US Earned $14.2B In Energy Production Revenue In 2013: DOI

Law360, New York (November 19, 2013, 4:43 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of the Interior said Tuesday that it had collected and disbursed $14.2 billion generated by energy production on federal lands and in federal waters in the 2013 fiscal year, a $2 billion increase from a year ago.

At a time where the Obama administration has come under fire for allegedly throwing up roadblocks to oil and gas production on federal lands, the $2 billion jump represents a 17 percent increase over the $12.1 billion in energy revenues the DOI collected in the 2012...
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