2015 to Define US Offshore Oil and Gas Activity for Remainder of Decade

Luthi, Randall
April 2015
Sea Technology;Apr2015, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p27
The article explains why the year 2015 will define the U.S. offshore oil and gas activity for the remainder of the decade. Topics discussed are the advantages from the Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2017 and 2022 prepared by the Department of the Interior, the role of seismic survey permitting off the Atlantic Coast in the U.S. in determining the location of carbon reserves, and the impact of low oil prices on the legislative support for the offshore energy industry.


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