Good Things About Offshore Drilling?

Answer There are different views on offshore drilling but whichever side of the fence you're on there are some advantages to the practice. From saving on costs to an increased fuel supply, economic stimul... Read More »

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Why is offshore oil drilling good?

Since a ban imposed in 1981 by the United States Congress, oil drilling off the coast of the U.S. has been confined to regions in the Gulf of Mexico. However, there are a number of benefits that co... Read More »

Facts About Alternatives to Offshore Drilling?

Offshore drilling is a process of researching for and extracting oil and natural gas from beneath the ocean floor. Offshore drilling has been controversial since the 1960s in the United States beca... Read More »

What is offshore drilling?

Offshore drilling is a type of drilling that allows oil companies to acquire fossil fuels from sea beds and in the ocean floor. This type of oil drilling creates a number of social and environmenta... Read More »

Who enforces the offshore drilling ban?

More than one U.S. agency enforces the ban on offshore drilling. The Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Coast Guard physically address offshore drilling because the Coast Guard is in char... Read More »