Salazar to Announce Final 5-Year Program for Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Development


Will Hold News Teleconference to Discuss Strategy


06/27/2012

Contact: Adam Fetcher (DOI) 202-208-6416
Theresa Eisenman (BOEM) 202-208-5387

WASHINGTON – As part of the Obama Administration’s “all-of-the-above” energy strategy to expand safe and responsible domestic energy production, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar tomorrow will announce the proposed final offshore oil and gas leasing program for 2012-2017, which covers leasing strategy and sales on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The Secretary will unveil the program on a media teleconference with Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy Beaudreau.

Credentialed media can participate by dialing 1-800-369-1923 and providing the access code INTERIOR.

WHO:
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar
BOEM Director Tommy Beaudreau
WHAT:
News media teleconference to unveil final 5-year program for OCS oil and gas development
WHEN:
Thursday, June 28, 2012: 3:00 P.M. EDT.
CALL-IN:
Credentialed media are invited to join the press briefing by dialing 1-800-369-1923 and providing the access code INTERIOR.

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