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  • 28 October 2019
    Authorities & Government

    Scottish Ministers are gathering in Inverness for a convention to discuss how to tackle issues affecting the Highlands and Islands. Climate change and population growth will be among the main topics of discussion at the Convention of Highlands and Islands, along with economic opportunities related to energy, marine and technologies, and the expected impact of […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Authorities & Government

    The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has postponed the decision deadline for the Hornsea Project Three development consent order application until 31 March 2020. The decision deadline was postponed from 2 October to 31 March 2020 to allow for additional information and comments to be submitted related to two […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    NextDecade, a Houston based liquefied natural gas (LNG) company, has entered into an agreement with the Port of Brownsville to deepen nearly half of Brownsville Ship Channel, the Texas Secretary of State’s office said in its latest announcement.  During their April 24th meeting, NextDecade CEO, Matt Schatzman, signed the deal to privately fund the deepening […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The organizers of the Marine Energy Wales conference have announced keynote speakers which include officials from the Welsh government and the European Union.

  • 1 March 2018

    Liquefied natural gas import project planned by the Philippine government valued at $2 billion has at least four potential investors, according to a Department of Energy’s official. 

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) and the International Windship Association (IWSA) have joined forces to further promote the uptake of wind technology by the global shipping fleet. As part of the partnership, the associations will facilitate an exchange of non-executive board members. The WWEA will contribute with its experience in driving industry transition and […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has approved the Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol’s recommendation to start the dredging of four major rivers in the country. The dredging operations will be a stop-gap measure to avert flooding in the areas where the rivers pass through, the secretary said. He also added that, two weeks ago, […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ensco, the UK-based offshore drilling contractor, has named a new senior vice president – general counsel and secretary. Michael McGuinty will be based in London, UK, and the appointment is effective February 1, 2016. According to Ensco, McGuinty most recently was general counsel and secretary of Abu Dhabi National Energy Company, and previously served as […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Rules & Regulation

    Unnecessary administrative difficulties must be weeded out before an international shipping regulation is adopted, according to the Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). To that end, the Council reached an agreement at its meeting last week on a draft resolution establishing that international shipping regulation must be sharper imposing fewer administrative burdens for the benefit of seafarers, […]

  • 4 August 2014

    King & Spalding has earned a spot on the shortlist for Petroleum Economist’s “Energy Advisory Firm of the Year” award as part of the publication’s re-launched annual awards program. The awards will be announced at a ceremony in London on September 10. King & Spalding was selected for the shortlist based on its demonstration of […]

  • 4 June 2012

    The Philippine Star reports that President Aquino said that he would study a proposal from Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) secretary Rogelio Singson to create a body to manage all natural water resources in the Philippines. “I have always believed that my job as Chief Executive requires the efficient allocation of resources. After […]

  • 3 April 2015

    Alaska’s Governor Bill Walker has stated his support of two recent announcements on Arctic offshore oil and gas exploration.   On Tuesday March 31, the U.S. Department of Interior issued a Record of Decision affirming Chukchi Sea OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale 193 and the remaining oil and gas leases issued in 2008 as a […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UFCCC), has announced she will step down from the post in July 2016. Figueres has formally written to governments and observers under the UN climate change process announcing her intention to step down from the post on Friday, February 19, following the end […]

  • 18 July 2010

    The United State’s Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has issued new suspensions on deepwater drilling on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), saying a pause is needed to ensure that oil and gas companies first implement adequate safety measures to reduce the risks associated with deepwater drilling operations and are prepared for blowouts and oil […]

  • 30 August 2010

    India, Asia’s third biggest economy, plans to triple port capacity within a decade as it tackles infrastructure deficiencies that threaten to damp growth. The country needs “urgent action” to ensure that it has sufficient seaport capacity, Secretary of Shipping K. Mohandas said in an interview last Wednesday in his office in New Delhi.

  • 31 August 2006

    The Government has formed a committee to oversee the privatisation of Container Terminal at Mombasa port. The Permanent Secretary in Ministry of Finance, Mr Joseph Kinyua said in an interview with the Transport that the government is not privatising the entire operations of the port as such, but is only keen to privatize a section […]

  • 18 August 2011
    Authorities & Government

    As part of Interior’s “Smart from the Start” offshore wind energy initiative to spur rapid and responsible siting, leasing and construction of new wind projects, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Director Michael R. Bromwich today announced the initial steps to develop commercial wind energy […]

  • 31 May 2012

    Deputy Secretary of the Interior David J. Hayes met with senior federal and state officials in Anchorage to ensure the continuing coordination of federal responsibilities related to energy permitting in Alaska. The visit was part of President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy to safely and responsible expand domestic energy production and to coordinate energy development and […]

  • 2 December 2010

    The Mexican government will finally launch in 2011 the tender for construction of the long-delayed mega-port at Punta Colonet, on the country’s Pacific Coast, Secretary of Communications & Transport Juan Francisco Molinar has announced. Punta Colonet will take advantage of the transpacific trade, linking U.S. markets with Asian exporters, and competing with the ports of […]

  • 27 December 2010

    The Aklan provincial board has called for an investigation into alleged irregularities in the P96-million dredging project on the Aklan River. In a resolution sponsored by provincial board member Rodson Mayor, the board called on Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio Singson to order an immediate investigation into the dredging project for delays […]

  • 4 January 2017

    Exxon Mobil Corp reached an agreement with Rex Tillerson, former chairman and CEO, to sever all ties to comply with conflict-of-interest requirements associated with his nomination as secretary of state.

  • 25 October 2006

    ICGS Savitribai Phule is the fifth and last in the series of extra fast patrol vessels (XFPVs) being designed and built by M/s Goa Shipyard Ltd for the Indian Coast Guard. She will be commissioned by Mr V Misra, secretary (Defence – Finance), Government of India on October 28, at a ceremony at Goa Shipyard […]