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  • 21 November 2016

    OPEC Secretary General, Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, met with Iran’s Minister of Petroleum,  Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, during a closed-door session on November 19 in Tehran. The visit comes ahead of the much-awaited OPEC meeting in Vienna on November 30, where OPEC members will decide whether to cut oil production to stabilize the oil market. Reportedly, the […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Chinese delegation headed by Mr. Jiancai Jin, Secretary General, China Ocean Mineral Resources R & D Association of the People’s Republic of China (COMRA), visited on September 11, the headquarters of the International Seabed Authority (ISA). The delegation was composed of officials from the National People’s Congress of China and the China Institute for […]

  • 21 January 2015

    The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee said it will hold a hearing on the LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act.

  • 18 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, April 16, Petrobras’ CEO, Maria das Graças Silva Foster, met with the U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, in Brasilia. The meeting, which was an initiative of the U.S. government, took place 45 days after the U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, William Burns, visited the Company’s headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, where he […]

  • 24 February 2015

    Construction of the Lamu port which is part of the Lamu Port Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor project begins next month, Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, the President of Kenya, announced while speaking at the 1st National Maritime Conference at KICC, Nairobi. Construction on a USD 23bn  port project and oil refinery in south-eastern Kenya’s coastal Lamu region began […]

  • 24 May 2013

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced that the next Arleigh Burke-class destroyers (DDG) will be named USS Paul Ignatius and USS Daniel Inouye. “As secretary of the Navy it is my privilege to name these ships to honor a respected naval leader and a true American hero.” Mabus said. “For decades to come, the […]

  • 13 October 2010

    Energy Secretary Charles Hendry has been forced to defend the UK coalition government’s record on provision of gas storage in an exchange Parliament. Newly elected Labour leader Ed Miliband – also a former Secretary of State at the Department of Energy and Climate Change – challenged Hendry in the House of Commons over plans to […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx appointed Port of Cleveland President and CEO William Friedman to the Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council (MTSNAC). Established in 2010, MTSNAC is comprised of leaders from commercial transportation firms, trade associations, state and local public entities, labor organizations, academics, and environmental groups that advise the Secretary on policies to […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Authorities & Government

    UK Secretary of State is to issue a decision about up to 121-turbine wind farm in the English Channel near the Isle of Wight. The call is expected to be negative as some Jurassic Coast will lose UNESCO World Heritage Site status in case the wind farm gets built, writes the Telegraph. For the same […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    On 11 September 2014, a Chinese delegation headed by Jiancai Jin, Secretary General, China Ocean Mineral Resources R & D Association of the People’s Republic of China (COMRA), visited the headquarters of the International Seabed Authority.   The delegation was composed of officials from the National People’s Congress of China and the China Institute for […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Project & Tenders

    The International Seabed Authority (ISA) and China Minmetals Corporation have signed a 15-year exploration contract for polymetallic nodules. The exploration contract was signed in Beijing, China, by the secretary-general of the International Seabed Authority, Michael Lodge and the chairman of China Minmetals Corporation, He Wenbo. The allocated area covers a surface area of 72,745 km2 […]

  • 15 May 2013

    U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King applauded on May 14 a decision by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to use flexibility to further minimize the furloughs of Defense Department personnel and to avoid them altogether at Navy shipyards, including Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery. For months, Senators Collins and King have stood together and […]

  • 23 May 2017

    Former Louisiana State Official Scott A. Angelle has been named the director of the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE). The BSEE said on Monday that Angelle, who most recently served as the vice chairman of the Louisiana Public Service Commission, would assume his new position on Tuesday, May 23. Secretary of the […]

  • 30 June 2017

    U.S. President Donald Trump and Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke have opened up a comment period for a new five-year national offshore oil and gas leasing program on the Outer Continental Shelf. On Thursday, at an Energy Week event hosted by Energy Secretary Rick Perry, President Trump announced that the Secretary Zinke opened up the […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The UK’s Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has once again postponed the deadline for the decision on Ørsted’s development consent order (DCO) application for Hornsea Project Three. The Secretary of State is minded to approve this application subject to further information from the applicant and interested parties on a number […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mr. Kabir Bin Anwar, Secretary at the Ministry of Water Resources in Bangladesh has been just confirmed as a keynote speaker at the IADC Conference Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference which will be held on 18 October in New Delhi, India. He will address the generic political and economic developments in Bangladesh, related to the […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, sent a letter to Secretary Penny Pritzker of the U.S. Department of Commerce, requesting a meeting to discuss the Louisiana Congressional delegation’s concerns regarding the allocation of funds from the Resources and Ecosystem Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Penang State Government must review and take into account the long-term development of Penang Port given its intent to construct the 6.5km Gurney Drive – Bagan Ajam undersea tunnel. The undersea tunnel project will incur comprehensive construction. Hence, for Penang Port to enjoy sustainable development, the depth of the seabed of Penang Port must […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment

    Ed Davey, former UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change has criticized government’s announcement to cut subsidies for renewables. Following the UK government’s yesterday’s announcement to introduce measures to deal with a projected over-allocation of renewable energy subsidies, Ed Davey has criticized the current government’s policy on his official social media account. Davey […]

  • 13 March 2012

    The new Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey, met with leaders of the Scottish renewables industry on the fringes of the Liberal Democrat Spring Conference in Inverness. Organised by Scottish Renewables, the roundtable meeting included representatives from SSE, RES, EDPr, Repsol, RWE Npower, Renewable UK and Inverness College, and focussed on […]

  • 19 July 2017

    LNG is going to continue to be the major driver of United States energy dominance, US energy secretary Rick Perry, said during the press conference at the National Press Club. 

  • 21 June 2010

    As we reported last week today is the first day of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) conference on the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers. The 1978 STCW Convention was established to formulate basic standard requirements for international ships crews and this conference will review and modernise those standards.