As gasoline prices soar, the Interior Department will again issue a request for drilling...

|By:, SA News Editor

As gasoline prices soar, the Interior Department will again issue a request for drilling interest in potential development leases in Cook Inlet off the Alaskan coast. While the department reckons the area could contain over 1B barrels of oil and 1.2T cubic feet of natural gas, a federal lease sale a year ago failed.