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  • Two new studies by Quest Offshore Inc. for the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) and the American Petroleum Institute (API) show vast potential energy and economic benefits to the U.S. if the Eastern Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific outer continental shelf (OCS) were opened to offshore oil and natural gas development. Last year a similar study was conducted for the Atlantic OCS. All three areas – the Eastern Gulf of Mexico, the Pacific OCS and the Atlantic OCS – are currently almost entirely off-limits to offshore oil and gas development but could be included in the federal government’s next five-year leasing program. If the federal government begins holding lease sales in these regions in 2018, the three studies show that by 2035:
    •    Pacific OCS development could create more than 330,000 jobs, spur nearly $140 billion in private sector spending, generate $81 billion in revenue to the government, contribute over $28 billion per year to the U.S. economy, and add more than 1.2 million barrels of oil equivalent per day in domestic energy production.
    •    Eastern Gulf of Mexico development could create nearly 230,000 jobs, spur $114.5 billion in private sector spending, generate $69.7 billion in revenue for the government, contribute over $18 billion per year to the U.S. economy, and add nearly 1 million barrels of oil equivalent per day to domestic energy production.
    •    Atlantic OCS development could create nearly 280,000 jobs, spur $195 billion in private sector spending, generate $51 billion in revenue for the government, contribute up to $24 billion per year to the U.S. economy, and add 1.3 million barrels of oil equivalent per day to domestic energy production.
    •    Development in all three study areas – the Eastern Gulf of Mexico, the Pacific OCS, and the Atlantic OCS – could, by 2035, create more than 838,000 jobs annually, spur nearly $449 billion in new private sector spending, generate more than $200 billion in new revenue for the government, contribute more than $70 billion per year to the U.S. economy, and add more than 3.5 million barrels of oil equivalent per day to domestic energy production.
     


    (As published in the November/December 2014 edition of Marine Technology Reporter - http://www.marinetechnologynews.com/Magazine)

  • energy sector was universally negative in the waning months of 2014 as the price per barrel continued to plummet below $60, the inevitable truth of oil & gas is that prices will rise again, and the long-term picture for this extinguishable natural resource is decidedly bullish. The oil and gas industry is

  • percent of Macshelf, which is headquartered in London. The function of the joint venture is to perform engineering feasibility studies for oil and gas developments, to promote the export of steel components from Shelfproekstroi's modern fabrication yards on the Caspian Sea and to market Shelfproekstroi's desi

  • a total of approximately $15 million (11 million pounds sterling) with Conoco (U.K.) Limited, to install offshore facilities for the Southern Basin Gas Development in the British sector of the North Sea in 1987 and 1988. The contracts call for 1987 installation of the production, accommodations

  • A / S (Danbor) of Denmark for the installation of in-field pipelines in the Danish sector of the North Sea f o r the Danish Undergrounds Consortium's gas development project. Commencing in May 1982 the contract covers the laying and trenching of approximately 50 km of pipelines varying between 6-inch

  • Eastern Gas and Fuel Associates and Houston Natural Gas Corporation announced recently that Eastern's wholly owned marine subsidiary, Midland Affiliated Company, has agreed in principle to acquire Federal Barge Lines Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Houston Natural. A formal agreement is expected

  • by the University of New Orleans on the "Economic Future of the Gulf South." Noting the Louisiana Gulf was the birthplace of offshore oil and gas development more than 30 years ago, Mr. Howson said: "Normally, when an area has been developed for 30 years you would expect the oil and gas to

  • Paul L. Kelly, vice president- industry & government relations, for the Rowan Companies, Inc. Pro-Leasing is an advocacy program to promote oil and gas development on America's Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). It seeks to enhance public understanding of the reasons to lease the OCS and unlock its

  • property, and encompassing the lessening of risk and the avoidance of accidents. In its work, the Committee did not attempt to place OCS oil and gas development in perspective with other resource development activities. With regard to assessing the adequacy of regulations, the Committee directed

  • and is positioned to prosper. On the flip side, the abundance of cheap oil and gas found onshore is starting to have an impact on offshore oil and gas developments, as the oil majors are digesting rapidly rising production and crewing costs and slashing E&P expenditure. Jim McCaul, our long-time editorial

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