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11/29/2018

ICYMI: Explore Offshore Hosts Capitol Hill Briefing on U.S. Energy Future

WASHINGTON, November 29, 2018 – Explore Offshore, a bipartisan, national coalition to promote expanded access to offshore oil and natural gas resources, held a briefing on Capitol Hill this week (November 28, 2018) to discuss the importance of expanded offshore access and recently released studies affirming the economic boost outer continental shelf (OCS) leasing could give to coastal states – in the form of cumulative tax revenues over a 20-year forecast period.

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11/15/2018

New Study: Offshore natural gas and oil reserves could provide billions of dollars in revenue for Florida

TALLAHASSEE, November 15, 2018 – The Florida Petroleum Council today released results from a new study showing that Florida’s economy could benefit from $2.5 billion as a result of offshore leasing in the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) and the Eastern Gulf of Mexico.

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11/15/2018

New Study: Offshore natural gas and oil reserves could provide billions of dollars in revenue for Georgia

ATLANTA, November 15, 2018 – Georgia Petroleum Council today noted released results from a new study highlighting how Georgia’s economy could benefit from over $200 million in tax revenues as a result of offshore leasing in the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).

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11/15/2018

New Study: Offshore natural gas and oil reserves could provide billions of dollars in revenue for South Carolina

COLUMBIA, November 15, 2018 – The South Carolina Petroleum Council today released a new study showing that South Carolina’s economy could benefit from nearly $1.6 billion in tax revenues as a result of offshore leasing in the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).

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11/15/2018

New Study: Offshore natural gas and oil reserves could provide billions of dollars in revenue for North Carolina

RALEIGH, November 15, 2018 – The North Carolina Petroleum Council today released results from a new study highlighting how North Carolina’s economy could benefit from more than two billion dollars in tax revenues as a result of offshore leasing in the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).

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11/15/2018

New Study: Offshore natural gas and oil reserves could provide billions of dollars in revenue for Virginia

RICHMOND, November 15, 2018 – The Virginia Petroleum Council today released results from a new study showing that Virginia’s economy could benefit from nearly $1.6 billion in tax revenues as a result of offshore leasing and development in the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).

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11/08/2018

New API Standard Enhances Safety and Environmental Protection of Offshore and Onshore Industry

Exploration and production facilities use advanced technologies, materials, and practices that incorporate multiple back-up safety systems. API Standards, such as Specification 6A, are an example of the industry’s continuous investment and improvement in every phase of preparedness and operations in which oil is produced, transported, stored, and marketed.

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08/15/2018

API: Explore Offshore Kicks Off Florida Campaign For Affordable and Reliable Domestic Energy

TALLAHASSEE, August 15, 2018 – Today, Explore Offshore national co-chair Jim Nicholson, who served as Secretary of Veterans Affairs during the George W. Bush Administration, and state co-chairs, Dr. Miriam Ramirez and Former Lieutenant Governor Jeff Kottkamp, held the first event in Florida of Explore Offshore, a bipartisan national coalition to promote responsible access to domestic offshore natural gas and oil resources to help supply reliable, affordable energy for all Floridians.

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06/06/2018

API Announces New “Explore Offshore” Coalition In Virginia Supporting Access To the Atlantic’s Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Resources; Part of Larger Effort Supporting Expanded Access to America’s energy resources

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2018 – API today announced the formation of “Explore Offshore”, a new coalition of more than 100 community organizations, associations, businesses and local leaders in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida who support increased access to offshore U.S. oil and natural gas resources. The Virginia effort will be led by Winsome Sears, Former Virginia Delegate from the 90th district and Mike Watson, Former Virginia Delegate from the 93rd district. Jim Nicholson, who served as Secretary of Veterans Affairs during the George W. Bush Administration, and former Virginia Senator Jim Webb will serve as bipartisan national co-chairs of the coalition.

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06/06/2018

API Announces New “Explore Offshore” Coalition In South Carolina Supporting Expanded Access To the Atlantic’s Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Resources; Part of Larger Effort Backing Increased Offshore Access

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2018 – API today announced the formation of “Explore Offshore”, a new coalition of more than 100 community organizations, associations, businesses and local leaders in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida who support increased access to offshore U.S. oil and natural gas resources. The South Carolina effort will be led by Stephen Gilchrist, Chairman of the South Carolina African American Chamber of Commerce. Jim Nicholson, who served as Secretary of Veterans Affairs during the George W. Bush Administration, and former Virginia Senator Jim Webbwill serve as bipartisan national co-chairs of the coalition.

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