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2011-05-10 07:16:00

HOUSTON, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- @ShallowWaterNRG, the Twitter feed of the Shallow Water Energy Security Coalition, will be live-tweeting this week's floor consideration of H.R. 1229, the Putting the Gulf of Mexico Back to Work Act of 2011.

2011-04-14 10:48:00

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Senator Bob Graham and William K.

2010-12-08 12:24:00

Advice from political activists, not industry professionals being heeded by administration to detriment of U.S. economy HOUSTON, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Engineering professor and petroleum industry veteran Michael J.

2010-11-10 14:49:00


2010-10-20 14:23:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jim Noe, Executive Director of the Shallow Water Energy Security Coalition , issued the following statement today regarding the ruling by Judge Martin Feldman in Ensco Offshore Co. v.

2010-10-13 06:30:00

Officials said the US lifted a ban on Tuesday on deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico imposed after the BP oil spill.

2008-09-29 09:00:49

News Analysis: End of offshore oil drilling ban signals shift of U.S. energy strategy WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Senate on Saturday approved the lifting of a quarter-century ban on offshore oil and gas drilling, a move analysts say marks a major shift in U.S. energy strategy.

2008-09-25 09:00:47

By Lee Davidson Deseret News and Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The House, responding to growing public demand for more domestic energy, voted Wednesday to end a quarter-century ban on oil and natural gas drilling off the Pacific and Atlantic coasts - - and a more recent ban on developing oil shale in Utah, Wyoming and Colorado.

2008-09-24 09:00:08

By Andrew Taylor Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Democrats have decided to allow a quarter-century ban on drilling for oil off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts to expire next week, conceding defeat in a months-long battle with the White House and Republicans set off by $4 a gallon gasoline prices this summer.

2008-09-15 21:00:25

By H. Josef Hebert WASHINGTON - House Republicans attacked a Democratic offshore drilling plan Friday for including a 50-mile coastal buffer that they said would leave untouched most of the 18 billion barrels of oil in waters now off-limits to energy companies.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.