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Nigeria Parliament Says Shell Should Pay $4 Billion for 2011 Bonga Oil Spill

Nigeria's National Assembly said on Wednesday oil major Shell should pay $3.96 billion for a 2011 spill at its offshore Bonga oilfield in the latest assessment of damage to the environment. The post Nigeria Parliament Says Shell Should Pay $4 Billion for 2011 Bonga Oil Spill appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Study: US Offshore Holds Huge Untapped Potential

New studies show huge economic and energy potential of untapped offshore areas Two new studies released today by the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA)

CNOOC Gas and Power Executive Under Orobe for Suspected Graft

A senior official of China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC) is under investigation suspected of having received bribes... The post CNOOC Gas and Power Executive Under Orobe for Suspected Graft appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Denmark Will Stop Using Coal by 2025

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Denmark is already one of the greenest countries in the world, thanks to its offshore wind farms, and now its climate minister has made a dramatic promise. The nation will stop burning coal for energy in ten years. Read more...

51 Nations Swap Offshore Account & Tax Data, FATCA On Steriods

FATCA is Revolutionizing tax compliance Worldwide. Now, the OECD has assembled 51 Nations that are All on the Hunt for tax and Offshore Account Data.

TODAY’S STUDY: WHERE U.S. OFFSHORE WIND WILL CONNECT

The National Offshore Wind Energy Grid Interconnection Study (NOWEGIS) September 2014 (U.S. Department of Energy) click to enlarge click to enlarge click to enlarge click to enlarge Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByShow More Summary

The U.S. is about to sell weapons to Vietnam. That's bad news for China.

One morning last June, the people of Vietnam woke up to someone else's oil rig in their backyard. The 30,000-ton Haiyang Shiyou-981, owned by the China National Offshore Oil Corporation, was parked 70 miles inside waters controlled by Vietnam. Show More Summary

The Story Of Germany’s Off-Shore Wind Farms

Originally published in the ECOreport Germany was not the first European nation to install offshore wind farms. There were plants in Denmark and England years before the first turbine was erected a mere 500 meters off the quay wall of the Rostock international port in 2005. Show More Summary

Australian Watchdog NOPSEMA Gets new CEO

Australia’s oil and gas industry welcomes the appointment of Stuart Smith as the new Chief Executive Officer of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and

Petrodollar Panic: EU Officials Admit Buying Oil From ISIS

We recently explained how ISIS remains so well funded but what was unclear was who exactly what purchasing their 'recently-provisioned' oil reserves? The assumption being some desperate third-world nation or some scheming offshore hedge-fund...Show More Summary

U.S. Maritime Industry Jobs Program Lures Veterans

4 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

National Program Helps Veterans Transition to New Jobs in the American Maritime Industry The post U.S. Maritime Industry Jobs Program Lures Veterans appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

I'm 58% to blame for all mistakes on this blog

A federal judge has ruled that BP's reckless conduct resulted in the nation's worst offshore oil spill, leaving the company open to billions of dollars in penalties. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier's ruling Thursday could nearly quadruple the amount of civil penalties for polluting the Gulf of Mexico with oil...

BP Ruled 'Reckless' in Gulf Spill; Could Owe Billions

A federal judge has ruled that BP's reckless conduct resulted in the nation's worst offshore oil spill, leaving the company open to billions of dollars in penalties. US District Judge Carl Barbier's ruling today could nearly quadruple the amount of civil penalties BP could face for polluting the Gulf of...

Judge rules whether BP caused massive Gulf oil spill

Ruling stems from nation's worst offshore oil spill that polluted Gulf of Mexico in 2010

BHP Billiton Seeks to Explore Mexico’s Deep Water Fields

4 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

BHP Billiton Ltd. is preparing to join the bidding to develop Mexico’s deep-water oil fields when the nation opens its offshore resources to foreign explorers next year. The post BHP Billiton Seeks to Explore Mexico’s Deep Water Fields appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

BP Wins Big In Offshore Oil Drilling Lease Auction

For all of his administration’s tough talk on protecting our environment, President Obama doesn’t seem to have any problem increasing the nation’s dependence on dirty energy.  Earlier this year, the Obama administration announced plans...Show More Summary

JA Moody, Viega Strike Distribution Deal

JA Moody, a national distributor for product lines in the navy and commercial marine marketplace, is now a Viega Marine Distributor for the U.S. shipbuilding and offshore markets.

Could National Oilwell Varco's Pete Miller Turn Transocean Around?

Transocean wants Pete Miller as its new chairman. What could his time at National Oilwell Varco translate to for the fledgling offshore company?

N.C. falls behind in offshore wind

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

North Carolina could reap tremendous environmental and economic benefits from offshore wind, but is failing behind other states in developing the resource, according to a new report from Environment North Carolina and the National Wildlife Federation. Show More Summary

Strong Federal Endorsement Could Spur First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm to Begin Construction This Year

News out from the federal Department of Energy suggests a promising future for U.S. offshore wind power. The agency announced it is backing the Cape Wind project in Massachusetts—long expected to be the nation’s first utility-scale offshore wind farm—with a $150 million loan guarantee. read more

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