Busting The Top Five Myths About Offshore Energy

op-ed | Mark Green
The large offshore oil rig at night with twilight background. (Shutterstock)

Offshore resources are critically important to a secure energy future.

Increased Revenue Sharing Of Offshore Energy Makes Good Consumer Sense

op-ed | Matthew Kandrach
offshore energy oil rig Shutterstock/TheFamilyGnome

Offshore production limits dependence on imported oil and gas

Trump's Second Gulf Of Mexico Oil Sale Rakes In $121 Million

Energy | Tim Pearce
Offshore oil platform in Tromso, Norway (Shutterstock/V. Belov)

‘Energy dominance starts in the Gulf’

Dozens Of GOP Senators Urge Trump To Expand Offshore Drilling

Energy | Tim Pearce
Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (R) listens to Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) (C) and Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) (L) at a news conference after voting on amendments on the Keystone XL pipeline bill on Capitol Hill in Washington January 29, 2015. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

‘Offshore leasing benefits the economies of all of the states’

Alaska Considers Blocking Obama's Drilling Ban

Energy | Andrew Follett
Offshore oil rig drilling platform. (Credit: Kanok Sulaiman/Shutterstock)

They’ll ‘pursue legislation to overturn this decision’

US, Cuba Teaming Up On Oil Drilling

Energy | Steve Birr
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‘It’s groundbreaking’

Don't Bet On Obama's Plan To Drill In The Atlantic

Opinion | Drew Johnson
An oil and gas drilling platform stands offshore as waves churned from Tropical Storm Karen come ashore in Dauphin Island, Alabama

America doesn’t need the president’s flimsy promises about what might happen in the future.

Energy: A Nonpartisan Priority Obama And The New Congress Should Agree On

Opinion | David Holt
A worker walks toward a part of a Consol Energy Horizontal Gas Drilling Rig exploring the Marcellus Shale outside the town of Waynesburg, PA on April 13, 2012. (Photo: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

American consumers need Alaska, and Keystone.

Biden: Offshore drilling harms 'environmental security' - TheDCNF

Politics | Michael Bastasch

VP warns Coast Guard graduates

Prosecutors seeking $10B from Chevron for leak - AP

Business | Kells Hetherington

The work at the Frade field where the leak occurred is one of Chevron’s biggest capital investments

Obama moves cautiously on new oil drilling - USA Today

Politics | Bedford

Entire west and east coasts of the continental U.S. remain out of bounds

Oil trade groups: Drilling deregulation could create 190,000 jobs - TheDC

Business | Michael Mayday

‘We urge him, again, to take a look at policies that will encourage oil, and domestic gas development’

House passes legislation to reverse Obama's offshore drilling moratorium - TheDC

Politics | Amanda Carey

Bipartisan group votes for bill allowing drilling in Outer Continental Shelf

The Obama administration has made us less energy independent

Opinion | David Holt

Bureaucratic, legal and legislative barriers to drilling only deepen our dependence on foreign sources of oil.

Poll: Majority of Americans support increased offshore drilling - TheDC

Politics | Amanda Carey

One year after a BP well gushed oil into the Gulf of Mexico, Americans want more offshore drilling

Offshore drilling is a moral imperative

Editorial | David Andrukonis

Our dependence on Middle Eastern oil makes it hard for us to intervene in Middle Eastern conflicts for humanitarian reasons without raising suspicions.

Salazar in deep water with both sides of drilling debate - TheDC

US | Amanda Carey

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar feels heat from both drilling advocates and environmentalists after issuing the first deep-water permit since last April

Deep drilling resumes... finally - TheDC

US | Amanda Carey

Cracking under political pressure, Salazar issues first deep-water permits in Gulf

Offshore drilling companies launch campaign against 'de facto moratorium' - TheDC

Politics | Amanda Carey

Offshore Marine Service Association calls on Obama to ‘stop destroying jobs in the Gulf’

Obama drilling moratorium bankrupts Gulf oil company - TheDC

Politics | Amanda Carey

Seahawk Drilling CEO: forced to file bankruptcy because of ‘unprecedented decline in the issuance of offshore drilling permits’