1. Djinn

    Trump Rolls Back Obama-Era post-Deepwater Horizon Drilling Regulations

    Thank you Donald. Thank you GOP. Thank you oil and gas executives. Thank you conservatives everywhere. I don't see how this decision could possibly bite us in the ass. Source - New York Times
  2. M

    Florida Offshore Oil Drilling

    Florida offshore oil drilling may be back on the table. Florida is still under consideration for offshore oil drilling, a top Interior Department official said Friday, contradicting an announcement last week from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke that energy exploration off the coast of Florida...
  3. bajisima

    WH to open almost all federal waters to offshore drilling

    This is drill baby drill on steroids.. 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. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said the draft proposal for...
  4. N

    Trump Admin moves to open Artic Refuge to Drilling Studies

    Applied with your dose of standard liberal talking points by the Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/16/climate/trump-arctic-refuge-drilling.html?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur First make sure to describe the area as PRISTINE wilderness. PRISTINE!!! SO PRISTINE!!! Ok, I guess that's...
  5. Friday13

    Feds halt new drilling on pipeline after spill into Ohio wetlands

    These are the people that trump just OK'd to go ahead with the Dakota Access pipeline... Feds Halt New Drilling on Pipeline After Spill Into Ohio Wetland
  6. ptif219

    President Obama bans oil drilling in large areas of Atlantic and Arctic oceans

    Obama wants to continue to destroy our economy and keep us dependent on foreign oil. Obama needs to stop trying to making new laws in his last month...
  7. BoiseBo

    Kayaktivists win - Shell gives up on Arctic drilling

    Good news for Patriots. Perhaps the $45 per barrel price of oil had something to do with it? Whatever .. happy to see this will cost the bastards a fortune. :D Shell to Cease Oil Exploration in Alaskan Arctic After Disappointing Drilling Season - WSJ
  8. meridian5455

    Environmentalist Bill McKibben trashes Obama over Artic Drilling

    Environmentalist Bill Mckibben has an op-ed out in the New York Times titled, “Obama’s Catastrophic Climate-Change Denial,” where he goes after President Obama’s recent decision to allow limited oil and natural gas drilling in the Arctic. And his conclusion: This is not climate denial of the...
  9. S

    Offshore Drilling Is Totally Safe The BP Disaster Of 2010 Was Nothing Obama Lied

    In 2010 that gulf oil rig blew and everybody panicked The reality is that BP well in the Gulf Of Mexico was the equivalent of a thimbull in a bathtub if calculated in sheer volume But the ENVIRO NAZIS want you to think it was a DISASTER and blew this way out of porportion The beaches...
  10. P

    Bachmann Says She Would Consider Drilling In The Florida Everglades

    Fred Thompson almost fell in this trap when he ran and was caught off guard when the reporter asked him if he would drill in the Everglades. See here: Fred Thompson Caught Unawares About Everglades Oil Drilling Debate - Politics | Republican Party | Democratic Party | Political Spectrum -...
  11. Granite

    House Approves Bill to Lift Drilling Moratorium

    Oh...now Obama is concerned about "input from the affected States"?? What a hypocrite!! Anyway, the Senate Democrats will kill this thing and, as gas prices increase, Obama and the other Democrats coming up for re-election will reap their just reward for their actions.
  12. meridian5455

    Energy in America: EPA Rules Force Shell to Abandon Oil Drilling Plans

    Shell Oil Company has announced it must scrap efforts to drill for oil this summer in the Arctic Ocean off the northern coast of Alaska. The decision comes following a ruling by the EPA’s Environmental Appeals Board to withhold critical air permits. The move has angered some in Congress and...
  13. Granite

    Energy in America: EPA Rules Force Shell to Abandon Oil Drilling Plans

    It's obvious that the EPA only cares about it's Liberal Agenda. The EPA needs to to go...to the trashcan. And Obama needs to go with them for appointing and directing them.
  14. V

    Secretary Salazar: Drilling Ban Stays Until 'I Feel Comfortable' (Slippers Anyone?)

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This is terrible news for the oilfield workers of Louisiana along with the oil and gas service companies that dot the gulf coast in small towns. This is proof that the President doesn't care about the industry...
  15. Shooterman

    First Drilling Rig Is Leaving Due to Ban

    I really hate to say I told you so. Nah! I really don't. First rig sails away over deep-water drilling ban | Business | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle excerpt WASHINGTON — Diamond Offshore announced Friday that its Ocean Endeavor drilling rig will leave the Gulf of Mexico and move to...
  16. Devil505

    Are you for or against a drilling mortorium?

    I asked this question of a member on another thread but figured it may be worth discussing separately: If an airliner crashes because of mechanical failure & kills 11 people...would you be against grounding the fleet of those planes until we knew what caused the problem..... because a few...
  17. L

    Outstanding News: Louisiana Federal Judge Blocks Obama's Drilling Moratorium

    This is great news for Oilfield workers and the people of Louisiana who need to go back to work and start drilling. Oil companies and the affiliate companies that supply them have been losing money along with the citizens from all over including the workers. Everything in the state has been...
  18. B

    Judge blocks Gulf offshore drilling moratorium

    I imagine that a whole lot of people in Louisiana just breathed a sigh of relief.
  19. L

    Louisiana Oilfield Workers are starving for more Drilling. We need work.

    Hello from Terrebonne Parish in Houma. We are starving for more work in the small coastal towns in the Parishes along the Gulf Coast. We need to work to support our families and communities. The President has shut drilling down everywhere. We need to drill to make ends meet. He doesn't seem to...
  20. jamesrage

    Do you support off shore oil drilling?

    Do you support off shore oil drilling? No,never have believed it should be legal. No, not after the BP oil spill Yes,have always believe off shore oil drilling should be legal Yes, used to be against off shore oil drilling but now I think should be legal. other I say no, not after the BP oil...