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Subject:  Re: Moratorium-does it matter? Date:  9/30/2010  3:38 PM
Author:  TMFDoodleBugger Number:  3425 of 5166

Funny you should ask. I just posted this on the ESV board. Enjoy!

From my perspective the permitting process is still just as log jammed as it was all summer. We've been waiting for a permit to drill a twin to a well we were drilling when the spill occurred. That's over 120 days and during a period of almost no activity. The regulators have admitted that they are not making the decisions just reviewing the documents. A team of attorneys in Washington are making the final decisions. They have 180 days