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On the Explore Offshore coalition’s blog, we’re highlighting all the latest news and media updates from our co-chairs, publishing monthly newsletters, as well as original content featuring interviews and thought leadership pieces from our coalition members.

Energy Tomorrow Blog: What Louisiana Can Tell Virginia About Safe Offshore Development

Jan. 10, 2019

A recent blog post by API contributor Mark Green examines how safe, responsible development of offshore natural gas and oil resources is already benefiting U.S. coastal states that have decades-long experience with offshore energy development. Recently, a visiting delegation of business and industry leaders from Virginia took a trip down to Louisiana to see first-hand how offshore operations affect coastal areas, individual communities, the state and regional economy, and other water activities.

Safe Seismic Surveying: A Critical Step in Offshore Energy Exploration

Dec. 14, 2018

With the Trump Administration’s intention to permit seismic surveying in the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf for the first time in 30 years, it’s a good opportunity to better understand the important role safe seismic testing plays in America’s strategic energy picture. Learn more on the blog.

New Mexico Receives $500 Million Royalty Check for Natural Gas and Oil Development

Dec. 12, 2018

Offshore lease sales are just as beneficial as onshore ones and could bring the same types of much-needed benefits to many states along the Atlantic coast and Eastern Gulf of Mexico. Communities in states from Virginia to Florida could see billions in state revenues, improved infrastructure, and thousands of new jobs. Learn more about offshore revenue sharing agreements on the blog.

Coastal States Could See Billions in Revenue from Offshore Energy, New Study Shows

Dec. 10, 2018

A new Calash study prepared for API outlines the economic benefits that the states along the Atlantic coast could see thanks to offshore energy.

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

Nov. 29, 2018

On November 28th, the Explore Offshore team held a briefing on Capitol Hill highlighting the importance of offshore natural gas and oil access to our nation's energy future.

Energy Tomorrow Blog: The Transforming Economic Power of Offshore Energy

Nov. 29, 2018

A recent blog post by API contributor Mark Green discusses the tremendous opportunity presented by safely and responsibly developing offshore natural gas and oil.

National Co-Chairs' Op-ed Discusses the Advantages of American Energy in a Growing Global Economy

Nov. 28, 2018

National security, economic prosperity, and thousands of American jobs—all reasons why we should explore offshore. Read more from our National Co-Chairs Jim Nicholson & Jim Webb.

National Co-Chair Sec. Jim Nicholson Discusses How Opening the U.S.’s Outer Continental Shelf to Offshore Exploration is Integral to American Prosperity and National Security.

Oct. 1, 2018

In a recent editorial published in the National Review, Explore Offshore Co-Chair Jim Nicholson explains how opening the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf to energy production could unleash our country’s true energy production potential and bolster U.S. national security.

National Co-Chair Sen. Jim Webb Discusses How U.S. Offshore Exploration Is Critical to National Security

Sep. 29, 2018

In a recent editorial published by the Virginia Pilot, Explore Offshore Co-Chair Jim Webb explains how the United States can strengthen its national security through safe and technologically advanced offshore energy exploration.

Energy Tomorrow Blog: How Offshore Exploration Supports National Conservation and Outdoor Recreation Projects

Aug. 15, 2018

A recent blog post by API contributor Mark Green showcases how revenue from offshore oil and gas exploration will be distributed nationwide to support states’ conservation and outdoor recreation.