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Brazil's Petrobras asks to resume process for well near Amazon mouth

Reuters 26 May 2023
Petrobras had said earlier the appeal would include additional measures to protect the environment in the northern state of Amapa, the closest to the offshore area it intends to drill.

Shawcor Awarded Pipe Coating Contract for South American Development Project, Valued at Over $110M

Eagle-Tribune 26 May 2023
SCL) (“Shawcor” or the “Company”) announced today that its pipe coating division, Pipeline Performance Group (“PPG”), has received a formal contract award for a development project, located offshore in South America ... “Our differentiated coating solutions have proven to be well suited for these challenging deep-water environments.”.

The Colorado River breakthrough: How we got here

The Hill 26 May 2023
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Offshore wind farm technology is not particularly green when its ‘whole of life’ is considered

The Irish Times 25 May 2023
A Government taskforce for offshore wind delivery ( was established a year ago and chaired by the Department of the Environment with six other Government departments, the Commission for Regulation of Utilities, EirGrid ...

Marking 25 years in Long Beach, new Aquarium of Pacific gallery highlights local wildlife

Daily Breeze 25 May 2023
The first will include a replica of the subterranean environment, including kelp forests and deep-sea hydrocorals, at Farnsworth Bank — a large offshore seamount and popular diving spot ... “Our goal is to basically connect the public to these marine environments, so we picked ...

Brazil's Petrobras to appeal decision blocking drilling at Amazon mouth

Reuters 24 May 2023
Lula himself said he found it "difficult" to believe that offshore oil exploration in the Amazon basin would cause environment damage because it would take place miles away from the rainforest, but added that if the drilling posed a problem for the Amazon it would certainly not happen.

Is the attack on farmers just vegan nonsense?

Metro UK 24 May 2023
What has readers talking today? (Picture. Getty / ... What do you think? ... Getty) ... Clark Cross, Linlithgow ... This is issued and controlled by the Environment Agency ... The fat cats are laughing all the way to the offshore banks. Regulator Ofwat is a useless entity, along with the Environment Agency, which has its pensions invested in the polluters.

CNOOC Ltd aims to cut emissions by connecting offshore production to onshore power grid

Upstream Online 23 May 2023
Chinese offshore operator CNOOC Ltd is set to use electricity transmitted from shore to power operations to help cut CO2 emissions. The replacement by green electricity is a key solution for the company to cut carbon emissions from its offshore oil and gas operations, the company said in its 2022 Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) report.

Goodman holds key as Barryroe project likely heading for the courts

The Irish Times 23 May 2023
Barryroe Offshore Energy, the oil and gas explorer that traces its roots back to 1981 — when Sir Anthony O’Reilly and a group of investors set up Atlantic Resources — has raised €270 million in equity over the past dozen years without a drop of black gold to show for it.

Internet ‘nutrition labels’ seek to make charges more transparent

The CT Mirror 23 May 2023
Bert Goff considers himself to be a highly informed consumer, and he’s persistent about finding good deals ... Want more in-depth Connecticut reporting? ... Sign me up!. Processing… ... More STORIES IN Energy/ENvironment. Is CT’s largest offshore wind project headed for the shoals?. Advocates searching for any kind of legislative win on environment ... .

Japanese pledge to plow billions into UK offshore wind sector

Splash24/7 22 May 2023
Japanese companies have committed to invest more than $22bn in the UK, including funding for offshore wind, low-carbon hydrogen and other clean energy projects ... G7 Climate, Energy and Environment Ministers laid out that they would build 150 GW of new offshore wind by 2030.

Lansdowne Oil & Gas, Barryroe Offshore Shares Fall After Irish Lease Decision

Market Watch 22 May 2023
Shares in Lansdowne Oil & Gas and Barryroe Offshore Energy slumped on Monday after the companies reacted to a letter from the Irish Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications saying it can't grant the Barryroe Lease Undertaking as sought on grounds of financial capability.

Lobstermen support better science to help right whales

Bangor Daily News 22 May 2023
Some say evidence points responsibility toward production and deployment of offshore wind turbines. Underwater noise, not only amplified during construction, but emanating from turbine use, is disorienting the marine environment ... I n 2018, at the height of offshore turbine activity ...

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