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Archive: May 2, 2010 - May 8, 2010

Secure our energy future

Using this accident as an excuse to turn back the clock on offshore drilling would be short-sighted.

By Jack N. Gerard | May 7, 2010; 10:37 AM ET | Comments (20)

Socializing risk and privatizing profit?

For corporations, it's a pretty good deal -- they keep the profits and society takes the risks and assumes the liability. There is a better way.

By David F. Hales | May 6, 2010; 12:42 PM ET | Comments (5)

Winds of change?

MMS had planned to conduct a lease sale for an area off Virginia in as soon as two years. That probably will and should be delayed.

By Donald F. Boesch | May 6, 2010; 9:05 AM ET | Comments (1)

Lower risks, don't eliminate them

Those who want to impose another moratorium are the same people who object to oil imports. They can't have it both ways. Either we produce oil domestically or we import it.

By William O'Keefe | May 5, 2010; 5:22 PM ET | Comments (5)

The case for offshore development

When such an event occurs it is also important to put it in perspective. Incidents of this magnitude are incredibly rare, not just in the U.S., but globally as well.

By David Hone | May 5, 2010; 12:36 PM ET | Comments (9)

So we "scramble" on

With action in developed countries slowing down, it is hard to build the case for comprehensive action globally.

By David Hone | May 4, 2010; 11:42 AM ET | Comments (0)

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