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.
The President also recently pledged to develop 30 gigawatts of offshore wind by 2030—a goal that, if achieved, could alleviate the pressure on land to support vast acres of energy development. Today, there’s only a couple small offshore wind plants in the States... How offshore wind works. Offshore wind turbines route power to shore using buried wires.
Sommers was able to sample plenty of local crawfish, tour a massive liquefied natural gas export terminal and see a wetland supported using oil and gas money, while voicing his top concern that a temporary ban on federal leases onshore and offshore won't be lifted, ever.�.
Oil and gas leases on federal land are past due for revision according to former Montana revenue director Dan Bucks in a report released Wednesday. The report comes four months into PresidentJoe Biden’s pause on oil and gas leases ...Suspended leases produce no oil and gas and not a single penny of rental or any kind of revenue for the public.”.
Petroleum and natural gas companies pay a 12.5 percent fee to the treasury on their revenue from onshore leases. That rate has not changed since it became law in 1920, and it is lower than the federal offshore rate of 18.75 percent ... The three other bills centered on fossil fuel leasing on federal property.
Offshore. The offshore business produced 76 MBOEPD for the first quarter, comprised of 79 percent oil ... “I am pleased with the success we have achieved in the first quarter, especially with capital efficiencies and production, along with our offshore projects moving forward according to plan ... Lease operating expenses ... Amortization of undeveloped leases.
More than 60 commercial fishermen and their supporters testified Tuesday in favor of a bill that would block any attempt to develop offshore wind projects anywhere along the Maine coast. The bill would prohibit any state agency from permitting or approving any offshore wind energy project regardless of its location.
BP is reportedly looking to bid for offshore wind projects in Scotland as part of the ScotWind leasing round ... The two companies have already been selected as the preferred bidders for two leases in the Irish Sea, which will see a total of 3 GW of offshore ...
Paul LePage, who tried to stifle offshore wind development and who could mount a campaign against her next year. Mills is steaming ahead, and in November, she announced that the state would seek a federal lease to situate 12 commercial-scale turbines 20 to 40 miles offshore, to hook into the electricity grid in Yarmouth or Wiscasset.