Offshore Oil and Gas Development and Coastal Home-Rule Cities in Texas: The Case Against S.B. 100


This report was prepared by MKGK Incorporated, a research consulting firm headquartered in San Francisco, under contract to the City of Port Arthur, Texas. Preparation of this report involved interviews with numerous persons in the State of Texas and reviews of an extensive data base comprised of reports, newspaper articles, and other published and unpublished documents. Every effort has been made to avoid factual errors in this report; such errors as may remain are solely the responsibility of the consultant. Interpretations of material fact included herein are those of the consultant, and may or may not reflect the official policy, expressed or implied, of the City of Port Arthur.


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offshore gas drilling, offshore oil drilling, municipal home rule, offshore drilling