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Offshore Energy Essential for US National Security, Economic Prosperity

Real Clear Energy | Jim Webb & Jim Nicholson | November 28, 2018 It is self-evident that improved living standards around the world and a growing global economy will only continue with increased access to energy, of all sorts. We know from past experience that any […]

California Governor Signs Bill to Block Offshore Drilling Expansion

The Maritime Executive | September 9, 2018 California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed legislation  to block new federal offshore oil drilling along California’s coast on Saturday. He also announced the state’s opposition to the federal government’s plan to expand oil drilling on public lands […]

NAT ROBERTSON: Offshore energy exploration has bipartisan support

WRAL | Nat Robertson | August 12, 2018 Less than three months before the November elections, there’s no shortage of national debate and political punditry about North Carolina. Much of it is helpful insight into public opinion, changing demographics and potential election outcomes. But at […]

The West’s Energy Dominance Is Fueling the Economy and National Security, Zinke Says

Daily Caller | Tim Pearce | July 13, 2018 Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke reiterated Wednesday that energy development in the U.S. is driving economic growth while securing America’s future against threats to the nation’s energy supply, Western Wire reports. Zinke delivered the remarks at the Western Caucus […]

POINT OF VIEW: Offshore energy key for Florida’s future

Palm Beach Post | Julio Fuentes | May 4, 2018 Floridians will vote on a number of constitutional amendments in November. While some of these ballot amendments are warranted and much-needed changes, one measure, in particular, has the potential to endanger our state’s future. Amendment […]

Want To Save the Environment? Support Offshore Drilling

The Daily Caller | Bethany Marcum | May 3, 2018 Several states are preparing to sue the federal government. They’re trying to halt Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s planned expansion of offshore oil and natural gas drilling. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, the most vocal […]

We can be optimistic about America’s energy security

RRichmond Times-Dispatch | David Banks | February 6, 2018 The outcry over potential oil and gas exploration in untapped areas of the Outer Continental Shelf — from the Atlantic to the eastern Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific and Arctic — has cast much-needed focus […]

OCS Leasing Benefits America

Townhall | Paul Driessen | February 3, 2018 Under the current offshore energy program developed during the Obama years, 94% of the nation’s Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) is off limits to leasing and drilling. Under the Draft Proposed Program (DPP) announced January 4 by Secretary of the […]

Rick Perry tells climate hecklers the oil industry is ‘saving lives’

Washington Examiner | John Siciliano | September 25, 2017 Energy Secretary Rick Perry scolded climate change activists at an oil conference on Monday by telling them that the oil industry saves lives. The two activists heckled Perry while he was delivering remarks in Washington, D.C., […]

LTE: Offshore development can be done safely

South Strand News | Bonnie Loomis | August 30, 2017 South Carolinians all agree that fishing and tourism industries are crucial to our economy and way of life. Many of us also recognize that we can develop our offshore oil and natural gas resources safely. […]
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