SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's highest court will begin considering on Wednesday whether the policy of sending asylum seekers to the tiny South Pacific nation of Nauru for long-term detention is in breach of the constitution, a major challenge to the controversial policy.
Only three years ago, China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), China’s third-largest national oil company (NOC), launched the largest-ever Chinese overseas takeover bid, offering $15.1 billion to buy Nexen Inc., Canada’s ninth-largest oil company. Show More Summary
Forget bank secrecy, as the IRS and other nations begin swapping tax data under FATCA, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.
Track of Joaquin moves farther offshore (Outer Banks Sentinel) -- While Governor Pat McCrory declared a State of Emergency in all North Carolina's 100 counties on Oct. 1, National Weather Service meteorologist-in-charge Richard Bandy told the Sentinel that "based on wind speed probabilities." Hurricane Joaquin has—as of today—been downgraded. Show More Summary
The US currently has no offshore wind capacity, but a new report has suggested that that could grow to 3.3 GW by the end of this decade. A new report from the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)...Show More Summary
National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) President Randall Luthi today issued the following statement regarding Shell’s decision to halt exploration activities
The Indian Government has finally approved a national offshore wind energy policy which may lead to a significant rise in the country’s wind energy capacity. During a meeting of cabinet ministers earlier this week, the Indian Government...Show More Summary
National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) president Randall Luthi today voiced his support for the U.S. Department of Interior’s (DOI) Western Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale scheduled for next week.
Wind Power Sets Records As Countries Seek Climate Fixes; A key tool in the U.S. Clean Power Plan, wind gets global lift with lower costs and more offshore farms. But will its growth continue? Wendy Koch, August 13, 2015 (National Geographic) “As...Show More Summary
Applying reason to a rhetoric-filled debate: Taylor, in her presentation, explored the economic and other benefits that have been touted as reasons to pursue offshore drilling off the Atlantic coast. Enhancing the nation’s energy independence,...Show More Summary
“Accelerating the penetration of renewable energy into the national and global energy portfolio is among the most important technical and social challenges of our time.” So says Andrew Myers, an assistant professor of civil and environmental...Show More Summary
Citing crew transfer services as an integral part of its offering, offshore wind industry service provider CWind announced it is now a member of the National Workboat Association (NWA) of the U.
2ND UPDATE, 6:30 PM PT: Tom Cruise was in control at the worldwide box office this weekend as Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation took off with $121M global. The international portion of that, $65M, topped the last film in the franchise, Ghost Protocol, by 49% on a like-for-like currency basis in the same market suite. Show More Summary
Tiny Rhode Island has been leaping wind energy obstacles right and left, and is on its way to getting the nation's first offshore wind farm off the ground First Ever US Offshore Wind Farm Gets First “Steel In Water,” No Turning BackShow More Summary
National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) president Randall Luthi issued a statement congratulating “steel in the water” for Deep Water Wind’s Block Island Wind Farm,
Supporters hope that the modest five-turbine project, the nation’s first commercial scale offshore wind farm, will propel larger efforts at clean energy.
China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has taken delivery of Asia’s first tugboat Hai Yang Shi You 525, designed to operate solely on liquefied natural gas.. Hai Yang Shi You 525 is the first of two tugs built by the Zhenjiang shipyard for CNOOC. Show More Summary
China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has taken delivery of Asia’s first tugboat Hai Yang Shi You 525, designed to operate solely on liquefied natural gas as ship’s fuel.
Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards (VSY) jas cut steel on the first National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) ship, the Canadian Coast Guard’s Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel (OFSV). The start of construction was announced byShow More Summary
BEIJING (Reuters) - The former deputy general manager of state-owned China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) is under criminal investigation for "accepting bribes", judicial authorities in China said on Thursday.