U.S. Offshore Oil and Gas Resources: Prospects and Processes

Description:

This report examines questions around lifting the moratoria on Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) exploration and production and the significance of the change on U.S. oil and natural gas supplies and markets. The report presents the current U.S. oil and gas supply-and-demand picture and provides a discussion of legislative issues, resource assessments, the leasing system, and environmental and social issues associated with offshore oil and gas development.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: April 26, 2010
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Congressional Research Service Reports
Usage:
Total Uses: 40
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Author):
Humphries, Marc

Analyst in Energy Policy

Creator (Author):
Pirog, Robert

Specialist in Energy Economics

Creator (Author):
Whitney, Gene

Section Research Manager

Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: April 26, 2010
Coverage:
Place
United States
Description:

This report examines questions around lifting the moratoria on Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) exploration and production and the significance of the change on U.S. oil and natural gas supplies and markets. The report presents the current U.S. oil and gas supply-and-demand picture and provides a discussion of legislative issues, resource assessments, the leasing system, and environmental and social issues associated with offshore oil and gas development.

Physical Description:

33 pages.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Congressional Research Service Reports
Identifier:
Resource Type: Report
Format: Text