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Vol. 19, No. 28 Week of July 13, 2014
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


OIG criticizes BLM permitting delays

Says insufficient process management and lack of results-oriented goals lead to long review times for drilling permit applications

Alan Bailey

Petroleum News

The Office of the Inspector General, or OIG, in the Department of the Interior, has issued a report criticizing the length of time that it takes the Bureau of Land Management to process drilling permits for the oil and gas industry. The report also comments on the adverse impacts on agencies and ind....

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Improve the process management

Inadequate staffing

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