Oil and gas technologies for the Arctic and deepwater.

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Page 163 - Government shall— (A) utilize a systematic, interdisciplinary approach which will insure the integrated use of the natural and social sciences and the environmental desiem arts in planning and in decisionmaking which may have an impact on man's environment...
Page 139 - State exercises over the continental shelf sovereign rights for the purpose of exploring it and exploiting its natural resources. 2. The rights referred to in paragraph 1 of this article are exclusive in the sense that if the coastal State does not explore the continental shelf or exploit its natural resources, no one may undertake...
Page 106 - Act to — (1) maintain all places of employment within the lease area or within the area covered by such permit in compliance with occupational safety and health standards and, in addition, free from recognized hazards to employees of the lease holder or permit holder...
Page 163 - ... to establish information needed for assessment and management of environmental impacts on the human, marine, and coastal environments of the outer Continental Shelf and the coastal areas which may be affected by oil and gas development in such area or region.
Page 140 - States that — (3) the Outer Continental Shelf is a vital national resource reserve held by the Federal Government for the republic, which should be made available for expeditious and orderly development, subject to environmental safeguards...
Page 140 - Each Federal agency conducting or supporting activities directly affecting the coastal zone shall conduct or support those activities in a manner which is, to the maximum extent practicable, consistent with approved state management programs.
Page 30 - Atlantic (0-200) (200-2500) 0.8 2.3 5.6 8.6 (0-200) (200-2500) 0 0.9 0.2 ou [Page Omitted] This page was originally printed on a gray background. The scanned version of the page is almost entirely black and is unusable. It has been intentionally omitted. If a replacement page image of higher quality becomes available, it will be posted within the copy of this report found on one of the OTA websites.
Page 3 - In spite of the fact that it has proven to be one of the Government's most controversial natural resource programs, the Offshore Leasing Program has generally performed well in achieving the objectives set by Congress.
Page 5 - If significant reserves are not discovered in the first round of drilling, the government may need to consider a "second-round" leasing strategy to induce the industry to drill second-level prospective structures. If Congress wishes to pursue the objectives of the OCS Lands Act, it is important that the oil and gas industry have access to Federal offshore lands to more accurately determine the resource potential of frontier areas. A "second-round...
Page 176 - The St. George Basin Environment and Possible Consequences of Planned Offshore Oil and Gas Development, held at Anchorage, Alaska on April 18-30, 1981.

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