Record Display for the EPA National Library CatalogRECORD NUMBER: 1 OF 8
|Main Title||Analysis of the Trade-Off of Exploration Between Onshore and Offshore Regions and Potential Environmental Hazards and Safeguards. Volume I: Report.|
|CORP Author||ICF, Inc., Washington, D.C.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. Office of Planning and Evaluation.|
|Stock Number||PB-258 158|
|Additional Subjects||Oil exploration ; Energy policy ; Government policies ; Petroleum ; Crude oil ; Natural gas ; Fossil fuel reserves ; Energy reserves ; Energy resources ; Offshore operations ; Cost analysis ; Environmental impacts ; Oil spills ; Water pollution ; Waste disposal ; Leasing ; National government ;|
The attractiveness of onshore and offshore regions based solely upon the location of oil and natural gas resources and the costs of exploration is assessed. The impact of government policies on exploration, e.g., costs of lease acquisition, taxes, environmental regulations and other policies, is analyzed. Environmental hazards which can be anticipated from future exploration patterns are identified and current and potential government policies to safeguard the environment are evaluated.