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With 3 wind leases in hand, federal government eyes floating turbines off NC coast

The Charlotte Observer 26 Nov 2022
The federal agency tasked with developing offshore wind energy wants feedback on two newly proposed lease areas off North Carolina, including one that would require floating turbines. The Bureau of ... .
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CSSC Shipping moves into wind with purchase of WTIV newbuilding in China

Tradewinds 25 Nov 2022
... made a move into offshore wind shipping with a new leasing deal.
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Denmark Helps India Map Sites for Offshore Wind Development

The Maritime Executive 24 Nov 2022
To pursue its ambitious target of 30GW of offshore wind by 2030, India has published a conceptual plan identifying 15 priority zones to locate offshore windfarms ... Last week, MNRE went ahead to issue a draft tender to lease seabed areas off Tamil Nadu’s coast for four gigawatts of offshore wind project capacity during 2022-2023.
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Petronas examines options for developing Malaysian deep-water field

Upstream Online 23 Nov 2022
In August, Malaysia’s national energy giant confirmed it had aborted its third attempt ...
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Flow of Russian gas and cash entangled German state in dependent web 

Stars and Stripes 23 Nov 2022
Warnig, a former officer in the Stasi, East Germany's secret police, was looking for ways around the U.S. action ... . ... In the Baltic port city of Rostock, local councilors have complained they were deceived in early 2021 when voting whether to lease part of their port for ships to maintain offshore wind farms "and other facilities." ... .
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New Wind Energy Areas Identified Off Atlantic Coast

The Ocean City Dispatch 23 Nov 2022
Town officials have argued offshore wind turbines sited within Ocean City’s viewshed could have a detrimental impact on tourism and property values, for example ... Call Area A is adjacent to two approved lease areas immediately to the west on which multiple offshore wind projects are in the development process.
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RWE and National Grid award Fugro offshore survey contract for work in New York Bight

Splash24/7 22 Nov 2022
km lease area will commence this year, with the majority being executed in 2023 ... “We know just how important data collection in our lease area is to all local, fishing, maritime, environmental and tribal stakeholders,” said Douglas Perkins, president of Community Offshore Wind, in a statement.
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Draft tender document for offshore wind project ready

The Times of India 21 Nov 2022
“Specific identified offshore wind sub-blocks B1, B2, B3, B4 and G1 off the coast of Tamil Nadu in the will be leased out for offshore wind project and the selected developer will have the exclusive rights over the allocated sea block to carry out required study survey and ...
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LSU team will map Mississippi River delta to understand mudslides, a first in 40 years

The Advocate 20 Nov 2022
Bankrolling the $3.8 million effort is the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, or BOEM, which issues leases of offshore space for conventional and renewable energy production ... “Much has changed since then, from the seabed conditions to the tools used to map the seabed and the needs for offshore energy infrastructure.
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Is Biden too hard on oil and gas industry, or not doing enough?

Deseret News 19 Nov 2022
Although its passage was a day of celebration, he said it was marred by a component of the law that prohibits any new wind development, either offshore or on, until there are 60 million acres of new oil and gas leases offshore and two million more acres of federal land mandated for oil and gas leasing.
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Brodosplit Shipyard Looks to Floating Offshore Wind for New Business

The Maritime Executive 18 Nov 2022
Brodosplit Shipyard is hoping that floating offshore ... The new three-pylon buoy will be used to study conditions at a French offshore wind lease area; it is fitted with a range of sensors to study conditions at the location, including wind turbulence, bird presence and marine life.
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Gains expected for Louisiana and Texas oil and gas jobs in the next few months

Minden Press-Herald 18 Nov 2022
“Although some have communicated skepticism of this process, suggesting that the Biden Administration will continue to make attempts at discontinuing offshore activity, the current law of the land is that offshore leasing will continue,” according to the report.
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Report: Gains expected for Louisiana and Texas oil and gas jobs in the next few months

Minden Press-Herald 18 Nov 2022
“Although some have communicated skepticism of this process, suggesting that the Biden Administration will continue to make attempts at discontinuing offshore activity, the current law of the land is that offshore leasing will continue,” according to the report.
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Guest column: Floating offshore wind is a bad fit for the coast

The Daily Astorian 17 Nov 2022
The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management offshore lease process is broken and needs to be repaired. The broken process was on full display as the agency proposed offshore lease areas in southern Oregon of 2,200 square miles of ocean and did not inform the state until 18 hours before making that overly aggressive announcement public.

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