Thursday, July 29, 2021
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BOEM Advances Offshore Wind Leasing Process in California

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is moving forward with plans to advance offshore wind leasing off California’s coasts, part of the Biden Administration’s goal of developing 30 gigawatts of...

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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Interior Secretary Accused of Defying Ruling to Resume Oil and Gas Leasing

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — Six weeks after a federal judge ordered the Biden administration to resume selling oil and gas leases on federal land, there’s no sign it has...

22 hours ago
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Biden Administration Considering Paying Fishing Industry for Offshore Wind Impacts

By Nichola Groom July 28 (Reuters) – The Biden administration is considering ways to ensure the U.S. commercial fishing industry is paid for any losses it incurs from the planned...

July 28, 2021
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Offshore Wind Development in U.S. Set to Fall Short of Biden’s 2030 Goal

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — The plan to rapidly scale up wind farms off the U.S. coast is set to miss President Joe Biden’s 2030 goal by 30%, according to research...

July 28, 2021
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ExxonMobil Makes Significant New Oil Discovery Off Guyana

ExxonMobil has announced a significant new oil discovery offshore Guyana, adding to its growing list of successful exploration campaign off the South American nation. The discovery was made at Whiptail...

July 28, 2021
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Tuesday, July 27, 2021
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Senators Introduce Bill to Ban Offshore Drilling Off Florida Coasts

United States Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rick Scott (R-FL) have introduced legislation to make permanent a federal ban on oil and gas drilling off Florida’s coasts. The current offshore...

July 27, 2021
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Monday, July 26, 2021

Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Capsizes Off China

Four people are missing after a wind turbine installation vessel partially capsized in the South China Sea off Huizhou, China. The WTIV Shengping 001 was working on China General Nuclear...

July 26, 2021
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Oil Majors Hunt for One Last Big Discovery Off Brazil

Last year, Brazil was one of the few that raised output, adding more than any other non-OPEC country apart from Norway, and it wants to double crude output by 2030....

July 26, 2021
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Thursday, July 22, 2021
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New Jersey Amps Up Fight Against Beachside Towns Opposed to Offshore Wind

By Josh Saul and William Mathis (Bloomberg) — Offshore wind farm developers are finding one more thing in common with the fossil fuel industry: community backlash on both sides of the...

July 22, 2021
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Wednesday, July 21, 2021
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U.S. and Germany End Energy Rift With Nord Stream 2 Accord

By David Wainer (Bloomberg) The U.S. and Germany have completed a deal approving completion of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, effectively ending a longstanding rift over German gas purchases from Russia,...

July 21, 2021
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BP Faces Latest Test for Offshore Wind Push in U.K. Waters

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — BP Plc is facing a test of its green energy strategy as the company makes its latest bid to expand wind power production off Britain’s coast...

July 21, 2021
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Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Buyers Circle Seadrill as it Plots Bankruptcy Exit

By David French (Reuters) Noble Corp and a consortium that includes Transocean Ltd and Dolphin Drilling are competing to acquire the assets of Seadrill Ltd, the bankrupt offshore oil driller controlled by...

July 20, 2021
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Monday, July 19, 2021
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Samsung Heavy Industries Eyes Entry in Renewables Market with Floating Wind Turbine Design

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has announced plans to enter the renewables market with the development of a large-scale floating wind turbine. The shipbuilder has received an Approval...

July 19, 2021
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Chevron’s Carbon Capture Struggle Shows Big Oil’s Climate Hurdle

By Stephen Stapczynski (Bloomberg) — The world’s biggest project to capture and store carbon dioxide isn’t working like it should, highlighting the challenges oil companies face in tackling their greenhouse gas...

July 19, 2021
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Sunday, July 18, 2021

OPEC+ Agrees To Oil Supply Boost

By Rania El Gamal (Reuters) OPEC+ ministers agreed on Sunday to boost oil supply from August to cool prices which have climbed to 2-1/2 year highs as the global economy...

July 18, 2021
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Friday, July 16, 2021
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Vineyard Wind Strikes Union Labor Deal for Nation’s First Major Offshore Wind Farm

July 16 (Reuters) – Vineyard Wind on Friday announced a deal to use union labor to help construct what will become the nation’s first major offshore wind project off the Massachusetts coast...

July 16, 2021
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Shell, Iberdrola Bid to Build World’s Largest Floating Wind Farm

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Iberdrola SA’s ScottishPower unit are teaming up to bid to build what could be the world’s largest wind farms that float in the...

July 16, 2021
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Monday, July 12, 2021
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Jan De Nul Wins Dogger Bank Wind Turbine Installation Contract for New Jack-Up

Jan De Nul Group has been awarded a contract for the transport and installation of 87 turbines at the Dogger Bank C wind farm off the coast of Yorkshire, England....

July 12, 2021
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Oil Prices Loom Over Biden Bid to Throttle Drilling Lease Sales

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) The Biden administration is preparing to release a blueprint for limiting sales of drilling rights that falls short of the outright ban sought by some...

July 12, 2021
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Friday, July 9, 2021

Vestas’ Giant Turbines Picked for Germany’s First Subsidy-Free Offshore Wind Farm

COPENHAGEN, July 9 (Reuters) – Vestas said on Friday that EnBW had picked its new turbine, which will be the world’s biggest, as the preferred option for the 900 MW...

July 9, 2021
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