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  Big Oil’s influence in the Gulf

Oil drilling is a major part of the Louisiana economy. And in return, says one observer, the state has become Big Oil’s “PR department.”

Translating executive-speak in the Gulf oil spill hearings

Need to Know tells you what the oil company executives really meant to say.

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