Options for Increasing Federal Income From Crude Oil and Natural Gas on Federal Lands


In this report, CBO analyzes how the government manages access to oil and natural gas on federal lands and eight policy options that could modestly increase federal income from oil and gas leasing without significantly reducing production.

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Correction: On April 21, 2016, CBO reposted this report to fix formatting problems that were appearing for some readers and to delete an erroneous note in Figure 1-1. View the original version CBO published on April 19, 2016.