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Iowa State team named finalist in national wind energy competition

News-Press Now 30 Mar 2023
Teams are being challenged to design and build a prototype wind turbine for an offshore wind farm ... They are finalizing their design for the wind turbine prototype, building it and testing it for their hypothetical offshore wind farm ... The first offshore wind farm in the United States was built in 2016 off the coast of Rhode Island.

Thousands of dead and dying shellfish wash up on the same North Yorkshire beach where ...

The Daily Mail 29 Mar 2023
involve blasting the sea floor with airguns and measuring the echoes in an effort to search for offshore oil and gas reserves, and could have killed the crustaceans ... These involve blasting the sea floor with airguns and measuring the echoes in an effort to search for offshore oil and gas reserves.

UK player mulls over more drilling ops in Dutch North Sea

Offshore Energy Today 29 Mar 2023
Kistos is considering embarking on further drilling activities to boost output from its assets in the Dutch sector of the North Sea. The post UK player mulls over more drilling ops in Dutch North Sea appeared first on Offshore Energy ... .

UK tax hikes “lead to 500 million barrels of oil left in the ground”

Offshore Technology 29 Mar 2023
OEUK have predicted that the UK government’s windfall taxes on energy profits will result in reduced production in the UK North Sea ... Approximately 500 million barrels of oil-equivalent are predicted to be left in the ground in the next decade by UK North Sea oil and gas producers, according to an industry body.

Saildrone launches mid-sized Voyager USV for near-shore ocean mapping

New Atlas 29 Mar 2023
The Voyager USV has been undergoing sea trials in the San Francisco Bay and out beyond the Californian coastline since late 2022 ... In the meantime, if you want to know more, the company is at the International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum in Baltimore this week, and the Sea Air Space expo at National Harbor, Maryland, from April 3 to 5.

Equinor pledges $264M in local funding for wind farm off Nassau's South Shore

Newsday 29 Mar 2023
D’Esposito has signed on to a House bill that contemplates a moratorium on offshore wind projects until studies and an investigation can be done on impacts of the projects on the environment, fishing communities and national defense ... and accelerated offshore wind projects.

How South Jersey officials are reacting to mammal strandings at shore

Burlington County Times 28 Mar 2023
Jeff Van Drew repeated his call for a moratorium on offshore wind projects after eight dolphins washed ashore in Sea Isle City on March 21, another in a series of mammal strandings at the Jersey Shore since December ... Two of the dolphins died, while six others had to be euthanized, after a pod was stranded on a beach in Sea Isle City.

China science, technology news summary -- March 28 28 Mar 2023
OFFSHORE WIND POWER. China's first deep-sea floating wind power platform set sail from Zhuhai in south China's Guangdong Province towards the waters of the southernmost Hainan Province on Sunday, according to the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC).

Ever Given: The grounding that changed the world’s view of shipping

SAFETY4SEA 28 Mar 2023
Remembering largest British ship ever lost at sea ... Bad weather, poor emergency procedures and over 1,000 people dead in Red Sea ... Norway’s worst offshore disaster ... The world’s deadliest offshore oil disaster ... The world’s deadliest terrorist attack at sea ... Commemorating North America’s offshore disaster ... The Princess of the Seas deadly sinking.

U.S. renewable electricity surpassed coal in 2022

The Associated Press 28 Mar 2023
NEW YORK (AP) — One of Europe's most fossil fuel-intensive energy companies transformed completely in little more than a decade by doubling down on offshore wind ... and Germany in 2008 — a time when offshore wind was a curiosity ... Currently Ørsted is building offshore wind farms along the East Coast of the U.S., in Europe and Taiwan.

Britain losing the global race for green jobs, says Labour’s Miliband

AOL 28 Mar 2023
Labour would end the onshore wind ban, stop all new oil and gas development and invest £1.8 billion in developing ports for offshore wind expansion, Ed Miliband has said ... The UK should play to its strengths and use the shallow waters of the North Sea, which are ideal for developing offshore wind, Mr Miliband said.

The incredible story of San Francisco's Fort Point National Historic Site

Stars and Stripes 28 Mar 2023
Among these was paranoia – a fear of others slipping in and disrupting the nice life they were making ... Admire the impressive architecture and self-standing spiral staircases, gaze at the underbelly of the Golden Gate Bridge, throw a shaka sign to the surfers and sea lions offshore and ponder a soldier's life way back when ... .

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