Outer Continental Shelf

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Name: Outer Continental Shelf
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

BOEM answers assertions

A federal government agency's scientists usually don't feel compelled to more fully explain the basis for their decisions. More than a month after the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management issued a programmatic environmental impact statement covering proposed ... [Published Oil and Gas Journal - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Keep turtles wild; proposed park receives grant

The fifth part of the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” movie series is playing in theaters now, and the movie is a reminder that young Ninja fans should learn about turtles in their natural habitat.Turtles do not make good pets, say officials at the Maryland ... [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

US government sells 400,000 acres offshore Texas Aug 29, 2014

The federal government has sold more than 400,000 acres in the Gulf of Mexico off the Texas coast for oil and gas exploration and development, an official with the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management said Wednesday.The acreage represents a fraction ... [Published Alexanders Gas & Oil Connections - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Oil prices to fall to $75 a barrel?

The oil price just broke down…Take a look at this chart of West Texas Intermediate. For the past five years, we’ve been riding an uptrend.This week, the price of oil broke below that trend line. That is a bearish sign for oil prices.In this article, I ... [Published Cherry Creek News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

The Hill: Alexander demands more oil, gas leases

The Hill reports:Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) called on the administration to expand oil and gas drilling in the Outer Continental Shelf.“There is no reason we shouldn’t be using all the resources we have available to increase our energy security, create ... [Published Louisiana Oil and Gas Association - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 3 reports

Alexander demands more oil, gas leases

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) called on the administration to expand oil and gas drilling in the Outer Continental Shelf.“There is no reason we shouldn’t be using all the resources we have available to increase our energy security, create more jobs at ... [Published The Hill - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 4 reports

Gulf of Mexico lease sale yields nearly $110M in revenue

Building on five previous sales held under the Obama Administration's Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2012-2017 (Five-Year Program), which have offered more than 60 million acres for development, and garnered $2.3 billion in bid ... [Published FierceEnergy - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 3 reports

BP ConocoPhillips and others bid big for Gulf of Mexico drilling

Business Journal Wednesday 20th August, 2014BP PLC (NYSE: BP), ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP), Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX), BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE: BHP) and Venari Resources LLC were the most active bidders in the lease sale that drew high bids for 81 tracts ... [Published Canada Standard - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 3 reports

400,000 acres lease-sale in Western Gulf yields $110 million

11 minutes 1 second ago by KATCThe U.S. Department of the Interior announced Wednesday a western Gulf of Mexico lease-sale that yielded $110 million in high bids on more than 400,000 acres.The DOI said in a release that the lease-sale is part of President ... [Published KATC 3 - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

US BOEM issues ANPR on changes to offshore oil and gas regulations

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) on changes to its offshore oil and gas regulations.The agency is seeking public input to modernise its financial assurance and risk management ... [Published Offshore Technology - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Oil and Gas Journal: API leads industry call for more OCS access in next 5-year program

The Oil and Gas Journal reports:The Obama administration should consider all parts of the US Outer Continental Shelf for leasing in the 2017-22 OCS program it has begun to prepare so future national energy policy options can be maximized, the American ... [Published Louisiana Oil and Gas Association - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Outer Continental Shelf Inspection Training Courses

Award: Outer continental shelf inspection training coursesContract award dollar amount: 103200.00Contract award date: August 1, 2014Contractor awarded DUNS: 830780404Contractor name : SHELL EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION COMPANYContractor address : 200 N Dairy ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 06 2014]

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...surveys, they first looked at what might happen if no measures were taken to mitigate or avoid possible injury to marine mammals," Brown said. "Next they began to look at what could be done to avoid harm, such as avoiding migration routes and stopping surveys if vessels get close enough to marine mammals to possibly injure their hearing."
"The most interest was deep water in the Lower Tertiary, a trend that we saw in previous years" Celata said from New Orleans, where the sale was held
...project will provide critical data and insights to enhance coastal resilience," said Clark Alexander, a professor with the UGA Skidaway Institute. "The work is being coordinated closely with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the state geologist to assure that our findings are disseminated rapidly and broadly."
The notice, published in the Federal Register on Aug. 19 by Jeffrey G Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards, states: "The National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee will meet via teleconference to receive a final report from the Subcommittee on Marine Casualty Reporting on the Outer Continental Shelf. This meeting will be open to the public."

