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Thursday, June 2, 2011
Offshore

Chevron looking to ramp up Gulf drilling activity

With the issuance of new drilling permits, and new rules, Chevron is looking to ramp up drilling activities in the Gulf. TAHITI PLATFORM, Offshore Gulf of

June 2, 2011
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Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Offshore

Shallow Gulf Waters Get Lonely; Hercules Offshore Holds Hope That It Can Dominate in Aging Energy Field

Hercules Offshore Inc., a contract driller that’s racked up three years of losses and angered shareholders over executive pay, has expanded its

June 1, 2011
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Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Offshore

Bromwich Discusses the Future of U.S. Offshore Oil and Gas Development at OTC [TRANSCRIPT]

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Director Michael R. Bromwich delivered remarks Monday at the 2011 Offshore Technology

May 3, 2011
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Monday, May 2, 2011
News

US Coastal-State Governors Form Offshore Drilling Coalition

HOUSTON -(Dow Jones)- A group of coastal-state governors has formed a coalition to press the federal government to speed its permitting of offshore oil

May 2, 2011
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Offshore

Michael Bromwich: US Govt Has Authority To Regulate Contractors

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–The head of the U.S. agency that oversees offshore oil production said Monday that it would seek to pursue regulatory actions against

May 2, 2011
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Monday, April 25, 2011
News

BOEMRE Looking to Expand Oversight to Drilling Contractors

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The U.S. offshore drilling regulator is reviewing its authority to apply “any” or “all” of its regulations

April 25, 2011
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Thursday, April 21, 2011
News

Small Oil Companies Stay In Gulf’s Deep Waters

HOUSTON—When the staggering costs of BP PLC’s deep-water Gulf of Mexico oil spill became clear, investors feared that small, independent oil and

April 21, 2011
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Tuesday, April 19, 2011
News

Macondo Ties Not Hampering Halliburton Gulf Return

Halliburton (HAL), which provided services to BP on its doomed Macondo well, hasn’t had any trouble getting back to work in the Gulf of Mexico’s

April 19, 2011
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Monday, April 18, 2011
News

Shell US President Expects To Drill In Alaska’s Arctic In 2012

Image: Arctic sea ice credit NOAA HOUSTON -(Dow Jones)- Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA, RDSB) expects to start drilling in Alaska’s Arctic waters in the

April 18, 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

April 13, 2011
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News

ATP Resumes Drilling In US Gulf Deep-Water

NEW YORK (Dow Jones)–Offshore explorer ATP Oil & Gas Corp. (ATPG) has resumed drilling at its Telemark field in the Gulf of Mexico, one of the first

April 13, 2011
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Tuesday, April 12, 2011
News

US Interior Secretary Salazar: ‘Not Done’ Responding To Deepwater Horizon

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–After a year in which the Obama administration revamped rules for oil and gas drilling in U.S. waters, the administration is

April 12, 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:

April 7, 2011
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Wednesday, April 6, 2011
News

US Republicans Target May For Vote On Bills Requiring Oil And Gas Leases

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–House Republicans are targeting next month for a preliminary vote on a set of bills that would direct federal regulators to lease

April 6, 2011
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Tuesday, April 5, 2011
News

US: BP Has No Deal For Deepwater Drilling In Gulf -Reuters

U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Monday rejected media reports that BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) has struck a deal to resume deepwater drilling in the Gulf of

April 5, 2011
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Thursday, March 31, 2011
News

API: Report on ‘idle leases’ whitewashes government inaction

Erik Milito, API’s upstream director, this week called on the administration to abandon its policies “to defer, delay and deny access to domestic

March 31, 2011
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News

Shell: Drilling On New Deepwater Gulf Well To Start In April

U.S. regulators said Wednesday oil company Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA, RDSB, RDSA.LN, RDSB.LN) has received approval to drill a new well in the deep-water

March 31, 2011
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Wednesday, March 30, 2011
News

Republican Bills Require New US Offshore Leases, Faster Permitting

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The Obama administration would be required to hold new offshore lease sales and to issue drilling permits within a set time frame

March 30, 2011
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Tuesday, March 29, 2011
News

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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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. 

March 29, 2011
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