Energy

11.14.2014

View from N.C. Beaches: Surf, Dolphins and Oil Rigs?

Topics: Business and Industry, Energy, Politics

Gov. Pat McCrory says testing for oil and gas should include state waters, too. If resources are found within three miles from shore, he would consider drilling there. More >

11.07.2014

Texas Tea in the Dunes of Carolina

Topics: Coastal History, Energy, Northeast Coast, Outer Banks

That's what the residents of the Outer Banks thought they had when the oilmen came calling after World War II. Some thought their fortunes were just a gusher away. More >

10.30.2014

Making the Unknown Known

Topics: Central Coast, Energy, Marine Science, Southeast Coast

To prepare for possible wind-energy development, researchers are mapping the seafloor off the N.C. coast, a vast uncharted territory. More >

10.20.2014

Coastal Energy Summit Misses the Mark

Topics: Business and Industry, Climate Change, Energy, Southeast Coast

N.C. Coastal Federation advocate Mike Giles critiques North Carolina's first summit on offshore energy development. More >

10.10.2014

The Tropical Reefs of North Carolina?

Topics: Central Coast, Coastal management, Energy, Marine Science, Southeast Coast

Prompted by the prospect of wind energy development off North Carolina's coast, researchers are finding reefs with tropical fish and corals right off our coast. More >

10.08.2014

Old Hatteras Oil Well Draws State's Attention

Topics: Energy, Northeast Coast

Core samples from a decades old oil test well near the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse that was abandoned as a dry hole in 1946 will get another look as part of the state’s effort to expand oil and gas exploration. More >

10.06.2014

Coastal Energy Meeting Draws Skepticism

Topics: Energy, Southeast Coast

This week in Wilmington, Gov. Pat McCrory and industry pros will discuss North Carolina's coastal energy initiatives. Some film-industry backers, including the city's mayor, are wary of attracting polluting industries to the coast. More >

09.11.2014

What's All the Noise Over Seismic Survey?

Topics: Energy, Fisheries, Outer Banks

While the debate over drilling for oil and natural gas off the N.C. coast rages on, one thing appears certain: seismic survey is starting soon. More >

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