Showing posts with label Offshore Drilling. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Offshore Drilling. Show all posts

Thursday, January 04, 2018

Trump plans to expand offshore drilling in Pacific and Atlantic

offshore drilling in Pacific and Atlantic
The Trump administration has proposed a controversial plan to open up protected areas in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans for offshore drilling.

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Trump's offshore drilling order legal, backers say

A White House effort to open up offshore areas to oil and gas drilling is in line with the letter of the law, a trade group said in response to a challenge.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Trump Signs Executive Order Directing Review of US Offshore Energy Plan

President Donald Trump signed on Friday a new executive order directing the Department of the Interior to conduct a review of existing plans for offshore energy development.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

US and Canada prevent oil drilling in Arctic waters

The United States and Canada will freeze future oil and gas drilling in their Arctic waters, a move applauded by environmentalists but denounced by the energy industry.

Thursday, June 09, 2016

Shell Canada Surrenders Oil-drilling Rights in Arctic for Marine Park

Oil giant Shell Canada on Wednesday gave up its offshore oil drilling rights in the Canadian Arctic to add to a nationally protected marine park for whales and numerous other mammals and birds.

Friday, May 13, 2016

More than 2,000 barrels of oil spilled in Gulf of Mexico

More than 2,000 barrels of oil were released into the U.S. waters of the Gulf of Mexico about 97 miles from the southern tip of Louisiana, Shell said.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

US Curbs Future Oil Drilling in Arctic

The Obama administration has closed the door on oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean off the shores of Alaska.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Shell puts on hold oil exploration at field in Chukchi Sea due to lack of prospects

The energy and petrochemical company Royal Dutch Shell announced putting on hold further oil exploration in one of the fields on Alaska shelf in the Chukchi Sea, the company said Monday.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Washington allows Shell drilling for oil in Arctic

The US presidential administration has issued a permit to Royal Dutch Shell energy giant to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean, the Politico newspaper has reported.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Junian GEO News in brief (June 2015 - A)

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Hundreds of people have gathered in kayaks and small boats for a protest in the north-western US port city of Seattle against oil drilling in the Arctic by the Shell energy giant.........The firm wants to move them in the summer to explore for oil off Alaska's northern coast.
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Sunday, February 22, 2015

Obama Moves Forward on Arctic Drilling Despite Cleanup Challenges

The US Department of the Interior has proposed long-awaited federal regulations for oil and natural-gas in Alaska's Arctic region. Environmentalists have pointed out that the environment makes it nearly impossible to clean up spills.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

US Lawmakers Urge Obama to Recall Plans for Offshore Drilling

The United States should recall its plan to conduct offshore drilling which might threaten the state of New Jersey environment and economy, US Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker, and Congressman Frank Pallone said in a letter to US President Barack Obama.

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