- adj. Located in or near deep ocean waters
- deep + water (Wiktionary)
“The six-month pause in deepwater drilling has provided the government time to enact new rules that increase safety requirements and better protect workers, our environment, and coastal communities.”
“At the same time, Interior is facing a legal challenge from the Center for Biological Diversity, which questions whether Salazar adequately evaluated the environmental risks involved in deepwater drilling when he lifted the moratorium last week.”
“Shareholders are especially focusing their attention on governance, compliance, and the management systems needed to minimize risk in deepwater offshore oil and gas developments around the world.”
“But officials with the MMS, recently renamed the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, say surprise inspections were a low priority in deepwater energy operations.”
“The move made way for the redevelopment of the Tank Farm on the downtown Auckland waterfront, and secured long term deepwater port access to Auckland, Golden Bay's largest market.”
“In a letter to Bush this summer, he called the deepwater habitats a "national treasure on par with Yosemite Valley and the Northwest Hawaiian Islands.”
“Another type of structure you’ll find on man-made lakes and reservoirs is what I call a deepwater structure.”
“One change mandated by the BOEMRE that has delayed the return to drilling the deepwater is the ability to contain subsea well blowouts.”
“However, while the drilling moratorium in the Gulf of Mexico will present the deepwater industry with a challenging period, in the longer term deepwater production will remain an important source of future global oil supply. ”
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