Arctic offshore drilling rig

CEA’s David Holt was interviewed by Platts about the importance of energy exploration in the U.S. Arctic.

The Obama administration unveiled final regulations for drilling in U.S. Arctic waters, but questions remain about the future of oil production there. Will the Arctic be pulled out of the administration’s upcoming five-year leasing plan, and will environmental opposition and unfavorable economics hinder development offshore Alaska for a decade or more? And how will the outcome of the US presidential election effect the Arctic’s oil and gas future? Senior editor Brian Scheid interviews Mike Levine, Pacific senior counsel at Oceana, and David Holt, president of Consumer Energy Alliance, for answers to these questions and more.

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