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Wed Oct 24, 2018, 09:55 PM

Meanwhile: Arctic offshore production wells approved off Alaska's coast

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP)

— The first oil and gas production wells in federal Arctic waters have been approved by U.S. regulators.

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Wednesday announced it issued a conditional permit for the Liberty Project, a proposal by a subsidiary of Houston-based Hilcorp for production wells on an artificial island in the Beaufort Sea.

The approval follows through on President Donald Trump’s promise of American energy dominance, said Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.

“Responsibly developing our resources, in Alaska especially, will allow us to use our energy diplomatically to aid our allies and check our adversaries,” he said in the announcement.

Environmental groups oppose Arctic offshore drilling and have expressed concerns about the production record of Hilcorp Alaska LLC. State authorities in 2017 year fined the company $200,000 for violations at another production site.


https://www.apnews.com/73e0b2c8f8854c5482f34af9f889b3dc

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benld74 Oct 24 #1
YOHABLO Oct 24 #2
spanone Oct 24 #3
Hermit-The-Prog Oct 24 #5
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Response to spanone (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2018, 10:02 PM

1. Dumb, dumb, dumb, so dumb

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2018, 10:13 PM

2. Let's face it. These people don't give a damn about the environment. A Disaster just waiting.

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Response to YOHABLO (Reply #2)

Wed Oct 24, 2018, 10:15 PM

3. no regard whatsoever. money over everything.

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Response to spanone (Reply #3)

Wed Oct 24, 2018, 10:24 PM

5. pollution for profit

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2018, 10:23 PM

4. What folks do not know is

this Drilling has been going on for several years. Was there three years ago Thanksgiving,met several Rousta-bouts and their Tool Pusher who were just being replaced a Crew from the Mid East. Guys were pissed that EXxon and Shell pulled their crew for cheaper workers. The platform they were working on was in the Bering Straight right next to a Platform run by a Russian Oil Company.

BTW,new Russian Military Base was built withing view of the US platform. But then,our Media would not know this,or they are just to damn lazy to check it out.

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