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  • 15 May 2011
    Authorities & Government

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Director Michael R…. (doi) [mappress] Source: doi, May 16, 2011

  • 20 April 2011
    Authorities & Government

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) has…   (doi) [mappress] Source: doi, April 20, 2011;

  • 20 April 2011
    Authorities & Government

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) has…   (doi) [mappress] Source: doi, April 20, 2011;

  • 5 June 2013
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Bureau (BOEM) have announced the first-ever competitive lease sale for renewable energy on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The auction, scheduled to take place on July 31, will offer 164,750 acres offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts for commercial wind energy leasing. […]

  • 7 April 2005

    Korea National Oil Corp. (KNOC) signed a letter of intent with Modec Inc., Japan, as part of a consortium with Mitsui & Co. Ltd. and Petroleum Technical Services Co. (PTSC), a subsidiary of Vietnam Oil & Gas Corp. (Petrovietnam), for a floating storage and offloading (FSO) vessel for KNOC’s Rong Doi and Rong Doi Tay […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has issued a new policy which clarifies that it will act as the primary authority on workplace safety for renewable energy projects on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The new policy is set to be published in the Federal Register on 18 October and defines DOI as the principal federal agency for the […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Authorities & Government

    On 26 June, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Natural Resources will hold a legislative hearing on a bill that would amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to provide for a leasing programme for offshore renewable energy.

  • 3 February 2012

    Yesterday the Department of the Interior released its environmental assessment of offshore wind sites along the Mid-Atlantic coast. The DOI found that these sites would create no significant impact to the environment, paving the way for accelerated wind energy development off the coasts of New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. In response, Vanessa Pierce, Eastern […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Bureau (BOEM) have announced the first-ever competitive lease sale for renewable energy on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The auction, scheduled to take place on July 31, will offer 164,750 acres offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts for commercial wind energy leasing. […]

  • 15 May 2012

    Continuing its significant momentum supporting offshore wind energy and transmission, the Department of Interior declared there to be no competitive interest for the use of certain areas of the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) to construct an offshore transmission system being proposed by the Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC). After a year of intensive internal and […]

  • 3 March 2010

    Ken Salazar, secretary of the Department of the Interior (DOI), has concluded the historic preservation consultation process for the…   [mappress] Source: nawindpower, March 02, 2010; Image: abc.net, December 10, 2008

  • 15 March 2013

    U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, has released the following statement in response to the Department of the Interior’s assessment of Shell’s 2012 Arctic exploration program.  “There’s a history of safe drilling in Alaska’s Arctic waters going back to the 1970s. While Shell’s exploratory drilling program maintained that record of safety, they did experience problems with […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), through its office of Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), is seeking a contractor who will carry out Wind Energy Inspection Procedure Assessment. The DOI intends to competitively award a Firm-Fixed-Price (FFP) type of contract to one of potential offerors, who must be registered in the System […]

  • 16 March 2016

    The Obama administration’s decision to keep the U.S. Atlantic coast off limits for offshore exploration has received mixed response, welcomed by the environmentalists, criticized by the oil and gas industry advocates. The seismic contractors are expectedly among the critics. Following the Department of Interior’s decision on Tuesday remove the Mid and South-Atlantic areas from the proposed […]

  • 16 March 2016

    The U.S. Department of Interior has backed away from the proposed sale of offshore exploration acreage on the Mid and South Atlantic area as part of the 2017-2022 lease sale, citing local opposition and conflicts with competing commercial and military ocean uses. According to the statement by the DOI, many factors were considered in the […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), through its office of Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), is seeking a contractor who will carry out Wind Energy Inspection Procedure Assessment. The DOI intends to competitively award a Firm-Fixed-Price (FFP) type of contract to one of potential offerors, who must be registered in the System […]

  • 11 May 2017

    U.S. President Donald Trump has reversed a decision by the previous administration that denied permit applications for seismic surveying of the U.S. Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf.  The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) on Wednesday announced it would move forward to resume its evaluation of applications from six companies seeking permits to conduct geological and […]

  • 3 February 2012

    Yesterday the Department of the Interior released its environmental assessment of offshore wind sites along the Mid-Atlantic coast. The DOI found that these sites would create no significant impact to the environment, paving the way for accelerated wind energy development off the coasts of New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. In response, Vanessa Pierce, Eastern […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Exploration & Production

    The Obama administration has announced final well control regulations with the aim to reduce the risk of an offshore oil or gas blowout. According to statement issued by the Department of Interior, the regulations represent one of the most significant safety and environmental protection reforms the Interior Department has undertaken since Deepwater Horizon disaster in […]

  • 12 September 2016

    The US Departments of Energy and Interior (DOE and DOI) have published the National Offshore Wind Strategy: Facilitating the Development of the Offshore Wind Industry in the United States, which could help enable 86GW of offshore wind in the country by 2050.  The strategy details the current state of offshore wind in the US, presents the […]

  • 7 September 2011

    In cooperation with Voith, Dutch Offshore Innovators BV, (DOI) developed together a new concept for economical operations of a wind turbine foundation installation vessel. The so-called TFliner concept is a move towards compact design and simplicity, which drastically reduces construction costs. An increase in operability is offered by the Voith Roll Stabilization (VRS) feature of […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    A set of best practices developed to reduce the volume of counterfeits shipped around the globe.