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U.S. set for largest ever offshore oil & gas lease sale

The U.S. Department of the Interior will in March hold what it says is the largest oil and gas lease sale in U.S. ...

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U.S. to offer 76M acres in new Gulf of Mexico lease sale

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke on Thursday said Department would offer 75.9 million acres offshore ...

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U.S. to open more offshore acreage

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke said on Monday that the Department would offer 73 million acres offshore ...

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U.S. Gov't issues final rule for Arctic offshore drilling

The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), acting through BOEM and BSEE, on Thursday issued the final rule ...

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USA issues final offshore well control rule

The Obama administration has announced final well control regulations with the aim to reduce the risk of an ...

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Seismic contractors slam DOI's 'short-sighted' move

The Obama administration’s decision to keep the U.S. Atlantic coast off limits for offshore exploration has ...

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USA: It's official. No offshore lease sale in the Atlantic

The U.S. Department of Interior has backed away from the proposed sale of offshore exploration acreage on the Mid ...

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U.S. DOI proposes new rules to boost offshore safety

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell of the U.S. Department of the Interior has announced proposed regulations to ...

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Alaska: Governor supports Arctic offshore drilling

Alaska’s Governor Bill Walker has stated his support of two recent announcements on Arctic offshore oil and ...

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U.S. DOI opens doors for Arctic drilling

The U.S. Department of the Interior yesterday issued a Record of Decision affirming Chukchi Sea OCS Oil and Gas ...

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Gulf of Mexico lease sale attracts $583M in bids

The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) yesterday held an oil and gas lease sale ...

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DOI proposes new rules for Arctic offshore drilling

The Department of the Interior (DOI), acting through the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) ...

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Senator Landrieu calls for expanded offshore ...

U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., Chair of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources called for ...

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Sen. Murkowski Responds to DOI’s Report on ...

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, has released the following statement in response to the Department of the ...

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Salazar Leaves Interior Department in March (USA)

Salazar Leaves Interior Department in March

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced yesterday that he would return to his home state of Colorado, ...

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Interior Department Investigates Shell’s Arctic ...

Interior Department Investigates Shell's Arctic Operations

As part of its continued commitment to rigorous oversight of oil and gas activities in the Arctic, Secretary of the ...

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USA: GAO Finds Deficiencies in USCG and DOI Offshore ...

USA: GAO Finds Deficiencies in USCG and DOI Offshore Inspection Programs

Last week, GAO testified before the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation regarding ...

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DOI Files ROD Regarding Oil, Gas Lease Sale Offshore Alaska

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today announced that the Department of the Interior​ has met a U.S. ...

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USA: Bromwich to Remain at DOI after BOEM Split

The head of the U.S. offshore drilling regulator will remain at the U.S. Interior Department after his division is ...

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USA: New DOI Drilling and Worker Safety Rules Praised by EDF

Environmental Defense Fund praised two new federal rules that will help improve drilling safety by strengthening ...

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USA: DOI Requires Permanent Plugs in Nearly 3500 ...

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement Director ...

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