Trump re-writes Obama-era offshore drilling regulations

Trump re-writes Obama-era offshore drilling regulations

by WorldTribune Staff, May 3, 2019 The Trump administration has relaxed what it referred to as the Obama administration’s “unnecessary regulatory burdens” on offshore drilling. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt announced the rule revision on May 2 in Port Fourchon, Louisiana, a major location for offshore drilling near the Gulf of Mexico. The Obama administration ratcheted […]

Administration takes fresh look at Alaska’s energy potential

Administration takes fresh look at Alaska’s energy potential

by WorldTribune Staff, November 20, 2018 The Trump administration said it is re-evaluating Obama-era land management policy that kept millions of acres in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska off limits to drilling. The Interior Department announced it is looking at areas of the 22.1-million-acre National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A) that can be opened for oil […]