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Letters: Work to promote offshore energy

The Advocate | January 24, 2017 | Dave Welch Our leaders in Washington will be very busy over the next several months as they seek to implement President Donald Trump’s agenda. High on their list should be actions that will undo some of the damage […]

Opinion: Make drilling great again

Houma Today | January 19, 2017 | Shane Comeaux People from other states say we speak a different language in Louisiana, and in this case, they are right. Here in Louisiana, we translate Donald Trump's campaign slogan into "make drilling great again." This is what […]

Trump should reverse Obama’s ban on Arctic offshore energy development

Alaska Dispatch News | January 18, 2017 | Mead Treadwell The last-minute decision by President Obama to indefinitely ban any future offshore energy activity in the U.S. Arctic should be reversed by President Trump, soon — within the first 100 days of his term. Why? […]

How Trump could make the offshore industry great again

Offshore Magazine | January 13, 2017 | Randall Luthi The election of Donald Trump may have charted an unexpected course for the offshore oil and gas world in 2017. After eight years of “just trying to hang on” through the onslaught of new regulations and […]

Drill more, not less, offshore

Caller Times Corpus Christi | January 14, 2017 | Rob Saltiel President Obama’s recent decisions to withdraw huge areas of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans from future oil and gas leasing opportunities and to deny seismic survey permits in the Atlantic are not in keeping […]

Polar bears over people, environmentalism over economies

The Hill | January 6, 2017 | Sayers Tuzroyluk, Sr. In the name of climate change initiatives President Obama has, over the course of his presidency, marginalized the voices of the Arctic Iñupiat while destroying our ability to develop a stable economy in Arctic Alaska. […]

Arctic Infrastructure: The Unintended Victim Of The Administration’s Offshore Energy Ban

Forbes | January 3, 2017 | Brigham A. McCown Last week, the Friday afternoon before Christmas, the Obama Administration announced its long expected offshore oil and gas leasing program for 2017 – 2022. Perhaps unsurprisingly given the timing of the statement, the decision was a […]

Obama’s Last-Minute Offshore Drilling Ban Could Be Illegal

Daily Caller | December 22, 2016 | Andrew Follett Outgoing President Barack Obama used his executive authority to “permanently” ban oil drilling in parts of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, but this move may be illegal, according to an industry group. Obama’s administration used a legal strategy […]

Energy Poverty Is Much Worse for the Poor Than Climate Change

Reason Magazine | November 25, 2016 | Ronald Bailey Some 1.2 billion people do not have access to electricity, according to the International Energy Agency's World Energy Outlook 2016report. About 2.7 billion still cook and heat their dwellings with wood, crop residues, and dung. In […]

Arctic drilling advocates draw up wish lists for Trump

E&E News | December 12, 2016 | Margaret Kriz Hobson Shortly before this summer's Republican National Convention, Alaska's all-Republican congressional delegation sent a letter to Donald Trump describing the "incredible bounty" of rich energy and mineral resources waiting to be developed in the state — if […]
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