[JURIST] Officials from the Ensco Offshore Company [official website] appeared in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana [official website] on Wednesday in connection with a lawsuit [text, PDF] the company filed last year against the moratorium on issuing drilling permits. The moratorium was enacted after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill [BBC backgrounder; JURIST news archive]. ENSCO told the court that although the moratorium has been lifted [JURIST report] officials continue to unreasonably delaying action on deepwater…