Offshore Drilling Moratorium

NOIA Applauds House Passage of the Offshore Energy & Jobs Act

For Immediate Release:   Friday, June 28, 2013 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nnye@nullnoia.org   NOIA Applauds House Passage of the Offshore Energy and Jobs Act Urges Senate to Pass Similar Legislation   Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi today issued the following statement […]

Oil trade group OK’s 30-month curb on seismic surveys in Gulf of Mexico that affect marine life

By Associated Press, Published: June 20 NEW ORLEANS — Oil and gas companies working in the Gulf of Mexico have agreed not to use seismic surveys for the next 2 ½ years in three areas considered critical to whales and along the coast during the peak calving season […]

Virginia Beach NAACP rallies behind Rep. Rigell offshore drilling bill

June 11, 2013|By Todd Allen Wilson, tawilson@nulldailypress.com | 804-643-0499 The Virginia Beach chapter of the NAACP threw its support this week behind federal legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach, to lift the moratorium on drilling for natural gas and oil in the […]

The week ahead: Offshore drilling back on House agenda

Members of the House Natural Resources Committee will meet on Thursday to discuss a draft bill that that would open parts of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to offshore drilling. The draft bill from committee Chairman Doc Hastings (R-Wash.) would ...See all stories on this […]

Warner and Kaine introduce offshore drilling bill

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The Virginia Outer Continental Shelf Energy Production Act of 2013 would expand the nation's offshore energy production with a revised five-year leasing plan, an alternative to the Obama administration's proposed 2012-2017 offshore oil and gas plan ... Go to Source

Sen. Kaine doesn’t expect White House veto of Atlantic offshore

The White House also has said it won't budge on offshore drilling, even to get one of the president's energy goals — a so-called “Energy Security Trust” — off the ... thehill.com/.../301849-sen-kaine-doesnt-expect-white-house-v...Go to Source
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