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Senators call for offshore energy legislation with revenue sharing

A bipartisan group of senators comprising the Southern Atlantic delegation is pushing for offshore energy legislation that allows Atlantic coastal states to share in the revenue from energy resources developed offshore.

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NOIA urges BOEM to keep areas included in draft offshore leasing program intact

The Obama administration’s recently released draft proposed offshore oil and gas leasing program slams the door on industry and prevents America from sharing in the economic growth, new jobs and increased energy security that offshore oil and gas activity in new offshore areas would provide, NOIA President Randall Luthi told reporters today.