As part of a series examining US oil and gas sector regulations, this report analyzes the cost and benefits of repealing or modifying a safety rule for offshore drilling activity under several scenarios.
Mexico, Canada, and the United States stand to benefit from increasing energy sector interconnectedness and coordination. What key environmental and fiscal policy areas related to oil and gas development provide opportunities for further harmonization?
The Community Risk-Benefit Matrix illustrates and summarizes the literature on the community impacts of unconventional oil and gas development, specifically regarding the prevalence, consistency, and quality of findings across studies and regions.
This report reviews the academic literature analyzing the effect of unconventional oil and gas development on local public finance outcomes including a review on the truck traffic literature, a specific subset of these local government outcomes.
We review the housing market impacts of unconventional oil and gas development, focusing on studies that assess changes in home prices related to proximity to development, lease clauses, rental rates, farm values, and tax base changes.
We review the literature that analyzes the local economic impacts of an increase in unconventional oil and gas development, including impacts on wages and royalty income, employment, and the effects on long-term growth and economic development.