FAQ

Offshore Drilling

Region

Coastal

NCEL Point of Contact

Private: Ava Ibanez
Project Manager for Ocean Policy

Contact

Overview

This one-pager includes answers to frequently asked questions about offshore drilling including what seismic testing is, the harms of offshore drilling, and if offshore drilling is profitable.

Resources

NCEL Resources

Online Resources

Offshore Drilling - NCEL

NCEL's Offshore Drilling webpage with more relevant resources and legislation.

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Seismic Airgun Blasting: Overview - Oceana

An overview of seismic airgun blasting and the dangers it poses for marine wildlife.

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Overview of Offshore Oil Drilling - Beachapedia

An overview of offshore drilling, and its environmental and economic impacts.

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