Announcement Made as BOEM Facilitates International Discussion on Offshore Wind Energy in the Pacific
Tagged: Offshore drilling
From the assessment of sediment characteristics used to identify where to drill for oil to the seismic surveys required to safely anchor a wind turbine, when it comes to finding and securing energy in an offshore environment, geosciences are of the utmost importance.
Every five years, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) must generate a complete plan for upcoming leases on the OCS. In the current proposed plan, 13 leases would be offered, all in the Gulf of Mexico, down from 15 in the previous five-year plan.
The Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management (BOEM) is now accepting public comments on their 2017-2022 Proposed Outer Continental Shelf Oil & Gas Leasing Program, which are due June 16.
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker on Friday asked the U.S. government to reject applications for seismic testing in the Atlantic Ocean, the first step toward allowing drilling for oil off the coast.
Arctic temperatures are rising and sea-ice is diminishing, yielding new challenges for all Arctic stakeholders. Distinguished panel speakers from a range of backgrounds spoke at the congressional briefing, “Technology Solutions in an Opening Arctic,” that was hosted by the Marine Technology Society, the House Oceans Caucus, and the Congressional Arctic Working Group.
The Obama administration just scrapped its plans to open up the Atlantic coast for oil and gas drilling.
The National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee and its Subcommittees will hold meetings in New Orleans, LA to discuss the safety of operations and other matters affecting the offshore oil and gas industry. These meetings...
Kure Beach, North Carolina, a quiet beach town of just about 2,000 people, seems an unlikely place for a movement to start. (From the Hill/ by Ted Danson and Andy Sharpless) — But in January...
The federal government is agreeing to study the environmental impact of offshore oil fracking before approving more operations off the coast of California. (From the Hill/ by Devin Henry) — In a legal filing released...