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Coastal governors seek federal plan for sharing offshore revenue

Seven governors from coastal states recently agreed to seek consolidated federal legislation establishing a multi-state plan for sharing revenue from federal offshore energy development.  

Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill, Defying GOP

Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.  

Energy advocacy groups speak out against offshore drilling decision

Three energy advocacy groups are condemning a decision to omit Florida from a proposed federal plan to conduct offshore oil and natural gas exploration in areas known to contain energy resources.  

Energy advocates decry absence of Florida from proposed offshore drilling plans

Florida energy advocacy groups gathered in Jacksonville to discuss the absence of Florida from a proposed federal plan to conduct offshore oil and gas natural gas exploration starting in 2017.  

Game Change: U.S. Oil Revolution Has Torn Up the Rule Book

Last year, the United States far outpaced every other country in the world in boosting oil production.  

Lift The Ban On Oil And Gas Exports And Strengthen The US

Falling oil prices threaten to slow the US drilling boom. The downturn has also increased calls to lift the ban on exporting oil and natural gas from the US - an outdated policy that should be changed.  

Florida: The Benefits of U.S. Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Development in the Atlantic

Florida is projected to see an increase in spending, employment and contributions to its economy if Atlantic OCS oil and natural gas resources are developed.  

Poll: 64 percent of Florida voters favor offshore oil and natural gas development

Nearly two-thirds of voters in Florida support offshore drilling for domestic oil and natural gas resources, according to this new poll.