Offshore Drilling Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Coast Guard responds to oil platform fire in Gulf of MexicoRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | World Oil

    Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 2:50 a.m. from the offshore supply vessel Miss Katherine reporting a fire on board an oil production platform in Breton Sound Block 21. All 28 people aboard the platform were evacuated to the offshore supply vessel and were taken to Venice. No injuries were reported.

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  2. Oil Platform in Gulf of Mexico Shuts In Production After FireRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. A platform gathering oil in the Gulf of Mexico shut in about 2,200 barrels a day of output after a compressor caught fire.

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  3. Fire Forces Evacuation Of Oil Platform In GulfRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Q93

    The Coast Guard says the rig is located about 30 miles off the southeast Louisiana coast near Breton Island and had an estimated four thousand barrels of oil on board in storage tanks.

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  4. UPDATE 1-U.S. oil platform on fire in Gulf Of Mexico; no injuries -Coast GuardRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Reuters

    A small offshore oil platform caught fire in shallow water near the coast of Louisiana on Friday and a sheen was seen in the sea after workers were evacuated, officials said. All 28 workers aboard were taken from the platform, located about 20 miles east of the boot tip of Louisiana, onto a nearby supply vessel and taken ashore.

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  5. Shell gets 'conditional' go-ahead for Arctic drilling - The 123 ...Read the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Politico

    SHELL ON THE CUSP: The Interior Department's conditional approval of Shell's Arctic offshore drilling plan yesterday pretty much came across as fightin' words for environmentalists, Pro's Elana Schor reports. The Obama administration placed a politically risky bet on Shell, and potentially allowing the oil giant restart its troubled Arctic offshore drilling plan despite fierce resistance from green groups.

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  6. Shell gets OK again for arctic drilling - Tue, 12 May 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... President and CEO David Yarnold. The Department of the Interior said Monday that it had proposed tighter offshore drilling rules as well as standards for the Arctic that were "specifically tailored to the region's challenging and unforgiving ...

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  7. Obama administration OKs Shell offshore Arctic drillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Fox News

    ... oil and gas industry, which has criticized the Obama administration for moving to slowly to allow Arctic offshore drilling. It's a setback, however, for environmental groups that sought to keep those waters off limits out of concern for climate ...

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  8. Shell Wins Approval for Arctic DrilingOn condition of obtaining permits.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Daily Beast

    President Barack Obama's administration approved Shell's request to drill for oil and gas in the Arctic under certain conditions on Monday, signaling a blow to environmental efforts to prevent more offshore drilling in the region. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management gave Shell permission to explore the Chukchi Sea, but only if the firm receives the required state and federal permits from agencies that regulate the environment and marine mammal health.

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  9. Shell gets conditional OK for Arctic offshore drillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Summit County Voice

    ... The approval came just two years after the Department of Interior found that Shell tried to rush into its offshore drilling program without being "fully prepared in terms of fabricating and testing certain critical systems and establishing the scope ...

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  10. Obama administration grants Shell 'conditional' approval for Arctic drillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Post-gazette.com

    ... The move came four months after the Obama administration opened up a portion of the Atlantic coast to new offshore drilling, adding a new chapter to the president's environmental legacy. On some fronts, President Barack Obama has pursued the most ...

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  11. Obama administration gives Shell conditional OK to explore for oil off Alaska coastRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Washington Times

    ... in pursuing ways to reduce carbon emissions, but the move on Monday is the second in four months involving offshore drilling that managed to anger environmentalists. In late January, the administration proposed a draft five-year plan that would open ...

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  12. 'Climate Denial, Plain and Simple': Feds Approve Shell's Arctic Drilling PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Pam's House Blend

    ... environmental activists have long warned that there is no way to fully protect against the dangers of offshore drilling, particularly in areas that are hard to reach by emergency vessels. Not only does fossil fuel exploration harm endangered species ...

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  13. Rigell undeterred by opposition to offshore drillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Virginian-Pilot

    U.S. Representative Rep. Scott Rigell responds to a question during a debate with Democratic challenger Suzanne Patrick, at the 2014 2nd Congressional District Political Forum, held at ODU on Saturday morning, Oct. 18, 2014, in Norfolk. Despite opposition from key groups tied to Virginia Beach's tourism industry, U.S. Rep. Scott Rigell isn't backing off his campaign to establish an offshore drilling industry on Virginia's coast.

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  14. President Obama Approves Arctic Drilling Permit for ShellRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | PressReleasePoint

    ... is throwing to Shell. This way, the Obama team gets to pretend that 'all of the above' (including risky offshore drilling) is a legitimate energy strategy as a way to deflect criticism from a much-needed global agreement on greenhouse gas emissions ...

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  15. Obama administration gives conditional OK to Shell Arctic drilling planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Los Angeles Times

    ... flawed. This time, according to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the federal agency that oversees offshore drilling, Shell and government regulators are better prepared. The agency approved a Shell plan to drill up to six exploratory wells, ...

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  16. White House to Shell: Take to the (Arctic) SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | New York Magazine

    The Interior Department gave a thumbs-up to Shell Gulf of Mexico, Inc.'s plan to do some offshore drilling in the Arctic Ocean, where some believe there could be billions of barrels of oil waiting for the taking. The oil company will still need to get approval from regulators and acquire other permits, but environmental groups are already unhappy that the project, set to commence drilling this summer, has received the White House green light - especially given how Shell's last attempt in the region ended .

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  17. One Of The World's Most Pristine Coral Reefs Could Open For DrillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | ThinkProgress

    ... A presentation prepared by a government consultant provided to ThinkProgress by Oceana, titled "Offshore Drilling Benefits and Risks," states, "The literature reviewed presents no deleterious effects on coral reefs either in the presence or absence ...

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  18. Shell gets approval to try again in drilling ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... President and CEO David Yarnold. The Department of Interior said Monday that it had proposed tighter offshore drilling rules as well as standards for the Arctic that were "specifically tailored to the region's challenging and unforgiving ...

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  19. Obama Betrays Greens, Gives The Go Ahead On Arctic DrillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Daily Caller

    ... regulations that have been criticized by the industry. The Obama administration's 5-year lease plan for offshore drilling keeps 90 percent of the U.S. outer continental shelf off-limits to drilling. Shell originally received approval from the Obama ...

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  20. Feds To Shell: Drill, Baby, Drill In The ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | National Journal

    ... well in recent testing witnessed by federal officials, the Houston Chronicle reported in April. Interior's offshore drilling regulators are still crafting drilling-safety rules tailored specifically for the Arctic, but say they will hold Shell to ...

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