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  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Oregon Congressional Delegation recently sent a letter to the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Ryan Fisher urging the Trump Administration to fund critical maintenance and dredging of Oregon’s small ports and jetties. Representatives Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, Kurt Schrader and Suzanne Bonamici, along with Senators Ron Wyden and […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Members of the Oregon Congressional Delegation sent a letter yesterday to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy encouraging the Obama Administration to use a portion of the federal funds allocated for dredging at Oregon’s ports. Representatives Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, Kurt Schrader and Suzanne Bonamici, along with Senators Ron Wyden and […]

  • 6 March 2014

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has heeded their call to fund dredging operations at Oregon’s ports. As a result, Oregon’s ports will receive $19 million more in assistance – $4.2 million of it to six small ports that would have otherwise received $0 in federal […]

  • 31 December 2013

    Oregon LNG applauded the execution of a three-month stay agreement between Oregon LNG and the Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) of the state of Oregon with respect to its completed Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) application. Oregon LNG has proposed a $6-plus billion LNG terminal and associated pipeline which will be sited near […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The US state of Oregon’s gross domestic product (GDP) could increase by USD 9.9 billion through a cumulative installation of 5,500 megawatts (MW) of floating wind capacity between 2020 and 2050, according to a report by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) commissioned NREL to analyze two hypothetical, large-scale deployment […]

  • 31 December 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The public-private partnership Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET) has failed to bring viable wave energy to Oregon even after spending millions of dollars, it is stated in the report released by Cascade Policy Institute. OWET is established by the Oregon State Legislature. It has received nearly USD 12 mln in public funding from the Oregon Innovation […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released its Fiscal Year 2014 work plans for the Army Civil Works program. The Operation and Maintenance Plan includes nearly $15 million for maintenance dredging of the federal navigation channels used by Oregon’s small coastal ports. The plan also includes $1.2 million to dredge the Skipanon Channel, Ore., […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Authorities & Government

    Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET) releases a request for proposals for round two of its Industry Commercialization Grant Program. The Industry Commercialization Grant Program seeks to accelerate the commercialization of ocean energy technologies developed by businesses that perform their work in Oregon. The program focuses on assisting a company to advance its Technology Readiness Level (TRL) according […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rep. Peter DeFazio has announced that ports in Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District will receive an additional $4.5 million for operation and maintenance projects this year. The projects, which include dredging, are critical to local economies and the fishing industry. This announcement comes after the U.S. Congress included $40 million for small ports in the Fiscal […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Oregon’s lawmakers have approved a budget bill which includes additional state investment of $3 million for the Oregon State University Northwest Marine Renewable Energy Center.

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Oregon Representative Peter DeFazio has secured an additional $11.7 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for projects in Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District as part of the Fiscal Year 2020 work plan for the Corps’ Civil Works program. “Our ports and harbors along the Oregon coast are critical lifelines for coastal communities, and support […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Kitzhaber, the Oregon Legislature’s Coastal Caucus, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced an historic partnership to fund critical dredging projects for Oregon’s small coastal ports. Under the new agreement, dredging is scheduled to begin as early as this weekend at the ocean entrance to the Siuslaw River near Florence, followed by the […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley has secured key provisions that will help create jobs and improve infrastructure in Oregon communities in the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Energy and Water appropriations bill, which was voted out of committee late last week. “One of the most gratifying parts of serving on the Senate Appropriations Committee is that I […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Oregon LNG has received authorization from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the U.S.   This approval allows the largest Asian buyers to purchase from Oregon LNG, which already has authorization to ship to any of the […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, joined by Representatives Peter DeFazio, Suzanne Bonamici and Earl Blumenauer, have urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to support essential dredging and maintenance of Oregon’s small ports in its 2017 work plan. “Oregon’s ports and harbors are the lifeblood of the coastal communities they serve, enhancing regional […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Authorities & Government

    Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET) releases a request for proposals for round two of its Industry Commercialization Grant Program. The Industry Commercialization Grant Program seeks to accelerate the commercialization of ocean energy technologies developed by businesses that perform their work in Oregon. The program focuses on assisting a company to advance its Technology Readiness Level (TRL) according […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Representative for Oregon’s 4th congressional district, Peter DeFazio, Ranking Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, yesterday announced $8.7 million in funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the dredging of Oregon’s ports and other operations and maintenance. The funds were included in H.R. 5895, the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, […]

  • 1 August 2014

    Oregon LNG has received authorization from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the U.S. The approval comes notwithstanding recently announced modifications to DOE’s licensing review process and adds strong momentum to Oregon LNG’s project, which is one […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have announced that included in the Senate Energy and Water Appropriations committee bill is $2 million for Scoggins Dam upgrades, $48 million for small ports and over $300 million for additional port programs. “The funding included in the appropriations bill will be a huge relief to Oregon’s port communities […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Jeff Merkley has announced that the omnibus spending bill expected to pass the Senate and the U.S. House this week includes a provision that will help strengthen Oregon’s small ports and make sure that small ports in America receive their fair share of funding. The omnibus spending bill includes $48 million for small ports, […]

  • 17 January 2014

    Oregon LNG Marketing, a unit of Oregon LNG, filed an application with the National Energy Board of Canada (NEB) to export up to 473 Bcf/year of natural gas to the United States over a 25-year period. The quantity of gas requested for export under the licence is necessary to support Oregon LNG’s proposed liquefied natural […]

  • 18 August 2011

    Members of Oregon’s congressional delegation toured the Willamette River by tugboat Wednesday, getting a first person view of cleanup… By Janie Har (oregonlive) [mappress] Source: oregonlive, August 18, 2011