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  • Petrobras, Shell, Total launch Mero 2 project in Brazil
    The Libra Consortium led by Petrobras, Royal Dutch Shell and Total said they've authorized construction of the multibillion-dollar Mero 2 project offshore of Brazil.
    Jordan Blum, Houston Chronicle.  Houston Chronicle.  Wed, 12 Jun 2019 12:48:57 UTC.
  • Thumbnail for ISHN news item dated Monday, 10 Jun 20195 factors to consider when selecting PPE for high-heat work
    Workers who are required to do their jobs in extremely hot environments — from construction sites to chemical plants and offshore oil rigs — can be at risk of serious heat-related injuries and illnesses.
    ISHN.  Mon, 10 Jun 2019 00:33:00 -0400.
  • Offshore wind farm increased tourism on Block Island
    Researchers who analyzed AirBnB rental data before and after construction of the Block Island Wind Farm have found that, contrary to some concerns, the turbines have been linked with increased tourism on the island.
    Science Daily.  Mon, 06 May 2019 15:01:38 EDT.
  • Noble Energy JV to build pipeline from Equatorial Guinea's offshore gas fields
    Noble Energy and partners will build a pipeline linking Equatorial Guinea's offshore gas fields to an onshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant to boost exports, the African nation's government said on Monday.
    Reuters.  Mon, 01 Apr 2019 11:27:11 -0400.
  • LEGO Buys U.S. Solar Power Builder
    Adding to its existing offshore wind investments, the holding company that owns LEGO has just purchased a U.S. solar power developer.
    By John Parnell, Contributor.  Forbes.  Fri, 29 Mar 2019 22:31:00 +0000.
  • Thumbnail for Reuters news item dated Monday, 25 Mar 2019France, China sign 15 commercial deals, including with Airbus, EDF
    France signed 15 business contracts with China worth billions of euros on Monday, including a multi-plane order with Airbus and a 1 billion euro contract for EDF to build an offshore wind farm in China, the French presidency said.
    Reuters.  Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:23:42 -0400.
  • BiFab misses out on wind farm order, contractor confirms
    The contractor building the Moray East offshore wind farm confirms the Fife fabrication yards have not won any of the work.
    BBC News.  Wed, 13 Mar 2019 19:45:02 GMT.
  • Offshore wind could bring jobs to Port of Coeymans
    "The agreement with Coeymans provides for investment in the port's facilities and infrastructure, and commitments for contracts, including salaries for construction-related jobs," offshore wind developer says.
    Robin K. Cooper.  American City Business Journals.  Tue, 05 Mar 2019 19:43:55 +0000.
  • Despite Hurdles, Offshore Wind Energy Potential Is Generating Hype In the U.S.
    New York State is soliciting bids to build 800 megawatts of offshore wind energy while New Jersey aims for 3,500 MW by 2030. Hurdles abound, but the Energy Department says the potential capacity for such energy is 2,000 GW.
    By Ken Silverstein, Contributor.  Forbes.  Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:01:00 -0500.
  • Tsunami Hits Small City on Indonesia's Sulawesi After Quake
    A tsunami of up to two meters hit a small city on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi after a major 7.5 quake struck offshore Friday, collapsing buildings and washing a vessel ashore, but there was no word on casualties, officials said. ...
    Voice of America.  Fri, 28 Sep 2018 13:04:26 -0400.

Offshore Definition(s)

The word offshore is an adjective.  Offshore means (1) (of winds) coming from the land, (2) at some distance from the shore.
Offshore is also an adverb that means (1) away from shore; away from land.
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