Judge Rejects Trump Executive Order on Arctic, Atlantic Offshore Leasing

A federal district court judge in Alaska last Friday ruled an executive order (EO) issued by President Trump in 2017 opening areas of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans to oil and gas leasing was “unlawful and invalid,” and ordered the areas closed to leasing.

April 1, 2019

Companies, Workers Charged in 2012 Platform Explosion

The November 2012 explosion of an offshore oil production platform in waters off Louisiana has resulted in manslaughter and other charges against the companies and some of the individuals involved, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said Thursday.

November 20, 2015