01. The government has given permission to an oil company to do [offshore] drilling on the west coast of the state.
02. With no direct taxation, the Cayman Islands are a thriving [offshore] financial center.
03. A recent study suggests that an estimated 65% of the worlds hard currency is held in [offshore] banks and that nearly 40% of world trade in goods are transacted through [offshore] finance centers.
04. Our agency offers confidential [offshore] financial and company formation services.
05. They anchored the boat [offshore] and then swam to the beach.
06. The Middle Eastern nation of Bahrain has become an important financial center due to the government's policy of encouraging the growth of [offshore] banking and other financial services.
07. A number of American naval vessels are stationed about ten miles [offshore], ready to intervene in the conflict if called upon.
08. There is a canyon which is as big as the Grand Canyon just [offshore] in Monterey Bay, California.
09. Margaret Thatcher once stated, "Unless we change our ways and our direction, our greatness as a nation will soon be a footnote in the history books, a distant memory of an [offshore] island, lost in the mists of time like Camelot, remembered kindly for its noble past."
10. Rich people often use [offshore] banks in an effort to avoid paying taxes.
11. [Offshore] drilling for oil is very dangerous in the North Atlantic.
12. From our global network of offices, we deliver [offshore] companies, onshore companies, [offshore] trusts, and company management services to a variety of clients.
13. In 2004, over 225,000 jobs in the U.S., mainly in computers and related fields, moved [offshore] in order to cut costs.
14. Dr. Patin is currently studying the impact of the [offshore] oil and gas industry on the ocean environment and living resources.
15. Right now there is a lot of controversy about the effects of [offshore] drilling on the marine environment.

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