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Offshore US Leasing Bans Also Apply to Wind
Tuesday, September 29, 2020President Donald Trump's decision to rule out energy development along the coasts of Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas will bar not just offshore oil and gas drilling.

NOIA Reveals Offshore Safety Award Winners
Thursday, September 17, 2020The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) on Wednesday identified its Safety in Seas (SIS) award recipients for 2020.

Trump's New Ocean Policy Emphasizes Energy Independence, Economic Growth
Thursday, June 21, 2018The executive order is intended to promote energy security for America through job creation, economic activity and energy development.

NOIA Wants Opportunities for Offshore Oil, Gas, Renewable Energy
Wednesday, November 09, 2016NOIA wants more opportunities, not only for oil and gas development on the US Outer Continental Shelf, but for renewables as well.

NOIA Seeks Information on GOM Decommissioning Cost Estimates
Wednesday, October 05, 2016NOIA seeks information on methodology BSEE used to calculate Gulf of Mexico decommissioning estimates.

Musings: NOIA's Position On Offshore Contractor Regulation Shifts
Tuesday, April 29, 2014By filing an amicus brief in support of a service company fighting an INC served on the company, NOIA argues that BSEE lacks the authority to regulate contractors under OCSLA.

Report: Significant Economic Benefits Seen from Atlantic Oil, Gas Devt
Thursday, December 05, 2013Opening US Atlantic waters to oil and gas exploration could create significant economic benefits that will be felt throughout the United States, according to a recent report.

NOIA: First Lease Sale Under New Five-Year Plan Could Offer Surprises
Tuesday, November 27, 2012National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) President Randall Luthi expects the Western Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 229 to be "interesting to watch".

NOIA Responds to Revised Projections of Job Losses from Moratorium
Friday, September 17, 2010"The report from the Obama Admin. on the job losses caused by their blanket deepwater drilling moratorium downplays the true impact being felt in the Gulf Region," said Randall Luthi, President of the National Ocean Industries Association.

NOIA: A Moratorium by Any Other Name Is Still A Moratorium
Tuesday, July 13, 2010"If it looks like a moratorium, acts like a moratorium, and the effect is the same as a moratorium, it is a moratorium," said NOIA Chairman Burt Adams.

NOIA Urges Admin. to Reconsider Issuance of New Moratorium
Friday, July 09, 2010NOIA reported it is pleased with the Fifth Circuit's decision, which once again confirms the lack of legal merits of the Department of the Interior's moratorium on deepwater drilling.

NOIA Member Cos Feel Drilling Moratorium Impacts
Friday, June 11, 2010The moratorium is already having profound impacts on the offshore industry, and these impacts will only worsen the longer the pause is.

New Industry Task Forces Formed
Thursday, June 10, 2010NOIA, IPAA and API have formed two new task forces to address oil spill preparedness and response.

NOIA Urges Issuance of Guidance on Drilling Moratorium
Monday, June 07, 2010The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) sent a letter to Acting Director of the MMS Bob Abbey urging issuance of guidance in the wake of the agency's recent rescissions of Applications for Permit to Drill (APDs).

NOIA Calculates Econ Impact of Moratorium
Thursday, June 03, 2010Preliminary estimates show crippling job loss and significant economic impacts will result from the President's recent order in GOM.

NOIA Responds to MMS Restructuring
Thursday, May 20, 2010The National Ocean Industries Association supports any administrative action that leads to ensuring safer exploration and development of the offshore oil and gas.

NOIA Commends U.S. Offshore Energy Plan
Wednesday, March 31, 2010The National Ocean Industries Association announced its appreciation towards the Obama administration's efforts to safely develop energy on the Outer Continental Shelf and applauds the inclusion of new areas offshore the Atlantic Coast.

NOIA Gives MMS Pat on the Back for GOM Lease Sale
Thursday, March 18, 2010National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) President Randall Luthi issued a statement on Central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 213.

NOIA Applauds Virginia's Offshore Drilling Stance
Thursday, March 11, 2010The National Ocean Industries Association applauded Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and the Virginia General Assembly for their bipartisan agreement in enacting two state laws supporting energy development off the State's coast.

NOIA Applauds Va. Senate's Vote for Offshore Development
Wednesday, February 24, 2010National Ocean Industries Association President Tom Fry today issued a statement in response to the Virginia State Senate's passage of a Virginia State House Bill supporting energy development off the State's Coast.

Fry Steps Down as President of National Ocean Industries Association
Wednesday, October 14, 2009Tom Fry has announced he will retire as the President of the National Ocean Industries Association in early 2010. Randall Luthi was named as his successor by the NOIA Board of Directors.

Shell E&P Garners Safety Honor for Mars Recovery
Friday, March 30, 2007Shell Exploration & Production Company was awarded the 2006 National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) Safety in Seas Award Thursday, recognizing their outstanding contribution to the safety of life offshore for energy workers.

NOIA Applauds Congress' Passage of Energy Legislation
Monday, December 11, 2006The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) praised Congress for its vote Saturday, passing legislation to open more acreage on the nation's Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) to oil and natural gas exploration and production.

M-I SWACO Garners Safety in Seas Award
Thursday, March 30, 2006The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) has named M-I SWACO the 2005 recipient of its Safety in Seas Award. The award honors contributions to improved safe operating procedures in the ocean industries.