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Senators Call for Interior to Accelerate Permitting Pace in Gulf

A bipartisan group of senators led by Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) and Mary Landrieu (D-LA) introduced a resolution last Wednesday calling on the Interior Department to streamline the reviewing process for shallow and deepwater drilling applications and provide better guidance to producers seeking new permits.

February 21, 2011

Senators Call for Interior to Accelerate Permitting Pace in Gulf

A bipartisan group of senators led by Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) and Mary Landrieu (D-LA) introduced a resolution Wednesday calling on the Interior Department to streamline the review process for shallow and deepwater drilling applications and provide better guidance to producers seeking new permits.

February 17, 2011

North Louisiana Garners More Interest in Latest Sale

The latest monthly lease sale held by Louisiana’s Mineral and Energy Board last Wednesday garnered more than $500,000 in bonuses, which brought the total collected for fiscal 2010-2011 to more than $24.3 million.

February 14, 2011

New Oklahoma Governor to Head IOGCC

Oklahoma energy interests will have a friend in the state’s new Republican governor when she takes office Jan. 10. Mary Fallin, the departing representative from Oklahoma’s 5th congressional district, has been an advocate for home-grown energy and is the incoming chair of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC).

January 3, 2011

New Oklahoma Governor to Head IOGCC

Oklahoma energy interests will have a friend in the state’s new Republican governor when she takes office Jan. 10. Mary Fallin, the departing representative from Oklahoma’s 5th congressional district, has been an advocate for home-grown energy and is the incoming chair of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC).

January 3, 2011

White House Says Landrieu Hold ‘Unwarranted, Outrageous’

Sen. Mary Landrieu’s (D-LA) pledge to continue her hold on the nomination of Jack Lew to be director of the Office of Management and Budget, despite the administration’s decision to lift the moratorium on deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, came under further attack from the White House Tuesday (see Daily GPI, Sept. 24).

October 14, 2010

Landrieu Won’t Back Off Moratorium-Related Hold

Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) last week continued her procedural hold on the nomination of Jack Lew for the director of the Office of Management and Budget, despite pleas from the White House and congressional Democrats to remove it. Landrieu said she will block his nomination until the moratorium on deepwater oil and natural gas drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has been lifted or significantly modified.

October 4, 2010

Vitter Backs OMB Nominee Hold to Press Administration to Lift Ban

Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) said he supports Sen. Mary Landrieu’s (D-LA) decision to block the nomination of Jack Lew for director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) until the moratorium on deepwater oil and gas drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has been lifted or significantly modified.

September 29, 2010

Landrieu Blocks OMB Nominee Until Drilling Ban Lifted

Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) Thursday announced that she will block the nomination of Jack Lew to be director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) until the moratorium on deepwater oil and natural gas drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has been lifted or significantly modified.

September 24, 2010

Obama Administration Accused of Altering Report to Justify Gulf Ban

Two House Republicans have called on the Interior Department’s Acting Inspector General Mary Kendall to open an investigation into allegations that the Obama administration altered peer-reviewed recommendations by experts in a report to justify the 60-day moratorium on deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.

July 26, 2010