US OKs 6th deepwater drill permit since BP spill
WASHINGTON, March 25 (Reuters) - The U.S. Interior Department said on Friday it had approved a permit for Statoil (STL.OL) to drill for oil in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
It was the sixth such permit issued by the government since the BP oil spill. (Reporting by Tom Doggett; Editing by Dale Hudson)