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Draft proposed outer continental shelf oil & gas leasing program for 2002-2007.

Draft proposed outer continental shelf oil & gas leasing program for 2002-2007.

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Published by U.S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Oil and gas leases -- United States.,
    • Oil and gas leases -- Environmental aspects -- United States.,
    • Offshore oil industry -- United States.,
    • Offshore gas industry -- United States.,
    • Continental shelf -- United States.,
    • Petroleum in submerged lands -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesDecision document, draft proposed program for 2002-2007
      ContributionsUnited States. Minerals Management Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD242.5 .D73 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4016748M
      LC Control Number2001387661
      OCLC/WorldCa47628678

      Atlantic: After an extensive public input process, the sale that was proposed in the Draft Proposed Program in the Mid- and South Atlantic area has been removed from the program. This Program will guide the Department's decisions on domestic energy leasing on the OCS from to Gulf of Mexico The DPP includes 12 sales in the Gulf of Mexico, one of the most productive basins in the world and where oil and gas infrastructure is well established. It takes over two years to complete the Section 18 process.

      Of the meeting participants, MMS directly funded the travel expenses of 16 local stakeholder delegates to ensure strong representation from the local residents of each regional borough. Many factors were considered in the decision to remove this sale from the program including: significant potential conflicts with other ocean uses such as the Department of Defense and commercial interests; current market dynamics; limited infrastructure; and opposition from many coastal communities. South Carolina Gov. Currently there are 43 leases in producing status in the Southern California Planning Area.

      Our current program runs through June 30, The draft proposed program identified two lease sales proposed in the North Aleutian Basin in andsubject to restrictions. An overview of each presentation and the presentation materials used at the meeting are provided in the Planning Meeting report. When the resource assessment was completed, areas under congressional moratoria or Presidential withdrawal included the North Aleutian Basin off Alaska, the Pacific, the Eastern Gulf of Mexico, and the Atlantic. This includes having the AEB participate in the preparation of the EIS, assessing mitigation needs, and developing stipulations to protect social and environmental concerns, especially the valuable fisheries and subsistence uses of the area.


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Draft proposed outer continental shelf oil & gas leasing program for 2002-2007. Download PDF Ebook

I appreciate the continued support and interest of this Committee in MMS's programs. Periodic reviews of this program are set forth to provide for implementing the provisions of the functional elements in each area as the operational activities warrant.

Many factors were considered in the decision to remove this sale from the program including: significant potential conflicts with other ocean uses such as the Department of Draft proposed outer continental shelf oil & gas leasing program for 2002-2007. book and commercial interests; current market dynamics; limited infrastructure; and opposition from many coastal communities.

Scientific staff at Argonne National Laboratory were contracted to assist MMS with identifying and prioritizing information needs related to potential future oil and gas leasing and development activities in the North Aleutian Basin.

Tumblr Email The Trump administration today released a draft of the proposed Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas leasing program that would allow annual lease sales off the coast of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.

The MMS will prepare an environmental impact statement, with opportunity for public comment, and consult with the State of Alaska under the Coastal Zone Management Act before any decision is made to hold a lease sale in this area.

Pacific: Areas off the Pacific coast are not included in this draft proposal, consistent with the long-standing position of the Pacific coast states opposed to oil and gas development off their coast.

No significant seafloor minerals production from ocean mining is anticipated during this century. Managing access has resulted in OCS production of almost 11 billion barrels of oil and more than trillion cubic feet of natural gas since MMS's creation in Even before drilling is underway, seismic blasting would cause significant harm to the commercial and recreational fishing industries as well as dolphins, sea turtles and the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale, a population that suffered catastrophic losses this year.

House of Representatives and the U. Virginia Beach passed a resolution against offshore drilling and seismic testing after previously supporting offshore drilling. The only sale held to date in the NAB was Sale 92 in which resulted in 23 leases being issued.

Secretary Zinke Announces Plan For Unleashing America's Offshore Oil and Gas Potential

Before the program is finalized, the public will have additional opportunities to provide input. However, the plan already faces vocal opposition.

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From an open house or anniversary to a 5K or Pay Per View, we can handle it all. The study considers the exploitation of oil fields up to km offshore where pollution and conservation considerations may be incompatible with a conventional development.

Therefore, the Secretary may approve this new program tomorrow, June The Santa Barbara Channel is a special place, often referred to as the Galapagos of North America due to its ecological diversity.

Within the Department, Draft proposed outer continental shelf oil & gas leasing program for 2002-2007. book U. While improved technology and enforcement of more stringent regulations have made offshore operations safer, it is unrealistic to believe that completely accident-free operations can ever be achieved.

Within the Introduction, an overview is provided of the status of the existing OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program and the status of the new draft proposed program. Today's draft proposal was informed by more thancomments from a wide variety of stakeholders and states.

The withdrawal also includes the biologically rich Hanna Shoal area in the Chukchi Sea, which has not previously been excluded from leasing. The proposed Alaska sales would be scheduled late in the program to provide additional opportunity to gather and evaluate information regarding environmental issues, subsistence use needs, infrastructure capabilities, and results from any exploration activity associated with existing leases from previous sales.

Also today, President Obama — using his authorities under the OCS Lands Act — designated portions of the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas as off limits from consideration for future oil and gas leasing in order to protect areas of critical importance to subsistence use by Alaska Natives, as well as for their unique and sensitive environmental resources.

Inall 23 leases were relinquished for compensation in a settlement of litigation.Jan 05,  · On 4 JanuaryU.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced BOEM’s Draft Proposed Program (DPP) for development of the nation’s oil and gas resources in the outer continental shelf (OCS), including opening up lease sales in the Atlantic for the first time sincethe Pacific for the first time sincein the eastern Gulf Mexico for the first time sinceand in.

Mar 15,  · Date: March 15, Contact: Jessica Kershaw, [email protected] WASHINGTON, DC – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Ross Hopper today announced the proposal for the nation's Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program for After receiving extensive public input.

proposed oil and gas leasing off our state’s coast, and the Pacific Coast more broadly, as part of the Draft Proposed National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program issued by your department last month. Although I oppose the totality of this proposal, which exacerbates our.nental Shelf Oil and Pdf Leasing Program for –, dated August pdf, of the Minerals Management Service; and (C) included in the areas considered for oil and gas leasing, as identified in map 8, page 37 of the document entitled ‘‘Draft Proposed Program Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program –’’, dated.Get this from a library!

Proposed final outer continental shelf oil & gas leasing program, [United States. Minerals Management Service.].Information Requested for the Ebook Proposed Program.

We request all interested and affected parties to comment on the size, timing, and location of leasing and the procedures for assuring fair market value that are proposed in the Draft Proposed 5-Year OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program for