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U.S. offshore energy exploration and production is critical to the future of America. It is the first step in a long process of evaluating our energy resources and potential.
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Explore Offshore

U.S. offshore energy exploration and production is critical to the future of America. It can help provide thousands of jobs in our coastal states, while giving us access to reliable, affordable energy and strengthening our national security. With recent technological advances, exploring offshore is safer now than ever. It is the first step in a long process of evaluating our energy resources and potential. Join us as we work to advance this important opportunity to promote energy, security and access our American energy resources safely and responsibly.
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Explore Offshore States

Our mission is to unite supporters of offshore energy development and promote its benefits to our nation’s economy, energy self-sufficiency, and national security. Offshore energy can also help create increased higher-paying jobs, investments and more state tax revenue through revenue sharing for public education and infrastructure in our coastal states.

Georgia

The natural gas and oil industry already supports over 142,700 jobs in Georgia. Offshore natural gas and oil exploration could support over 4,000 additional local jobs within 20 years. The average salary paid in the natural gas and oil exploration and development fields is $113,000.

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South Carolina

The natural gas and oil industry already supports over 67,600 jobs in South Carolina. Offshore natural gas and oil exploration could support over 30,000 additional local jobs within 20 years. The average salary paid in the natural gas and oil exploration and development fields is $113,000.

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North Carolina

The natural gas and oil industry already supports over 141,500 jobs in North Carolina. Offshore natural gas and oil exploration could support over 50,000 additional local jobs within 20 years. The average salary paid in the natural gas and oil exploration and development fields is $113,000

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Virginia

The natural gas and oil industry already supports around 125,500 jobs in Virginia. Offshore natural gas and oil exploration could support about 25,000 additional local jobs within 20 years. The average salary paid in the natural gas and oil exploration and development fields is $113,000

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The Gulf

Offshore natural gas and oil exploration in the Gulf of Mexico could support over 152,000 local jobs within 20 years. The average salary paid in the natural gas and oil exploration and development fields is $113,000.

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Why Join Explore Offshore?

Offshore energy exploration and production is the cornerstone to harnessing our nation’s energy potential to help create reliable and affordable energy. Join our coalition today to help spread awareness on its importance to our nation’s future!

What is Explore Offshore?

Explore Offshore is a bipartisan coalition dedicated to safe and environmentally responsible access to our offshore energy resources to help supply affordable energy for American consumers, small businesses and manufacturers.