Proposed OCS lease sale would open Atlantic, Pacific, Eastern GOM - all have been closed since early 1980s

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced the next step for development of the National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program (National OCS Program) for 2019-2024.

The program proposes to make over 90 percent of the total OCS acreage and more than 98 percent of undiscovered oil and gas resources available for future exploration and development in federal offshore areas, the agency said in a press rele...

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