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  • 18 March 2015

    North Carolina Petroleum Council Executive Director David McGowan said that the enactment of state regulations governing hydraulic fracturing in North Carolina presents a unique opportunity to create well-paying jobs for North Carolinians and bring additional revenue to the state’s economy.

  • 21 August 2015

    EPA’s proposal for additional methane regulations on oil and gas wells and transmission are duplicative, costly, and undermine America’s competitiveness, the American Petroleum Institute (API) said.

  • 11 February 2015

    The vast majority of natural gas collection and processing facilities have methane leak rates of less than 1 percent, according to a major field study led by Colorado State University that examined 114 gathering facilities and 16 processing plants across 13 states.

  • 12 January 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    Canada has introduced new Arctic Shipping Safety and Pollution Prevention Regulations. 

  • 16 April 2015

    The U.S. Coast Guard issued a notice of proposed rulemaking looking to revise its regulations for the licensing, construction, design, equipment, and operation of deepwater ports, which are offshore fixed or floating structures, other than vessels, used as ports or terminals for the import or export of oil and natural gas.

  • 2 July 2015
    Vessels

    Port of Gothenburg said that, in collaboration with the Port of Rotterdam together with the Swedish Transport Agency, it has drafted new bunkering regulations for ships operating on LNG.

  • 4 June 2015

    The Government of British Columbia revealed changes to the greenhouse gas reduction regulation to encourage more fleet operators to switch from diesel and gasoline to cleaner-burning natural gas to run their buses, trucks and marine vessels.

  • 2 July 2015
    Vessels

    Port of Gothenburg said that, in collaboration with the Port of Rotterdam together with the Swedish Transport Agency, it has drafted new bunkering regulations for ships operating on LNG.

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) has received the 30th ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006) fulfilling the last condition for the first global standard that spans continents and oceans to go into effect on August 20, 2013. The new labour standard consolidates and updates more than 63 international labour standards related to […]

  • 21 January 2014

    Recently relevant regulatory changes affecting the approval of vehicles using LNG have been introduced. The adoption of amendments to United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Regulation 110 now allows LNG vehicles to be fully certified and represents a major breakthrough for gas-powered mobility. The modified regulation comes into force in July 2014 when Contracting […]

  • 17 August 2011
    Rules & Regulation

      Indonesia will apply stricter fishing regulations starting on December 1– and said rules could have a negative effect on the Filipino tuna sector, according to the.. (FIS) [mappress] Source: FIS, August 17, 2011

  • 25 January 2017
    Rules & Regulation

    The European Council formally adopted a new set of rules governing ports in the European Union on January 23, 2017.  The rules are aimed at increasing the financial transparency of ports and creating clear and fair conditions for access to the port services market throughout Europe. The regulation is expected to make it easier for new […]

  • 4 April 2018

    India’s Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) issued draft regulations requiring LNG terminal developers to register with the regulator. 

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone closing Pea Patch Island Anchorage No. 5 and the upper portion of Reedy Point South Anchorage No. 3 to anchoring operations in order to facilitate dredging in New Castle Range in the Delaware River. This regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Chrevron Marine Products LLC has announced launching of two engine oil products today at the SMM optimized respectively for 2-stroke and 4-stroke continuous operation on low sulphur fuel. The products are aimed to help vessel operators get the best from their engines while achieving compliance with the January 2015 introduction of low sulphur emission limits in […]

  • 3 September 2017
    Rules & Regulation

    The next few years will see some significant changes in emission regulations for shipowners. These include the rules concerning sulphur oxides (SOx) in the form of the 2020 global sulphur cap and nitrogen oxides (NOx) with the establishment of Nitrogen Emission Control Areas (NECAs) in 2021. Covering the same geographical area as the current North […]

  • 9 November 2015

    As a response to the negative impact of the European Union’s regulations on the UK’s shipping industry, the UK Chamber of Shipping has called on the country’s Prime Minister David Cameron to make efforts to attain the full potential of the single market, as well as to review unnecessary regulation. “The shipping industry moves 95% of the UK’s […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A report released yesterday by the Canadian Shipowners Association (CSA) has found that American regulations to require the installation of ballast water treatment equipment on Canadian domestic vessels beginning in 2014 will cost the Canadian economy 1.1 billion dollars over the next five years. Further complicating this situation is the reality that ship owners cannot […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland’s lax environmental assessment practices continue to present threats to the environment and the economy, causing fears for how major development on the Great Barrier Reef will be managed, said the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection announced it was charging Linc Energy for major breaches of environment laws […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    All ships calling at the Port of Hamburg are now allowed to dispose of the six-times higher amount of waste at no extra charge as an incentive to prevent waste from ships being dumped illegally into the sea. An estimated 20,000 cubic meters of ship waste gets dumped in the North Sea every year. The cost of […]

  • 20 June 2014

    The formal recruitment process for a Chief Executive to the new Oil and Gas Authority North Sea regulator in the UK has begun. Edward Davey MP commissioned Sir Ian Wood to lead a review of the UK’s offshore oil and gas production because, while investment levels are rising and near-term prospects are strong, there are new challenges […]

  • 18 March 2015

    North Carolina Petroleum Council Executive Director David McGowan said that the enactment of state regulations governing hydraulic fracturing in North Carolina presents a unique opportunity to create well-paying jobs for North Carolinians and bring additional revenue to the state’s economy.