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State Recommends SW Florida Oil Drilling Approval

A permit given to a Texas company to drill an exploratory oil well in southwest Florida will not be rescinded.

04/17/2014

Cuban fisherman fish with Chinese-made Italian oil drilling platform Scarabeo-9 in the horizon, offshore Havana, January 19, 2012. (Photo credit: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

2nd Cuban Offshore Oil Well Also A Bust

Cuba’s dreams of petroleum riches has been dealt a big blow as Cuba’s state oil company announced Monday a second deep-water exploratory well in the Gulf of Mexico is a bust.

CBS4–08/06/2012

oildrilling

Meeting To Focus On Risks Of Oil Drilling Off Cuba’s Coast

The risks of drilling for oil off the coast of Cuba, and whether the U.S. is prepared to handle a spill, will be the focus of a meeting Monday between experts, U.S. officials and the Coast Guard.

CBS4–01/30/2012

Cuban fisherman fish with Chinese-made Italian oil drilling platform Scarabeo-9 in the horizon, offshore Havana, January 19, 2012. (Photo credit: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Huge Oil Rig Ready To Drill Off Cuba

Less than two years after the BP oil spill left the Gulf coast reeling, a new semi-submersible oil rig is now stationed in the Florida Straits, less than 90 miles from the coast of Key West.

CBS4–01/23/2012

Governor Rick Scott

Scott Clarifies Position On Everglades Drilling

Drilling for oil in the Florida Everglades has become a slippery slope for Gov. Rick Scott.

CBS4–09/07/2011

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