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  1. Offshore drilling

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    Fri, 29 Oct 1999

    Drilling pledge Vice President Al Gore has pledged that, if elected President, he would ban any new offshore drilling for oil and gas along the California and Florida coasts. The Clinton administration had prohibited new leasing, but not

  2. Appeals court upholds denial of compensation for lease off Florida

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    Thu, 4 Dec 2003

    that denied the company compensation for a long-held offshore lease on which the state prohibited the company from drilling for oil and gas. The First District Court of Appeal affirmed the trial court's denial of affiliate Coastal Petroleum Co

  3. MMS: Record number of rigs now drilling in Gulf of Mexico's ultradeep water

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    Fri, 5 Mar 2004

    By OGJ editors HOUSTON, Mar. 5 -- A record number of drilling rigs currently a total of 12 are drilling for oil and gas in the ultradeep waters (5,000 ft or deeper) of the Gulf of Mexico, according to the US Minerals Management Service

  4. Gore to ban drilling off key states if elected US president

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    Mon, 1 Nov 1999

    US Vice-Pres. Al Gore has pledged that, if elected president, he will ban any new offshore drilling for oil and gas along the California and Florida coasts. He made the announcement during a campaign stop at the Seacoast Science Center

  5. Rig Health-Risk Audits Will Benefit Operators, Contractors

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    Mon, 29 Nov 1999

    humidity, and airborne contamination. (Fig. 1). Click here to enlarge image Like other heavy industries, drilling for oil and gas can pose a significant risk to health. However, unlike most heavy industries which are static in terms of

  6. Frontier basins seeing new exploration in New Mexico

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    Mon, 16 Sep 1996

    Ronald F. Broadhead New Mexico Bureau of Mines & Mineral Resources Socorro, N.M. Drilling for oil and natural gas in New Mexico remained steady in 1995, and exploration picked up in frontier areas of the state after several


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 11 Nov 1991

    Petzet Exploration Editor Caution and careful planning are the watchwords for operators in their approach to horizontal drilling for oil in Upper Cretaceous Niobrara chalk in Colorado and Wyoming. Despite its geologic age equivalence with the Austin

  8. Make Shell disclose offshore drilling risks, Senate members demand

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    Thu, 20 Aug 2015

    up” following problems it encountered drilling off Alaska in 2012. Saying they are worried that other companies drilling for oil and gas on the US Outer Continental Shelf also haven’t disclosed potential risks of drilling off the US Gulf, Atlantic

  9. MARKET WATCH: NYMEX crude oil prices down slightly pending Iran talk results

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    Mon, 13 Jul 2015

    world oil market will remain oversupplied in 2016. Meanwhile, Baker Hughes Inc. reported the number of US rigs drilling for oil rose for the second consecutive week ( OGJ Online, July 10, 2015 ). The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

  10. MARKET WATCH: NYMEX oil prices fall on rise in US rig count

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    Mon, 6 Jul 2015

    weekend on the New York market after Baker Hughes Inc. reported July 2 that the US onshore rig count jumped by 12 rigs drilling for oil and also upon uncertainty about Iran’s July 7 deadline for a nuclear accord. The overall count, up 3 units to 862

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