Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Offshore News

BP is Back: Oil Giant Lands First Drilling Permit For US Gulf Post Spill

By Ryan Tracy And Angel Gonzalez, The Wall Street Journal WASHINGTON—BP PLC on Wednesday got permission to drill its first well in the Gulf of Mexico since the company’s massive...

October 26, 2011
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Thursday, September 8, 2011
News

Chevron CEO: Backlog of offshore drilling permits is slowing US economy, offers solution…

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The chairman and chief executive of Chevron Corp. (CVX) said Wednesday that the U.S. offshore drilling regulator needs more funding to handle permit reviews. John Watson, speaking in...

September 8, 2011
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Thursday, August 4, 2011
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The Bureau gives Shell a green light to drill in Gulf of Mexico

Mars Tensioned-Leg Platform (TLP), Image by Garve Scott-Lodge  HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–Royal Dutch Shell (RDSA) said Thursday it has received approval from federal regulators to drill a new well at its Gulf...

August 4, 2011
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Thursday, May 26, 2011
Offshore News

Buckskin prospect gets U.S. deepwater drilling permit

Maersk Oil is participating in a new deepwater well in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico after operator Chevron received a drilling permit from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation...

May 26, 2011
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Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Offshore News

US approves Shell plan to drill in deep-water Gulf of Mexico

WASHINGTON—The U.S. on Wednesday approved a Royal Dutch Shell PLC plan to drill for oil in five locations deep under the Gulf of Mexico. The Shell plan is the second...

May 11, 2011
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Wednesday, April 13, 2011
News

US Interior Secretary Says Impressed With Offshore Oil Industry Safety

OFFSHORE GULF OF MEXICO (Dow Jones)–During a trip to a floating drilling rig in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Wednesday that he was impressed...

April 13, 2011
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Monday, April 11, 2011
News

Statoil latest to recieve U.S. approval for GoM drilling operations

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) has approved Statoil to resume drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. The approved permit is a revised permit to drill...

April 11, 2011
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Friday, April 8, 2011
News

Murphy receives BOEMRE approval for drilling in Green Canyon Block 338

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) has approved a deepwater permit for the drilling of a ninth well in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico since the...

April 8, 2011
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Thursday, April 7, 2011
Defense

Review of US offshore drilling permits would continue under government shutdown

According to a report from Dow Jones, a review of U.S. offshore of drilling permits would continue should the U.S. Government shutdown Friday. UPDATE: WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–Permitting reviews for offshore...

April 7, 2011
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Tuesday, March 29, 2011
News

BOEMRE issues offshore deepwater drillers guidance for complying with safety and containment requirements

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) has issued a memo to assist offshore operators with drilling permit applications.  The document provides additional guidance to the oil...

March 29, 2011
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Thursday, March 24, 2011
News

U.S. drilling permits keep coming

Keeping to his word, Michael Bromwich and BOEMRE are beginning to issue GoM drilling permits at an accelerated rate.  Today BOEMRE announced that it is approved the fifth drilling permit...

March 24, 2011
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Wednesday, March 23, 2011
News

BOEMRE approves fourth GoM drilling permit for Exxon Mobil

NEW ORLEANS –  The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) today approved a fourth deepwater drilling permit that complies with rigorous new safety standards implemented in the...

March 23, 2011
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Friday, March 18, 2011
News

BOEMRE issues third drilling permit since Horizon disaster

NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) today approved a third additional deepwater drilling permit that complies with all of the new safety standards,...

March 18, 2011
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Monday, February 28, 2011
News

Noble Receives First Deepwater Drilling Permit Since BP Oil Spill

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–U.S. officials have approved the first permit for deepwater drilling since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, granting Noble Energy Inc. (NBL) a so-called “permit to bypass” for a...

February 28, 2011
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