BY CONTINUING TO USE THIS SITE, YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR USE OF COOKIES. REVIEW OUR PRIVACY & COOKIE NOTICE
X
Skip Navigation LinksHome|News & Analysis|Podcasts| Capitol Crude: The US Oil Policy Podcast

Capitol Crude: The US Oil Policy Podcast

Like Hoth plus politics: Lease sales for US Arctic oil drilling frozen

October 26, 2015 (10:42 mins)



Herman Wang and Brian Scheid

There are no Ewoks in this third installment, but Platts senior editors Brian Scheid and Herman Wang complete their trilogy on US offshore oil and gas policy by examining the cancellation of future US Arctic lease sales.

Randall Luthi, president of the National Ocean Industries Association, talks about how the Obama administration's announcement that it was cancelling Arctic lease sales may be more motivated by politics than a lack of interest from the oil industry. Additionally, Luthi considers whether Shell's Arctic operations may have been doomed to fail due to regulatory hurdles from the administration. Cue up the podcast on your favorite astromech droid to hear this week's episode.

Check back every Monday for the latest analysis of US oil policy news from leading Platts editors covering the Capitol. E-mail the editors at brian.scheid@platts.com and herman.wang@platts.com.


We welcome any feedback or suggestions for topics. Contact us at webeditor@platts.com.


Platts Email


Request a free trial of: Oilgram News Oilgram News
Oilgram News

Oilgram News brings fast-breaking global petroleum and gas news to your desktop every day. Our extensive global network of correspondents report on supply and demand trends, corporate news, government actions, exploration, technology, and much more.

Request A Free Trial






Copyright © 2017 S&P Global Platts, a division of S&P Global. All rights reserved.