Category Archives: Offshore Drilling

Norway to Double Carbon Tax on Oil Industry

More and more countries view a tax on carbon as the most effective way to encourage the innovation and adoption of carbon-free goods and services. Norway is the latest country to move boldly on this issue, announcing that it will … Continue reading

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Offshore Wind, Not Drilling, is the Answer

It’s time to put aside the offshore drilling fantasies that continue to distract South Carolina from developing a comprehensive path forward on energy. Read More

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What Does More Drilling Really Mean?

A new study from the Congressional Budget Office concludes more drilling won’t necessarily translate into the budgetary boon some lawmakers are suggesting. Read More

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Hands Across the Sands Wrap Up

Charleston residents gathered on Folly Beach this weekend to show their support for clean energy and opposition to oil and gas drilling off the South Carolina coast. Read More

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Current Proposal Prevents Transparency in SC

The current proposal from the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to allow for exploratory activities related to oil and gas development along the East Coast makes it impossible for states like South Carolina to take an educated position … Continue reading

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Proposal for Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration

A proposal for offshore oil and gas exploration along the East Coast is drawing fire from both environmentalists and industry. Read More

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Grading for Congress’ Response to BP Oil Spill: D

Panel calls on Congress to respond to reports on the BP oil spill with needed offshore drilling reforms. Read More

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Lack of Transparency in Oil and Gas Exploration

Offshore oil and gas exploration is being considered for areas off the South Carolina coast, but the information gathered would not be available to the state or the public. Read More

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Benefits of More Drilling?

What are the potential benefits of more drilling? Are they being accurately depicted by groups like the American Petroleum Institute? Read More

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Public Comments for Oil and Gas Exploration in the South Atlantic

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is receiving public comment and holding public hearings related to oil and gas exploration in the South Atlantic.  More Info Here

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