Offshore - Oil & Gas

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Stay united against offshore oil

No oil has ever been discovered in South Carolina — on land or offshore — and it’s inconceivable that a renewed search for offshore deposits will turn up a bounty worth putting the state’s coastline at risk. The economics just don’t make sense and even exploring is damaging. Seismic testing threatens sea mammals and fisheries by continually peppering the water column with deafening, disorienting air-gun blasts for months at a time, which has been shown to reduce commercial catches by 40-80 percent.

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Trust seeks offshore restarters

The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has launched a competition that aims to develop and enhance capabilities for offshore wind turbines to play a role in restarting power grids following a black out.

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