Offshore oil rig at sunset

CEA’s Kevin Doyle talks about the importance of offshore energy exploration and how our environmental regulations, together with advances in technology, allow our country to be the world leader in producing energy in the safest and most environmentally sustainable manner.

Innovation in energy technology, better-quality techniques and an array of state of federal regulations that remain the safest globally ensures we can do just that and protect the environment, plus reduce imports from foreign, and often hostile, countries with far less stringent rules and regulations.

That’s not just my opinion but also former President Barack Obama’s, who once said: “I would rather us —with all the safeguards and standards that we have — be producing our oil and gas, rather than importing it, which is bad for our people, but is also potentially purchased from places that have much lower environmental standards than we do.”

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