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California Governor Signs Anti-Offshore Drilling Law

September 11, 2018 by Abhay Sharma

(Source: oilprice.com) California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law this weekend a bill that aims to make drilling for oil and gas off the state’s coast unprofitable. CBS reports that the bill, introduced by Senator Hannah Beth Jackson, sought to deter oil and gas drillers by banning infrastructure necessary for offshore drilling, including docks, pipelines, and other onshore installations. The state cannot ban drilling in federal waters, but it can make it more difficult and expensive in line with a policy drive in the state to shift away from fossil fuels. Read full article…

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