The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has issued an order dismissing an appeal against a GoM oil and gas lease preliminary injunction. As we reported earlier, the Bureau of
Gulf of Mexico
File this one under “why are we not surprised.” The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has yet again announced a delay to Gulf of Mexico oil and gas lease Lease Sale 261.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) reported Friday that it had finalized four new Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) in the Gulf of Mexico. Announcement of the new WEAs follows the first-ever
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has now set a date for Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Lease Sale 261. It will be held November 8, 2023. This is the sale
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) does not allow the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to issue a lease for offshore wind development unless the agency has offered at least 60 million
The State of Louisiana, the American Petroleum Institute, Chevron USA Inc. and Shell Offshore have been granted a preliminary injunction in response to their law suit challenging conditions in BOEM’s Final Notice
This week has not been a good one for U.S. offshore wind. Tuesday’s much anticipated U.S. Gulf of Mexico lease sale produced only one winning bid. RWE Offshore US Gulf, LLC was
While the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management may be all in on offshore wind, that’s not the case with oil and gas. On August 23, BOEM announced plans to hold Gulf of
The U.S. Department of the Interior said today that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will hold the first-ever offshore wind energy lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico on August 29,
The New Orleans Engineer District is to construct an underwater sill across the bed of the Mississippi River channel to prevent further upriver progression of salt water from the Gulf of Mexico.