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Learn more about Oil Drilling
In 1990 President George H.W. Bush passed an executive order banning all offshore drilling in U.S. coastal waters. In response to rising gas prices in 2008 President George W. Bush lifted the ban. Currently, there are 3,500 offshore oil rigs, 79 of which are deep water wells. See recent oil drilling news
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Should we prospect for gold on Mars? Should we mine the already abundant resources we have with current technologies. Should we only eat green eggs and ham? The word "we" assumes that "we" are making an intelligent decision via... 5 years ago from a Republican in Addison, TX
We should open up the thousands of the gas and oil wells that have been capped over the years. I used to work in the oil field and I know that there is enough gas and oil in the United States to last the world thousands of years. 5 years ago from a Republican in Altoona, IA
Ont know. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Old Town, ME
Not without more environmental research and built-in safety measures & funding designed to protect and quickly cleanup in the event of spills/earthquakes or equipment failures. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Camp Verde, AZ
No, because we have enough oil already in the country. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in East Petersburg, PA
Allow drilling but make environmental failures extremely expensive for oil companies as an incentive to make safety a priority. 5 years ago from a Green in Wooster, OH
Allow the expansion of oil drilling in southern Canada and North Dakota. Become energy dependant and tell the middle east to keep their oil and go to hell. 5 years ago from a Republican in Independence, MO
No, end all offshore drilling. I think solar power, electricity, and wind power is much safer, energy efficient, and environmentally friendly. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Little Rock, AR
Let private sector decide based upon economic return subject scientifically supported environmental safeguards. 5 years ago from a Republican in Edison, NJ
Oil is stupid. There have been plenty of alternative resources that have been stopped from becoming mainstream use by the oil companies so they can continue to make money by turning it into a lucrative business. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Rohnert Park, CA
Do you remember the oil spill? It killed and injured thousands of innocent animals. It suffocated them, and poisoned their stomachs with oil. It caused families of water animals to become weak and drown from the spill. If you looked at what the spill did... 5 years ago from a Republican in Laconia, NH
Yes but put a cap on how many oil wells are allowed per year. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Carnegie, PA
The key is that the oil companies are private enterprises. Opening up offshore drilling will not necessarily help America as private companies are already exporting much of the U.S. "harvested" oil for a better price which is only profits for... 5 years ago from a Republican in New Baltimore, MI
I would have to evaluate the ROI against the risk involved before making a decision since the US is now an oil exporting country it may no longer be a realistic risk. 5 years ago from a Republican in Spirit Lake, IA
Yes. We have enough energy to self sustain ourselves. I have twenty bucks. Why do I need to borrow ten bucks from some Slim Shady who's gonna charge me fifteen cents on the dollar?. 5 years ago from a Republican in Nashville, TN
No, we should end off-shore drilling- it clearly has a terrible impact on the environment. Incentivize schmentivize, energy companies should be smart enough to invest in exploring alternative energy sources. The government should be working with... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Ingomar, PA
Yes, but only if the watchdog services will actually do their jobs to keep our waters and coasts safe. Oil should be phasing out by now. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Indianapolis, IN
Yes, but only if the standards required for off-shore drilling are set and maintained far better than allowing oil companies to lie in environmental impact reports (especially about their ability to contain a spill and provide for recovery). 5 years ago from a Green in Bloomington, CA
Yes, but oil spill cleanup should not be a tax break, this should be an after-tax deduction from profits on top of all costs for the cleanup and compensation. 5 years ago from a Green in Huntingdon, PA