Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Amendments of 1978

Tags:

Mission:

Competition

Law:

Pub. L. No. 95-372, 92 Stat. 629, codified in relevant part at 43 U.S.C. §§1337, 1344

Section 205(b) of this Act directs the Attorney General, in consultation with the Commission, to conduct antitrust reviews and make recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior respecting the expected competitive effects of proposed leases for the extraction of oil and gas from the Outer Continental Shelf. Section 205(d) of this Act provides that the Attorney General, in consultation with the Commission, may submit comments to the Secretary of the Interior on the anticipated competitive effects of Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas leasing programs that it proposes.