Offshore Drilling Coverage
Trump to extend offshore drilling pause to NC, Tillis says
President Donald Trump will add North Carolina to a list of Southeastern states whose coastal waters won't be subjected to offshore drilling for a decade, U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis said on Monday.
Trump drilling reversal could boost coastal GOP senators
With one stroke, President Donald Trump's abrupt reversal on offshore drilling this week has loosened a political vise that was tightening around three Republicans senators running for reelection in coastal states where drilling is widely opposed.
New Zealand bans new offshore drilling, citing climate change
New Zealand will stop issuing permits for offshore oil and gas exploration as it moves to combat climate change, the government announced Thursday, but it stopped short of halting exploration already underway.
Views clash at public hearing on offshore drilling
There was a lot of activity going on inside a local Raleigh hotel Monday night over offshore drilling, a topic that state leaders have been back and forth on for quite some time.
Cooper: If Florida gets offshore drilling exemption, NC should, too
Gov. Roy Cooper on Saturday said North Carolina would sue the federal government if it could not get an exemption from oil and gas drilling off the coast.