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Proposed Bill Could Ban Offshore Drilling off California Coast

The Epoch Times 15 May 2021
... hearing on Levin’s bill and other offshore drilling legislation May 13. “Oil spills from offshore drilling have done devastating damage to our coastline before,” Levin said in a statement.
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The Santa Barbara Oil Spill: History and Impact

Treehugger 14 May 2021
On January 28, 1969, a blowout on an offshore oil drilling rig 5.5 miles off the coast of Santa Barbara led to the release of nearly four million gallons of crude oil into the Pacific Ocean ... Whether offshore drilling is ultimately banned or not, California will continue to face risks from its long legacy of oil development at sea.
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OPINION: Climate Lawsuit Challenges Fracking Plan That Threatens Three Colorado Forests

Pagosa Daily Post 11 May 2021
In February, the Biden administration issued an executive order pausing oil and gas leasing onshore and offshore pending a climate review of federal fossil fuel programs ... Oil spills and other harms from offshore drilling have inflicted immense damage to ocean wildlife and coastal communities.
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PetroRio finds more oil on Polvo field off Brazil

Offshore Energy Today 11 May 2021
Brazilian oil and gas company PetroRio has struck oil during the drilling of the Eocene reservoir at the Polvo field located offshore Brazil. The post PetroRio finds more oil on Polvo field off.. ... .
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Carnarvon set to drill Buffalo well in fourth quarter of 2021

Offshore Energy Today 11 May 2021
Australian oil exploration company Carnarvon Petroleum has decided that the drilling of the Buffalo-10 well offshore Timor-Leste would occur in the fourth quarter of 2021. The post Carnarvon set to.. ... .
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Hackers shut down a major oil pipeline, which runs through Louisiana. Could it affect gas prices?

The Advocate 11 May 2021
Louisiana businesses face reality of no new federal offshore leases anytime soon ... She said its business model is to demand ransom payments from victims and then split the proceeds, relying on what she said was a “new and very troubling variant.” One of America's most powerful oil lobbyists tours Louisiana to fight the offshore drilling ban ... .
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Fossil fuel firms want new drilling included in Climate Action Plan

Irish Independent 10 May 2021
Fossil fuel firms want new oil and gas drilling projects to be included in the next ­Climate Action Plan. The Irish Offshore Operators’ Association (IOOA) says extraction of oil at the undeveloped Barryroe oil and gas field off the Cork coast and gas from new Corrib sites off Mayo ...
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Global Oil Spill Management Market is estimated to surpass ~US$ 139.4 Bn by 2027

The Sentinel Newspaper 10 May 2021
In addition, strict regulations made by governments around the world for using safety technologies and devices during transportation and drilling of crude oil is also a major factor stimulating the market for oil spill management. The rising offshore and pipeline tanker ...
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The average US price of gas just jumped to $3.02. The latest cyberattack could cause ...

Dothan Eagle 10 May 2021
A 1969 oil spill off the coast of Santa Barbara garnered public condemnation of offshore drilling, and in the early '80s, Congress banned new offshore drilling in most parts of the country's coastal waters. However, offshore drilling continues in areas of the Gulf of Mexico, and ...
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'The last thing we need is an oil spill': Pallone says ban Atlantic offshore drilling

Atlantic City 09 May 2021
Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J., announced his intent to reintroduce a bill that would permanently ban offshore drilling for oil and gas on the Atlantic Coast ... He said the COAST Act will be heard Thursday in the House Committee on Natural Resources, which he said has jurisdiction over offshore gas and oil drilling.
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‘CLEAN’ N.J. congressman must push to ban fracking | Letters

NJ dot com 09 May 2021
Regarding the article “Oil drilling off Jersey Shore would be banned forever under new bill by N.J ... Frank Pallone Jr., D-6th Dist., is rightfully pushing hard to end offshore drilling because he understands the serious impacts from oil and gas development.
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OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Interior withdraws Trump rule loosening Arctic drilling regulations | Court ruling paves the ...

The Hill 08 May 2021
... in alleged border wall scheme faces new charges Arizona Republicans to brush off DOJ concern about election audit FEC drops investigation into Trump hush money payments MORE reversed the Obama administration’s permanent prohibition on offshore Arctic Ocean oil and gas drilling.
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Interior Department withdraws Trump rule loosening Arctic drilling regulations

The Hill 07 May 2021
... in alleged border wall scheme faces new charges Arizona Republicans to brush off DOJ concern about election audit FEC drops investigation into Trump hush money payments MORE reversed the Obama administration’s permanent prohibition on offshore Arctic Ocean oil and gas drilling.
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US Reinstates Arctic Oil Drilling Regulations - Interior Dept.

Urdu Point 07 May 2021
By reverting to the original 2016 Arctic Exploratory Drilling Rule, several offshore oil and gas safety regulations, which were rolled back by the Trump administration's 2020 Proposed Arctic Exploratory Drilling ...
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