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.
|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