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Shell Halts Offshore Drilling as U.S. Gulf Coast Braces for Hurricane

It was about 280 miles (450 km) east-southeast from the mouth of the Mississippi River and moving at 13 mph, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center. At 11 a.m. EDT (1500 …

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Donald Trump extends moratorium on offshore drilling in Gulf of Mexico as he visits Florida

Trump used a trip to Florida to propose extending a moratorium on offshore drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico.

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Trump’s secret plan to open Florida to offshore oil drilling must be stopped | Opinion

The Trump administration’s plans to wait until after the November election and then push for oil drilling in federal waters off Florida’s coast should be at the forefront of Florida voters’ minds in …

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Reverse Alert issued for natural gas leak at un-manned Gulf Rig 3 miles offshore east of Bob Hall Pier

Multiple people who live on Padre Island near Bob Hall Pier reported hearing a “roaring sound” just before 5 a.m. this morning.

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Ten Years After Huge US Oil Spill, Fears Of Offshore Drilling Persist

A decade later, the practice of deepwater drilling remains widespread off the lengthy coasts of the United States. While government oversight was tightened in the wake of the environmental disaster, …

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RPT-Shell restarts U.S. offshore oil hub after pipeline leak

Royal Dutch Shell Plc resumed production at its 100,000-barrel-per-day Perdido deepwater hub in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, ending a days-long halt caused by an onshore pipeline leak. Perdido …

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Look Out! Floating Offshore Wind Turbines Are Coming For Your Natural Gas

floating wind turbinesFloating offshore wind turbines are something of a rarity these days, but a proposed new 11-turbine wind farm indicates they are poised to go mainstream

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Trump Administration Ignores Oil Worker Safety In Pursuit Of Offshore Oil Profits

Recent reports show that political appointees at the Department of the Interior (DOI) ignored experts who opposed issuing a rule rolling back safety measures for offshore oil rig workers

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Well Stimulation Vessels Market Top Key Platers Are Island Offshore, Damen Shipyards Group, DeepSTIM Stimulation Vessels.

Well stimulation vessels can provide a broad range of services in deep water such as acid fracturing, matrix acidizing, sand control, prop pant fracturing … Deep water well stimulation vessel …

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Oil-catching sponge could soak up residue from offshore drilling

Drilling and fracking for oil under the seabed produces 100 billion barrels of oil-contaminated wastewater every year by releasing tiny oil droplets into surrounding water. Most efforts to remove oil …

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