Offshore Oil and Gas Development: Legal Framework

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The development of offshore oil, gas, and other mineral resources in the United States is impacted by a number of interrelated legal regimes, including international, federal, and state laws. International law provides a framework for establishing national ownership or control of offshore areas, and domestic federal law mirrors and supplements these standards. This report discusses these issues.

Creator(s): Vann, Adam
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: May 2, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Vann, Adam

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: May 2, 2011
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United States
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The development of offshore oil, gas, and other mineral resources in the United States is impacted by a number of interrelated legal regimes, including international, federal, and state laws. International law provides a framework for establishing national ownership or control of offshore areas, and domestic federal law mirrors and supplements these standards. This report discusses these issues.

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25 pages.

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