Latest News for: Offshore environment


Local Unions Call for Safe Jobs in Offshore Wind Energy Industry

Houston Press 31 Mar 2023
The lease, which is still pending approval, will be the first-ever offshore wind energy development in the area ... “In these jobs, workers can be thrown out to the wolves on a jobsite and no person should be pushed into a difficult offshore environment without feeling safe or being properly trained, that is my biggest concern,” Zahn said.

Challenge: Detection of Contaminants in Cooling Fluids

Technology Org 31 Mar 2023
... is contained within an enclosed environment ... Certain Thales products are used in remote offshore naval environments and include Closed-loop cooling systems, which typically use a mixture of an ethylene glycol-based heat transfer fluid/corrosion inhibitor and water as a coolant.

Koil Energy Solutions, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2022 Results

The Galveston Daily News 31 Mar 2023
Charles Njuguna, Koil Energy’s CEO, commented, “Koil Energy’s top-line results for 2022 are indicative of the challenging offshore environment we experienced last year ... As such, we are committed to engaging with our customers on a deeper level to better understand their offshore needs.

Wes Moore intensifies Maryland offshore wind energy push, drawing Andy Harris rebuke

Herald Mail 30 Mar 2023
More on construction cost woes Will Ocean City offshore wind be blown off track by rising construction costs? ... "We should never allow foreign companies to control our energy supply — much less harm our offshore marine environment doing it," Harris said referring to US Wind, which he claims has majority ownership by an overseas holding company.

Letter: Wake up

The Daily Astorian 30 Mar 2023
Despite this urgency, some "environmental groups" are doing their best to hinder progress ... And along our coast, "environmental groups" are speaking out against development of offshore wind, due to potential local disturbances of the coastal and nearshore environments ... Society must wake up to this imminent, global, catastrophe before it's too late.

Crypto’s ‘terrible risk management’ has been ‘washed away:’ Galaxy Digital CEO

The Block 30 Mar 2023
Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz believes most "bad actors" and "terrible risk management practices" in crypto have been swept away ... has abused cheap debt have helped prove the whole thesis behind crypto ... 'Regulatory assault'. Novogratz sees the current regulatory environment as an "assault" on crypto that will drive businesses and people offshore.

Two weeks until California slashes rooftop solar incentives

The Los Angeles Times 30 Mar 2023
This story originally published in Boiling Point, a weekly newsletter about climate change and the environment ... It's pretty brazen, especially considering their staunch support for offshore oil and gas drilling that experts say does far more damage to the environment and human health.

Tershara Matthews Joins WSP USA as Offshore Wind Policy Leader

Victoria Advocate 29 Mar 2023
NEW ORLEANS, March 29, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -�WSP USA, a leading engineering, environment and professional services consultancy, has hired Tershara Matthews as U.S.�offshore wind policy lead for Earth and Environment ... "We are eager to implement her successful practices to strengthen WSP's overall offshore wind approach.".

QatarEnergy buys stake in two exploration blocks offshore Canada

Natural Gas World 29 Mar 2023
... ExxonMobil, to further grow our offshore Atlantic Canada portfolio as part of our international growth drive, and look forward to continue working within Canada’s transparent and stable regulatory environment,” QatarEnergy CEO Saad Al-Kaabi said in a statement.

Transocean Ltd. Announces Harsh Environment Contract Award and Extension Totaling $113 Million

The Galveston Daily News 29 Mar 2023
Transocean specializes in technically demanding sectors of the global offshore drilling business with a particular focus on deepwater and harsh environment drilling services and operates the highest specification floating offshore drilling fleet in the world ... environment floaters.

Vattenfall and Havfram Wind sign Preferred Supplier Agreement (PSA) for Norfolk projects

Victoria Advocate 29 Mar 2023
Leveraging our deep offshore wind industry knowledge, together with decades of know-how from the Norwegian energy & marine sectors and essential experience in operating in harsh offshore environments, Havfram offers the highest standards and services to customers worldwide.

Transocean adds to semisub backlog with $113m worth of new deals

Splash24/7 29 Mar 2023
New York-listed offshore drilling contractor Transocean has fixed two of its harsh environment semisubs, adding around $113m to firm contract backlog ... notably for our harsh environment assets,” said Jeremy Thigpen, Transocean’s CEO, adding.

Thousands of dead and dying shellfish wash up on the same North Yorkshire beach where ...

The Daily Mail 29 Mar 2023
In January, the Department for the Environment (Defra) blamed this mass die-off on a disease previously unknown to science ... involve blasting the sea floor with airguns and measuring the echoes in an effort to search for offshore oil and gas reserves, and could have killed the crustaceans.

Equinor pledges $264M in local funding for wind farm off Nassau's South Shore

Newsday 29 Mar 2023
D’Esposito has signed on to a House bill that contemplates a moratorium on offshore wind projects until studies and an investigation can be done on impacts of the projects on the environment, fishing communities and national defense ... and accelerated offshore wind projects.

Transocean Ltd. Announces Harsh Environment Contract Awards Totaling $382 Million with Equinor, ...

The Galveston Daily News 28 Mar 2023
Transocean specializes in technically demanding sectors of the global offshore drilling business with a particular focus on deepwater and harsh environment drilling services and operates the highest specification floating offshore drilling fleet in the world ... environment floaters.

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