current, offshore
Deep water movements caused by tides or seasonal changes in ocean water level.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • Offshore oil and gas in the United States — provides a large portion of the nation’s oil and gas supply. Large oil and gas reservoirs are found in the sea nearby Louisiana, Texas, California, and Alaska. Environmental concerns have prevented or restricted offshore drilling in some areas,… …   Wikipedia

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  • Offshore oil and gas in the US Gulf of Mexico — is a major source of oil and natural gas in the United States. The western and central Gulf of Mexico, which includes offshore Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama, is one of the major petroleum producing areas of the United States. In 2007 …   Wikipedia

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  • Offshore company — The term offshore company is ambiguous. It may refer to either: A company which is incorporated outside the jurisdiction of its primary operations regardless of whether that jurisdiction is an offshore financial centre (sometimes known as a non… …   Wikipedia

  • Offshore wind power — View of Lillgrund Wind Farm, Sweden Offshore wind power refers to the construction of wind farms in bodies of water to generate electricity from wind. Better wind speeds are available offshore compared to on land, so offshore wind power’s… …   Wikipedia

  • Offshore oil and gas in California — All oil drilling into the South Ellwood Offshore field takes place from Platform Holly, about two miles (3 km) offshore in state waters …   Wikipedia

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