offshore assets
Oil and gas facilities, mining and industrial installations, ocean thermal energy conversion facilities, deep water ports, aids to navigation, and nuclear power plants located or in operation seaward of the coastline.

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  • offshore */ — UK [ˌɒfˈʃɔː(r)] / US [ˌɔfˈʃɔr] adjective 1) [usually before noun] in the sea, not on the land. This word is used especially for talking about the oil industry China has huge offshore and onshore oil reserves. an offshore oil rig a) in the sea but …   English dictionary

  • offshore — off|shore [ ,ɔf ʃɔr ] adjective * 1. ) usually before noun in the ocean, not on the land. This word is used especially for talking about the oil industry: China has huge offshore and onshore oil reserves. an offshore oil rig a ) in the ocean but… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • Dos Cuadras Offshore Oil Field — The four oil platforms drilling into the Dos Cuadras Field, as seen from Summerland, California. They are, in order from left to right: Platforms Hillhouse, A , B , and C . The Dos Cuadras Offshore Oil Field is a large oil and gas field… …   Wikipedia

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