Feds: Big Oil Not Using the Leases They Have

Interior Department issues report to push back against complaints

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Mar 30, 2011 9:37 AM CDT

(Newser) – With oil companies and Republicans criticizing the Obama administration for being too slow to issue new offshore drilling permits in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the Interior Department hit back with a report yesterday revealing that the industry isn’t using the majority...   Read full story »


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