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Tuesday, April 13, 2021
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Lawsuit Sheds Light on Serious Drillship Incident in Gulf of Mexico During 2020’s Hurricane Zeta

A former senior engineer on board a Transocean drillship in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico has filed a civil lawsuit alleging the offshore drilling contractor and its

April 13, 2021
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Thursday, January 11, 2018
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Maritime News

About-Face Tweet on Florida Drilling May Backfire on Agency’s Plan

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke just handed offshore drilling foes ammunition for lawsuits by declaring the Florida

January 11, 2018
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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Obama Administration Does U-Turn on Atlantic Drilling

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, March 15 (Reuters) – The Obama administration reversed course on Tuesday on a proposal to open the southeastern Atlantic

March 15, 2016
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Wednesday, January 16, 2013
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US Interior Secretary To Step Down, Offshore Stakeholders Appear Happily Anxious

WASHINGTON, DC – After 4 challenging years managing the natural resources of the United States, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has announced his

January 16, 2013
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Friday, November 30, 2012

U.S. Announces First-Ever Offshore Wind Energy Lease Sales

The U.S. Department of The Interior today announced the nation’s first-ever lease sales for renewable energy development in two wind energy areas (WEAs)

November 30, 2012
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Thursday, February 2, 2012
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Obama Administration Announces Major Steps toward Leasing for Offshore Wind Projects in Mid-Atlantic

WASHINGTON — Echoing President Obama’s State of the Union call for an “all of the above” energy strategy, the Department of the

February 2, 2012
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Monday, November 14, 2011

Rear Admiral James Watson to Head New BSEE, Bromwich Out

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The Obama administration has found a replacement for offshore drilling safety chief Michael Bromwich, a highly polarizing figure

November 14, 2011
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Sunday, October 2, 2011
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A Hard Sell… US Interior Department Struggles To Recruit Offshore Drilling Safety Chief

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The Interior Department is struggling to recruit a top official for its offshore oil-drilling agency, in large part because

October 2, 2011
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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

US government proposes new workplace safety rules for offshore oil and gas industry

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The U.S. Interior Department Tuesday proposed additional workplace safety requirements for offshore oil and gas drillers. The

September 13, 2011
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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

DOI report shows two-thirds of offshore leases in Gulf of Mexico lie idle

A report requested by President Obama and released today by the Department of the Interior shows that more than two-thirds of offshore leases in the Gulf of

March 29, 2011
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Wednesday, March 2, 2011

US Interior Dept Will Act On Offshore Oil Permits By March Deadline

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–A U.S. official said Wednesday the Interior Department will meet a court-imposed deadline to act on five deepwater drilling permit

March 2, 2011
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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Salazar, Bromwich Announce Next Steps in Overhaul of Offshore Energy Oversight and Management

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Director Michael R.

January 19, 2011
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Monday, July 12, 2010
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New Ban on Deepwater Drilling Issued

The U.S. Department of Interior today has issued yet another moratorium on deepwater drilling on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), saying that the suspension

July 12, 2010
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