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Trump Can Easily Undo Obama’s Arctic Drilling Bans

Obama’s “permanent” bans on offshore oil and gas drilling in Alaska are actually “indefinite” and could end as soon as January 20. The incoming Trump administration has the authority to revoke environmental protections of Alaska’s.....

Watch: 2.5 Hours of a Ship in Heavy Seas

A little background here. Bigwavemaster1 works on a Emergency Response & Rescue Vessel providing support to offshore oil platforms in the North Sea – no matter how bad the weather gets. To his surprise his heavy seas videos have attracted quite a bit of interest on Youtube. Show More Summary

SBM Offshore Shares Gain on Hopes of Brazilian Settlement

Shares in Dutch offshore oil industry services company SBM Offshore rose on Friday on a media report the company was close to settling a corruption probe with Brazilian authorities that has prevented it from bidding for work in a major market.

Israel Bolsters Navy to Protect Offshore Oil & Gas

Offshore energy platforms a potential target; Israel accepting bids on 24 new exploration blocks. Israel is boosting spending on its navy to better protect offshore oil and gas deposits and secure a large maritime zone that abuts that of its neighbour and enemy, Lebanon.

Masdar Acquires 25% Stake In Hywind Floating Offshore Wind Farm From Statoil

Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil has agreed to divest 25% of its stake in the Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind pilot to Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company, Masdar. Masdar Acquires 25% Stake In Hywind Floating Offshore Wind...Show More Summary

AP FACT CHECK: Exxon Mobil lobbying at odds with claim

[...] his company's stake in a lucrative offshore drilling project with the Russian state oil company Rosneft was under threat. The new U.S. sanctions banned the transfer to Russia of advanced offshore and shale technology, and Exxon...Show More Summary

Obama is making another move to block offshore drilling.

The administration has rejected oil companies' applications to use seismic cannons to search for oil under the floor of the Atlantic Ocean.

U.S. Atlantic Coast Safe From ‘Safe’ Seismic Testing, For Now

Atlantic Coast states won a reprieve from seismic air gun testing, which local stakeholders say would be a first step toward offshore oil and gas drilling.

Will Trump Scuttle Obama's Offshore Drilling Bans?

Click here for reuse options! Republicans and oil industry trade groups are threatening to challenge the ban in court or through legislation. President Obama gave environmental advocates a Christmas present when he announced in late December that he was banning oil and gas drilling in huge swaths of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans. Show More Summary

Iran Sold Over 13 Million Barrels Of Oil Held On Tankers In Post-Deal Price Jump

Remember when back in April we showed a strange map of the Iranian oil tanker armada, which according to Windward data was storing as much as 50 million barrels offshore, yet which was just sitting on anchor going nowhere? As a reminder,...Show More Summary

Samsung Wins $1.26bln Contract from BP

Samsung Heavy Industries, South Korea's major shipyard, build a floating production unit for British oil multinational BP that will be used in offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, says a report in Yonhap. The 1.5 trillion won ($1.26 billion)…

Photos: Oil Platform Catches Fire in the Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. Coast Guard said an oil production platform has caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico near Grand Isle, La., January 5, 2017. The fire on Renaissance Offshore LLC oil production platform approximately 80 miles south of Grand Isle is reported to have been extinguished at approximately 6:15 a.m.…

Coast Guard, Supply Vessels Responding to Platform Fire in Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. Coast Guard and at least four offshore supply vessels are responding to a fire on an oil production platform near Grand Isle, Louisianna. The Coast Guard says it was notified at about 2:30 a.m. that an oil production platform was on fire approximately 80 miles south of Grand Isle. Show More Summary

Will Trump Scuttle Obama’s Offshore Drilling Bans?

President Obama gave environmental advocates a Christmas present when he announced in late December that he was banning oil and gas drilling in huge swaths of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans. This action “indefinitely” protects almost 120 million acres of ecologically important and highly sensitive marine environments from the risks of oil spills and other industrial impacts.

Lebanon set to join Eastern Mediterranean oil and gas race

BEIRUT (Bloomberg) — Lebanon approved two measures allowing it to auction its first offshore oil and natural gas rights, ending three years of delays that kept the tiny country from joining a regional race to tap energy wealth in the eastern Mediterranean. The newly formed government headed by Prime Minister Saad Hariri passed the two […]

Petroleum giant abandons tar sands in favor of wind power

In a startling move, Norwegian state-owned oil and gas company Statoil recently pulled all its investments out of the Alberta tar sands after winning a contract to develop an offshore wind farm in U.S. waters. CleanTechnica reports the...Show More Summary

US oil industry chief calls for more access to offshore

The head of the US oil industry called Wednesday for expanded offshore oil and gas production, delivering a call for deregulation two weeks before the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.

WATCH: Boxing Day Storm in North Sea

Another great heavy seas video posted by Bigwavemaster1, who works on an Emergency Response & Rescue Vessel providing support to offshore oil platforms in the North Sea. The video was filmed on Boxing Day (December 26) as Storm Conor hammered the UK with heavy wind and rain. The post WATCH: Boxing Day Storm in North Sea appeared first on gCaptain.

THE SAME WAY HE CAME IN: Obama is going out in a blaze of self-interest. Creating national monume…

THE SAME WAY HE CAME IN: Obama is going out in a blaze of self-interest. Creating national monuments in Utah and Nevada, banning offshore oil drilling in the Arctic and the Northeast, deleting the database of Muslim men at the Department of Homeland Security: All of these things will earn him toasts at all the […]

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