Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Bromwich: More US Gulf Drilling Permits In Next Week [UPDATED]

NEW ORLEANS (Dow Jones)–Michael Bromwich, the top U.S. offshore drilling regulator, said Tuesday that the speed with which some oil and gas companies are “shrugging off” last year’s deadly Deepwater...

March 22, 2011
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Monday, March 21, 2011

US approves Shell’s deepwater Exploration Plan in Gulf of Mexico

NEW ORLEANS – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Director Michael R. Bromwich today announced that the bureau has approved...

March 21, 2011
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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Despite Second GoM Permit, Don’t Expect Surge In US Deep-Water Drilling

Though US regulators have decided to allow a second deepwater Gulf of Mexico drilling project, don’t bet on a rush of permits to follow, FBR Capital Markets says. Instead, expect...

March 15, 2011
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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Obama Administration Will Appeal Judge’s Order On Drilling Permits

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The Obama administration will appeal a ruling from a federal judge who has ordered it to act on pending permits for oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico,...

March 10, 2011
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Friday, March 4, 2011

WSJ: Spill Panel Co-Chair Says Offshore Regulatory System ‘Not One We Can Rely On’

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The co-chairman of the presidential panel that investigated last year’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill said Thursday the “regulatory apparatus” that oversees offshore drilling “is not...

March 4, 2011
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