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  • 22 June 2018

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

  • 5 February 2016

    U.S. President Barack Obama has revealed what the White House calls a ‘bold plan’ to rejuvenate the country’s transportations system and make it cleaner and more sustainable. However, the oil companies will probably not like the plan. Why? Because the funding for Obama’s Clean Transportation project should come from them, the oil firms. According to […]

  • 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.

  • 13 December 2016

    Barack Obama, the outgoing U.S. president, has closed off more Arctic acreage for offshore oil and gas exploration. The Obama administration in November removed the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas, offshore Alaska, from the proposed 2017-2022 offshore oil and gas lease sale program, and the president has now blocked parts of the Bering Sea from any future […]

  • 23 January 2015

    President and chief executive officer of America’s Natural Gas Alliance, Marty Durbin issued a statement following the President Obama’s State of the Union Address.

  • 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.

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter called on President Obama to complete an ongoing feasibility study for the West Shore Hurricane Protection Project. The Fiscal Year 2013 Army Corps of Engineers Spending Plan allocates $828,340 to finalize the study and produce a Chief’s Report next year. “President Obama promised Louisianians help after Hurricane Isaac, and now he […]

  • 24 April 2017

    U.S. President Donald Trump is set to sign a batch of executive orders by Friday, two of them focused on potentially opening more areas in the U.S. for offshore oil and gas exploration. This is according to Politico, which cited sources familiar with the U.S. administration’s plans. In an article on Sunday, the newspaper said […]

  • 27 April 2017

    U.S. President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to review the previous administrations’ use of the Antiquities Act, that has, among others, locked large swaths of U.S. offshore areas for potential oil and gas exploration. Trump, who signed the executive order at the Department of Interior office, has authorized the DOI secretary Ryan Zinke […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Authorities & Government

    Investing in clean energy and thus reducing reliance on fossil fuels, especially imported, was one of the major points U.S. President Barack Obama focused on in his State of the Union address delivered on January 12. Obama said the country needs to accelerate the transition away from “dirtier” energy sources and increase its level of commitment in developing […]

  • 1 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman John L. Mica, former Chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, welcomes President Barack Obama to Florida two days ago as he visits the Port of Miami to roll out infrastructure proposals. “President Obama can see firsthand the success of Republican Governor Rick Scott’s work at focusing state, local and private resources […]

  • 23 January 2015

    President and chief executive officer of America’s Natural Gas Alliance, Marty Durbin issued a statement following the President Obama’s State of the Union Address.

  • 14 February 2013

    API President and CEO Jack Gerard welcomed President Obama’s State of the Union call to invest in more domestic oil and natural gas, saying that more development will create jobs and help us become an energy superpower: “President Obama recognized the oil and natural gas industry as a robust economic engine that is investing in […]

  • 10 April 2017

    Alaska-based senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan have introduced an act aimed at repealing offshore drilling bans the Obama administration put in place in its final days at the White House. The two senators’ act named the Offshore Production and Energizing National Security Alaska Act of 2017 (OPENS Alaska Act), aims, according to them, to […]

  • 24 October 2009
    Project & Tenders

    $46.3 million project awaits President Barack Obama’s signature… Read More: Jacksonville News

  • 21 December 2016

    The outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama has withdrawn millions of acres in the Arctic and the Atlantic Ocean from future oil and gas activity. Together with Obama, Canada’s Prime minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada would designate all Arctic Canadian waters as indefinitely off limits to future offshore Arctic oil and gas licensing. The move […]

  • 12 June 2012

    The Miami Herlad reports that President Obama says his administration is committed to improvements for the Port of Jacksonville. Obama told television station WJXT in Jacksonville on Monday that his administration is committed to funding dredging of the St. Johns River so Jacksonville can bring in large cargo ships and become home again to an […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Kurt Nagle, president and CEO of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), yesterday said: “AAPA was extremely pleased that President Obama mentioned the value and need for ‘modern ports to move our goods’ in his State of the Union address last night. AAPA applauds the president’s inclusion of America’s ports and the need he […]

  • 14 March 2017

    San Diego-based energy company and LNG operator Sempra Energy appointed Maria Contreras-Sweet to the board of directors.

  • 14 February 2013

      In State of the Union address, President Obama recognized yet again the impact that America’s huge natural gas supply is having on our country. The President said that “We produce more natural gas than ever before” and “the natural gas boom has led to … greater energy independence.” To help accelerate that shift toward […]

  • 29 January 2015

    North Carolina Governor, Pat McCrory, chairman of the OCS Governors Coalition, has applauded President Barack Obama’s Interior Department for advancing an oil and gas leasing program that could include development opportunities in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of North Carolina.  “I’d like to thank Secretary Jewell for taking a step in the right direction […]

  • 16 June 2010

    Obama’s Gulf Spill Speech   [mappress] Source: Ghanaweb, June 16, 2010: