Dems ask for longer comment period on Trump's offshore ...
A group of Senate Democrats is asking the Trump administration to extend the comment period for its controversial offshore drilling plan. Sen. Maria Cantwell Maria Elaine Cantwell Democrats request info on 'repeated environmental concerns' at Ohio pipeline Booker to stop accepting donations from ...read more
Deepwater Horizon oil spill - Wikipedia
The Deepwater Horizon was a 10-year-old semi-submersible, mobile, floating, dynamically positioned drilling rig that could operate in waters up to 10,000 feet (3,000 m) deep.read more
BP Oil Spill Blowout Investigative Report - How the BP Oil ...
It's called hubris, and it set the stage for the Deepwater disaster. "In the event of an unanticipated blowout resulting in an oil spill," read the exploration plan that BP submitted on March 10, 2009, to the u.S. Department of the Interior's Minerals Management Service (MMS), which then managed and regulated offshore drilling, "it is unlikely ...read more
Drilling fluid types
Classification of drilling fluids. World Oil's annual classification of fluid systems lists nine distinct categories of drilling fluids, including: . Freshwater systems ...read more
Drilling rig - Wikipedia
A drilling rig is a machine that creates holes in the earth subsurface. Drilling rigs can be massive structures housing equipment used to drill water wells, oil wells, or natural gas extraction wells, or they can be small enough to be moved manually by one person and such are called augers.read more
Drilling the Arctic: will native ... - Offshore Technology
The well-worn narrative of oil industry exploitation in Alaska goes roughly like this: Multinational oil company with insatiable appetite for...Read More...read more
Hess Announces Seventh Oil Discovery Offshore Guyana
Hess Corporation today announced a seventh oil discovery offshore Guyana, following drilling at the Pacora-1 exploration well.read more
Featured Posts. Oil drilling in ANWR moves ahead as part of Senate tax bill Dec 04, 2017 Republicans took a major step forward; Obama OCS Plan on Alaska a Non-Starterread more
Trump halts funding for offshore drilling safety study | TheHill
The Trump administration has paused its funding for a major study meant to improve how regulators enforce offshore oil and natural gas drilling safety.read more
President Obama bans oil drilling in large areas of Atlantic ...
Apr 05, 2018 · President Obama moved to solidify his environmental legacy Tuesday by withdrawing hundreds of millions of acres of federally owned land in the Arctic and Atlantic Ocean from new offshore oil and gas drilling. Obama used a little-known law called the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to protect ...read more
Campaign | Oceana
Oceana campaigns to protect ocean ecosystems by advocating for policies that reduce pollution and climate change. Pollution and contaminants enter the oceans through a number of outlets: offshore oil and gas drilling, coal-burning power plants, aquaculture, mercury-based chlorine plants, plastics ...read more
Grassroots Opposition to Offshore Drilling and ... - Oceana USA
Overview East Coast communities strongly oppose offshore oil and gas drilling and exploration, including seismic airgun blasting—an extremely loud and dangerous process used to search for oil and gas deposits deep below the ocean's surface—because these activities threaten their economic well-being and quality of life.read more
Russia Kicks Up Arctic Oil Drilling As Polar Ice Caps Melt
Aug 21, 2016 · Russian oil company Gazprom Neft, the country's fourth largest oil producer, said two weeks ago that four wells were now in production at the northern Prirazlomnoye field after two more were successfully started. The Prirazlomnoye field is an Arctic offshore oilfield located in the Pechora Sea ...read more
Tasman Oil Tools | Oil and Gas Equipment
Tasman specialises in the rental of drilling tools, and oil and gas equipment suitable for use in coal bed methane and geothermal drillingread more
Trump signs executive order to expand offshore oil and gas ...
Apr 27, 2017 · President Donald Trump just signed an executive order aimed at expanding offshore oil and gas drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans — and maybe even in the Pacific Ocean.read more
Five years after BP spill, new rules for offshore drilling ...
Apr 19, 2015 · There aren't many issues on which government regulators, oil industry experts and environmentalists can all agree, but five years after the BP gulf oil spill, many say offshore drilling operations are safer — although there is debate over whether ocean drilling should be expanded. On April 20 ...read more
N.H. protesters rally against Trump's oil drilling plans
Dozens of protesters rallied in New Hampshire on Monday against a proposal by President Donald Trump's administration to expand offshore drilling, saying it poses a grave threat to the state's marine ecosystem and economy. Protesters – some carrying signs that read "Stop Big Polluters" and ...read more
Rig Types - Fox Oil Drilling Company
Rig photos and rig inventory of drilling equipmentread more
Fox Oil Drilling Company - Home
Fox Oil Drilling Company is an oil exploration, production and contract drilling company. It has been active in all major oil and gas producing basins around the world.read more
Trump wants to stop sharing Gulf of Mexico oil royalties with ...
Trump wants to stop sharing Gulf of Mexico oil royalties with Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texasread more
This study aimed to make offshore drilling safer. Trump just ...
Two months after proposing to open a massive area of the Gulf of Mexico to oil and gas companies for offshore drilling, the Trump administration has halted a study that aimed to make drilling platforms safer. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine announced Thursday that the ...read more
Studies by Quest Offshore Resources, Inc. show that offshore oil and natural gas leasing in the Atlantic OCS, Pacific OCS and Eastern Gulf of Mexico could, by 2035:read more
California vows to fight Trump offshore drilling plan | The ...
An oil platform, the Glomar Adriatic IC, sits one mile off the coast of Santa Barbara County. President Donald Trump's administration is proposing a major expansion of offshore drilling.read more
Campaign | Oceana USA
We must stop expanding oil drilling operations into new areas like the Atlantic and Arctic oceans. Atlantic coastal economies depend on oil-free beaches; and clean, renewable sources of energy like offshore wind would provide far more jobs than oil drilling.read more
How Robots Help Stop the Gulf Oil Spill - Newsweek
Deep beneath the gulf, robots are the key to stopping the oil spill.read more