into a vessel staging facility for Vineyard Wind — with the potential to broadly transform Vineyard Haven’s half-mile stretch of working waterfront.
On enormous video screens over a stage, surf crashed, and wind turbines rotated to music on a rock-volume soundtrack. Liz Burdock, president and CEO of the Business Network for Offshore Wind, strode onto the stage, and spoke of the budding industry’s big moment.
The Port of Virginia is leasing 72 acres at its Portsmouth marine terminal for Dominion Energy to use as base for building out its 2.6-gigawatt Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project, a precursor to making the state a center for the U.S. wind industry, said Gov. Ralph Northam.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — An injunction filed in federal court by local indigenous and environmental groups Tuesday seeks to pause dredging and other expansion at Moda Midstream in Ingleside.
Building on moves by Louisiana, offshore wind advocates see the Gulf of Mexico as a next major step for developing the U.S. industry – possibly including re-use of offshore oil and gas platforms and pipelines as assets for an allied “green hydrogen” industry.
ATLANTIC CITY — Ørsted, developer of the Ocean Wind project, the state’s first utility-scale offshore wind farm, is seeking environmental permits to build an operations and maintenance facility in Atlantic City’s inlet area.
A fire on a Pemex-operated platform offshore Mexico has resulted in the deaths of five workers and injuries to six while two workers are still missing.
RWE Renewables and Kansai Electric Power have signed an agreement that will see the two businesses “jointly study the feasibility of a large-scale floating offshore wind project” in waters off Japan’s coast.
The latest IPCC report on climate change paints a frightening picture, but it also indicates there is time for rapid decarbonization to make a difference.
Speakers at the Offshore Technology Conference see potential for oil and gas companies' engagement in US offshore wind ambitions
Today, a federal judge determined that a proposed drilling venture on Alaska’s North Slope was improperly greenlit by the United States government in a big victory for climate justice. The ruling nixes the development permits approved by the Trump regime, which were not withdrawn by the Biden-Harris administration, stopping the drilling scheme from moving forward for at least the time being:
But Biden administration appeals recent court ruling.
Hawaii wants cleaner energy to fight climate change. The military wants renewable energy for fighting China.
Brunswick County beach towns are back to square one in a push to ensure potential offshore wind farms are out of the line of sight from shore.
Pilot projects are exploring how to mix hydrogen in natural gas pipelines and use oil and gas platforms for electrolysis.
With steady wind and lots of space, the coasts promise to usher in the future of wind energy. In late May the Biden administration reached a decision to open two parts of the California coast to offshore wind energy: a 399-square-mile area off Morro Bay and another location off Humboldt County.
A Queensland coal export terminal could soon become host to renewable hydrogen production and export infrastructure under an agreement, as the state looks to unlock up to $23 billion in wind and solar project proposals with new renewable energy zones.
SCHOTTEL Hydro, Sustainable Marine's German engineering partner, has collaborated with the world-renowned Center of Wind Power Drives at RWTH Aachen University to test its latest generation SIT250 drivetrain.
Deepwater Wind’s Block Island Wind Farm, the first offshore wind farm in the United States, began construction in 2015. Deepwater Wind has since been acquired by the Danish wind farm company Ørsted, which is working with the energy transmission company Eversource on the South Fork Wind Farm.
The American Petroleum Institute (API) has announced that it, along with 11 other energy industry trade groups, has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana challenging the U.S. Department of the Interior’s (DOI’s) indefinite pause on oil and natural gas leasing on federal lands and waters.