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Oil reps and government employees joked about bubble baths, bringing ‘the meat to the table.’

By Amanda Terkel

"Oil reps and government employees joked about bubble baths, bringing ‘the meat to the table.’"

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Today’s Interior Department inspector general (IG) report reveals that government employees at the Denver Minerals Management Service — who are responsible for “handling billions of dollars in oil royalties” — expressed a desire to be a part of the oil industry’s “culture.” This included attending social events with oil representatives, who joked about having relations with the government employees. From the IG’s report:

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