Governor to weaken Virginia’s OCS leasing initiative

Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine plans to amend a bill passed by the commonwealth’s general assembly that would have supported lifting a moratorium on natural gas leasing and development on the Outer Continental Shelf from 2007 through 2012.“My substitute limits the bill’s discussion of offshore natural resources to supporting federal efforts to determine how much natural gas is 50 or more miles off the Atlantic Coast. Before any meaningful discussion of offshore drilling, there must be some sense of the potential size of the natural gas reserve,” Kaine said Apr. 7.“Absent that information, it is impossible to fairly weigh the benefits of offshore energy agains...

Why Register?

Non-subscribers can only view whitepapers by providing name, home and email address, phone number and other information and comment on/rate articles.

Why Subscribe?

Oil & Gas Journal subscribers with login credentials can access these premium features of OGJ Online:

  • Current Issue – an html version of the current week's issue of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • Past Issues – An Electronic OGJ Archive. A keyword-searchable archive of all issues of Oil & Gas Journal dating back to 1990; also searchable by issue date.
  • Market Journal – a weekly round-up of the oil and gas markets, with observations from leading analysts.
  • Editor's Perspective – a short article of insight and opinion by the Editor of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Industry Stats – quick access to current industry statistics from Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Survey Downloads - quick access to exclusive reports from Oil & Gas Journal.


Subscriber Help or Subscribe

Oil & Gas Journal Subscribers: Have your subscription number (from the mailing label on the cover of your Oil & Gas Journal) and e-mail address ready to set up your online account through Customer Service Assistant.

If you're not an Oil & Gas Journal subscriber, start a subscription and gain access to the subscriber areas of OGJ Online now.

Stay Connected