MLPA Task Force Chair Calls for More Oil Drilling off California Coast

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Posted by seldom seen slim on April 03, 2010 at 12:36:37:

Catherine Reheis-Boyd, president of the Western States Petroleum Association, said she hopes the administration will eventually allow new drilling off the California coast. The seabed along the state could hold more than 10 billion barrels of oil, according to federal estimates. For comparison, the nation consumes 7.14 billion barrels a year.

"We are disappointed," Reheis-Boyd said. "When you look at the resources here, they're considerable."

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/31/MNU41CO3O4.DTL#ixzz0k4EsE5N6

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