Wednesday, April 14, 2021

U.S. Appeals Court Affirms Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing Ban in Arctic, Atlantic

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska, April 13 (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Tuesday confirmed bans on offshore oil leasing in most federal Arctic waters and in the Atlantic after...

April 14, 2021
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Thursday, December 10, 2020
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Trump Charts Sale of Offshore Drilling Rights From California to Gulf

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — The Trump administration is preparing to issue a broad plan that keeps the door open for expanded oil drilling off the U.S. coast, including near...

December 10, 2020
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Sunday, September 27, 2020
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Trump Extends Drilling Ban Off North Carolina, Virginia Until 2032

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Sept 25 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he had extended a ban until 2032 on oil drilling off the coast of North Carolina...

September 27, 2020
Total Views: 24

Tuesday, September 8, 2020
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Trump Likely to Back Extended Offshore Drilling Ban Off Florida’s Gulf Coast

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Jennifer Jacobs (Bloomberg) –President Donald Trump is set to endorse an extended ban on offshore oil development on Florida’s western coast as he courts voters worried...

September 8, 2020
Total Views: 19

Monday, April 29, 2019
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BOEM Continues to Process Atlantic Seismic Permits Despite Drilling Plan Halt

By Valerie Volcovici and Nichola Groom April 29 (Reuters) – The U.S. Interior Department is still processing permit applications for companies to conduct seismic testing in the Atlantic – a...

April 29, 2019
Total Views: 2

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Maritime News

Trump Drive to Boost Fossil Fuels Hits a Wall in Federal Courts

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — From easing regulations on coal mining to opening more federal land to oil drillers, President Donald Trump has kept a laser focus on bolstering...

April 29, 2019
Total Views: 4

Thursday, April 25, 2019
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Trump Administration Sidelines Offshore Drilling Plan After Court Ruling

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, April 25 (Reuters) – The Trump administration’s plans to expand offshore drilling are on hold after a March court ruling blocked drilling in the Arctic and...

April 25, 2019
Total Views: 22

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
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Offshore News

South Carolina Budget Proposal Would Block Offshore Drilling Off State

By Valerie Volcovici April 17 (Reuters) – South Carolina’s Republican-majority Senate is poised to advance a measure this week that would require the state to block new infrastructure to transport...

April 17, 2019
Total Views: 4

Sunday, March 31, 2019
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U.S. Judge Strikes Down Trump Order Opening Arctic, Atlantic Areas to Oil and Gas Leasing

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 30 (Reuters) – A federal judge in Alaska has overturned U.S. President Donald Trump’s attempt to open vast areas of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans to oil...

March 31, 2019
Total Views: 12

Thursday, March 28, 2019
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Offshore Drilling Takes Center Stage as Lawmakers Grill Trump Interior Pick

By Nichola Groom March 28 (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers will quiz President Donald Trump’s new pick to lead the Interior Department on Thursday, focusing on the former energy and mining...

March 28, 2019
Total Views: 1

Friday, March 22, 2019
Offshore News

Trump Has a Plan to Preserve Benefits for Oil Drillers in Future

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — A top Interior Department official told oil industry leaders the Trump administration is seeking to sign contracts leasing new coastal waters for oil drilling...

March 22, 2019
Total Views: 4

Monday, March 18, 2019
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U.S. Interior Official Suggests Trump’s Drilling Proposal Will Include Parts of Atlantic

By Nichola Groom (Reuters) – The Trump administration is likely to open up portions of the Atlantic to oil and gas drilling despite opposition from East Coast states, a U.S....

March 18, 2019
Total Views: 9

Thursday, March 7, 2019
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Offshore News

Trump Administration’s Five-Year Offshore Drilling Plan Expected ‘In Coming Weeks’

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, March 6 (Reuters) – The Trump administration’s revised five-year program to expand offshore drilling in most federal waters will be released “in the coming weeks,” an...

March 7, 2019
Total Views: 3

Thursday, February 21, 2019
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Offshore News

Trump’s Atlantic Oil Effort Runs Aground In South Carolina

by Carlyann Edwards (Bloomberg) More than half the registered voters in Republican-controlled South Carolina supported Donald Trump in a poll last month, but there’s at least one area where state...

February 21, 2019
Total Views: 11

Thursday, December 20, 2018
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Maritime News

Attorneys General Fire New Salvo in Offshore Drilling Fight Off U.S. East Coast

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — Attorneys general from nine coastal states are intervening in a lawsuit aimed at blocking seismic surveys that could help pinpoint oil under Atlantic waters...

December 20, 2018
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
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U.S. Interior Chief Signals Scale Back of Trump’s Offshore Drilling Expansion Plan

By Nichola Groom and Timothy Gardner LOS ANGELES/WASHINGTON, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has hinted to at least six coastal states that he will keep their waters...

October 17, 2018
Total Views: 2

Friday, June 22, 2018
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Big Oil Looks to U.S. Minorities to Build Offshore Drilling Support

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, June 22 (Reuters) – The largest U.S. oil and gas lobby group is seeking to convince Hispanic and black communities to support the Trump administration’s proposed expansion...

June 22, 2018
Total Views: 0

Monday, May 7, 2018
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New York Governor Vows ‘Dunkirk-style’ Citizens Fleet to Block Offshore Drilling

By Henry Goldman (Bloomberg) — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo vowed to enlist a “citizens fleet” of leisure boats and fishing vessels to block any attempt to construct oil-drilling facilities...

May 7, 2018
Total Views: 7

Friday, April 6, 2018
Offshore News

U.S. Interior Secretary Sees “Little” Demand for New Offshore Drilling

PRINCETON, NJ, April 6 (Reuters) – U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said on Friday that he sees little demand from oil and gas companies for new offshore drilling leases, which...

April 6, 2018
Total Views: 16

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
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Maritime News

Tepid U.S. Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Sale a Setback for Trump

By Richard Valdmanis March 21 (Reuters) – Oil and gas drillers bid on only a tiny fraction of Gulf of Mexico acreage offered on Wednesday in the largest lease sale in...

March 21, 2018
Total Views: 2