Tag: Florida Petroleum Council

Staff ReportsNovember 15, 2018

As Florida waits to find out the eventual results of its recounts, the Florida Petroleum Council urges renewed consideration of offshore drilling. The timing is interesting, as presumed Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis is opposed to the practice. The industry group asserted potential revenue of $2.5 billion as a result of offshore leasing in the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) […]

Drew WilsonApril 18, 2018

The Florida Petroleum Council on Wednesday “raised strong objection” to the Constitution Revision Commission combining offshore drilling and workplace vaping bans into one proposal on the 2018 ballot. “Monday’s decision will force Florida’s voters to vote for or against two completely unrelated, but important, issues at the same time. Bundling these issues is mixing apples […]

Blake DowlingAugust 25, 2015

I was having lunch with Tallahassee banker Ben Graybar and we had an open dialogue on Cyber Security, threats and how we can make sure our customers were protected. Some common threats were discussed, like boss phishing, identity theft, crypto-locker, password protocols, and then some new threats were revealed. There was one in particular I […]


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