Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Cuba’s Offshore Drilling Goes 0 for 2

Cuba’s contested offshore exploratory drilling program has come up short yet again with Cuba’s state-owned oil company announcing that the second

August 7, 2012
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Friday, May 18, 2012

Drilling Off Cuba, and How the Embargo Could be Very Costly for the US

The Scarabeo 9, on contract for Repsol, is currently sitting at, or very close to, “TD” or total depth on the first deepwater well ever drilled off

May 18, 2012
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Saturday, April 28, 2012
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In Case of Offshore Oil Drilling in Cuba and the Bahamas

By Doug Helton, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) For the past year, we at NOAA and the U.S. Coast Guard have been studying the possible

April 28, 2012
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Friday, January 20, 2012

Bienvenidos a Cuba! The Scarabeo-9 Deepwater Drilling Rig Arrives in Havana

HOUSTON -(Dow Jones)- An Italian drilling rig scheduled to drill a deep-water well offshore Cuba has arrived to the shores of Havana, Cuban media said

January 20, 2012
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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

What if… Is The US Prepared For Cuban Oil Rigs?

Will the United States be prepared if Cuba’s new offshore rigs spill oil into US waters? To address this question, personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard

January 10, 2012
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Saturday, November 19, 2011

Coast Guard Prepares for International Offshore Drilling Close to our Shores

With Cuba’s move to offshore drilling just 60 miles off the coast of Key West, the USCG, along with partner agencies, continue to make preparations for a

November 19, 2011
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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Oil Spill-Containment Companies: So can we operate in Cuban waters?

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–Several U.S. companies are asking the Obama administration for permission to respond to potential oil spills in Cuban waters, a

November 2, 2011
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Sunday, October 16, 2011

Too Close For Comfort – U.S. To Inspect Cuban Rig

U.S. officials are trying to make sure the American coastline will be protected as Cuba begins drilling a deep water oil well later this year about 60 miles

October 16, 2011
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Friday, September 30, 2011
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Want to drill in Cuban waters? Perhaps forget doing business in the United States then…

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–More than 30 House lawmakers are urging Spanish energy company Repsol YPF S.A. (REP.MC) to abandon its plan to drill for oil in

September 30, 2011
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Sunday, September 4, 2011
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5 Billion Barrels of Undiscovered Oil: US delegates head to Cuba to discuss deepwater ambitions

Liberian-flagged and DNV-classed, Scarabeo 9 is a semi-submersible drilling vessel recently built by Yantai Raffles.  It will be on contract by Repsol YPF for

September 4, 2011
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