Oil companies idle production as U.S. Gulf Coast braces for hurricane | Reuters

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Offshore platforms and one refinery along the U.S. Gulf Coast shut down on Sunday as they prepared for a second hurricane strike in less than a month. Phillips 66 PSX.N began shutting its 255,600 barrel-per-day (bpd) Alliance, Louisiana, refinery as Tropical Storm Sally was forecast to pass just west of the plant, 24 miles […]

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New Analysis Shows Gulf Coast States Among Hardest Hit by Proposal to Ban Federal Leasing and Offshore Development – TXOGA

Ban Would Jeopardize Over 200,000 Gulf Coast Jobs, Millions in Revenue for States September 9, 2020 AUSTIN – The Texas Oil and Gas Association (TXOGA), Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association (LMOGA) and the American Petroleum Institute (API) today released a new analysis warning of negative consequences from a proposed ban on federal leasing on natural […]

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Trump extends Florida offshore drilling pause, expands it to Georgia, South Carolina | TheHill

President Trump on Tuesday moved to block oil and gas drilling off the coasts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina until mid-2032, a decade longer than drilling is currently delayed off Florida’s Gulf Coast.  “I will sign a presidential order extending the moratorium on offshore drilling on Florida’s Gulf Coast and expanding it to Florida’s Atlantic […]

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Hurricane Laura has minimal impact on Calcasieu Pass LNG – Offshore Energy

The company noted that the hurricane made landfall in Louisiana early in the morning of Thursday, August 27, and passed directly over the project site. A walk-through inspection of most areas of the site following the storm confirmed that the project site’s robust storm protection system, including a perimeter wall and storm water pumping system, […]

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Offshore oil and gas production is crimped by Gulf storms | AP News

Offshore oil and gas production is crimped by Gulf storms By DAVID KOENIG August 23, 2020 Oil and gas production in the Gulf of Mexico was slowed Sunday by the approach of two storms that led companies to remove workers from more than 100 offshore platforms. The Interior Department said that based on company reports […]

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Louisiana’s offshore oil port exports surge to new record amid trade turmoil | Business | theadvocate.com

Louisiana Offshore Oil Port is becoming a major world oil trading hub, with record U.S. oil production transforming the nation’s only deep-water offshore oil port from its previous role as — Read on http://www.theadvocate.com/content/tncms/live/

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CEO of oil group sees no slowdown in US production

The U.S. oil and gas industry is praised by supporters for boosting America to the forefront of global production and attacked by critics who blame it for sowing doubt about the scientific… — Read on apnews.com/132936c2afcb4f44bc3eb01f05b9156d

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Committee votes to let states receive more money from offshore drilling | TheHill

A House committee voted Thursday to increase the money coastal states receive from offshore oil and natural gas drilling off their coasts. The bill, from Rep. Garrett Graves (R-La.), would give Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama half of the fee and royalty payments that companies give the federal government to drill for oil and gas in […]

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 Breaking the Gas Ceiling™: Women in the Offshore ♀il & Gas Industry by Rebecca Ponton

Breaking the Gas Ceiling™: Women in the Offshore ♀il & Gas Industry Rebecca Ponton, a freelance writer and is currently self-employed as a petroleum landman.

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