TODAY: Secretary Jewell to Announce Next Steps for 2017 – 2022 Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing Program

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Director Abigail Hopper will hold a press call today to announce next steps for the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2017 – 2022.

The OCS Lands Act requires the Secretary of the Interior to prepare a five-year program that includes a schedule of potential oil and gas lease sales and indicates the size, timing and location of proposed leasing activity as determined to best meet national energy needs, while addressing a range of economic, environmental and social considerations.

WHO:

Sally Jewell, U.S. Secretary of the Interior
Abigail Hopper, Director, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
WHAT: Announcement on next steps for Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program
WHEN: Tuesday, January 27, 2015
12:00 pm ET
WHERE: 1-888-790-3442
Passcode: INTERIOR