Offshore Drilling

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After the BP oil spill in 2010, the Obama administration backed way off of their stated plans to allow for a good bit of offshore drilling in certain mid-Atlantic and southeastern regions, and last summer they released a five-year drilling plan that was conspicuously underwhelming in its […]

Senior House GOP lawmaker revives offshore drilling bill – The Hill

A senior House Republican introduced legislation Thursday to extend offshore drilling to Atlantic and Pacifical coastal regions President Obama left out of ...thehill.com/.../302567-senior-house-gop-lawmaker-revives-of...Go to Source

Diamond Offshore to build $755M rig for BP operation

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Diamond Offshore Drilling has announced an agreement with Hyundai Heavy Industries to build a semisubmersible drilling rig, at a cost of $755 million. The cost includes spares, commissioning and shipyard supervision, according to the announcement by ... FuelFix (blog) Go to Source

Interior moves ahead on offshore drilling safety institute – The Hill

The Interior Department is taking steps toward implementing its years-long plan to create an “Ocean Energy Safety Institute,” which officials say will provide an independent forum for collaboration and research to improve offshore drilling safety...Go to Source

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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