Watching Government
OCS policy

A recent federal study in the U.S. may hint a shift in the Clinton administration's attitude toward Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) development-or it may be only posturing.Vice-President Al Gore released a report containing 148 recommendations for strengthening ocean policy. A task force will oversee implementation of the measures.President Bill Clinton requested the report in June 1998 at the National Ocean Conference in Monterey, Calif., where he also extended OCS leasing moratoriums until 2012 (OGJ, June 22, 1998, p. 32).The study's key recommendations called for incentives to reduce overfishing, Senate approval of the Law of the Sea treaty, meshing of federal programs with local...

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