The Gulf Offshore Research Institute (GORI) has entered into an agreement with Peregrine Oil & Gas for the two platforms in the North Padre Island

The Gulf Offshore Research Institute (GORI) has entered into an agreement with Peregrine Oil & Gas to gain regulatory approval and work towards the conversion of two platforms in the North Padre Island OCS Areas PN 975 and PN 969 to Marine Monitoring, Energy and Environmental Research, Science Education, and Training (MMEERSET) stations and Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Platforms. Regulatory approval will be sought through the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) under 30 CFR 585 Subpart J – Rights of Use and Easement for Energy and Marine-Related Activities Using Existing Facilities. GORI will partner with Excipio Energy Inc. to develop ORE.