Oil, Gas Firms Find It Harder To Drill On U.S. Land

National Public Radio: Since the Deepwater Horizon accident, the oil industry has complained loudly that the government is dragging its feet in approving new offshore drilling projects. Now the industry says that it's experiencing similar problems in the Rocky Mountains. There, companies bid for the right to drill for natural gas on federal land. In recent years, environmental groups have found they can slow down the boom-town pace of drilling by challenging those leases, as a way of protecting special places. It's......

Read Complete Article at Water Conserve: Water Conservation RSS Newsfeed

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Leave a Reply