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BOEM answers assertions [Published Oil and Gas Journal - Sep 01 2014]
Financial security for OCS leases [Published Business & Legal Reports - Sep 01 2014]
Is BP Too Big To Punish? [Published Forbes.com - Aug 31 2014]
Keep turtles wild; proposed park receives grant [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 31 2014]
US government sells 400,000 acres offshore Texa... [Published Alexanders Gas & Oil Connections - Aug 29 2014]
No New Oil Drilling in our Oceans [Published Daily Kos - Aug 29 2014]
Oil prices to fall to $75 a barrel? [Published Cherry Creek News - Aug 29 2014]
The Hill: Alexander demands more oil, gas leases [Published Louisiana Oil and Gas Association - Aug 28 2014]
BOEM seeking to overhaul OCS offshore financial... [Published Lexology - Aug 28 2014]
Alexander demands more oil, gas leases [Published The Hill - Aug 27 2014]
Alexander demands more oil, gas leases [Published E2-Wire - Aug 27 2014]
Alexander: U.S. Must Increase Offshore Oil and ... [Published U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander - Aug 26 2014]
National Park Service Awards $500,000 in Grants... [Published National Park Service - Aug 26 2014]
BOEM and Maine sign agreement to evaluate sand ... [Published Dredging News Online - Aug 26 2014]
Skidaway faculty to study offshore sand resources [Published University of Georgia - Aug 25 2014]
Federal, state officials gather for annual Legi... [Published Sulphur Southwest Daily News - Aug 24 2014]
Legis-Gator luncheon touches on economic, envir... [Published American Press - Aug 23 2014]
API: 87% of U.S. waters kept off-limits for exp... [Published Offshore Energy Today - Aug 22 2014]
U.S. Puts 400,000 GoM Acres of Offshore Energy ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 21 2014]
U.S. Coast Guard Issues Notice about Meeting of... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 21 2014]
Gulf of Mexico lease sale yields nearly $110M i... [Published FierceEnergy - Aug 21 2014]
US DOI yields $110m in bids on 400,000 acres le... [Published Offshore Technology - Aug 21 2014]
Western Gulf of Mexico lease sale results in $1... [Published Green Car Congress - Aug 21 2014]
BP ConocoPhillips and others bid big for Gulf o... [Published Canada Standard - Aug 21 2014]
Western Gulf of Mexico lease sale results in $1... [Published Green Car Congress - Aug 21 2014]
Border tracts attract lease sale bids [Published Marine Log - Aug 20 2014]
GoM Lease Sale Yields $110 Million In High Bids [Published E&P Magazine - Aug 20 2014]
BP, ConocoPhillips and others bid big for Gulf ... [Published Houston Business Journal - Aug 20 2014]
GOM lease sale attracts US$110M in bids [Published Offshore Engineer - Aug 20 2014]
Western gulf lease sale attracts $110 million i... [Published Oil and Gas Journal - Aug 20 2014]
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Alexander demands more oil, gas leases [Published E2-Wire - Aug 27 2014]
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) called on the administration to expand oil and gas drilling in the Outer Continental Shelf.“There is no reason we shouldn’t be using all the resources we have available to increase our energy security, create more jobs. ...
Gulf of Mexico lease sale yields nearly $110M i... [Published FierceEnergy - Aug 21 2014]
Building on five previous sales held under the Obama Administration's Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2012-2017 (Five-Year Program), which have offered more than 60 million acres for development, and garnered $2.3 billion in bid ...
Western Gulf of Mexico lease sale results in $1... [Published Green Car Congress - Aug 21 2014]
The US Department of the Interior reported that Western Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 238 attracted $109,951,644 million in high bids for 81 tracts covering 433,823 acres on the US Outer Continental Shelf offshore Texas. A total of 14 offshore energy ...
BOEM realizing the realities of offshore oil an... [Published FierceEnergy - Aug 18 2014]
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) on Risk Management, Financial Assurance, and Loss Prevention as it considers modernizing its risk management program and bonding regulations for ...
Why is Environmental Defense Fund spending $1 m... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Aug 17 2014]
As even a casual political observer knows, the era of the moderate Republican is over, especially in the House of Representatives. The Republican House has made a fetish of attacking the environment. It has passed innumerable bills to strip the EPA ...
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