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VOL. 48 / NO. 2
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BSEE Gears Up For Offshore Wind Oversight Managing Offshore Oil & Gas Through
After his frst year on the job, BSEE Director Kevin Sligh Sr.
Energy Transition discusses the myriad challenges and opportunities ahead for Scientists warn that climate change is the greatest peril that hu- offshore energy development in the U.S. mankind has ever faced. Yet oil and gas exploration is set to clock
By Greg Trauthwein the highest growth for more than a decade this year and next.
Protesters cause disruption but, for the moment, hydrocarbon energy underpins life as we know it.
By Paul Bartlett
A New Generation Of WTIVs
WTIVs have always been fuel-hungry. Now they are being tasked 48 with installations that are further, deeper, and heavier.
By Wendy Laursen
The Wait Is Over: Deep Value Driller
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A lesser known offshore rig owning frm recently secured a long- “Hydrogen Hubs” To The Fore term deal for a drillship that has been stacked since 2017, in yet
The path to decarbonization is defned by partnership and fueled another proof that the offshore drilling industry is back.
by government funding. This month we examine the players, part-
By Bartolomej Tomic nerships, and evolution of Hydrogen Hubs in the Gulf of Mexico.
By Barry Parker
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