#TapOffshoreEnergy

It's Amazing What Offshore Energy
Could do for the United States

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#TapOffshoreEnergy

85% of our nation’s federal offshore acreage of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) is off limits to oil and natural gas development.

A new report from Quest Offshore Resources shows that providing access to the Eastern Gulf of Mexico, Pacific, and Atlantic OCS for oil and natural gas development could spur a flurry of investment and economic activity that could put hundreds of thousands of Americans to work, provide billions of dollars for federal and state treasuries, and further strengthen our energy security.

See the results of our studies here.

Providing access to the Eastern Gulf of Mexico's offshore
oil and gas resources could deliver by 2035:

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230,000

jobs created
nationwide

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$18 billion

per year to
the economy

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$63.7 billion

in cumulative
government revenue

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1 million

barrels per day of
oil and natural gas

Providing access to the Pacific's offshore
oil and gas resources could deliver by 2035:

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330,000

jobs created
nationwide

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$28.6 billion

per year to
the economy

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$81 billion

in cumulative
government revenue

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1.2 million

barrels per day of
oil and natural gas

Providing access to the Atlantic's offshore
oil and gas resources could deliver by 2035:

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280,000

jobs created
nationwide

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$24 billion

per year to
the economy

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$51 billion

in cumulative
government revenue

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1.3 million

barrels per day of
oil and natural gas

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