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  1. GAO places high-risk label on DOI's oil, gas programs

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    Thu, 3 Mar 2011

    Nick Snow OGJ Washington Editor WASHINGTON, DC, Mar. 3 -- Problems in the US Department of the Interior ’s oil and gas programs are so extensive that the Government Accountability Office has designated their management a high-risk

  2. Deepwater moratorium ends; groups fear further slowdown

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    Tue, 12 Oct 2010

    Offshore oil and gas producers warned of a de facto moratorium on deepwater drilling in the US Gulf of Mexico as the Department of the Interior lifted a formal moratorium in effect since shortly after the Apr. 20 blowout of the Macondo well in 5,000

  3. BLM review of oil shale RD&D noms moves to state offices

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    Mon, 25 Oct 2010

    in Colorado and Utah, and has forwarded them to its offices in those two states for further review, the US Department of the Interior agency announced on Oct. 13. It said that it received the nominations early this year after announcing a potential

  4. OTC: Farquhar says 'political people' don't interfere with permitting

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    Mon, 16 May 2011

    for political purposes," Ned Farquhar, deputy assistant secretary for land and minerals management in the US Department of the Interior , told energy professionals May 5 at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston. In a panel discussion of

  5. 'Keeping Alaska's OCS leasing on schedule is critically important'

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    Wed, 15 Apr 2009

    Alaska Gov. Sarah H. Palin, testifying at the US Department of the Interior 's Apr. 14 hearing in Anchorage about a draft proposed five-year Outer Continental Shelf leasing plan: "Even with enhanced

  6. OTC: Farquhar says 'political people' don't interfere with permitting

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    Fri, 6 May 2011

    political purposes,” Ned Farquhar, deputy assistant secretary for land and minerals management in the US Department of the Interior , told energy professionals May 5 at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston. In a panel discussion of

  7. House hearing, Senate bill focus on MMS ethics reforms

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    Thu, 27 May 2010

    at the US Minerals Management Service, but making them effective and realistic will be a challenge, the US Department of the Interior ’s acting inspector general told a US House committee on May 26. Two US senators introduced their own MMS ethics

  8. As BLM completes Utah resource plans, possible December lease sale draws fire

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    Fri, 7 Nov 2008

    s six Utah field offices received final approval on Oct. 31, while the sixth is being reviewed at the US Department of the Interior . State BLM officials are emphasizing the agency's effort to change how it manages acreage under its jurisdiction

  9. GAO places high-risk label on DOI's oil, gas programs

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    Mon, 14 Mar 2011

    Nick Snow Washington Editor Problems in the US Department of the Interior 's oil and gas programs are so extensive that the Government Accountability Office has designated their management a high-risk

  10. Interior IG's probe finds wide range of improper behavior in MMS RIK office

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    Fri, 12 Sep 2008

    in Denver were paid for outside work, abused drugs and alcohol, and solicited sex, an investigation by the Department of the Interior solicitor general's office found. "The single most serious problem our investigations revealed is a pervasive

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