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Obscure agency states best defense against new offshore oil – Daily Bulletin

Florida escaped from President Trump’s plan to sell new offshore oil drilling leases because it has a Republican governor who called in a favor. There was also the fact that Trump owns ocean-view property there.But not to worry, California. This state has the California Lands Commission. This usually obscure agency rescued California almost 11 years ago…

Gas Natural Fenosa, Baleària Sign LNG Bunkering Deal

Spanish liquefied natural gas (LNG) operator Gas Natural Fenosa signed an exclusive 10-year LNG supply deal with Spanish ferry operator Baleària.According to the company release, the supply contract will initially apply to the ports of Barcelona, Valencia and Algeciras, then extended to all the peninsular ports operated…

Obscure agency states best defense against new offshore oil – Whittier Daily News

Florida escaped from President Trump’s plan to sell new offshore oil drilling leases because it has a Republican governor who called in a favor. There was also the fact that Trump owns ocean-view property there.But not to worry, California. This state has the California Lands Commission. This usually obscure agency rescued California almost 11 years ago…

Tanker Carrying Russian Gas for Boston Makes Mid-Atlantic U-Turn

Three weeks after picking up a controversial cargo in the U.K., a liquefied natural gas tanker made a U-turn one day before it was due to deliver it in Boston.The Gaselys vessel that was due to arrive on the U.S. East Coast on Saturday is now heading back toward Spain’s port of Algeciras near Gibraltar, and should get there next week, according to ship-tracking data compiled by Bloomberg.

January 19 Natural Gas Weekly: Storage Forecast And Update On Supply/Demand Balance

This report covers the week ending January 19, 2018. Daily data for January 13 to January 18 is estimated. Daily data for January 19 is forecast. To read last week's report, please click here.Total Supply/Demand BalanceWe estimate that aggregate demand for American natural gas (consumption + exports) totaled around 840 bcf this week (up 17% w-o-w and up as much as 37 % y-o-y).

Shale Oil

Can Hobbits Swim? 'Mordor Under the Sea' Found Off Australia

January 19, 2018 01:51pm ETResearchers discovered 26 underwater volcanoes that date to 35 million years ago near Australia. Original ImageCredit: P. Reynolds, S. Holford, N. Schofield, and A. Today in news best suited for sneaky little Hobbitses and Shire-folk, scientists unveiled a map of a faraway volcanic realm that has a distinct look of Mordor about it.

Oil to be removed from Manolis L shipwreck this summer

GANDER, NL – The Canadian Coast Guard will be seeking proposals from marine salvage companies for bulk oil removal from the Manolis L. in the coming months.Coast of Bays–Central–Notre Dame MP Scott Simms made the announcement today, Jan. 17, in Gander, on behalf of the federal government.The Manolis L. sank in January 1985…

China says sunken Iranian tanker may now be leaking heavy oil | Article [AMP] | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - A sunken Iranian oil tanker may be leaking heavy bunker fuel as well as light oil off the east coast of China and the best remedy was to recover the vessel, officials said on Friday. It was unclear how much bunker fuel was left aboard the tanker when it sank on Sunday after being ablaze for days but experts estimated it may have been carrying about 1…

Officials: Navy enacting changes in wake of deadly crashes

WASHINGTON Two top Navy officials told lawmakers on Thursday that a plan is underway to ensure safer conditions for sailors, following a series of deadly accidents at sea last year. The comments, which were made before a joint hearing of two House Armed Services Committee subpanels, come in the wake of two extensive Navy reviews of deadly warship crashes and mishaps last summer.

Tanker Operator Drysdale to replace Cassels at OCIMF

He will replace BP’s Capt Andrew Cassels, who has served as director for three years. The handover will take place at ExCom 81 in June of this year. Drysdale was seconded to OCIMF from International Marine Transportation Limited (IMT) in May, 2016 as senior technical advisor. Since then he has remained on secondment and…

Offshore Oil

Huntington Ingalls Industries to Host Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call and Webcast on Feb. 15

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Jan. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) will release its fourth quarter 2017 financial results on Thursday, Feb. 15 and host an earnings conference call at 9 a.m. EST the same day. The call will be webcast live on HIIs website: http://www.huntingtoningalls.com.HII participants will include Mike Petters…

Your Subsea News | Kraken real time Sonar deployed on US Navy AUV

Kraken Robotics Inc. CEO. data from Synthetic Aperture Sonar imagery and bathymetry is processed. target pixel resolution is required for effective minehunting. 250 metres. to less than 25 metres. rates of conventional side scan sonar. side scan sonars for many military applications. mapping and search and salvage operations.Mr. detection and classification of possible threats. approach.

Global Offshore Support Vessel Market 2017-2021 – satPRnews

The new report from Automotive and Transport Market Reports has been published today. It provides updated in 2018 year analysis of automotive and transport industries.About Offshore Support VesselAn offshore supply vessel is a sea motor vessel used for transporting cargos, goods, supplies, crews, and offshore exploration and production (E&P) across oil platforms.

SC governor wants offshore drilling exemption | National & World Business

COLUMBIA, S.C. South Carolina's governor said Wednesday he is seeking an exemption from the Trump administration's expansion of offshore drilling, a move that will test the relationship between the president and one of his earliest supporters.Gov. Henry McMaster told reporters that the risks associated with drilling pose too great a threat to South Carolina's lush coastline…

China suspends firefighting efforts after tanker explosion | World

BEIJING (AP) Chinese officials say an explosion has rocked a stricken oil tanker off the coast of Shanghai, forcing maritime authorities to suspend firefighting and rescue efforts.China's ministry of transport said rescue vessels withdrew to a safe distance after the explosion Wednesday on the Sanchi's bow, the latest…

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Zac Efron and Michelle Rodriguez confirm romance

414View commentsZac Efron and Michelle Rodriguez have finally confirmed rumours they are dating after they were pictured kissing on holiday in Sardinia.The 26-year-old hunk and the openly-bisexual actress enjoyed a PDA as they cosied up to one another on a yacht on Saturday.Zac leaned in to kiss 35-year-old Michelle, who…

Zac Efron and Michelle Rodriguez confirm romance

414View commentsZac Efron and Michelle Rodriguez have finally confirmed rumours they are dating after they were pictured kissing on holiday in Sardinia.The 26-year-old hunk and the openly-bisexual actress enjoyed a PDA as they cosied up to one another on a yacht on Saturday.Zac leaned in to kiss 35-year-old Michelle, who…