TITLE

Obama Officials Freezing New Offshore Leasing

AUTHOR(S)
Rickman, Johnathan
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Energy Daily;5/3/2010, Issue 82, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article report on the plan of officials under the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama to freeze oil and gas leasing in new offshore regions until an investigation over the oil spill involving BP PLC in the Gulf of Mexico has been completed. It also mentions that Obama continues to consider increased domestic oil production as an important part of his energy policy despite the growing oil spill. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has ordered all Gulf deepwater drilling rigs and platforms to be inspected.
ACCESSION #
51267489

 

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