Offshore oil platform in ocean

Michael Zehr, CEA’s Federal Policy Advisor, commented on the announcement of the first offshore lease sales and their impact on American energy production.

“While we are glad that the Biden Administration has announced a resumption of offshore lease sales as it is legally obligated to do, the delay has been far too long and there are too many questions unanswered by today’s announcement,” he said. “It also creates unnecessary confusion, inconsistency and uncertainty for America’s energy producers.”

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