Oklahoma lawsuit leads to more federal oil and gas leases



Some 80 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico will be opened to oil and gas exploration as the Biden administration follows a federal judge’s order stemming from a lawsuit filed by Oklahoma and a dozen other states.

The opening could also lead to potentially hundreds of thousands more on shore as the administration complies with a Louisiana federal judge’s order to resume lease auctions on public lands and waters reported Reuters.

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