A line of off-shore oil rigs in the Santa Barbara Channel near the Federal Ecological Preserve en route to the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary in March 2015. The Trump administration proposed to open for exploration the largest expanse of the nation's offshore oil and natural gas reserves ever offered to global energy companies. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
A line of off-shore oil rigs in the Santa Barbara Channel near the Federal Ecological Preserve en route to the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary in March 2015. The Trump administration proposed to open for exploration the largest expanse of the nation's offshore oil and natural gas reserves ever offered to global energy companies. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
A line of off-shore oil rigs in the Santa Barbara Channel near the Federal Ecological Preserve en route to the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary in March 2015. The Trump administration proposed to open for exploration the largest expanse of the nation's offshore oil and natural gas reserves ever offered to global energy companies. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

ExxonMobil wants to reopen offshore oil platforms off the Central Coast

July 10, 2018 06:23 PM