Oil on the edge : offshore development, conflict, gridlock /
The federal offshore oil leasing program has generated more than billion for the federal government, and the Outer Continental Shelf represents the greatest potential for oil and gas reserves remaining in the United States. But most U.S. coastal states oppose offshore development, and the battle res...
State University of New York Press,
Table of Contents:
- Ch. 1. Developing the Demand
- Ch. 2. The Early Technology and Politics of Offshore Oil
- Ch. 3. Moving Offshore
- Ch. 4. Political Storm Clouds
- Ch. 5. Boom and Bust in the Gulf
- Ch. 6. Rising Political Controversy
- Ch. 7. The Florida Conflict
- Appendix: Selected Portions of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Amendments.