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The Obamatorium on Offshore Drilling: 301 Days and Counting

March 24, 2011

Statement from Jim Adams, President and CEO,
Offshore Marine Service Association

The Obamatorium on Offshore Drilling: 301 Days and Counting

(New Orleans, Louisiana) – March 24, 2011 “It’s been 301 days since the Obama Administration imposed a 6-month moratorium on offshore drilling, and 163 days since they ‘ended’ it. And now President Obama wants credit for issuing the first new deep water exploration permit,” Jim Adams, President and CEO Offshore Marine Service Association said today. “One permit, two or three permits being served crumb by crumb is not enough.”

“We need an Administration that wants to provide the regulatory clarity that enables companies to plan and employees to know they will have work,” said Adams. “While the Obama administration is busy patting itself on the back for a single permit, businesses are closing, employees are losing their jobs and the price of gasoline continues to rise.”

“It’s time for the Obama Administration to support the American offshore energy industry with the same enthusiasm that it heaps upon Brazilian offshore companies and Brazilian offshore workers.”

OMSA represents the owners and operators of U.S. flag offshore service vessels and the shipyards and other businesses that support that industry.

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2 Signers To The Obamatorium on Offshore Drilling: 301 Days and Counting

  1. Signer: Anonymous
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  3. Signer: Mark Baldwin

    Obama Administration want’s to play word games, while we are having a hard time keeping our Business OPEN and TRYING TO MAKE A LIVING.

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