Senate Energy & Natural Resources Oversight Hearing “Well control rule and other regulations related to offshore oil and gas production”

December 1, 2015 – Dirksen Building, Washington, D.C.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) opened the hearing on “Oil and Gas and Sulphur Operations in the Outer Continental Shelf – Blowout Preventer Systems and Well Control” (well control rule) by saying that offshore oil and gas regulations are a national issue, not just confined to the coastal states. Federal offshore production tops one million barrels of crude oil per day, and one trillion cubic feet of natural gas per year.

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