Offshore (1979) is a novel by Penelope Fitzgerald. It won the Booker Prize for that year. It recalls her time spent on boats on the Thames in Battersea. The novel explores the liminality of people who do not belong to the land or the sea, but are somewhere in between. The epigraph, "che mena il vento, e che batte la pioggia, e che s'incontran con si aspre lingue" ("whom the wind drives, or whom the rain beats, or those who clash with such bitter tongues") comes from Canto XI of Dante's Inferno.
"Offshore", when used relative to hydrocarbons, refers to an oil, natural gas or condensate field that is under the sea, or to activities or operations carried out in relation to such a field. There are various types of platform used in the development of offshore oil and gas fields, and subsea facilities.
Competition is continuing to grow for Norway’s upcoming auctions for two new offshore locations for wind projects ... Norway is expected to award the first leases for these fields by 2022 as it continues to identify additional locations for the development of offshore energy.
A judge for the US District Court for the Western District of Louisiana Tuesday that the Biden administration does not have the constitutional right to temporarily pause issuing new oil and natural gas leases for offshore and public lands.
Louisiana was one of several states that joined the lawsuit seeking to overturn Biden's moratorium, which prevented any new lease sales on federal lands or in federal waters ...The Department of the Interior should immediately begin moving forward with another offshore lease sale.”.
JudgeTerry Doughty has issued a preliminary injunction, blocking the Biden administration’s effort to halt the sale of new oil and gas leases on federal land and offshore wells ... According to the lawsuit, the current rules and regulations surrounding leasing activities on public ...
In January 2021, just days after he became president, Joe Biden signed an executive order pausing new oil and gas leases on federal lands and offshore waters to provide a period for a review of the program’s climate impacts ... leases.) That order has now been blocked by U.S.
MayflowerWind was awarded the second contract to sell power to the commonwealth’s electrical distribution companies and is developing a federal offshore lease area that has the potential to generate more than 1,600 megawatts of low-cost clean energy or enough to power over half a million homes.
On January 27, Biden signed an order instructing the Interior Department to "pause new oil and natural gas leases on public lands or in offshore waters pending completion of a comprehensive review and reconsideration of federal oil and gas permitting and leasing practices."
Biden seeks to limit leasing of federal lands and offshore waters for oil and gas exploration and production. U.S ... Doughty, in a suit brought by Landry and GOP attorneys general from other energy states, said the administration doesn’t have the legal right to stop leasing federal lands for production without approval from Congress... Our Views ... .
... Wednesday they will jointly bid for sites in Scotland’s next offshore wind leasing round. The companies have joined together in a consortium called OffshoreWind Power Ltd to bid in the leasing round called ScotWind.
Section 208 of Executive Order 14008 ordered the pause of all new oil-and-natural-gas leases offshore and on federal lands pending a comprehensive review and reconsideration for gas permitting and leasing policies.
In his ruling, Judge Doughty found that only Congress has the power to pause offshore oil and gas leases and ordered that plans be resumed for delayed lease sales for the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska... Plaintiff States have a reliance interest in the proceeds derived from offshore and on land oil and gas lease sales.” see also.