Biden’s Offshore Leasing Moratorium Will Increase GHG Emissions

Guest “I couldn’t make this sort of schist up if I was trying” by David Middleton Reporting From Ice Station Dallas NOIA Statement on BOEM Rescinding Record of Decision for…

2020 Hurricane Season Curtailed Over 40 Million bbl of GOM Oil Production

Guest “I hate hurricanes” by David Middleton 2008 was just about the worst year in recorded history. We had the financial collapse, the start of the “Great Recession,” the coronation…

Facebook’s “Offshore Drilling” Mishap

Guest “irony can be so… ironic” by David Middleton Facebook abandons broken drilling equipment under Oregon coast seafloorUpdated Aug 13, 2020 By Kale Williams | The Oregonian/OregonLive […] Despite their…

Joe Biden To Shut Down US Offshore Oil Production if Elected?

The most eye-catching of Biden’s proposals for the offshore industry is a promise to ban “new oil and gas permitting on public lands and waters.” He also plans new protections…

The 100-year Oil Spill and Other Imaginary Tales of Conflation

Guest geology by David Middleton One of the coolest things about writing posts for WUWT is the fact that, quite often, a ridiculous comment will form the nucleus of a…

Why is the Brazil oil spill still described as “mysterious”?

Guest “why?” by David Middleton Mysterious oil spill threatens marine biodiversity haven in Brazil By Herton Escobar Nov. 4, 2019 , 4:50 PM Marine scientists in Brazil are closely monitoring the…

#ExxonKnew Epic Fail: Oil Companies DID NOT build “their rigs to account for sea-level rise”

H/T to Dr. Willie Soon for sending me something to ridicule this morning. This is just fracking mental… The Oil Giants Might Finally Pay for Pulling the Biggest Hoax of…

Bad science journalism and the false dilemma of offshore wind and oil.

Guest rant by David Middleton “If you’ve ever wondered why science journalism is so incredibly bad…” NPR Is Seeking A Science Editor. Science Education Not Required. By Alex Berezow — February 5,…

Trump Administration to open 90% of US Offshore to leasing and roll back Obama-era drilling regulations

Guest post by David Middleton The plan is to open almost everything in the 2019-2024 OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program, with Eastern Gulf leasing beginning when the Congressional moratorium expires…

Trump Administration to Open Oil & Gas Leasing on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)

Guest post by David Middleton Trump to Open the Door for Oil Drilling Off U.S.’s East Coast By Jennifer A Dlouhy December 11, 2017, 4:00 PM CST Proposal for Atlantic…

New hurricane tracking map shows potential impacts on energy infrastructure

I’m sure the greenies will be following this closely, rooting for a hurricane to hit that nearby oil platform or coal power plant onshore. U.S. ENERGY INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON DC…

Obama administration ruled in contempt on drill ban

Excerpt from Bloomberg: U.S. in Contempt Over Gulf Drill Ban, Judge Rules By Laurel Brubaker Calkins – Feb 3, 2011 11:53 AM PT The Obama Administration acted in contempt by…