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Offshore Drilling Rules

House Votes To Ease Offshore Drilling Rules

AP | By DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 08.22.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The House has approved a bill removing a barrier to companies seeking to drill for oil in some areas offshore. The measure was approved...

Judge Who Struck Down Moratorium Rules Against New Offshore Drilling Rules

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge has ruled that the Interior Department improperly issued new safety rules after it imposed a moratorium on deep wa...

Feds Announce New, Tougher Offshore Drilling Rules

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Thursday imposed new rules to make offshore drilling safer, but said it was not yet ready to lift a tem...