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  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) Board of Directors has elected John T. Rynd as Chairman of NOIA and Cindy B. Taylor as Vice Chair of NOIA for the upcoming 2014-2015 term. Rynd and Taylor assumed their positions at the NOIA Annual Meeting today in Washington, DC. Since 2008, Rynd has been the Chief Executive […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Veteran energy industry association executive Erik Milito has been named as the new president of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA). Milito will take the helm of the offshore energy association effective November 1, 2019. “Erik is a strong leader and an effective communicator, qualities that make him a great fit for NOIA President and […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) has presented Deepwater Wind with the 2018 Safety-in-Seas (SIS) award for its safety practices during and after the construction of the 30MW Block Island, the first offshore wind farm in the United States.

  • 18 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) President Randall Luthi sent the following letter to House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings in support of HR 6082, which would implement a new five year lease plan for developing the United States’ offshore energy resources over the next five years: Dear Chairman Hastings: “I write to express the […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Newfoundland & Labrador Oil & Gas Industries Association (NOIA), Canada’s largest offshore oil and gas association, has criticized the Canadian governments consultation process with indigenous communities when it comes to offshore oil and gas project planning. The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) has this week revealed a list of recipients of federal funds to assist public […]

  • 13 July 2010

    The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) believes the drilling suspensions announced today by the Department of the Interior do very little to lessen the confusion and uncertainty surrounding offshore energy exploration in the Gulf of Mexico. Now termed ‘suspensions’ by the Department, the moratorium does not prohibit drilling specifically by water depth, as did its […]

  • 25 October 2017

    DOI has proposed the largest oil and gas lease sale ever held in the United States

  • 10 February 2015

    The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) a U.S.-based national trade association representing the offshore industry has called for the Obama administration to unlock more offshore areas for exploration.   “The Obama administration’s recently released draft proposed offshore oil and gas leasing program slams the door on industry and prevents America from sharing in the economic growth, new […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Equipment

    Following the U.S. Interior Department’s launch of the final rule on the oil and gas drilling in the U.S. Arctic, the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA), a U.S. body representing offshore energy industry, has issued a response, saying that the rule, as is, might be counterproductive. DOI’s final rule requires operators to have access to […]

  • 17 June 2016

    U.S. trade association, the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA), has urged the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) not to remove any more areas from the 2017 –2022 OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Proposed Program claiming the nation’s energy security depends upon it.  Following joint trade comments submitted on the 2017-2022 Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and […]

  • 22 August 2019

    The lease sale has attracted $159,4 million in high bids, a result described as “somewhat modest,” by NOIA.

  • 11 May 2018

    Lifting the existing moratorium on oil and gas operations in the eastern Gulf of Mexico might have a negative effect on military drills and testing conducted in the area, unless mutual restrictions are agreed by the DoD and Department of Interior (DoI). This is the main message of the report by Department of Defense’s Under […]

  • 5 February 2019

    U.S. president Donald Trump has nominated David Bernhard as the new Secretary of the Department of Interior.

  • 6 January 2011

    The National Ocean Industries Association applauds the US Department of the Interior’s recent Request for Interest concerning renewable… (ogj) [mappress] Source: ogj, January 06, 2011

  • 22 March 2018

    U.S. Gulf of Mexico lease sale, largest in history by the offered acreage, attracted what has been described as a “tepid response” by the oil and gas majors. The U.S. administration had offered more than 77 million acres in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, however the bids were placed only for 815,403 acres in federal […]

  • 21 December 2016

    Alaskan officials and NOIA President have responded with outrage to the ’11th hour’ Arctic and the Atlantic Ocean oil and gas ban put in place by outgoing President of the United States, Barack Obama. Following U.S. President Barack Obama’s withdrawal of millions of acres in the Arctic and the Atlantic Ocean from future oil and […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, today delivered a keynote address at the Newfoundland & Labrador Oil & Gas Industry Association (Noia) Conference 2014. In his address, Minister Rickford highlighted the significant role that the oil and gas industry has played […]

  • 18 January 2019

    U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management last week said it would have more than 120 people working on permitting operations and on preparation for the upcoming Gulf of Mexico licensing round. This is despite the government shutdown which has placed some 800.000 workers on furlough without paychecks, as U.S. president Trump’s request Trump’s for $5.6 billion […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Hornbeck Offshore Services,  a company which has recently entered one of the largest newbuild programs in the market of offshore vessels, announced yesterday that Nicholas L. Swyka has been appointed to its Board of Directors (the “Board”), effective February 14, 2012. In connection with Mr. Swyka’s appointment, the size of the Board was increased from […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Authorities & Government, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    North Carolina’s Governor Roy Cooper has set aside USD 1.5 million to boost clean energy and green businesses in the proposed 2019-2021 budget, including a study on North Carolina’s potential to host offshore wind operations and associated jobs. The USD 300,000 study would evaluate state-owned and privately held ports with the potential to host offshore wind […]

  • 22 June 2018

    Trump’s Executive Order is revoking Obama’s 2010 National Ocean Policy.