Offshore (1979) is a novel by Penelope Fitzgerald. It won the Booker Prize for that year. It recalls her time spent on boats on the Thames in Battersea. The novel explores the liminality of people who do not belong to the land or the sea, but are somewhere in between. The epigraph, "che mena il vento, e che batte la pioggia, e che s'incontran con si aspre lingue" ("whom the wind drives, or whom the rain beats, or those who clash with such bitter tongues") comes from Canto XI of Dante's Inferno.
"Offshore", when used relative to hydrocarbons, refers to an oil, natural gas or condensate field that is under the sea, or to activities or operations carried out in relation to such a field. There are various types of platform used in the development of offshore oil and gas fields, and subsea facilities.
... with Morocco's OfficeNational des Hydrocarbures et des Mines, which will hold the remaining stake. Loukos is adjacent to Chariot's Lixus and Rissana offshore licences and covers around 1,371 square kilometers.
To this end, Petro has instituted a ban on unconventional oil fields, offshore drilling and fracking, and has stopped new licences for oil exploration. The new government is also hostile to mining, with Márquez being well-known for her anti-mining activism. Oil and mining are the ...
Quick guide What zero emissions in 2050 would mean for the UK ... The report highlights the nations that are taking some action, including the closure of most coal mines in Spain and some in China, along with the end of new offshore oil and gas exploration licences in New Zealand and some parts of the Arctic governed by Canada, the US and Norway ... .
Nigerian independent OrientalEnergy Resources has hit oil at its deep subsurface exploration of the area surrounding oil producing Ebok field on Oil Mining Licence (OML) 67, located offshore in the south-eastern waters of the Niger Delta.
It has applied to renew the remaining licences, which expire next year ...Shell has filed a criminal complaint against a former senior employee over suspected bribes in the $390m sale of oil mining licence 42 to local firm Neconde in 2011 ... Shell and Eni face bribery allegations in a Milan court over the 2011 purchase of an offshore licence.