DOI Proposes Sale for New York Bight Offshore Wind Development

In support of President Joe Biden’s goal of installing 30 GW of offshore wind energy by 2030, the Department of the Interior (DOI) says it is proposing a sale for offshore wind development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in … Read More

Nord Stream 2 ties first line to land despite Republican outrage

Nord Stream 2 AG, a subsidiary of Russia’s Gazprom and operator of the Nord Stream 2 offshore gas pipeline, has confirmed that the offshore part of one line of the pipeline has been mechanically completed. The company said that the … Read More

Senator Cassidy introduces bill in attempt to block leasing halt

Republican senators from oil-producing states, led by Senator Bill Cassidy from Louisiana, introduced legislation that would block the Biden administration’s order pausing new oil and gas leasing on federal lands. Senator Bill Cassidy, along with 24 other senators, presented the … Read More

Biden backs the Jones Act in a new executive order

The U.S. President Joseph R. Biden, who took office just a week ago, is powering through very busy first days of presidency reversing multiple policies implemented by the previous administration. On Monday, January 25, Biden signed an executive order on … Read More

Trump offshore drilling ban a ‘Hail Mary’ to swing Florida votes in his favour

U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent oil ban on offshore drilling in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina is a last-ditch effort to swing votes in his favour ahead of November elections and get some environmentalist voters to switch from his Democrat … Read More