Latest News for: Offshore exploration


Michael Hecht: Wind power generation has a great future in the Gulf of Mexico

The Advocate 18 Jun 2021
John Bel Edwards, who launched the process for the establishment of this regional Task Force — thereby paving the way for the exploration of offshore wind energy in the Gulf of Mexico ... Many of the assets and skills from Louisiana’s decades as a hub for offshore oil and gas exploration and production translate directly into offshore wind.

CNOOC unit off Hainan to start output this month

China Daily 18 Jun 2021
Li Ziyue, an analyst with BloombergNEF, said the mega drilling platform will help CNOOC to further expand its offshore oil and gas exploration and production efforts ... This floating storage facility sailed offshore from East China's Shandong province in January and arrived at its destination in early February.

Mysterious seafloor plateau off East Coast being explored for first time by NOAA team

News & Record 18 Jun 2021
"The Caryn Seamount sits hundreds of miles offshore and there is nothing quite like it in that area," according to Kasey Cantwell, operations chief for NOAA Ocean Exploration. "It's like a little (submerged) island way offshore, and no one's ever been there before.

Chevron, consortium of Total and Qatar Petroleum win Suriname oil bids

Reuters 18 Jun 2021
... of France's TotalEnergies SE (TOTF.PA) and Qatar Petroleum (QATPE.UL) submitted the most favorable bids to develop offshore oil blocks ... Staatsolie in November invited companies to bid for exploration rights in eight offshore shallow water blocks.

Dannelle (Dani) Belhateche, PE, Joins Braun Intertec Permitting and Compliance Team

Mesabi Daily News 18 Jun 2021
Her expertise consists of industrial and municipal facilities, which include power generation plants; petroleum refineries and storage and distribution terminals; industrial manufacturing; upstream onshore and offshore oil and gas exploration and production; municipal and ...

Australia Opens Bidding for Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration

The Maritime Executive 17 Jun 2021
The Australian government has launched the 2021 round of oil and gas licensing as part of strategies to promote offshore exploration ... Australia has emerged as an attractive investment location for offshore exploration owing to its vast seabed, which covers more than 14.6 million square kilometers.

Australia Ushers in New Oil, Gas Exploration Amid Shortfall Concerns

The Epoch Times 17 Jun 2021
... for exploration rights in a total of 21 areas off the coasts of Western Australia, Victoria, and Tasmania—part of the 2021 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release unveiled this past week.

Cabinet hikes subsidies for DAP by ₹700

Hindustan Times 17 Jun 2021
The mission, with an expenditure of ₹4,077 crore, will help in studying ocean biology and climate change, and establish offshore stations to explore energy resources ... And there will also be offshore ocean station (to explore) thermal energy as part of the mission,” Javadekar said, adding that this will aid the ‘blue economy’.

Norway oil drilling unions agree wage deal, averting strike action

Reuters 17 Jun 2021
OSLO, June 17 (Reuters) - Three Norwegian labour unions agreed on a wage deal with the owners of floating offshore oil drilling rigs, preventing the outbreak of a strike that would have disrupted exploration, the unions said on Thursday.

Our Views: A victory for Louisiana energy, but long fights ahead

The Advocate 17 Jun 2021
A victory for Attorney General Jeff Landry in the U.S. District Court in Monroe is a solid first step in challenging the economically damaging decisions of President Joe Biden restricting oil and gas exploration ... Biden seeks to limit leasing of federal lands and offshore waters for oil and gas exploration and production. U.S. District Judge Terry A ... .

Govt releases greenhouse gas storage acreage

Mining Weekly 17 Jun 2021
... offshore greenhouse gas injection and storage locations.

Norwegian exploration player turning into full-cycle E&P as Repsol exits Brage

Offshore Energy Today 17 Jun 2021
Lime Petroleum, a subsidiary of Singapore's Rex International, is buying Repsol's interest in the Brage field located offshore Norway. The post Norwegian exploration player turning into full-cycle.. ... .

Plan a Coastal Road Trip Excursion

News Graphic 17 Jun 2021
When you’re ready to explore, outdoor adventures, historical experiences and 99 miles of coastline await in Monterey County, California, which is known as a scenic, beautiful expanse along the Pacific Coast ... Visitors can spot seals and otters playing offshore, and it’s a popular launching point for scuba divers exploring the kelp forests.

Australia looks to spur offshore carbon storage

Reuters 16 Jun 2021
Wednesday's announcement came a day after the government called for bids for offshore oil and gas exploration. Companies can nominate areas in Australian federal waters, which start three nautical miles offshore, where they want to explore for storage locations, with nominations due in July and the offshore acreage open for bidding in December.

Cabinet approves Deep Ocean Mission to study climate change, explore resources

Live Mint 16 Jun 2021
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved 'Deep Ocean Mission to study biodiversity, impact of climate change, and establish an offshore marine station to explore source of thermal energy ... And there will also be offshore ocean station (to explore) thermal energy as part of the mission," Javadekar said, adding that this will aid the blue economy.

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