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Coastal governors seek federal plan for sharing offshore revenue

Seven governors from coastal states recently agreed to seek consolidated federal legislation establishing a multi-state plan for sharing revenue from federal offshore energy development.  

Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill, Defying GOP

Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.  

As White House confirms plan to veto Keystone XL, five facts about its status

An attempt to force U.S. President Barack Obama to approve the Keystone XL pipeline is being rebuffed, with the White House confirming that the president will veto a pro-Keystone bill, the first legislation of its kind passed by Congress.  

AFP Urges White House Not To Veto Keystone XL

Americans for Prosperity launched a massive campaign to urge President Obama not to veto the Keystone XL Pipeline project. They’ve mobilized 2.3 million of their grassroots activists to call the White House switchboard...  

Harris Poll shows strong South Carolina support for offshore drilling

Poll shows overwhelming majority of South Carolina voters support offshore increased energy production, including the development of American offshore resources.  

Game Change: U.S. Oil Revolution Has Torn Up the Rule Book

Last year, the United States far outpaced every other country in the world in boosting oil production.  

Lift The Ban On Oil And Gas Exports And Strengthen The US

Falling oil prices threaten to slow the US drilling boom. The downturn has also increased calls to lift the ban on exporting oil and natural gas from the US - an outdated policy that should be changed.  

Obama administration opens up southern Atlantic coast to offshore drilling - but restricts it in Alaska

The Obama administration on Tuesday outlined a politically fraught plan for allowing oil and gas drilling in U.S. coastal waters, announcing steps to open parts of the southeastern U.S. coastline for oil leasing while imposing new restrictions on environmentally fragile waters off Alaska's North Slope.