Interior Secretary Ken Salazar meets with oil industry execs behind closed doors today to...

|By:, SA News Editor

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar meets with oil industry execs behind closed doors today to discuss challenges affecting offshore oil and gas firms, "and to hear the secretary's path forward to issuing permits" and getting the industry back to work. Salazar may announce the processing of some shallow-water permits, "and perhaps a nebulous roadmap for deepwater projects."