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Apr 07, 2011, 04:18 ET You Don't Need a Nobel Prize to Know Less Oil Means Higher Prices

With oil prices soaring to $110 a barrel, Jim Adams, president of the Offshore Marine Service Association, released this statement: "President Obama...


Mar 18, 2011, 04:50 ET Fact: Secretary Salazar Is Not Issuing New Deepwater Permits

Jim Adams, president and CEO of the Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA), said that BOEMER's late day announcement that it has issued an...


Mar 11, 2011, 02:11 ET Lifting Administration's De Facto Moratorium on Gulf Oil Exploration Would Ease President's Self-imposed Energy Crisis

"President Obama's rhetoric will not bring down the price of gas, will not make us less reliant on unstable regimes and will not generate new jobs in ...


Feb 28, 2011, 06:58 ET First Deepwater Drilling Permit is a Good Start, But Much More Needs to be Done

"The Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA), representing thousands of Americans providing essential services to domestic energy production,...


Feb 17, 2011, 12:10 ET Offshore Marine Service Association Demands President Stop Destroying Jobs in the Gulf

The Offshore Marine Service Association today announced a national campaign to demand President Obama stop destroying jobs and allow deepwater oil...


Feb 17, 2011, 06:56 ET OMSA Applauds Federal Judge's Order for Obama Administration to Act on Gulf Coast Drilling Permits

The Offshore Marine Service Association today praised a federal judge's ruling ordering the U.S. Interior Department to take action on permit...


Feb 02, 2011, 11:54 ET OMSA Praises Ruling Holding Obama Administration in Contempt for its Moratorium on Gulf Oil Drilling

The Offshore Marine Service Association today praised a federal judge's ruling holding the U.S. Interior Department in civil contempt and called for...


Jun 19, 2010, 04:37 ET U.S. Maritime Industry Seeks Streamlined System to Put Vessels to Work on Oil Spill Clean-Up

The Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) has proposed to BP and the U.S. Coast Guard that they create a smooth, efficient system to be sure...


Jun 11, 2010, 03:30 ET A Moral Obligation, Not a Legal Obligation, Requires the Use of U.S. Vessels in Gulf Coast Oil Spill Cleanup

Recent news stories have been erroneously reporting that foreign skimming vessels are not able to work on the BP oil spill cleanup because of the...


Mar 31, 2010, 01:00 ET OMSA Applauds Efforts to Expand Offshore Energy

The Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA), the association representing the owners and operators of the U.S. Flag supply vessels that support...