Worth a watch.
We can haz energy policy now?
As Senator Condescending Alexander ascertained from the guys you wouldn’t buy a used car from, one third of US production comes from the Gulf. What percentage is from shelf as opposed to deep water wasn’t articulated. This seems to be a feature, not a bug, of Congressional hearings.
Any rationale way forward is going to have to balance all of the facts.
The weatherman notes that the spill overlays are not showing what the extent and where the under water oil is.