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Tuesday, April 16, 2024
FILE PHOTO: An oil and gas drilling platform stands offshore in Alabama, October 5, 2013. REUTERS/Steve Nesius/File Photo
Offshore

New Rule Aims to Protect U.S. Taxpayers from Bearing Offshore Decommissioning Costs

The Department of the Interior has announced a new rule aiming to ensure that costs related to the decommissioning of offshore platforms are covered by the oil

April 16, 2024
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Monday, February 12, 2024
FILE PHOTO: An oil and gas drilling platform stands offshore in the Gulf of Mexico in Dauphin Island, Alabama, U.S., October 5, 2013. REUTERS/Steve Nesius/File Photo
Offshore

President Biden’s Offshore Drilling Leases Plan Faces Legal Challenges

Feb 12 (Reuters) – Oil and gas companies and environmental groups on Monday filed dueling legal challenges to the Biden

February 12, 2024
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Monday, December 11, 2023
Photo shows the installation of the first offshore wind turbine at South Fork Wind
Offshore

Biden Administration and Maryland Join Forces to Explore New Wind Energy Areas

Members of the Biden Administration, along with various departments and officials, have announced a joint commitment to evaluate additional areas off the coast

December 11, 2023
Total Views: 550

Tuesday, November 21, 2023
aerial of an offshore wind turbine
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U.S. Approves Empire Wind Offshore Wind Project

The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced its approval for the Empire Wind offshore wind project, marking the sixth commercial-scale offshore wind

November 21, 2023
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Monday, September 11, 2023
The Empire Wind 1 and 2 and Beacon Wind 1 projects located off New York State. Illustration: Equinor
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BOEM Completes Environmental Review of Offshore Wind Project Off New York

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental review of the proposed Empire Wind offshore wind projects off New York, which BOEM

September 11, 2023
Total Views: 2062

Wednesday, August 16, 2023
Wind turbines off of Block Island
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Biden Administration Identifies Potential Offshore Wind Areas in Oregon’s Deep Waters

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has identified two draft Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) off the coast of Oregon for the potential development of

August 16, 2023
Total Views: 1614

Monday, July 31, 2023
offshore wind turbine
Offshore

Biden Administration Finalizes Central Atlantic Wind Energy Areas

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has finalized three offshore Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) in federal waters off the coasts of Delaware, Maryland, and

July 31, 2023
Total Views: 1262

Thursday, July 20, 2023
Wind turbines off of Block Island
Offshore

Biden Administration to Hold First-Ever Offshore Wind Lease Sale in Gulf of Mexico

The Department of the Interior will hold the first-ever offshore wind energy lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico, auctioning areas that have the potential to

July 20, 2023
Total Views: 1262

Tuesday, June 27, 2023
FILE PHOTO: An oil and gas drilling platform stands offshore in the Gulf of Mexico in Dauphin Island, Alabama, U.S., October 5, 2013. REUTERS/Steve Nesius/File Photo
Offshore

Biden Administration Proposes Changes to Protect Taxpayers from Offshore Oil and Gas Decommissioning Costs

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has proposed changes to federal financial assurance requirements for offshore oil and gas companies to protect

June 27, 2023
Total Views: 2863

Tuesday, May 30, 2023
Wind turbines off of Block Island
Offshore

Biden Administration Completes Environmental Review of Gulf of Mexico Wind Areas

The Biden Administration’s plan to achieve 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy capacity by 2030 has taken another step forward with the Bureau of Ocean

May 30, 2023
Total Views: 1464

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
offshore wind farm under construction. DJ Mattaar / Shutterstock
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BOEM Completes Environmental Analysis of Offshore Wind Project Off New Jersey

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has wrapped up its environmental analysis of the proposed Ocean Wind 1 wind project off the coast of New Jersey.

May 23, 2023
Total Views: 2041

Thursday, January 19, 2023
Wind turbines off of Block Island
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Interior Department Reorganizes Regulatory Roles for Offshore Wind Activities

The U.S. Department of the Interior is transferring regulations governing offshore renewable energy activities from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

January 19, 2023
Total Views: 1216

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
U.S. Interior Department Proposing New Regulations to Streamline Offshore Wind Energy Development
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U.S. Interior Department Proposing New Regulations to Streamline Offshore Wind Energy Development

The federal agency responsible for managing energy resources on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf is proposing new regulations to streamline offshore wind

January 18, 2023
Total Views: 732

Wednesday, January 11, 2023
aerial of an offshore wind turbine
Offshore

New BOEM Director Will Oversee Nation’s Offshore Wind Program

The Department of the Interior has announced that Elizabeth (Liz) Klein has been named Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the agency at

January 11, 2023
Total Views: 889

Wednesday, January 4, 2023
Alaska Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Sale Attracts Only One Bid
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Alaska Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Sale Attracts Only One Bid

An offshore oil and gas lease sale covering waters off Alaska’s south-central coast generated just one bid. The lease sale, known as the Cook Inlet Oil

January 4, 2023
Total Views: 2654

Thursday, December 8, 2022
offshore wind farm
Offshore

Europeans Dominate First West Coast Wind Auction

By Nichola Groom Dec 7 (Reuters) – The U.S. government’s first-ever sale of offshore wind development rights off the coast of

December 8, 2022
Total Views: 766

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
offshore wind turbine
Offshore

First West Coast Offshore Wind Lease Auction Raises Over $757 Million in High Bids

The first offshore wind lease auction on the U.S. West Coast has ended with high bids totaling $757.1 million, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

December 7, 2022
Total Views: 1576

Monday, October 31, 2022
Wind turbines off of Block Island
Offshore

Gulf of Mexico Offshore Wind Areas Finalized

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has designated two areas in the Gulf of Mexico for the development of offshore wind projects, which combined

October 31, 2022
Total Views: 1288

Thursday, August 18, 2022
offshore wind turbine
Offshore

First Floating Wind Farm in U.S. Could Be In Gulf of Maine

The Biden Administration is taking steps to advance offshore wind development in the Gulf of Maine, which could include a plan to the deploy the first floating

August 18, 2022
Total Views: 1523

Thursday, July 21, 2022
Here Are the Two Areas Being Considered for Gulf of Mexico Wind Farms
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Here Are the Two Areas Being Considered for Gulf of Mexico Wind Farms

President Biden and Department of the Interior on Wednesday announced new steps to advance offshore wind energy development in the Gulf of Mexico, the heart of

July 21, 2022
Total Views: 2637
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