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
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Monday, March 12, 2018
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News

U.S. States Slow Trump’s Offshore Drilling Expansion Plan

By Jessica Resnick-Ault HOUSTON, March 12 (Reuters) – The Trump administration’s plan to broadly expand drilling in U.S. offshore waters is moving slowly due to opposition from coastal states and indifference...

March 12, 2018
Total Views: 19

Friday, March 9, 2018
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Offshore

New York Asks for Exclusion from Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plan

March 9 (Reuters) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday said he had formally asked for the state to be excluded from a federal offshore drilling program that he...

March 9, 2018
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Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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Maritime News

U.S. Interior Committee Votes for Lowering Federal Offshore Oil and Gas Royalties

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (Reuters) – A U.S. Department of the Interior committee voted on Wednesday to recommend to Secretary Ryan Zinke that the agency lower royalty rates...

February 28, 2018
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Tuesday, February 27, 2018
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Maritime News

U.S. Democrats Warn Against Cut to Offshore Oil Royalties

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Top Democrats on the Senate and House natural resources committees urged the Interior Department on Tuesday to drop a proposed cut to...

February 27, 2018
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Friday, February 16, 2018
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Offshore

Trump Administration Sets March Date for Largest Oil and Gas Lease Auction in U.S. History

WASHINGTON, Feb 16 (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Friday said it would offer the largest oil and gas offshore auction in U.S. history on March 21 for areas in...

February 16, 2018
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Thursday, February 15, 2018
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Maritime News

Washington State Likely to Deny Permits for Trump Administration’s Offshore Drilling Plan

By Laila Kearney NEW YORK, Feb 15 (Reuters) – Washington state is preparing to reject land leases and easements to stymie the Trump administration’s plan to allow oil drilling off...

February 15, 2018
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Thursday, February 8, 2018
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News

Trump’s Offshore Oil Drilling Plan Draws Protest in California

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb 8 (Reuters) – Environmental activists in California on Thursday protested a Trump Administration proposal to vastly increase offshore oil drilling in the United States....

February 8, 2018
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
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News

California Move Meant to Challenge Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plan

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb 7 (Reuters) – California will block the transportation through its state of petroleum from new offshore oil rigs, officials told Reuters on Wednesday, a...

February 7, 2018
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Maritime News

Alaska Becomes Latest State to Request Limits on U.S. Offshore Drilling

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Alaska Governor Bill Walker said on Tuesday he has asked U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to pare back a Trump administration plan...

January 30, 2018
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Friday, January 19, 2018
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Engineering News

Contrary to Official Statements, Florida Offshore Drilling Still ‘On the Table’

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — Despite Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s Jan. 9 declaration that Florida is “off the table” for offshore oil drilling, that activity is actually still on...

January 19, 2018
Total Views: 29

Thursday, January 18, 2018
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Maritime News

Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plan Could Struggle to Lure Big Oil from Other Markets

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — The world’s hottest offshore prospect for oil companies is off the coast of Guyana, where a string of major discoveries has drawn hundreds of...

January 18, 2018
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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Offshore

Not Just Florida: Tourism Big in Other States Opposing Coastal Drilling

By Valerie Volcovici and Richard Valdmanis Jan 16 (Reuters) – The Trump administration’s decision last week to exempt Florida from its national offshore drilling plan was based in part on the...

January 16, 2018
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Thursday, January 11, 2018
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Interesting

U.S. Senators From 12 States Seek Offshore Drilling Exemptions Like Florida’s

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Twenty-two Democratic U.S. senators from 12 states on Thursday joined the chorus of local representatives seeking exemptions from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s...

January 11, 2018
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U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke
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 coast off limits. Zinke declared he would dial...

January 11, 2018
Total Views: 2

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News

Trump Administration’s Offshore Drilling Plan Could Unlock 65 Billion Barrels – Rystad

Jan 10 (Reuters) – The Trump administration’s proposal to open up almost all of U.S. offshore waters to oil and gas drilling could unlock up to 65 billion barrels of...

January 11, 2018
Total Views: 1