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Energy production on federal lands

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Energy production on federal lands

hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, to receive testimony regarding federal energy development on public lands, February 27, 2003

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. [Congressional Sales Office] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oil and gas leases -- United States,
  • Public lands -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Energy development -- Government policy -- United States,
  • Energy policy -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 108-12
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 87 p. ;
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15534754M
    ISBN 100160701538
    OCLC/WorldCa52253069

    lands. Crude oil production from nonfederal land has doubled over the past decade. While production on federal land has increased, it has not grown as fast as oil production on nonfederal land, causing the federal land share of total U.S. crude oil production to fall from its peak of nearly 36% in to about 24% in File Size: 1MB.   What if energy production was banned on federal lands and waters? It would be devastating to the U.S. and particularly felt in states like Colorado, Wyoming, and New Mexico, as well as the Gulf of Mexico region.

    Oil production on U.S. federal lands has hit another record during the first 7 months of this year as the Trump government pursues its energy dominance agenda.   Committing public lands to energy production for so long — whether or not they actually produce oil or gas — means that public use of these lands for nonenergy purposes could be .

      Fossil fuel production on federal lands, which includes crude oil, natural gas, and coal, has decreased in the past decade from quadrillion BTUs in to quads in The production figure was up million barrels, or more than 13% from It includes oil from onshore and offshore parcels and American Indian-owned lands managed by the U.S. Interior Department during fiscal year , which ended Sept. 30, federal officials said.


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The publication Surface Operating Standards and Guidelines for Oil and Gas Exploration and Development (commonly referred to as the Gold Book) was developed to assist operators by providing information on the requirements for obtaining permit approval and conducting environmentally responsible oil and gas operations on federal lands and on private surface over Federal minerals.

Much of the growth is occurring on private and state-owned lands, while oil and gas output on federal lands has been in decline.

States are in the best position to promote economic growth and to protect the environment, which is why state regulators should manage energy production and resources in their respective states. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates that total sales of fossil fuels from production 1 on federal and Indian lands increased slightly (less than %) during fiscal year 2 (FY) Total fossil fuels production on federal lands decreased by 24 trillion British thermal units (Btu) in FY (Table 1), while total fossil fuels production on Indian lands increased by 52.

Energy Production on Federal Lands: Handing Keys Over to the States Nicolas D. Loris No. | J A dvancements in drilling and extraction tech-nologies and better information have provided a recent surge in domestic oil and gas production in some regions of.

trillion dollars in shale energy, oil reserves and natural gas on federal lands, in addition to hundreds of Energy production on federal lands book of coal energy reserves.

It’s all upside: more jobs,File Size: KB. Get this from a library. The use of federal lands for energy development. [Edward D Porter; United States. Energy Information Administration.

Regulatory and Competitive Analysis Division.]. Claim: The U.S. is “the largest energy producer in the world. Who would have thought?”Distorts The Facts. Date: Novem Contact: [email protected] WASHINGTON – U.S.

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced today that Interior’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) disbursements from energy and minerals production on Federal and American Indian lands and offshore areas totaled $ billion in Fiscal Yearan increase of nearly $1 billion over the.

In this first report, we answer the question: What If Energy Production Was Banned on Federal Lands & Waters. In short, the answer is that America’s economy would lose nearlyjobs and $70 billion in annual GDP. Considering that we get about 25% of our energy from federal lands, it’s a wonder these numbers aren’t higher.

But not every acre of that land is being developed for energy. About 26 million Federal acres were under lease to oil and gas developers at the end of FY Of that, about million acres are producing oil and gas in economic quantities. This activity came from o wells on ab producing oil.

Crude oil production on federal lands, particularly offshore, is likely to continue to make a significant contribution to the U.S energy supply picture and could remain consistently higher than previous decades depending on the level of total U.S. crude oil production. Energy Projects on Federal Lands: Leasing and Authorization Congressional Research Service 1 Introduction A variety of interrelated statutes and agency regulations govern leasing and permitting for energy exploration and production on federal lands.1 Generally, these projects can be divided into two.

PIM supersedes IM and emphasizes that the BLM’s regulatory jurisdiction is limited to Federal lands and Federal actions.

To the extent surface facilities are located on non-Federal lands, the BLM’s jurisdiction extends mainly to ensure production accountability for royalties from Federal and Indian oil and gas. Crude oil production on federal lands in was below levels but grew 35 percent on non-federal lands since then.

In fact, all increases in oil and gas production. According to a new report from the Congressional Research Service (CRS), oil production on federal lands is slightly above its high in fiscal year when President Obama forced a moratorium on offshore energy permitting.

In fiscal yearoil production on federal lands was percent more than its high reached in fiscal year Energy on Public Lands Explore the energy resources found on public lands and how they are managed by the Bureau of Land Management, with background information and cooperative.

The report suggests we should ramp up utility-scale renewable production on federal public lands, with a particular focus on Nevada’s desert. on federal and Indian lands increased slightly (less than %) during fiscal year.

2 (FY) Total fossil fuels production on federal lands decreased by. This chapter provides an overview of the renewable energy land rush and its implications for federal public land management and regulation.

Section discusses the causes for the sudden growth in solar and wind energy project applications on the federal public lands and the management and environmental issues posed by these projects. According to a new report from the Congressional Research Service, since fiscal year oil production on federal lands is down by 10 percent and natural gas production on federal lands is down 31 percent.

This contrasts to oil production on non-federal lands, which is up by 89 percent, and natural gas production on non-federal lands, which is up by 37 percent since fiscal year. Weak energy production on federal land will serve as “a pillar in President Obama's energy legacy of failure,” the top Republican on the House Natural Resources Committee said.Solar Energy Industries Association reports that of the major solar projects throughout the country, only 16 projects have been permitted on federal lands under the Obama Administration.

Still, Trump said American energy production can do much better. He promised to scale back federal regulations, lease more federal land for drilling and revive the struggling coal industry.