Trump’s Cavalry Expands Oil & Gas Leasing in the Gulf of Mexico

Watts Up With That?

Guest post by David Middleton

Edit:  The title has been changed because after giving it some thought, I decided that it could be construed as misleading.

Old title: Trump’s Cavalry Opens Entire Gulf of Mexico to Oil & Gas Leasing!

The Promise Keeper continues to deliver…

Secretary Zinke Announces Proposed 73-Million Acre Oil and Natural Gas Lease Sale for Gulf of Mexico

All available areas in federal waters will be offered in first region-wide sale under new Five Year Program


WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced that the Department will offer 73 million acres offshore Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida for oil and gas exploration and development. The proposed region-wide lease sale scheduled for August 16, 2017 would include all available unleased areas in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

“Opening more federal lands and waters to oil and…

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