Post Tagged with: "Department of Interior"

First Big U.S. Offshore Wind Project Hits Snag Due to Fishing-Industry Concerns

First Big U.S. Offshore Wind Project Hits Snag Due to Fishing-Industry Concerns

From Reuters


Trump administration infighting is holding up approval of the first major U.S. offshore wind energy project, with agencies sparring over whether the proposal does enough to protect the fishing industry, according to interviews and agency documents.

The delays …

Interior Department Reorganizes into 12 “Unified Regions” – To What Effect on The Ground?

Interior Department Reorganizes into 12 “Unified Regions” – To What Effect on The Ground?

Interior Department Reorganizes into 12 “Unified Regions” – To What Effect on The Ground?

From the National Law Review

Department of the Interior (“DOI”) Secretary Ryan Zinke announced on August 29, 2018, DOI’s “final” version of its new reorganization plan, …

September 7, 2018 - 11:45 am Closing Bell Story‎, Regulatory
2018 to Deliver Largest Oil & Gas Lease Sale in U.S. History

2018 to Deliver Largest Oil & Gas Lease Sale in U.S. History

March 2018 BOEM sale offers 76.9 million acres for lease – oil & gas development in the Gulf of Mexico

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has announced the nation’s largest ever federal lease sale—almost 77 million acres in …

Wyoming Sells a 640-Acre Grand Teton Parcel to the National Park Service for $46 Million

Wyoming Sells a 640-Acre Grand Teton Parcel to the National Park Service for $46 Million

Some views are meant to be preserved

It looks like a breathtaking Western painting that might be hanging in a museum in Denver, or Cody or Jackson, but it’s actually a photograph of the real thing taken by the National …

December 12, 2016 - 7:56 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Oil and Gas 360 Articles
Offshore Alaska: DOI Adds More Drilling Regulations

Offshore Alaska: DOI Adds More Drilling Regulations

President Obama ‘turning his back on the livelihoods of Alaskans who depend on resource development’

Today, the United States Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management released 348 pages of new Requirements for Exploratory Drilling on

Congress has a Question for the Department of Interior: Why Are You Postponing Oil and Gas Lease Sales?

Congress has a Question for the Department of Interior: Why Are You Postponing Oil and Gas Lease Sales?

Representatives from 11 states want U.S. Interior Department to explain why number of new federal leases issued has fallen by 57% in the past 8 years

On Dec. 16, 15 U.S. congressmen delivered a letter to Janice Schneider, Assistant Secretary …

Interior Department Puts Alaska Offshore Lease Programs on Ice

Interior Department Puts Alaska Offshore Lease Programs on Ice

Arctic Offshore Leases Cancelled Through 2017; Shell, Statoil Fail to Extend Leases

The Chukchi Sea’s 29 billion barrels (U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s estimate of BOE) will have to wait for better times.

The U.S. Department of Interior announced …

October 19, 2015 - 6:05 pm Arctic, Offshore, Oil and Gas 360 Articles, Regulatory
Enviro Group Sues U.S. Interior Department for Oil & Gas Development Offshore California

Enviro Group Sues U.S. Interior Department for Oil & Gas Development Offshore California

CAFederalOffshoreFieldsThe Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit against the United States Interior Department on February 19, 2015, alleging the violation of three federal laws for oil and gas development offshore California. The results from the lawsuit could potentially affect …

February 20, 2015 - 4:42 pm Oil and Gas 360 Articles, Politics & Opinions, Regulatory
742,000-Acre Wind Energy Farm will be 12 Miles Off the Massachusetts Shore

742,000-Acre Wind Energy Farm will be 12 Miles Off the Massachusetts Shore

Department of Interior looking to triple federal offshore acreage for wind development

In a press release on Monday, the Department of Interior announced that more than 742,000 acres offshore Massachusetts will be offered for commercial wind energy development in a …

November 26, 2014 - 5:23 pm Energy News, Oil and Gas 360 Articles