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Benefits of Opening the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) to Offshore Development

In 2017, API commissioned a series of regional economic studies by Calash and Northern Economics to provide independent evaluations of the potential impacts of the development of America’s offshore oil and natural gas resources in the OCS, if the current restrictions were lifted.



Atlantic OCS Development Economic Impacts

Pacific OCS Development Economic Impacts

Eastern Gulf OCS Development Economic Impacts

Alaska OCS Development Economic Impacts


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