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Tag: offshore oil


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Offshore Oil Rigs Are A Special Case For COVID-19

April 28, 2020

Via: Forbes

Offshore oil platforms located in the middle of the ocean, provide a perfect storm for COVID-19: limited medical facilities, great distances from shore, and cramped quarters and bunks similar to a battleship. There are anywhere from 15,000 to 16,000 people […]


News and Policies, State

Interior approves first oil production facility in federal waters offshore Alaska

October 25, 2018

Via: Energy Global

Hilcorp proposes to build a nine-acre artificial gravel island in the shallow waters of the Beaufort Sea, about 20 miles east of Prudhoe Bay and about five miles off the coast. The facility would be similar to the four oil-and-gas-producing […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Trump’s offshore oil ambitions sinking

March 23, 2018

Via: Petroleum Economist

“After talking with @FLGovScott, I am removing #Florida from the draft offshore plan,” the US interior secretary Ryan Zinke tweeted on 9 January. It’s a tweet he and the Trump administration could come to regret. The announcement came after a […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, U.S.

The Offshore U.S. Oil And Natural Gas Treasure Trove

January 19, 2018

Via: Forbes

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recently announced a leasing plan for 2019-2024 that would put more than 90% of the total Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) acreage and over 98% of “undiscovered, technically recoverable” oil/gas resources in federal offshore areas in […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, U.S.

Trump’s offshore oil bonanza

January 9, 2018

Via: Petroleum Economist

The administration has proposed a sweeping opening of America’s waters to oil drilling. But politics and industry realities will rein in the ambitions The Trump administration has rolled out its first five-year offshore lease plan, a highly ambitious programme that […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Offshore Oil and Gas Has Experience and Innovative Technology To Help US Offshore Wind

August 17, 2017

Via: Renewable Energy News

While last week’s Offshore Wind Executive Summit was formulated in order to illuminate the offshore wind business opportunities that offshore oil and gas supply chain companies could take advantage of, it was clear during the conference that the US offshore […]