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Arctic Coastal Plain Competitive Oil and Gas Leasing Act

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Arctic Coastal Plain Competitive Oil and Gas Leasing Act

hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, first session on S. 406 ... March 6, 1989.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Alaska),
  • Alaska.
    • Subjects:
    • Oil and gas leases -- Alaska.,
    • Environmental law -- Alaska.,
    • Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Alaska)

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 101-15
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .E55 1989i
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 1161 p. :
      Number of Pages1161
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1812449M
      LC Control Number89602007

      In , the Department of the Interior announced plans to allow drilling in nearly all U.S. waters, the largest expansion of offshore oil and gas leasing ever proposed. In September , the Administration completed plans for opening the entire coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to . THE NEXT GENERATION OF OIL AND GAS DEVELOPMENT Approximately 75% of the global arctic resource potential is offshore Over 80% of US Arctic offshore conventional undiscovered potential Estimated billion barrels of oil (bbo) Trans-Alaska Pipeline- 38 years- 17 bbo Estimated trillion cubic feet of gas (tcf). READ MORE: Obama admin. approves regulations for oil drilling off Alaska “The Arctic is an important component of the Administration's national energy strategy, and we remain committed to taking a thoughtful and balanced approach to oil and gas leasing and exploration offshore Alaska,” said Interior Secretary Sally Jewell. The Arctic Science Portal is a library of links to websites containing scientific information about the Arctic. an oil and gas news archive, and guides and maps of various Alaska natural gas projects. Committee on the Marine Transportation Systems The Division is responsible for the leasing of state lands for oil, gas, and geothermal.

        A dog walks along the frozen Arctic Ocean in Browerville, Alaska, in The Obama administration on Tuesday proposed a new plan for offshore .


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Arctic Coastal Plain Competitive Oil and Gas Leasing Act by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Arctic Coastal Plain Competitive Oil and Gas Leasing Act: hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, first session on S. March 6, [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.].

Get this from a library. Arctic Coastal Plain Competitive Oil and Gas Leasing Act: report together with additional and minority views (to accompany S. [United States.

Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.]. Arctic Coastal Plain Competitive Oil and Gas Leasing Act - Title I: Statement of Purpose and Definitions - Declares that it is the congressional purpose to: (1) authorize competitive oil and gas leasing development on the Arctic Coastal Plain in a manner consistent with environmental and wildlife protection; and (2) provide a new funding source.

This book provides an overview of the many issues relevant to offshore oil and gas development in the Arctic. Topics covered in this book include a brief historical background of Arctic oil and gas development; a discussion of the economic importance of oil in Alaska; challenges of Arctic oil spill response; Arctic subsistence resource issues; an overview of important ecological resources in Author: Roman Shumenko.

About people turned out Tuesday at a meeting in Fairbanks to offer comments on a federal plan to launch an oil and gas leasing program in the. The Obama administration has removed Arctic locations from planned oil and gas leases for the next five years. Ten of the 11 approved lease areas are in the Gulf of Mexico.

Citation: AMAP, Arctic Oil and Gas Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) Oslo, Norway. Xiii+40 pp. The exploration of the Arctic for petroleum is considered to be extremely technically challenging.

However, recent technological developments, as well as relatively high oil prices, have allowed for a result, the region has received significant interest from the petroleum industry. Since the onset of the s oil glut inthe commercial interest in Arctic exploration has.

Updated Economic Estimates of Effects of Leasing on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Coastal Plain I. Arctic Coastal Plain Competitive Oil and Gas Leasing Act book Despite extensive press coverage and political attention to the ongoing debate about whether or not to explore for oil on the Coastal Plain of the Arctic.

: Governance of Arctic Offshore Oil and Gas (Global Governance) (): Pelaudeix, Cécile, Basse, Ellen Arctic Coastal Plain Competitive Oil and Gas Leasing Act book Books.

Barack Obama has permanently banned new oil and gas drilling in most US-owned waters in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, a last-ditch effort.

Oil and gas leasing on Alaska’s Federal lands is concentrated in two regions: the Cook Inlet Region on both sides of the Cook Inlet and in the National Petroleum Reserve–Alaska (NPR-A). Exploration and production in the Cook Inlet Region began in the s and continues to contribute to Alaska's economy and energy needs.

Exploration in the NPR-A has three distinct exploration. Remove Arctic from Oil and Gas Leasing Program the Obama administration has the opportunity to prevent new oil and gas leasing in Alaska’s Arctic waters for the next 5.

The Trump administration is seeking to throw almost all marine waters off Alaska wide open to oil companies, but there are questions about whether any companies might want to drill there. The Department of Interior’s draft five-year offshore oil and gas leasing plan proposed for to would open up all of the federal Arctic waters to oil leasing, with three sales each in federally.

The Budget assumes legislation to authorize leasing for oil and gas in the coastal plain (the " area") of ANWR. The first lease sale would begin around /, allowing adequate time for. xii offshore oil and gas goernance in the arctic: a leadership role for the u.s. EPA U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency EPPR Emergency, Prevention, Preparedness, and Response (Arctic Council). In addition to the Arctic drilling, the House bill would provide £bn in energy tax breaks and credits, most of it to promote coal, oil, nuclear and natural gas development, but also about.

This is the Department of the Interior’s Proposed Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program forwhich the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has prepared pursuant to the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (the Act).

