Latest News for: Leasing offshore


With Sale, Feds Push Wind Energy

The East Hampton Star 17 Jun 2021
The sale would be the first competitive offshore wind lease sale of President Biden's administration, which previously announced a goal of installing 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030.  ... wind leases in the Atlantic Ocean from Massachusetts to North Carolina.

Shell Enters Competition for Norwegian Wind Farm Leases

The Maritime Executive 17 Jun 2021
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.

Federal judge blocks Biden administration’s pause on oil and gas leases

Jurist 17 Jun 2021
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.

'A win for the entire country': Louisiana oil advocates celebrate decision on moratorium

Houma Today 17 Jun 2021
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.”.

Federal Court sides with states (including Oklahoma) challenging President Biden’s attempt to disrupt energy industry

The City Sentinel 17 Jun 2021
Judge Terry 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 ...

Australia Opens Bidding for Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration

The Maritime Executive 17 Jun 2021
The Australian government has launched the 2021 round of oil and gas licensing as part of strategies to promote offshore exploration ... Available lease areas for 2021 (Australian Department of Industry) ... Currently only around 20 percent of Australia's offshore basins are covered by E&P lease agreements.

US oil and gas lease sales set to resume after Biden executive order blocked

Splash24/7 17 Jun 2021
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.

Training underway to meet offshore wind industry demand for jobs

The Barnstable Patriot 17 Jun 2021
Mayflower Wind 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.

U.S. Federal Judge Rolls Back Biden's Offshore Leasing Ban

The Maritime Executive 17 Jun 2021
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."

Our Views: A victory for Louisiana energy, but long fights ahead

The Advocate 17 Jun 2021
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 ... .

TotalEnergies joins consortium to bid for Scottish offshore wind

Splash24/7 16 Jun 2021
TotalEnergies has joined forces with Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (RIDG) to bid for sites in Scotland’s forthcoming offshore wind leasing round, ScotWind ... wind leasing round 4 to develop a 1.5 GW offshore wind project.

TotalEnergies forms consortium to bid in Scotland offshore wind leasing round

Reuters 16 Jun 2021
... Wednesday they will jointly bid for sites in Scotland’s next offshore wind leasing round. The companies have joined together in a consortium called Offshore Wind Power Ltd to bid in the leasing round called ScotWind.

TotalEnergies, GIG to bid in Scottish offshore wind leasing round

Renewables Now 16 Jun 2021
TotalEnergies, known as Total SE until the start of June, will take part in the ScotWind Leasing tender through the Offshore Wind Power Ltd consortium, together with Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and Scotland's ...

West Virginia, other states win injunction against Biden energy lease moratorium

Johnson City Press 16 Jun 2021
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.

Federal judge blocks Biden moratorium on new oil, gas leases

New York Post 16 Jun 2021
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.