Obama set to open up 38 million acres in Gulf to oil, gas exploration

January 26, 2012

Economic Development, Energy

The Washington Post reported Thursday that President Barack Obama says his administration will open a large swath in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas exploration and development, fending off criticism that his policies have stifled domestic energy production.

Obama is discussing the sale of the oil and gas drilling leases for nearly 38 million acres in the Gulf. Get the details here:

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