1 Under the Act, the Secretary of. Arctic Oil and Natural Gas Provinces Map: The United States Geological Survey estimates that over 87% of the Arctic's oil and natural gas resource (about billion barrels oil equivalent) is located in seven Arctic basin provinces: Amerasian Basin, Arctic Alaska Basin, East Barents Basin, East Greenland Rift Basin, West Greenland-East Canada Basin, West Siberian Basin, and the Yenisey.

Political and business leaders in oil-dependent Alaska have tried for decades to pry open the refuge’s coastal plain, which is believed to hold potential for billions of barrels of oil. But the plain, between the Brooks Range mountains and the Arctic Ocean, is prized for its importance to caribou, polar bears and other wildlife.

Although the Energy Information Administration speaks of reserves amounting to 27 billion barrels of oil and billion cubic feet of gas "trapped" in the depths of the boundless Arctic lands Author: Giancarlo Strocchia. When the U.S.

Department of Interior announced on Jan. 4 that it would consider opening nearly all of the waters off the coast of Alaska to offshore oil exploration — nearly 1 billion acres — it was unveiling the most aggressive plan for offshore development we’ve seen in Alaska.

Previously, the Obama administration had placedAuthor: Krestia Degeorge. Sounds a bit unbelievable, but it's true. By the study report of British embassy in Helsinki Arctic has plenty of natural resources and open up business opportunities.

It contains 22% of world’s undiscovered oil/gas and ‘large untapped reserves’ of gold, coal, etc. And as with Trump’s announcement today that the U.S.

will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, the oil drilling this order is designed to encourage takes us in the wrong direction on climate.

The order also calls for renewed study of the oil and gas potential of the million acre Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. ANWR: Make Alaska Great Again. "that oil and gas leasing in ANWR will drive a stake through its biological heart." a person town situated within ANWR's coastal plain.

Oil companies would have to bid an average of $2, per acre for each of the million acres on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to meet Trump’s budget.

Advertisement. Source: BP Statistical Review, June and Arctic Oil and Gasp. 32 Compared to other parts of the world, the level of exploration in the Arctic has, by all accounts, been modest but more than sufficient to indicate rich deposits of various resources, including oil and gas.

The Trump Interior Department announced Thursday plans to offer blocks in the Arctic, Atlantic and Pacific oceans for oil and gas exploration in an ambitious new five-year offshore lease plan. The move to give back roughly $ billion worth of oil and gas leases spanning million acres of the Arctic Ocean, in the same week that the leaders of five Arctic nations are coming to.

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) from the th Congress () permitted 2 lease sales of aboutacres of oil and gas development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) for the first time since the Interior Department established the ANWR.

The Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act would repeal this provision. No New Federal Oil And Gas Leases In The Arctic Ocean For The Next Five Years from any new offshore oil and gas leasing for the next five years. drilling in the Arctic Ocean makes no sense. Full text of "Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska: hearings before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, first session, on the report of the Secretary of the Interior to the Congress regarding oil and gas leasing on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska".

Oil companies cooling on Arctic leases all but seven of the still-active oil and gas leases in the Beaufort Sea along Alaska's northeast coast are partly or completely held by a single Author: Jennifer Dlouhy. The Trump administration will begin the process to open part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling.

Republicans last year were successful in achieving their long-pursued. Energy and Natural Resources: ANWR, Arctic Coastal Plain Competitive Oil and Gas Leasing Act (S. ), Staff Drafts and Mark-up Vehicle Materials, ; n.d. Series XV Box 7. Date: Octo Contact: Jessica Kershaw, [email protected] WASHINGTON – In light of current market conditions and low industry interest, the U.S.

Department of the Interior today announced that it will cancel the two potential Arctic offshore lease sales scheduled under the current five-year offshore oil and gas leasing program for Arctic oil and gas 5 The quest for Arctic oil and gas resources is not for the faint of heart, nor for those with less-than-deep pockets.

Rather, Arctic resource development is both high-cost and high-risk. More specifically, the major challenges include: • Harsh climate: The intense cold for much of the year, longFile Size: 2MB. Gasline Inducement Act: 1,mile natural gas pipeline.

(Aug ) Commercialize Alaska’s North Slope natural gas. (Aug ) Appointed an Alaska oil and gas commissioner.

(Aug ) Agrees with Obama on more Alaska oil & gas production. (Aug ) Convinced McCain to drill offshore; not yet on drilling ANWR.

(Jul ). Oil companies cooling on Arctic leases. Oil companies that had locked up more than million acres of the Beaufort Sea for drilling in have since relinquished nearly half that territory, signaling the industry’s appetite for tapping those Arctic waters may be waning even as the Obama administration makes plans to auction off more of the area.

Unfortunately, ANWR's oil and gas resources have been estimated using archaic 2D seismic data," he said in the letter, dated Saturday.

The area refers to the coastal plain. Alaska Native corporation acquires oil and gas leases in Arctic waters Novem by Elizabeth Harball, Alaska's Energy Desk A Native Corporation is now able to explore oil and gas.

Interior’s five year offshore leasing program for does not include lease sales in this area or in the withdrawn areas. The U.S. Arctic Ocean is characterized by harsh environmental conditions, geographic remoteness, and a relative lack of fixed infrastructure and existing oil .The CSIS Energy and National Security Program hosted the final session in its Impacts of the Gulf Oil Spill Series, which evaluated the development of Arctic oil and gas resources.

The oil and gas resources of the Arctic region represent one of the most promising, largely untapped hydrocarbon resources in the world. A U.S. Geological Survey study estimated the recoverable oil resources of.