A line of oil rigs sits in the Santa Barbara Channel off the California Coast. A Trump administration plan to expand oil drilling included Florida, surprising industry analysts. This week Florida was withdrawn after Gov. Rick Scott raised concerns.
A line of oil rigs sits in the Santa Barbara Channel off the California Coast. A Trump administration plan to expand oil drilling included Florida, surprising industry analysts. This week Florida was withdrawn after Gov. Rick Scott raised concerns. Al Seib Los Angeles Times/TNS
A line of oil rigs sits in the Santa Barbara Channel off the California Coast. A Trump administration plan to expand oil drilling included Florida, surprising industry analysts. This week Florida was withdrawn after Gov. Rick Scott raised concerns. Al Seib Los Angeles Times/TNS

If Florida’s offshore oil rush ever happens, only one side of the state is likely to see it

January 14, 2018 07:00 AM