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Judge Orders Moratorium on Offshore Fracking in Federal Waters off California

“The judge ordered the feds to complete the process with the State of California before … noting that the Barack Obama administration permitted fracking and acidizing in federal lands and waters whe…

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Husky assesses damage after oil spill curbs Canadian offshore production

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – Underwater surveys began on Monday after an oil spill off Canada’s Atlantic coast as Husky Energy Inc and government agencies assessed a leak that temporarily shut down …

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Federal Judge Halts Fracking Offshore California Including Santa Barbara Channel

This process is essential to ensuring BOEM and BSEE meet their legal requirement to avoid jeopardizing the continued existence of these species. If the expert wildlife agencies conclude fracking and a…

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Federal Judge Halts Offshore Fracking Pending Further Review

The Commission’s review will require a full public hearing process. “The impacts of offshore fracking and acidizing have never been meaningfully analyzed,” said Kira Redmond, Executive …

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Trump’s latest massive offshore oil and gas sale fares slightly better than last

Overall, I still think the Gulf is a very viable place.” But the industry may not be overly interested in offshore drilling, critics say, because it is expensive, risky, and overshadowed by easier-to- …

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30th anniversary of the world’s deadliest offshore oil disaster

One hundred sixty-seven workers perished in the fire that followed an explosion on July 6, 1988, caused by a gas leak on the North Sea oil rig, 120 miles off the northeast coast of Scotland. The rig was owned by Occidental Petroleum Corporation …

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Scottish Waters To Be Opened For “New Generation” Of Offshore Wind

New plans have been unveiled to lease the seabed around Scotland for a “new generation of offshore wind projects” that proponents of the technology hope will not only provide further and solid energy independence for the country but would also create incredible new jobs and investment. 

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West Africa Leaks: Dr. Bawuah-Edusei: A former Ambassador, his offshore companies and a $305m oil deal

When in June 2007, the then President of Ghana, John Kufuor announced that the country had found oil in commercial quantity; he promised Ghanaians that life would be good. But almost 18 years since Ghana became an oil producer it appears – only a few …

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Trump administration to hold another big offshore drilling auction for Gulf of Mexico

The Trump administration on Friday announced it would hold a new auction for offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico in August … and overshadowed by easier-to-access onshore fracking opportunities from the shale boom. Brazil and Mexico are also competing …

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Trump Rollbacks Target Offshore Rules ‘Written With Human Blood’

But in early March, the number of drilling rigs used in the Gulf was just 14, compared with 145 at the industry’s peak in 2000. The downturn was set off by a drop in oil prices, competition from fracking and other sources and, local businesses will tell …

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