U.S. offshore oil & gas potential limited only by regulators

April 2012
Power Engineering;Apr2012, Vol. 116 Issue 4, Special section p4
Trade Publication
The article discusses how the policies of several U.S. agencies could be limiting the country's offshore oil and gas industry. The moratorium on new permits for deepwater offshore oil drilling imposed after the 2010 explosion at the Deepwater Horizon oil well south of Mississippi is described. A report from the research and consulting firm Wood Mackenzie also indicates the number of jobs that could be added by 2030 through the oil and natural gas industries.


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