SHANGHAI - (AP) China's leaders have ordered oil companies to beef up safety precautions for offshore oil drilling to prevent calamities similar to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, warning of "increasing risks" from aging equipment and weak rescue capabilities.
Safety officials and others...
by Lawrence A. Kogan
This article questions the
extent to which U.S. continental shelf seabed mining policy, as reflected in
the U.S. administration's recently issued five-year OCS development plan and
accompanying agency regulations, is influenced by international environmental...