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Gulf of Mexico Drilling

BP Buys Up New Leases To Drill In Gulf

AP | By JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 05.20.2014 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — High bids from Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC made up more than one-third of the $850.8 million total at Wednesday's federal oil ...

Kate Sheppard

The Deal That Would Mean More Drilling In The Gulf Of Mexico | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– The bipartisan budget deal unveiled Tuesday night includes a provision that would open up new parts of the Gulf of Mexico for oil and ...

Experts, Officials To Testify On Cuba Oil Drilling

AP | LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ | Posted 03.31.2012 | Green

MIAMI (AP) — In a Jan. 30 story on Cuba's efforts to drill for oil off its coast, The Associated Press erroneously described the type of documents t...

White House: No New Oil Drilling In Eastern Gulf Or Along East Coast For Next 7 Years

AP | MATTHEW DALY and BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Pointing to the BP blowout and risks of a new environmental disaster, the Obama administration reversed itself Wednesday and promis...

Obama's Offshore Drilling Plan Brings Flood Of Reactions (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

President Obama announced an offshore drilling agenda today that outraged environmentalists and wasn't quite enough for some conservatives. Obama's ne...