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Gulf Offshore Drilling

Appeals Court Rejects Arguments Against New Offshore Wells

AP | Posted 08.27.2012 | Green

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected arguments by a coalition of environmental groups, who maintain that U.S. regulators failed to th...

Court Weighs New Gulf Drilling Plans

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 07.02.2012 | Green

ATLANTA -- Environmental groups urged an appeals court on Wednesday to block Shell from drilling 10 new deep-water wells off Alabama's coast, arguing ...

Gulf Oil Sheen's Likely Source Revealed

AP | Posted 06.17.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal agency says it has confirmed a natural seep of oil from the Gulf of Mexico near where a large oil sheen was spotted las...

Busy Year Ahead For Gulf Oil Production

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2012 | Green

* Deepwater rig count to near pre-spill level this year * Local businesses strained by extended permit shortage * Gradua...

Groups Challenge Gulf Offshore Drilling Leases Auction

AP | ALAN SAYRE | Posted 02.12.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — The federal government will move ahead with the first auction of offshore petroleum leases in the Gulf of Mexico since the Deepwat...